Sony has announced the finalists for the third annual Catchlight Film Festival. Presented by Sony Australia, the Catchlight Film Festival celebrates the best short-form filmmaking shot on Sony cameras across Australia and New Zealand. The festival aims to encourage filmmakers at all levels, by showcasing the exceptional talent and abilities of cinematographers and filmmakers who are using the Sony system to capture their stories.
Winners of this year’s Catchlight Film Festival will be announced on Saturday 9 September at the 2023 Catchlight Film Festival awards ceremony in Sydney, hosted by Sony Australia.
In 2023, the Catchlight Film Festival includes four categories – Fiction (scripted), Non-Fiction (documentary), Student Fiction and Music Video, once again encouraging submissions from short filmmakers of all kinds.
Building on Sony’s deep roots in the global film and television industry and its technology leadership in digital imaging, the Catchlight Film Festival aims to support the vibrant and flourishing filmmaking community in Australia and New Zealand.
Catchlight Film Festival 2023 Finalists
- HAVEN – Krish Maharaj
- Straight on ‘til Mourning – Kaitlyn Boye
- Subject – Fraser Whitehead
- Bangay Lore – Jahvis Loveday
- Forgiving – Chromatic Aberration Productions
- HaMidbar – Kirsten Slemint
- We Can Be Heroes – Hayden Huynh
- The Instigator – Chelsea Williams
- Pitch Black – Guillym Davenport
- Where The Dreamings Come From – Matt Deavin
- Baby Prince – Shake ft. Blessed – Bronson Moyle
- Burnout – Jon Copson
- Tatsuya & Moog – Celosia Fields
- It Takes a Village – Amelia P
- The Extra – Tyler Kang
- Hill’s Hoist – Angus Becke-Smith
- Bovine Rider – Percibrey Constance