After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.
Kudos to Settle Down Sailor for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Foregone Intrusion will go on to represent Melbourne against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.
It's the 70s, and a crew of radical teens are engrossed in a game of 7 Minutes in Heaven. Anything could happen
A young woman's longest journey to her final fate.
An adopted son strives hard to prove himself to his father who only appreciates blood.
Hungry for adventure and a haircut. Harry may have something for you.
Small town musician, gets a glimpse of the industry after a chance encounter with a stranger.
The power dynamic of a dysfunctional couple is expressed through a devious, high stakes game of backgammon.
Two sisters fall out when they are both up for the same job.
Elvie travels the countryside in search of a hairdresser with surgical precision.
A gay man, a bisexual woman, and a non-binary person are seduced by a Social Agent to live a lie in The City. When their Declaration of Preference arrives, they cannot deny their nature.
Two serial killers go about their day dealing with escaped victims, petty arguments and the woes of a friend’s suspicion.
A documentary crew get exclusive access to a nation the size of a small apartment led by two young lovers.
A speaker for a sherbie is a fair deal.
Everyone's fighting a battle that you have no idea about
Holly confronts the danger of having her past returning while in witness protection.
A homeowner and an intruder are forced to work together to solve an everyday mystery, and in the process discover what's truly valuable.
Sean comes to terms with his mortality, as he awaits the arrival of an important guest.
There is only one person standing in the way of this girl and her true love... is she willing to do anything?
story that follows the mental progression of a hairdresser as he struggles between reality and fantasy.
When you think picking up someone in a club and taking them home is safe!
A group of young friends gets stuck in the middle of nowhere... but are they as alone as they think?
A new baby causes a couple to spiral out of control.
A hairdresser is forced to reminisce a troubling event from his past by a mysterious customer, who also uncovers some dark secrets.
understanding music is no child's play.
Harry begins to question the contents of the mysterious box he is delivering to a country town.
The real question here is... Where, does the hair go?
When two stylists come head to head following the murder of their Salon owner, they compete to find out who delivers the closest shave....
When two young women do not like their housemate's self portrait they will try anything to get rid of it.
Johnny Sizzle, private detective returns to chase down the one crook that got away.
Old ways die hard when a new female police officer and an ageing detective are sent on a stake out. These unlikely partners are forced to fight crime, technology and flatulence.
Lady Louisa finds herself transitioning to the afterlife after falling to her death.
The death of a mate takes two friends back to their hometown. One wild night later and both find themselves on the wrong side of the tracks. Literally.
Understanding is just around the corner
A man plays a homemade drum kit to live out his dreams of stardom