Australian Shorts

King of the Forest

King of the Forest

A PENGUiN’S LifE iN THE CiTY

Australia | 2014 | James Sherwood & Danielle Ryan | 2 minutes
A short documentary about Sydney’s little penguins, the last mainland colony in New South Wales, Australia, and their struggle to survive in the big city. 

SLOW LifE

Australia | 2014 | BioQuest Studios | 4 minutes
Dive in and be amazed at the wonders of corals and sponges. Filmmaker Daniel Stoupin uses microscopic lenses and time lapse to reveal the daily lives of these fascinating creatures.

viDAMOUR fARM

Australia | 2014 | Stacey Chilcott | 6 minutes
Mable Vidamour discusses how she offered her family’s Mornington Peninsula property to the community for local food production in a story of social cohesion and engagement.

BAYKEEPERS

Australia | 2013 | Michael J. Lutman | 25 minutes
The Port Phillip Bay is littered with plastics and rubbish, endangering the sea life that calls the bay home. Watch local heroes perform a multitude of tasks to keep our waters clean.

CYCLE Of LifE iN A DESERT TOWN

Australia | 2014 | Fiona Walsh | 2 minutes
A poetic short documentary observing the cycle of a moth’s life on a nature strip

Breaking barriers

Australia | 2014 | Dave Wade | 3 minutes
Humour is this short film’s strong point, but its message is what lasts. What natural wonders will future generations have left if we allow them to be rapidly destroyed?

KiNG Of THE fOREST

Australia | 2014 | Nicole Precel | 8 minutes
The endearing and humble subject of the film, Noddy shows us around his home deep within an Australian forest.

PRiMAL MURMURS

Australia | 2014 | Ioannis Ioannou | 9 minutes
Exquisitely shot and meditatively paced, this short is an exploration of the rich indigenous rock art found in the Grampians National Park. 

SAviNG KUARK

Australia | 2015 | David Franjic & Sam Hoffman | 5 minutes
The passionate people in Gippsland’s Camp Kuark offer this short documentary as a call to action to save the majestic Kuark forest and the creatures that inhabit it from logging.