Film Name: Homeless Australia
Team: Abel Perrott
Producer: Derek Abel & Jacob Perrott
Lead Female Actor: Una Hanlon
Lead Male Actor: Rev Graham Long
Logline: Life on the street is said to be a whisper away, but its voice will now be heard.
Film Name: Peacekeeper
Team: Cinestudios Entertainment
Producer: Joshua Hoareau
Lead Female Actor: Tatiana Barrie
Lead Male Actor: Paul O’Brien
Logline: A former Australian Peacekeeper reflects on his time served in Africa during peacekeeping operations.
Film Name: The Guardian of John Street Square
Team: Team Thunder Canyon
Producer: Francis J Edwards
Lead Female Actor: Natalie Joy Cooper
Lead Male Actor: Francis J Edwards
Logline: Once a soldier, always a soldier!
Film Name: Soldier On
Team: Savage Productions
Producer: Rupert Raineri
Lead Female Actor: Lauren Pegus
Lead Male Actor: Rupert Raineri
Logline: The story of a young returned female veteran, and how she struggles to find home.
Film Name: Good Citizen
Producer: Ramy Allam and Ahmed El Shammaa
Lead Female Actor: Reem Allam
Lead Male Actor: Omar Madkour
Logline: The chronicling of a government project and its effects on various members of the community.
Film Name: Home
Team: StillSearchin Productions
Producer: Ross Page
Lead Male Actor: Luke John Spiteri
Logline: ‘Home’ is a film essay that investigates the emotions in youth homelessness, where hope could be difficult to find.
Film Name: No Right Turn
Team: Team Smiles
Producer: Luke Robson
Lead Female Actor: Marina Loncaric
Lead Male Actor: Luke Robson
Logline: What if you were suddenly homeless, living on $2 a day? Would you survive the streets of Melbourne?
Film Name: Homeless
Team: Above the Weight
Producer: Vaibhav Vats
Lead Female Actor: Yashica Vats
Lead Male Actor: Ashutosh Naga
Logline: A short film based on a child from a well-to-do family becoming homeless, due to issues at home.
Film Name: Budget & Co – The Homeless Effect
Team: JCL Productions Pty Ltd
Producer: Jon-Claire Lee
Lead Female Actor: Annette Labriola
Lead Male Actor: Martin Shaynd & Agustin Lamas
Logline: Budget Advertising Agency creates the perfect National Homeless TV Campaign with the perfect body part.
Film Name: Nell & Nugget
Team: The Gleaners
Producer: Nicky Tyndale-Biscoe
Lead Female Actor: Lucia Burke
Lead Male Actor: Cullen Jeffs
Logline: Australian Goldfields, 1890. Nell and Nugget live with their father, illegally gleaning gold from the tailings of abandoned mines.
Film Name: Ray’s Hope
Team: Pranish and Krishna (Bamboo Films)
Producer: Pranish Rai and Krishna Nadoor
Lead Female Actor: Emma Hunt
Lead Male Actor: Anuj Bhardwaj
Logline Ray gets evicted from his dad’s apartment. This film shows how he spends his night on the street homeless.
Film Name: Sanctuary
Team: Team LGBT
Producer: Justin Matters
Lead Female Actor: Vivian Von Vixon
Lead Male Actor: Brae Michaels
Logline: Two drag queens talk about their experiences with LGBT Intolerance and seeking shelter offering their views on the future
Film Name: A Vicious Circle
Team: Darklight Studios
Producer: Trudy Martin and Dan Jensen
Lead Female Actor: Susan Bush
Lead Male Actor: Matt Gaffney
Logline: A man’s life spirals out of control when he succumbs to his addictions which lead to tragic consequences.
Film Name: Roominations On Homelessness
Team: Ten Speed Films
Producer: Jennifer Ross
Lead Female Actor: Yvonne Joyce
Lead Male Actor: Dr. Guy Johnson
Logline: ‘Roominations On Homelessness’ explores the dilemma of homeless Australians in an open discussion with a cross section of the community.
Film Name: How did I get here
Team: Secret Rage
Producer: Secret Rage ( Vixen Lybbert)
Lead Female Actor: Secret Rage ( Vixen Lybbert)
Logline: The connection between addiction and homelessness and just how precarious our lives really are.
Film Name: Lost in the War
Producer: Alfonso Garavito Olivar
Lead Female Actor: Tuanjana
Lead Male Actor: Alfonso Garavito
Logline: A veteran who returned from the war but everything in his life is changed