Meet The 2013 Finalists

  • MONSTER

    MONSTER

    DIRECTOR: Lilian Andrew
    PRODUCER: Lilian Andrew

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: Have you ever been having a great time, with not a care in the world until your friend tells you about her ferocious man-eating monster that would be “SO COOL WHEN YOU SEE IT”? Well this is just what happens to poor innocent Holly.

  • DAY OF FUN

    DAY OF FUN

    DIRECTOR: Mitch Tooley
    PRODUCER: Mitch Tooley

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: Having a bad day? Who knows, it could turn into something good.

  • THE COMEDIAN

    THE COMEDIAN

    DIRECTOR: Eloise Dalais, Eloise MacLennan, Aedan MacNamara, Sid Sohoni, Tom Williams & Miles Bessis
    PRODUCER:  as above

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS:  Georgia James is a comedian. She is funny. She knows it. Whether the world agrees with her or not.

  • WITHIN

    WITHIN

    DIRECTOR: Hamish O’Donnell

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: A teenage boy’s family has mysteriously gone missing in the dead of the night. Hamish recounts the nights events to a police officer, who soon discovers that what lies at the root of the mystery is far more sinister than he could have possibly imagined.

  • ROAR!

    ROAR!

    DIRECTOR: Catriona Warren
    PRODUCER: Emma Buckley

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: When a young girl is dismissed by her older siblings as too young and too small to matter, she sets out to prove neither age or size is any barrier to succeeding where others fail.

  • ONE SMALL STEP

    ONE SMALL STEP

    DIRECTOR: Nicola Hook
    PRODUCER: Nicola Hook

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: A young boy from the 1940s falls in love with the moon, and dreams of being the first person to go there. His older brother thinks his ideas are silly but when his brother’s relentless teasing pushes him to the breaking point, neither brother is prepared for what happens next…

  • EYES – THIRD PRIZE

    EYES

    DIRECTOR: Conor Jamieson
    PRODUCER: Conor Jamieson

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: A young girls life is turned upside down when the murder of her best friend leads to a series if unseen events. She blames a monster for her friends death, but when she notices changes in herself, she begins to wonder who the real killer was.

  • THE ADVENTURES OF LUCY – WINNER Trop Jr December 2013

    THE ADVENTURES OF LUCY

    DIRECTOR: Adrian Di Salle
    PRODUCER: Adrian Di Salle

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: Lucy is a young girl made of paper who lives in a world entirely made of paper. Venture with Lucy into her dreams as she fights off evil monsters, navigates across oceans, explores into the dark and floats through space. What will Lucy see? What will she discover?

  • CARAMELLA ISLAND

    CARAMELLA ISLAND

    DIRECTOR: Sophie French & AbbSchool (extra-curricular activities group) at Abbotsleigh School for Girls
    PRODUCER: Sophie French

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: ‘Caramella Island’ is the ultimate challenge for nine sugar–crazed contestants—to survive without sweets. Contestants are stranded on a desserted island covered in scrumptious treats. Who will crack under temptation? And who will win without taking one mouth-watering bite?

  • RED PANDA MAN

    RED PANDA MAN

    DIRECTOR: Darwin Schulze
    PRODUCER: Darwin Schulze

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: Professor John Smith has been kidnapped and only one person can save him – Red Panda Man. The evil kidnappers aren’t going to give up without a fight, but they end up regretting the day they met… Red Panda Man!

  • PENELOPE’S PENGUIN – SECOND PRIZE

    PENELOPE’S PENGUIN

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Levi-Malouf
    PRODUCER:  Oliver Levi-Malouf

    STATE: ACT

    SYNOPSIS: In a world where growing up means the arrival of your own animal doppelganger, Penelope is a late bloomer. But even though she waits anxiously for an animal to come, will she be content when it finally arrives?

Latest News

Entries are now closed!

Posted in Blog on Friday 10.10.14

Congratulations to everyone who worked on an entry for Trop Jr 2014! Since entries closed yesterday afternoon, we’ve been flat out processing hundreds of entries submitted to this year’s competition. We at Trop Jr feel very privileged to see the work of such incredibly talented young filmmakers – we have no doubt that many of... Read more

6 Things You Can Do In 6 Seconds

Posted in Blog on Wednesday 10.09.14

Got 6 seconds to spare? The deadline is looming for our #TROPVINE competition. Here is a list of things you can do in 6 seconds, as well as enter your vine! 1. Press play on your favourite film 2. Retweet the latest grumpy cat picture 3. Watch this Jack Nicholson GIF from that classic scene... Read more

Entries are now OPEN!

Posted in Blog on Wednesday 13.08.14

After months of seeing behind-the-scenes pics of your Trop Jr entries on Instagram and Twitter, we’re excited to announce that Entries Open day has arrived! That’s right, you can now enter your film into Trop Jr 2014! We can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on, and how you’ve interpreted the TSI, “FLY”. This year’s Festival is... Read more

Trop Jr Roughcut returns!

Posted in Blog on Monday 05.05.14

Wanna know what it’s like working with Peter Jackson? Or how you can make a steadicam for less than 20 cents? Join us at Trop Jr Roughcut 2014 this July and learn from the industry’s best! Featuring an incredible line up of speakers including The Hobbit’s Stephen Hunter and the Pocket Filmmaker Jason van Genderen,... Read more

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