Screen It 2016 Winners

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In 2016 the Screen It theme was 'Mystery' and a record 587 entries were created by more than 2,521 young filmmakers, animators and game designers across Australia.

Well done everyone and congratulations to all of the finalists and winners in this year's awards!

View them all below.

2016 Winners

Winner Junior Live Action

Amazing Mums
St Anthony’s Primary School, VIC

Have you ever wondered how your mum fits so much into a day? Well, so has Sarah! Join her as she tries to figure out the mystery that is her mum's schedule and how she could possibly fit so much into one day… she might just find out more than she bargained for!

Winner Junior Animation

My Brother’s Bedroom
Table Cape Primary School, TAS

My brother’s bedroom door was always closed. I was never allowed into his bedroom. What was the mystery? I couldn’t stand it any longer and had to risk everything to have a look at what was behind his bedroom door.

Winner Middle Animation

The Black Hood Strikes
The Essington School, NT

Priceless jewels were stolen from a rich family during their fancy ball. It's the BLACK HOOD! Only the local private investigator can get to the bottom of this terrible crime and find the black hood before he flees the country and it's too late. Will he stop him, will he survive, will he run out of fuel, who is the BLACK HOOD? So many questions, it's a mystery.

Winner Middle Live Action

A Wilted Flower
Blue Mountains Grammar School, NSW

In a student-made, psychological and mental-health themed short film, a girl, followed by the dark side and thoughts of herself must overcome a presence in her life, or fail and succumb to it. A dark cloud can wilt any flower, but can this flower find the light again?

Winner Senior Animation

The Mysterious Mister E
Tom Barham, Mansfield State High School QLD

Mister E is an enigmatic vigilante courier delivering packages that need to be hidden from an oppressive government, who monitor everything. But what will happen when the government catches on to Mister E’s mischievous movements? And what tricks does Mister E have up his sleeve to evade them?

Winner Senior Live Action

Extrasensory Perception
Tallulah Chong, St Mary’s, WA

Extrasensory Perception is a film which takes audiences on an emotional journey of confusion, suspense and realization. It is a complex narrative featuring an engaging crime and characters bearing supernatural powers…


Winner Middle Videogame

Day One

Kingswood Primary School, VIC

In 2017, tens of thousands of Australians will battle the greatest mystery of their lives ... high school. In 'Day One', your mission is to survive your first day of high school. You will need to find your seat in assembly, learn a new instrument, escape detention, sprint 100 metres, destroy a vending machine, and dodge rubbish bins to ultimately find your classroom.


Screen It Winner - Day One

Day One - Kingswood Primary School VIC

Screen It Winner - Day One

Day One - Kingswood Primary School VIC

Winner Senior Videogame

The Adventures of the Lost Treasure

Bailey Marr, Bialik College, VIC

A choose your own adventure style game where you have to, you know, find treasure and stuff...and not die.


Screen It Winner - Adventures of the Lost Treasure

The Adventures of the Lost Treasure - Bailey Marr, Bialik College VIC

Screen It Winner - Adventures of the Lost Treasure

The Adventures of the Lost Treasure - Bailey Marr Bialik College, VIC

Junior Videogame Encouragement Awards: 

The Mysterious Cannonball, Essex Heights Primary School, Mount Waverley, VIC
Basketball, Hallett Cove South Primary School, Hallett Cove, SA
The Mystery of Harold Holt, Mentone Grammar, Mentone, VIC

Congratulations to all 2016 Screen It entrants!

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