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.

  • 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?

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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

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

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

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