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Beat the film festival odds
      You've come to the perfect place!

Congratulations! You've made made a short film you love and it wasn't easy. I know.  I am an award international winning filmmaker of shorts, music videos, and documentaries, AFTRS graduate and NIDA alumni. I want to assist you becoming lauded and reach for the stars. Now you want to take your film to market. You want to screen it in international short film festivals and hopefully win awards and set up kudos and new networks! Even arrange regular screenings in a cinema! No government funding.

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AWARDS "LAST GOODBYE" SHORT FILM 2022.=- BUDGET $60AUS

Collapsing in the street, Ava journeys in her mind’s eye to finally and courageously accept her fate and onward to a new journey.

An expressionist, experimental dramatic film.

Selected for 67 international film festivals, winning 48 film awards.

Producer, Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor

  1. La Dolce Vita Cine Rome, Italy (Best Short Film)

  2. Mont. Blanc International, Paris (Best Experimental Short Film)

  3. South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile (Best Indie Short Film)

  4. 48 Hours Countdown International Film Festival, New York USA (Best Experimental Film)

  5. Twilight Tokyo Film Festival, Japan                                                    (Best Experimental Short Film)

  6. Divine Film Awards of Greece (Best Experimental Drama Short Film)

  7. Star Hollywood Film Festival, USA (Best Experimental Film, Best Director, Best film score / soundtrack, Best Actress, Best Actor)

  8. Festival De Indie, India (Best Experimental Film, Best Director, Best Editor, Best Actress, Best Actor awards)

  9. Waikiki Beach International Film Festival, Hawaii, USA (Best Emotional Drama Film, Best Actress, Best Australian Film Score)

  10. Wonderland International Film Festival, Sydney, Australia (Best Experimental Film)

  11. Arabian Film Excellence (Best Experimental Film)

  12. Experimental Film Festival, Spain (Best Short Drama)

  13. Golden Bird Film Challenge, India (Best Director)

  14. Miami Film Critic Award (Best Director)

  15. Indo Overseas Film Festival, India (Best Picture, Best Director)

  16. Mount Fuji International Film Festival, Japan                                (Best Experimental Short Film, Best Experimental Director, Best Actor)

  17. 5 hours Film Challenge, India (Best Avant Garde Film, Best Director)

  18. San Francisco International Film Competition                                (Best Experimental Film)

  19. Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, India                               (Best Experimental Short Film)

  20. Big Ben International Film Festival, London (Best Experimental Film, Best Actress, Best Actor)

  21. 24 Hours Film Challenge, India (Best Experimental Film)

  22. Quilon International Film Competition, Kerala, India                    (Best Short Film)

  23. Oasis Cine Awards, India (Best Picture)

  24. Brandenburg International Film Festival, Berlin Germany          (Best Experimental Film)

  25. Global Cinefest of Lisbon (Best Experimental Film)

  26. International Motion Picture Awards, India (Best Short Film)

  27. Gangtok International Film Festival, India (Best Short Film)

  28. The Best Film Festival, Barcelona (Best Sci-Fi Drama)

  29. Sand Dance International Film Festival, India                                    (Best Experimental Film)

  30. Cinephilia Motion Pictures Festival, Cadiz, Spain (Best Experimental Film)

  31. Rosebud International Film Festival, India (Best Experimental Film)

  32. Alternative Indie Pro Film Festival, Spain & Argentina (Best Fantastic Film)

  33. Brooklyn International Cinefest, NY USA (Outstanding Experimental Film)

  34. Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival, India (Best Editor)

  35. Pattaya International Film Festival, Thailand (Best Experimental Film, Best Director)

  36. Global Excellence Award, India (Excellence award in Film Direction)

  37. International Art and Documentary Film Awards, Bangalore, India (Best Director, Best Experimental Film)

  38. Weekly Online Film Festival, India (Award Winner) Europa Film Festival Spain (Finalist - Best Picture, Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actress)

  39. Mumbai Entertainment International Film Festival (Award Winner)

  40. Old Monk International Film Festival, Nepal (Award Winner)

  41. Virgin Spring Cinefest, India (Silver Award)

  42. South Korean Film Festival (Best Experimental Film)

  43. L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, India (Outstanding Achievement)

  44. World Film Carnival, Singapore (Outstanding Achievement)

  45. Tagore International Film Festival, India (Outstanding Achievement)

  46. Druk International Film Festival, Bhutan (Outstanding Achievement)

  47. Kateye International Film Festival, India (Outstanding Achievement)

  48. Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival, India (Phenomenal Attainment Award)

  49. Fiction Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain & Resistencia, Argentina (Finalist)

  50. Dramatica Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist)

  51. Teknochat Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist

  52. Festival de Cine Fenacir, Mexico (Semi-finalist)

  53. Ostia International Film Festival, Italy (Semi-finalist)

  54. Directors Cut International Film Festival, Canada (Semi-finalist)

  55. New Cinema Lisbon Film Festival, Portugal (Semi-finalist)

  56. Short Shot Fest, Moscow (Official Selection)

  57. Alternative Indie Pro Film Festival, Spain (Official Selection)

  58. Vesuvius International Monthly Film Festival, Italy (Official Selection)

  59. Short Invictus, Portugal (Official Selection)

  60. Great Asian World Cinema International Film Festival India (Official Selection)

  61. Officine Social Movie, Arezzo, Italy (Official Selection)

  62. Taiwan Film Festival Australia (Official Selection)

  63. The Best Film Festival, Spain, Barcelona (Official Selection)

  64. Make Art Not Fear, Portugal (Official Selection)

  65. Indo American International Festival of World Cinema, India (Official Selection)

  66. Oasis Inter Continental Film Festival, India (Official Selection)

  67. Mallu Film Market, India (Official Selection)

AWARDS "FRANK CALLS" SHORT FILM 2020.- BUDGET $2,000AU Frank misses Kat stalking him. Frank decides to return the favour and stalk Kat. A black comedy noir.

