Markus Kellow (Sound Designer, Foley Artist & Pre-Mixer), along with Doron Kipen from Music & Effects (Sound Mixer) have been nominated for an Australian Screen Sound Award in the Short Animation Category, for their work on The Not-So-Great Eugene Green. The 12th ASSAG Awards will be held this Friday 20th November in Sydney. For more information visit www.assg.org.au
The short animation The Not-So-Great Eugene Green has scooped up 3 Awards at the In The Bin Short Film Festival in QLD, where it won Best Animation, Best Sound Design (Markus Kellow) and Best Production Values. Director Michael Hill and Producer Melanie Brunt are thrilled as this is the first award for the animation, which premiered in June 2009 at the Sydney Film Festival.
This marks the third win for Melanie Brunt at this festival; the short film Dugong which she produced won Best Film, Best Actor (Luke Elliot) and Best Actress (Sue Jones) in 2008; and her VCA film Rain, which she wrote, directed and edited won Best Film there in 2001.
The Not-So-Great Eugene Green has been nominated for a AFI Award for Best Animation, and will screen in Adelaide at the Shorts Film Festival in December.
Both The Not-So-Great Eugene Green and Lessons From The Night are finalists in the 2009 TV Enhance ATOM Awards, held on 23rd October in Melbourne. The Not-So-Great Eugene Green is an 13 minute animation directed by Michael Hill. Lessons From The Night is a 9 minute documentary directed by Adrian Francis. Both films are produced by Melanie Brunt. For more information check out the ATOM Awards website – www.atomawards.org
Melanie Brunt’s 5 minute short film Bird has just received a Silver Palm Award at the Mexico International Film Festival. Bird recently screened at the San Gio Video Festival in Italy in July, where it was awarded Best Social Short Film at the festival. Bird is distributed by Ouat Media and was recently sold to Moviola.
The Not-So-Great Eugene Green has been nominated for an AFI Award for Best Short Animation Film. The animation was funded by Screen Australia and is directed by Michael Hill and produced by Melanie Brunt. This is the second AFI nomination for Melanie as director Erin White’s short film Dugong which Melanie produced, was nominated in 2007.
The Not-So-Great Eugene Green had it’s World Premiere in June 2009 at the Sydney Film Festival and is screening in July at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival. For more information on the AFI Awards check out www.afi.org.au.