Winners of the 2023 Far South Film Festival

THE WINNERS of the Far South Film Festival 2023 were announced on 19 August 2023 at the Awards Ceremony at The Twyford in Merimbula. Thank you to all the prize sponsors!
Funhouse Studio and Screenworks Diversity Award:
From Corrimal NSW, MINE MINE MINE written, produced & performed by Heath Ramsay, Director Duncan Ragg, Producers Anna Phillips & Rebecca Lamond
JD Shaw – Author and Screenworks Best Youth Film Award:
From Port Macquarie NSW: MOTHER OF SORROWS by Writer/Director/Producer & Cinematographer 17 year old Lachlan Reck.
Torchlight Media Best Editor Award:
Nolan Verheij & Hadley Ian Perkins for MURPHED from Byron Bay NSW.
Indigo Pictures Award for Best Sound:
River Walker and Composer Edan Agam Rom for BANGAY LORE from Mullumbimby NSW
Indigo Pictures Award for Best Cinematography:
Cinematographers Andrew Kaineder & Ryan Lee from Mollymook/Wollongong NSW
Bega Valley Ag and Lifestyle Award for Best Use of A Regional Location: CHUM. Director Jason King from Broken Hill and Producer John Larkin from Dubbo NSW.
StageFlight Best Screenplay Award
Writer Eliza South from Broken Hill for CHUM
Nullarbor Consulting Pty Ltd Award for Best Performance
Jahvis Loveday for his lead performance in BANGAY LORE.
Bega Cheese Best Documentary Award
Writer/Director/Producer Simone Atallah from Urunga NSW
Cathy Griff for Philip Hearnshaw Best Director Award:
Hadley Ian Perkins from Byron Bay for MURPHED.
Community Bank Pambula, Bega & Bombala Award for Best Film: BANGAY LORE. Writer, Director, Producer, Actor and Editor: Jahvis Loveday from Mullumbimby NSW, Co-Director Kiahma O’Donovan, Cinematographer Dylan Lalor.
Far South Film People’s Choice Award with 27% of the audience vote: MINE MINE MINE written & produced by Heath Ramsay, directed by Duncan Ragg.