Monash Youth Film Festival 2022

Published on 07 October 2022


On Wednesday 21 September, Quiksound Productions and Monash Youth Services hosted the Monash Youth Film Festival 2022 at Village Cinemas, Glen Waverley.

225 people attended the sold-out cinema, to watch 15 short films created by Monash young film makers.

Attendees were treated to a range of genres of film including animation, romance, comedy, drama and action.

This year, our judging panel and attending audience agreed that Comedy is what people are looking for in a film in 2022 with “Adverse Advertising” by 18-year-old Daniel Cookson from Huntingtower Secondary College winning Best Film and “Jerry McBobbin: Serious or Delirious?” by 17-year-old Mason lucky Montalbano from Brentwood Secondary College being voted as the Audience Choice Prize winner.

Quiksound Productions and Monash Youth Services would like to thank and congratulate everyone who submitted a film and was involved in the filmmaking processes.

Below is a list of all the Monash Youth Film Festival 2022 prize winners:

  • Best Film: ‘Adverse Advertising’ by Daniel Cookson
  • Audience Choice and Best Comedy: ‘Jerry McBobbin: Serious or Delirious?’ by Mason Lucky Montalbano
  • Best Experimental: ‘Inescapable Mind’ by Karina Thompson
  • Best Romance: ‘Falling’ by Oscar Li
  • Best Animation: ‘Coalescent’ by Erik Piefke
  • Best Drama: ‘The Wait’ by Kora Vaz-Alba
  • Best Acting: Lara Busby Synman for their performance in ‘Perfectum’
  • Best Storyline: ‘Bumble and Bea’ by Kate Tandoc

This event was developed by Quiksound Productions, a Monash Youth Services program for young people aged 12 – 25 that aims to give young people experience in event management. Quiksound Productions is currently open to taking new members for more information about the event or Quiksound Productions, please contact us at or on 9518 3900.

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