AWARDS

MQFF is proud to recognise local and international filmmaking talent thanks to our generous award sponsors and private donors. 

 

MQFF AWARDS 2016 - Winners Announced

Lisa Daniel and Claire Jackson Award for Best Feature (Australian or International) - $2,000: Stephen Dunn - Closet Monster.

David McCarthy Award for Best Documentary (Australian or International) - $2,000: Nikolas Bird and Eleanor Sharpe - Remembering The Man.

 

MQFF AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM AWARDS 2016 - Winners Announced

City of Melbourne Award for the Best Australian Short Film - $3,000: Madeline Kelly - Nineteen.

(Recipients of the City of Melbourne Award for Best Australian Short Film are automatically qualified to be nominated for The Iris Prize - the largest prize for a gay or lesbian short film in the world.)

Film Victoria Award for Best Director, Australian Short Film - $1,000: Dannika Horvat - The Summer of ABC Burns

Shaun Miller Lawyers Award for Emerging Australian Filmmaker - $500: Joshua Longhurst - Oasis. 

 

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS - Winners Announced

Step Right Up Audience Choice Award for Best Australian Short Film - $500: Dannika Horvat - The Summer of ABC Burns.

Best Documentary, Australian or International: Nikolas Bird and Eleanor Sharpe - Remembering The Man.

Best Feature, Australian or International: Paul Weitz - Grandma.