Transistor Youth Film Festival


6.30 – 8.00PM, 02 FEBRUARY 2017


Short films made by young people aged 9 to 25 in Tasmania curated from the MyState Student Film Festival, Wide Angle Tasmania and from Transistor Youth Arts Filmmaking Workshop Program and featuring  two film projects supported by Clarence Council:


Eliza has her whole life planned but one day she loses everything when a freak accident at a circus leaves her a paraplegic. As her life spins out of control she tries to make sense of the strange clown sitting in her bedroom…

Eliza was made as part of Film Greenhouse – a high quality filmmaking program for young people aged 13-17. Script by Madajah Purr and filmed by young people participating in the program. Featuring professional actors Harrison Smith, Sally Ellis and Selvi Awad.

Black Hills High

Holly loves Brad but know that she shouldn’t and Brad watches himself turn into his father and is terrified of the man he is becoming. Can he resist his father’s influence and be the man he wants to be and the boyfriend Holly needs?

Black Hills High was a twenty week filmmaking workshop in collaboration with Rokeby High School, Rosny College, Clarence Council, Mast Films with funding from the Community Support Levy. Guest stars: John Xintavelonis, Jemma Gates, Rebecca Downes, Selvi Awad, Connor Carthy and Adam Ransley.

Transistor Youth Film Festival

Lineup Announcement


Transistor Youth Arts


Black Hills High – 5 Part Web Series

Made in partnership with Rokeby High School and Rosny College and funded by Clarence Council and the Community Support Levy


Made as part of Film Greenhouse in partnership with Clarence Council


Made in partnership with Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival and funded by Tasmanian Regional Arts

Bouncy Ball

Made in partnership with the Moonah Arts Centre.


2016 MyState Student Film Festival Films

Emily – by Avon Blazely and Christopher Nash

(Winner of best Animation/ Musical Score and most Promising Talent, Year 9/10)


The Ventriloquist – made by Jay Yearsley

(Year 9/10 finalist)


One Step behind – made by Sam Tooker, Jasper Kennedy, Megan Kenna and Ben Rushton

College/Open Winner


Director’s Cut, by James Thurstan, David Shegog, EliriZiah Golebowicz, Sam Tooker and Julius Salvador (Hobart College)

Winner of the People’s Choice Award


Wide Angle Tasmania

Camping With Creatures

Made as part of Film Hothouse, 2014


Facing of Fear

Made for National Youth Week as a Hobart City Council initiative




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