The 2020 edition of Sydney Film Festival was held online, as many other festivals decided to do, due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. The event went online from 10th to 21th June.
The winners were announced today. The Sydney Film Festival is an Oscar Qualifying festival.
Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films
- Dendy Live Action Short: Idol by Alex Wu (Australia)
- Rouben Mamoulian Award: Mukbang by Eliza Scanlen (Australia)
- Yoram Gross Animation Award: GNT by Sara Hirner, Rosemary Vasquez-Brown (Australia)
The Dendy Live Action and the Yoram Gross Animation awards are Oscar Qualifying, making Idol and GNT eligible for Academy Awards.