The AAYFF 2019 Shortlist

244 films entered from 71 schools in 12 countries! Here are the 21 films that made the shortlist. Remember to VOTE for your favourite film of the festival by clicking here! The AAYFF Audience Award 2019 winner will receive $250 & a Canon PIXMA G1010 Printer & a trophy..


9 –12 Age Group

Film Title Category

My road to Recovery Documentary

20-04-19 Drama

Connect Music Video

Life in Saigon Documentary

My Journey from Oz to This Little Red Dot Animation

Be Inspired Experimental

Help! Drama


13–15 Age Group

Film Title Category

Orange Lego Man Music Video

Under Pressure Documentary

You Look Beautiful Drama

Premonition Horror

In The Moment Documentary

Disappearance Experimental


16–18 Age Group

Film Title Category

Time Experimental

The Clutches of the Curtain Drama

Overlooked Documentary

Tick Tock Experimental

Parallel Horror

Mirage Drama

The Other Side Drama

Agent 101 Drama


What I do like is hiking. And that’s what filmmaking is. It’s a hike. It’s challenging and exhausting, and you don’t know what the terrain is going to be or necessarily even which direction you’re going in... but it sure is beautiful.
— Joss Whedon

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