The Antenna Shorts Competition showcases the very best Australian short documentary filmmaking talent with extraordinary stories from around the country and world! This special stand-alone session + Q&A, features World Premieres and shorts direct from screenings at Hot Docs, Berlinale, Sydney Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest.
A HEART IN NATURE | Plamena Slavcheva | 2017 | 10 mins
Charles Darwin's great-great-grandson, Chris Darwin, bids to become, literally, the change he wanted to see in the world.
DIGILANTE | Mike Nayna | 2016 | 29 mins
Disillusioned by a revival of public shaming via social media, an Australian filmmaker confronts the real-world damage caused by a vicious online monster he created.
FENCES | Tony Radevski | 2017 | 7 mins
What divides us most, connects us.
HARRY | Carina Bourke | 2017 | 3 mins
Harry talks about his Maori identity and family.
LIME GREEN AS | Helen Chun | 2017 | 1 mins
Despite the 100% jack-up in prices at quirky Seu-Ling's iconic limegreen cornershop, customers perpetually return because they know they are buying a piece of her.
MARRIMARRIGUN | Kimberley West | 2015 | 15 mins
Marrimarrigun is the story of Marrimarri, the giant spirit man who looks after country and is the protector of the ancestors of the Yawuru people.
RAUN RAUN | Mitchell Grant | 2017 | 19 mins
Amidst a crumbling Port Moresby television station, camera operators, technicians, security guards, a driver and a TV anchor languorously work to deliver media to a rapidly changing, yet stagnant country.
THE JOLLY SWAGMAN | Charby Ibrahim | 2016 | 10 mins
Ravi fled civil chaos in his homeland of Sri Lanka, hoping for a better life in Australia... but the Australian Government had other ideas.
THE GLASS BEDROOM: AMY | Kate Blackmore | 2017 | 5 mins
For Amy, the selfie is an empowering photographic form as it allows women - especially women of colour - to represent themselves in their own way.
WOLFE | Claire Randall | 2016 | 16 mins
An intimate confessional from Nick, who learned through puberty that the imaginary friend in his head was real, and violent.