RAPA presents LLIC Film Festival for Student FilmmakersSep 15, 2022
This weekend the Lantern and Light International Children’s Film Festival (LLICFF), returns to Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave, on Wurundjeri Land!
The 2022 LLICFF is on 16-18 September 2022, showcases international and Australian short films made by young people aged 7 to 18 years.
A student jury assist the adjudicators in nominating winners of the festival’s awards such as:
LICFF MAJOR AWARDS
- LLICFF – NEXT WAVE award Under 12
- LLICFF – NEXT WAVE award 12 – 18
- BABA DESI AWARD for BEST ANIMATION
- JOBY award for BEST DOCUMENTARY
- CAMEL HUMP & CROW – SCREENPLAY AWARD
- BENDIGO BANK – FILM IN SCHOOLS AWARD
- O’SULLIVAN & RUFFILLI STUDENT JURY AWARD
- LLICFF BEST PERFORMER AWARD
- PRODUCER’S CHOICE AWARD
- LLICFF RUNNER-UP GRAND PRIX AWARD
- LLICFF GRAND PRIX AWARD
The No Bullies Here Award is a special category theme that schools may use as a concept for their entry.
“GIVING VOICE TO OUR CHILDREN FOR THEIR FUTURE”
Dedicated to finding and supporting young filmmaking talent, LLICFF is a great way for children to discover the joys of film.
The festival is presented by the Ranges Academy for the Performing Arts (RAPA). RAPA is a Not For Profit creative academy for young people and the brainchild of Festival Director Rainsford Towner and Mary Salem. RAPA provides dance, drama, singing, and slam poetry classes as well as holiday workshops and courses for budding filmmakers.
Hear from Rainsford and previous winner and 2022 judge Emanuelle Mattana in their interview for Star Mail HERE
If you are nearby and want to support the next generation of filmmakers while enjoying exciting new shorts, head to Cameo Cinemas this weekend!
Finalists’ films will be shown Saturday 17th September.
For further information, or to check out some of the shorts screened at the previous festival, head to LLICFF’s website.