  1. Twilight Tokyo Film Festival, Japan (Best Short Film)

  2. Great Asian World Cinema International Film Festival, India (Best Director)

  3. Fiction Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain & Resistencia, Argentina (Best Comedy)

“A splendid comedy although we could also classify it as film noir, even thriller. There are various genres wandering through the scenes of this short film, wonderfully performed by the entire cast. Formidable artistic and technical direction, taking care of all the creative details. Interesting shooting and cool camera moves.”

  1. Weekly Online Film Festival, India (Award Winner)

  2. Universal Film Awards, India (Award Winner)

  3. Mont. Blanc International, Paris (Finalist)

  4. Dramatica Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist – Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Editing)

  5. Florida Beach International Film Festival, USA (Finalist)

  6. Autumn Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist – Indie, Best Picture, Script, Best Actress, Best Actor)

  7. Mallu Film Market, India (Official Selection)

  8. San Francisco Film Awards, USA (Award of Merit)

  9. SoCal Clips Indie Film Fest, LA, USA (Official Selection)

  10. Maverick Movie Awards, LA, USA (Official Selection)

  11. Steampunk Arts Film Festival, NY, USA (Official Selection)

  12. Los Angeles CineFest, USA (Official Selection)

  13. Global Revolution Film Festival, NY, USA (Official Selection)

  14. Access Code Film Festival, India (Official Selection)

  15. Brooklyn Underground Festival, NY, USA (Official Selection)

  16. Cortometrajes para Los Cortos, LA, USA (Official Selection)

  17. GardenCity International Film Festival, India (Official Selection)

  18. Love Film Festival, Spain, Barcelona (Official Selection)

AWARDS "LITTLE DITTY" SHORT FILM 2021 - BUDGET $2,000AUS Little Man works all the time not knowing day or night. A little ditty haunts him to the point of madness. Compelled to escape, he discovers a passage to a seemingly new free life. A political allegory with a nod to silent comedy classics. Starring Anthony Mir and Akmal Saleh.

  1. Florida Beach International Film Festival, USA (Best Fiction Short Film)

  2. Travancore International Film Festival, India (Best Micro Film)

  3. Festival de Indie, India (Best Director, Best Cinematographer)

  4. Twilight Tokyo Film Festival, Japan (Outstanding Achievement Award)

  5. 24 Hours Film Challenge, India (Best Cinematography)

  6. Fiction Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain & Resistencia, Argentina (Finalist)

  7. Mont. Blanc International, Paris (Finalist)

  8. Great Asian World Cinema International Film Festival, India (Finalist)

  9. Dramatica Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist Film and Best Actor)

  10. Mallu Film Market, India (Official Selection)

AWARDS “THE KEYLORD” SHORT FILM 2023 - budget $8,000AUS

  • Best Short Film – “Congratulations to the winner in the short film category for your film The Key Lord" - Mont. Blanc International Film Festival Paris.

  • Best Experimental Film – Saga De Cine Critics Choice Awards, Tarragona, Spain

  • Best Short Film – “It is an immense pleasure to announce you as a WINNER of the 48 HOURS COUNTDOWN for your film The Key Lord. Earnest Congratulations on your felicitous win!’” - New York, New York.

  • Best Sci/Fi film. “Your film has been awarded at the SUPER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL” - Barcelona, Buenos Aires.

  • Best short film – “Hearty congratulations on your well-deserved win!” - Cinephilia Motion Pictures Festival, Cadiz, Spain.

  • Best Experimental Film – “You have snatched away the Winner position from the crowd of hundreds of promising filmmakers across the globe. Big Ben International Film Festival (BBIFF) is pleased to honour you for being an Award Winner.” - London.

  • Best Director, Best Short Film – “Congratulations! You achieved it. Keep us amazed with your amazing work." - Global Cine Fest Lisbon, Portugal.

Welcome to your new opportunity

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For a one-off flat fee of

$60 Australian I will (for a total of six hours).

Analyse your submission.

Help you create a template.

Offer insights to assist in your applications.

Where best to head to for your genre/s.

How to maximise your assets.

How to get closer to where you want to be.

How best you might win awards, just as I have.

How to network.

We can negotiate other possibilities.

I want to assist flimmakers

and promote short films.

All international film festivals want your MONEY

ranging from US$5 - US$20 to US$50 - each festival.

I can advise on what is worth your while.

You must pay to enter these film festivals.

And many will want more for you to PAY for

a trophy. Many are just money making schemes.

Email me for an initial

 fee-free discussion:

mangawarra@gmail.com.au

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