Finalists announced for ACMI’s most competitive Screen It competition yet

Finalists have been announced for ACMI’s most competitive Screen It Competition to date. The 2016 moving image competition received a record-breaking 587 entries for this year’s theme ‘Mystery’, from 2,521 budding filmmaker, animators, and game designers across Australia.

“We are so very impressed with the inventiveness and quality of entries and congratulate all entrants,” said ACMI Education Manager, Christine Evely.

“We enjoyed discovering the creative ways in which the theme of Mystery ignited imaginative storytelling among a new generation of moving image artists. We wish our finalists the best of luck in the lead up to the announcement of the 2016 winners.”

Check out the list of 2016 Sceen It competition finalists below:

Junior (Foundation – Year 4) Animation

  • The Mystery of the Missing Sock; Mentone Grammar School; Mentone, VIC
  • My Brother’s Bedroom; Table Cape Primary School; Wynyard, TAS
  • Leaf Detective; Junction Park State School; Annerley, QLD
  • Wolf Love Animation; Churchlands Primary School; Floreat, WA
  • The Identity; Preston West Primary School; Preston, VIC

Junior (Foundation – Year 4) Live Action

  • The Mystery of the Missing Bunnies; Wooranna Park Primary School; Dandenong North, VIC
  • Amazing Mums; St Anthony’s Primary School; Noble Park, VIC
  • Screen It Mystery; Essex Heights Primary School; Mt Waverley, VIC
  • Random; Home School; South Murwillumbah, NSW
  • The Genie; Cabramatta Public School; Cabramatta, NSW

Middle (Year 5-8) Animation

  • Grandma’s Gift; Table Cape Primary School; Wynyard, TAS
  • Escape From the East; Ruby B; Leongatha, VIC
  • The Black Hood Strikes; The Essington School; Nightcliff, NT
  • Shadow Man; Doreen Primary School; Doreen, VIC
  • All Washed Up; Yarraville West Primary School; Yarraville, VIC
  • The Mystery of the Thylacine; Yarraville West Primary School; Yarraville, VIC

Middle (Year 5-8) Live Action

  • A Wilted Flower; Blue Mountains Grammar School; Wentworth Falls, NSW
  • The Professor; Ryan and James T (Home School); Berry, NSW
  • Dead End; Warracknabeal Secondary College; Warracknabeal, VIC
  • Take Two; Gleneagles Secondary College; Endeavour Hills, VIC
  • Flashes; Cecilia C; Yarraville, VIC
  • Ghosts; Greta L; Subiaco, WA

Middle (Year 5-8) Videogame

  • End of the Line; Stuart C; Aldgate, SA
  • Down to Earth; Declan P; Crows Nest, NSW
  • Day One; Kingswood Primary School; Dingley Village, VIC
  • Mots’ Mansion; Doreen Primary School; Doreen, VIC

Senior (Year 9-12) Animation

  • To Be Free; Canterbury College; Waterford, QLD
  • Soap Opera; North Sydney Girls’ High School; Crows Nest, NSW
  • The Escape; Alphington Grammar School; Alphington, VIC
  • Puddle; Narissa A; Mansfield, QLD
  • The Mysterious Mr E; Tom B; Mansfield, QLD
  • The Ballerina; Takin N; Doncaster, VIC

Senior (Year 9-12) Live Action

  • Mr Sandman; Mentone Girls’ Grammar School; Mentone, VIC
  • The Trouble With Time; Mazenod College; Perth, WA
  • The Shackles You Cannot See; St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ College; Karrinyup, WA
  • Extrasensory Perception; St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ College; Karrinyup, WA
  • Hunger; Bialik College; Hawthorn, VIC
  • Bumps; Kellyville High School; Kellyville, NSW

Senior (Year 9-12) Videogame

  • Dark Hours Forgotten Paths; Mansfield State High School; Mansfield, QLD
  • The Adventures of the Lost Treasure; Bialik College; Hawthorn, VIC
  • The Chilling Chase; Ursula Frayne Catholic College; Victoria Park, WA
  • Out of the Darkness; Endeavour College; Salisbury East, SA


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