GAC MEDIA RELEASE_ Green Scenes Winners Announced
The Gladstone Arts Council Inc. was pleased to announce the winners of the annual Green Scenes: Environmental Short Film Competition film competition.
The Ultimate Film Prize, an iPad Mini 16GB, was awarded to Tallulah Marsh and Jo Duke for their entry entitled GROWiNg IN GLADSTONE.
The Supreme Filmmaker Prize, a professional development session with Capricorn Film Festival's Mr Luke Graham, was awarded to Boyne Island State School's 'Green and Healthy Team', for their work entitled Grown In Gladstone.
A total of seven entries were received and judges Amanda McRae from Hi Vis Media, Broadcasting & Media Production, and Wes Walker, Gladstone Arts Council President, stated they had great difficulty in selecting the winners.
"The standard of entries was exceptionally high and it was encouraging to see the interest in the competition this year" Mr Walker said.
"We would like to thank everyone who submitted entries into the competition and encourage them to enter again next year."
Green Scenes is presented by the Gladstone Arts Council (GAC) as part of World Environment Day.
World Environment Day is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment, enhancing political attention and action.
World Environment Day is celebrated during the Gladstone Regional Council's annual community event Ecofest. In conjunction with the annual festival, the GAC presents Green Scenes, an environmental short film competition for budding and professional film-makers.
The annual competition is open to all professional, amateur and emerging film-makers and anyone can enter regardless of age.