Student Film Festival 2023: Year 3-6 winners

The creative talents of our junior filmmakers in Years 3–6 are on full display in this year’s Student Film Festival.

More than 20 student films were shortlisted for this year’s festival.


Here we are pleased to present the winners in Year 3–6 category.

Winner (Judge's Award) + People's Choice Award:
ATC Now! Kids News Show

Grade 5 Media Class, Al-Taqwa College



What the judges had to say
‘The filmmakers, anchors and reporters planned and scripted their segments carefully and thought about how a news broadcast works. The judges enjoyed the variety of segments and were impressed by the performances of the talent throughout. Very entertaining.’
– Christine Evely (Head of Education) & Garry Westmore (Senior Producer School Programs), ACMI
Highly commended: Behind the Scenes – Nemo

Donvale Christian College



What the judges had to say
‘This film provided a great insight into the behind-the-scenes fun, the hard work, the ups and downs and the people involved in a production. The filmmakers did a great job of conveying behind the scenes activity while interviewing. The judges were impressed by the management of audio with background noise and activity providing interest without drowning out the interviews.’
– Christine Evely (Head of Education) & Garry Westmore (Senior Producer School Programs), ACMI
Finalist: Fish Pizza

Finding Nemo Film Makers (Timothy, Lucas and Will), Donvale Christian College


Finalist: My Favourite Books!

Grades 3 and 4 Media Class, Al-Taqwa College


Finalist: Plenty Gorge National Park

Rhys, Eltham College


Finalist: The Big Cereal Hunt

Felix Hobson, Haileybury Pangea


Special mentions
  • Grades 2 and 3 Media Students, Al-Taqwa College – Car Chases, Monkeys and Scary Faces – Oh My!
  • Lilu and Mason, Eltham College – Dogs

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