AIFF21 WINNERS

The Team @ the Australia Independent Film Festival congratulate the Winners of AIFF21.

BEST Australian Short Film

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FARMERS Director Tim Carlier

Three aliens buy a farm in rural Australia and they have a plan.

BEST International Short Film

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Flicker Directed by Nathan Fagan & Luke Daly

In the aftermath of a violent assault, Danny struggles to accept the full extent of his injuries. Pretty soon, however, he begins to realize that the assault has affected him in more ways than one.

BEST QUEENSLAND SHORT FILM

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Effigy Director Connor Clarke

People have evolved to rely on the internet to keep us entertained with endless content but with the internet comes anonymity and a sense of security some use to torment others online.

BEST DOCUMENTARY

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Deafying Gravity Director Sam Martin

Katia Schwartz is a Deaf and Queer professional Aerial performer whose unique story is about loss, triumph and love from a perspective rarely represented on screen.

BEST EXPERIMENTAL

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The Crafting Director Brayden Harry

Hands design what the heart desires, but what happens to the heart when the hands can't reach high enough?

BEST Animation

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Wither Director Nicolette Axiak

While enduring a loss, the inundating sympathy flowers echo a young woman's emotional passage.

BEST STUDENT FILM

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Arsenic Director Callum Page

Mother to the Brisbane drag scene, Mama Arsenic has grown her dressmaking shop into a home full of love and acceptance. Her story is as uplifting as it is colourful and quirky.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Love Club Director Anna McGuckin

Dealing with her own trauma and forced to go by a persistent friend, a dispirited young woman joins a conventional group therapy program where she begins to realize that her road to healing may not be so conventional.

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