Meet The 2013 Finalists

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • THE OTHER SIDE OF FEAR

    THE OTHER SIDE OF FEAR

    DIRECTOR: Michael Firus
    PRODUCER: Michael Firus

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: Brigette is a 15 year old girl living in a small town. She is burdened by the longing to do well at school, but sadly is faring badly. Through quiet contemplation she comes to the realization that to face those fears she calls ‘her monsters’ is the only way forward.

  • 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?

  • FIGMENT

    FIGMENT

    DIRECTOR: Kalana Vithana
    PRODUCER: Kalana Vithana

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: At first, Daniel and Violet seem to be your typical ordinary teenage couple. But when Daniel is confronted by his friends about Violet’s existence, he is left shattered. Are his friends right about her? Is his sanity truly in ruins? Is he really turning into a self- destructive monster?

  • 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.

  • IT’S NOT EASY BEING A MONSTER

    IT’S NOT EASY BEING A MONSTER

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Bailey
    PRODUCER: Oliver Bailey, Oliver Crawford Smith and Joseph Bondy

    STATE: VIC

    SYNOPSIS: A young monster struggles to cope with his identity and how nobody else is like him. After being left to face the world by himself, he becomes depressed as he realizes how alone he truly is until he sees something that changes his life forever…

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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