Meet The 2013 Finalists

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • TALL AGAIN

    TALL AGAIN

    DIRECTOR: Josh Lorschy
    PRODUCER: Josh Lorschy

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: Ever woken up to find your brother has shrunk himself? When Ben wakes to find a miniature Josh, the two brothers start on an adventure to make Josh tall again. Josh needs to get back to normal size, but will they figure out how to do it?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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 SILENT FILM’O'NATOR

    THE SILENT FILM’O'NATOR

    DIRECTOR: Liam Alexander & Harry Vasey
    PRODUCER: Liam Alexander & Harry Vasey

    STATE: NSW

    SYNOPSIS: A normal day at the beach takes an unexpected twist after a boy finds a mysterious button, what will happen if he pushes it? Will it blow something up? Trigger the end of the world? What does the button do?

Latest News

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

ADRIAN DI SALLE’S ‘THE ADVENTURES OF LUCY’ WINS FIRST PRIZE AT TROP JR DECEMBER 2013!

Posted in Blog on Monday 16.12.13

Congratulations to Adrian di Salle for winning Trop Jr December 2013 with his film ‘The Adventures of Lucy‘. It was 4th time lucky for Adrian, who having previously entered Trop Jr three times before, not only made it to the finals this year, but walked away with first prize! Two time finalist for 2013, Oliver... Read more

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT TROP JR THIS SUNDAY?

Posted in Blog on Wednesday 04.12.13

We can’t wait for Trop Jr this Sunday December 8! Everything kicks off at 11am! There will be lots of family friendly entertainment, including a live performance of the winning score from APRA Tropscore Jr by 15 year old Alana Patmore. Audiences will also enjoy a live performance from hip-hop group Beats, followed by a... Read more

MEET OUR 16 FINALISTS FOR TROP JR DECEMBER 2013!

Posted in Blog on Tuesday 19.11.13

Animal onesies, special effects galore, 1920s film noir and a reimagining of man’s first steps on the moon are just some of the bite-sized viewing treats that audiences can expect when Trop Jr hits Sydney on December 8. Kicking off for the seventh time, Trop Jr will screen live outdoors on the big screen to hundreds of fans... Read more

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