The Glitch 18 Documentary Film Festival, featuring the work of internal and external students studying documentary in COM229, was held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 6pm in the Ponton Theatre on the Bathurst campus.
Chasing Time by Kyle Genner. Synopsis: A young army officer and father who has had two strokes, reflects on mortality and seizing the day as he scales a snowy mountain.
Second Place to Nathan Morris for The Flame Within, the story of how his grandfather ran the Olympic Torch in both the 1956 and 2000 Australian games; Third Place to Streetscapes by Heidi Tobin, about residents’ struggle to save their street trees from removal by the local Council.
People’s Choice Prize
Heidi Tobin’s Streetscapes.
Best Internal Student
James Seigert for The Art of the Image, with High Commendation for Emily Horton for Life’s a Drag.
Best External Student
Nathan Morris for The Flame Within.
Thanks to Becky Russell, Patrick McKenzie, Kay Nankervis and Bruce Fell for support in staging the Glitch Documentary Festival. COM229 Subject Coordinator: Tracy Sorensen.
The winning docos can be seen here:
Chasing Time – Kyle Genner
Streetscapes – Heidi Tobin
The Flame Within – Nathan Morris
The Art of the Image – James Siegert
Life’s a Drag – Emily Horton