COscars Youth Film Festival 2022

Mount Alexander Shire’s newest flock of award-winning film-makers was celebrated on Friday 8 April at the third Annual COscar Awards and Youth Film Festival in Castlemaine’s Village Square.

Young film makers, backed by a supporting teams of stars, sound specialists, script writers and scene setters, stepped up to receive their awards for best short films.

Congratulations to this years COscars winners!

Best Snapshot (8-13 years)
Dogs by Georgie Newton
Tears by Thea Sydes

Best Snapshot (14-18 years)
Hide and Seek by Alex Foxlow

Best Short (8-13 years)
The Stop Motion Collection by Luca Hines

Best Short (14-18 years)
The Spring of 1939 by Jin Turpie

Best Short Film (14-25 years)
Pip and the Storm Faeries by Lucia Amati and Raffaella Amati

Winners took home cash prizes of up to $150 each.

The annual COscars are open to 8-25 year olds in central Victoria, with winning entries screened at the Annual COscars Youth Film Festival in April.

The awards and festival are coordinated by Mount Alexander Shire Council’s Youth Advisory Group (YAG) and FReeZA Committee.