We are proud to be able to acknowledge filmmakers for outstanding work in the screen industry and in 2022 it was no different. We had the pleasure of awarding 21 awards from feature length and short films, to screen business awards, student awards and the coveted Chauvel Award. The full list of 2022 winners is…


The Chauvel Award
Leah Purcell

Best Australian Film
The Drover’s Wife The Legend Of Molly Johnson

Best Australian Independent Film
Friends & Strangers

Best Australian Web Series

Best International Web Series

QLD Screenwriting Award – 1st Place
Roxbury Manor – Paul Clark

QLD Screenwriting Award – 2nd Place
Outlaws – Callum Taylor & Courtney Osborne

QLD Screenwriting Award – 3rd Place
My Ex Husband Is A Warlock – Drew Mcdonald

QLD Screenwriting Award – 4th Place
Call Of The Warrigal – Richard John Jameson

QLD Screen Business of the Year
The Edit Suite

Gold Coast Screen Professional of the Year
Tom McSweeney

Best Australian Short Film SIPFest
An Ostrich Told Me The World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Runner Up Best Australian Short Film SIPFest
The Do’s & Don’ts Of Getting Married

Best International Short Film SIPFest

People’s Choice Award SIPFest
Cycling Is

Best Film by A Gold Coast Resident SIPFest

Best Screenplay SIPFest
An Ostrich Told Me The World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Best Actor SIPFest
Jade Prechelt

Best Student Short Film EMERGE
The Viewer

Best Student Cinematography EMERGE

Best Student Screenplay EMERGE
Before We’re Gone