1. Photograph of Jesus by Laurie Hill in association with the Getty Images Short & Sweet Film Challenge


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    Short and Sweet has teamed up with Getty Images to launch a film challenge with a twist. Getty Images approached producer Basil Stephens and Short and Sweet founder Julia Stephenson with the idea of setting up a film competition which would make use of images in Getty's Hulton Archive. Stephenson drew from her in-depth knowledge of the short film arena to suggest a selection of talented filmmakers. After picking out ten up-and-coming directors, she gave them the opportunity to pitch. Four of the filmmakers made it on to the shortlist and got the chance to realise their ideas. They were given three months to create their films. The challenges aim was to highlight the breadth and depth of content available at the Hulton Archive, which offers a unique resource to filmmakers and creatives alike. But rather than set a rigid brief, the challenge offered key words and phrases as prompters to guide the filmmakers creativity. Examples of these prompters included discover our past, images that shape our future, still & moving imagery, ordinary people, ordinary things and extraordinary people, extraordinary things.

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    • Like It S&S


      from Vincent Ehrhart-Devay / Added

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      Music by Aphex Twin

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      • The Moment Before Lincoln's Famous Gettysburg Address


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        Full Sec animation

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        • Zombie Love


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          Zombie Love Short Sweet Festival, Zombie Love, Week 3 of Top 80 Writer: Earl Roske Director: Mark Fowler Cast: Juliette Gillies (Emily), Luna Jace (Kathy) Emily has finally found the perfect boyfriend in Walter, a zombie. A boyfriend her friend Kathy won’t steal. Tonight was meant to be a romantic date in the park to watch the moonrise. Until Kathy decided to turn up. This is my debut stage acting performance. Thanks to Mark Fowler for taking a chance on an untrained, inexperienced actor like me. That is part of what makes the Short+Sweet festival so special- even chumps get a chance :) Copyright- ShowreelFactory (http://www.showreelfactory.com.au)

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