AUSTRALIA’S FUNNIEST SHORTS ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL SELECTION 2016
Australia’s Funniest Shorts has announced its 2016 comedy sketch and short film official selections which will have their premiere screenings at the Sydney Comedy Festival on Tuesday May 3 and Perth Comedy Festival Wednesday May 4.
“Australia’s Funniest Shorts is the nation’s premier comedy shorts festival. As comedy is the most popular short film and new-media genre, it provides a vital element in Australia’s film culture” Tim Ferguson.
Selected from over 100 entries from across Australia, the 17 shorts will be eligible for the following prizes which will be judged by a panel of experts at the Perth Comedy Festival:
- FUNNIEST SKETCH – $500 cash prize proudly presented by the Comedy Channel. The winning sketch will also be broadcast on Comedy Channel!
- FUNNIEST SHORT FILM – $1000 cash prize presented by Vulture Culture.
AUSTRALIA’S FUNNIEST SHORTS – OFFICIAL SELECTION
Being Bigoted in the Workplace 2 mins 10 – Directed by Max Miller (NSW)
Two People Wear the Same Tie to Work 3 mins 30 – Directed by Max Miller (NSW)
Thirsty Dudes of Instagram 1 min 23 – Directed by Luke Goodall (VIC)
How Not To Steal A Car 2 mins – Directed by Luke Goodall (VIC)
Thespians 4 mins 30 – Directed by Biddy O’Loughlin (NT)
The Auction 7 mins – Directed by Stephen King (NSW)
Apprentice of the year 8 mins – Directed by Justin Evans (SA)
The Coach 2 mins 40 – Directed by Sam Petersen (VIC)
Dang It To Heck! – Tin Can Phone 0.43 – Directed by Rob Hunter and Chris Edser (VIC)
Awkward love 7 mins – Directed by Alex Rowe (NSW)
The Parents – Carlie 1 min 42 – Directed by Chris Radburn (NSW)
The Guide to being a Successful Man – Tradesman 1min – Directed by Chris Radburn (NSW)
Shadow Factory 4 mins 22 – Directed by Hayden Bevis (VIC)
Half beard – 7 mins – Directed by Luke Ryan (VIC)
The Donation 6mins – Directed by Matt Cartwright (NSW)
Going down 4 mins 37 – Directed by James Vinson (VIC)
I Am Fairy 2 mins 40 – Directed by James Vinson (VIC)
Tickets and more info:
Australia’s Funniest Shorts @ Sydney Comedy Festival
May 3 7.45pm
Factory Theatre, Sydney
Tickets via www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au
Australia’s Funniest Shorts @ Perth Comedy Festival
May 4 9.30pm
Perth Town Hall, Perth
Tickets via www.perthcomedyfestival.com.au