Congratulations to each and every filmmaker!
After the most competitive year in Nextwave’s history with over 150 entries, the team are thrilled to announce the 28 finalists that will screen at SWIFF’23 at the Nextwave Youth Film Awards. A massive, huge congratulations to every single filmmaking crew that got creative in 2022 – you’ve earned it!
Nextwave is proudly supported by Southern Cross University.
ABSCENCE MAKES THE HEART GROW STRONGER · Directed by Arthur Gerrans
LOST IN TRANSLATION · Directed by Olivia Hue-Jun Wong
QUEBEC · Directed by Cori Stanton
REJUVENATED · Directed by Imogen Larkin
SUBMERGED · Directed by Danny Rumsby & Arthur Francis
THE POSSESSION · Directed by Ayla Andi Cadzow-Smith
ALTERATION · Directed by Archie Carter
DEATH WORKS A DESK JOB · Directed by Mali Smedts
GHOST TOWN · Directed by Chanel Bocman
GREEN WITH ENVY · Directed by Harrison Drynan
HATCHED · Directed by Kokoda Cadzow-Smith
HE HULK · Directed by Jack Southgate
IN OUR MINDS · Directed by Tabitha Murdoch
LANDING · Directed by Mila Jancic
MOSAIC · Directed by Isabel Park
MURDER ON SESAME STREET · Directed by Cliff Brown
THE ATAR EXPERIENCE · Directed by Jonathon Charlie Copson-Pacal
THE EXISTENTIAL OVERWHELM OF A CONVERSATIONAL CATALYST · Directed by Noah Bailey
THE TRAVELLER’S SHIP · Directed by Rywinne Logan
TRAPPED WITH MYSELF · Directed by Ben Rosenberg
WAVES · Directed by Markello Souvlis
BEARZEBUB · Directed by Roy Sisson
HIREATH · Directed by Kaelyn Ward
LAMELLAE · Directed by Freya Elaine Dahlström
LURKERS · Directed by Brayden Cureton
MIS-TAKEN · Directed by Sam Davison
VOID · Directed by Aaron Bruggemann
We’ve got more information coming your way about the big screen premiere for all 28 finalists at the Nextwave Youth Film Awards, Nextwave Online news, and the 2023 theme and item announcement, so stay tuned!
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