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Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary at Sydney Film Festival

 

 

Documentary Australia Foundation is proud to support the Award for Australian Documentary at Sydney Film Festival.

Up to 10 films are selected for the competition, which acknowledges excellence in documentary production and is open to films of any length. The jury awards a cash prize of $10,000, and an additional donation of $5,000 from an anonymous Sydney Film Festival Director’s Cut Patron which is presented on SFF's Closing Night ceremony. 

The 2017 Award went to 'The Pink House', by Sascha Ettinger Epstein and Claire Haywood.

The 2016 Award went to 'In the Shadow of the Hill' from Sydney filmmaker Dan Jackson; with a special mention going to 'Destination Arnold' directed by Sascha Ettinger Epstein. 

The 2015 Award went to 'Only the Dead', directed by journalist Michael Ware and two-time Oscar winner Bill Guttentag; with a special mention going to 'The Lost Aviator' directed by Andrew Lancaster.

See the full list of finalists below:

Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary 2017

Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary 2016 

Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary 2015

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