The 2022 edition of St. Kilda Film Festival started on May 26th and ended on June 5th. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying for documentary short films.

Visit their website to know about all the awards, we are only celebrating shorts!

Best Short Film
Baltasar by Brietta Hague

Best Youth Short Film
Blue Belt by Liam Harrington

Craft Award
Freedom Swimmer by Olivia Martin-McGuire

Best Director
Brietta Hague for Baltasar

Best Documentary
Inferno by Samuel Rodwell

Best Animation
The Better Angels by Michael Cusack

Best Achievement in Indigenous Filmmaking
Bunker: The Last Fleet by Rowan Pullen, Stephen Potter

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Giants by Eddy Bell

Best Achievement in Screenplay
Baltasar by Brietta Hague

Best Achievement in Editing
Mars by Raymond J Evans

Best Achievement in Sound Post-Production
Inferno by Samuel Rodwell

Best Original Score
Giants by Eddy Bell

Best Actor
You and Me Before and After by Madeleine Gottlieb

Best Young Actor
The Mirror by Joel Kohn