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Monster Fest 2021 / 14 December 2021

Monster Fest 2021 Award-Winners

Sunday night saw Monster Fest 2021 wrap at Cinema Nova and immediately following our Closing Night Film, WYRMWOOD APOCALYPSE, we presented this year’s festival award-winners.
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GOLDEN MONSTER – Best Feature Film

THE SADNESS
Filmmaker Rob Jabbaz‘s intense, shocking and stress-inducing THE SADNESS took out the coveted Golden Monster for ‘Best Feature Film’.
MF2021-Awards-2Jabbaz’s debut feature sees a nation fall as a rampant virus turns its citizens into depraved, unconscionable and ruthless sadists.

Best Australian Feature Film

WYRMWOOD APOCALYPSE
Australian filmmaking duo, Kiah Roache-Turner & Tristan Roache-Turner‘s WYRMWOOD APOCALYPSE picked up the Lexlab Presents ‘Best Australian Feature Film’ and with the award, a $10,000 Digital Marketing Package courtesy of Lexlab.
MF2021-Awards-4In the follow-up to 2014’s WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD, a soldier discovers that his mission to assist with a cure to the plague is not as it seems and he’ll need join a rebellion to save humanity.

Best Short Film

POOR GLENNA
Filmmaker Jean-Paul DiSciscio’s hilarious creature-feature received ‘Best Short Film’ and it follows titular character, Glenna, who struggles to satisfy the odd new appetite of her mutant son.
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Best Australian Short Film

SWEET MARY, WHERE DID YOU GO?
Filmmaker Michael Kratochvil’s stunning and experimental short received the AACTA Presents ‘Best Australian Short Film’. Laced with equal measures of beauty and brutality as two mysterious entities transcend time to commit acts of violence.
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Best Student Short Film

INNERMOST
Filmmaker Kate Fisher’s confronting and poetic work of overcoming trauma, INNERMOST, received the ‘Best Student Short Film’.
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We would like to take this moment to thank this year’s Official Sponsors and Media Partners… Moon Dog Brewery, Beserk, Shudder, AACTA, Deathmatch Downunder, Red Octopuss, Good Movie Monday, Heavy and of course our festival partners Cinema Nova.

Stay tuned this week for the announcement of our Monster Fest 2021 Audience Award as voted by this year’s VIP Pass Holders.
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