Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films

Sydney Film Festival’s short film competition has launched the careers of directors, writers, producers, cinematographers and other film creatives in its 52-year history.

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The 10 finalists compete for three illustrious prizes: the Dendy Live Action Short Award (winners are eligible for the Academy Awards), the Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Director and the Yoram Gross Animation Award. All finalists screen together in two sessions.

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