Monday, March 23, 2009


The deadline for submissions is now 5pm, Thursday 26th of March.
Enter to win $6000 worth of prizes!
To obtain an entry form phone PYT on 9724 6077, email
ShortCuts, Western Sydney’s only short film festival for young people is on again as part of the NSW Youth Week celebrations and will take place on the Saturday 4th April 2009.

An initiative of PYT, presented in partnership Rumble Pictures, Information and Cultural Exchange and Metro Screen . ShortCuts gives young filmmakers from the region the chance to have their films screened and awarded over $5,000 worth of prizes by a panel of professional judges.

George Basha – Actor/Writer/Co-producer of the film The Combination. George hails from the West, spending his youth in Parramatta.

Serhat Caradee – Director/Writer/Actor/Co-producer of the upcoming feature film – Cedar Boys. Serhat grew up in Blacktown.

Belinda King – Actor/Writer/Director and multiple Tropfest award winner for her films The Sister and The Picnic. Belinda studied at the University of Western Sydney and is a graduate of Theatre.

ShortCuts is open to films that have been made by young people 26 years and under, who live, work or study in Western Sydney. The films cannot be longer than 7 minutes and cast and crew also need to have a connection to Western Sydney.

ShortCuts is an integral part of the Fairfield Youth Week celebrations and is proudly supported by Fairfield City Council.

Shortcuts will screen on the 4th of April 2009. Ticket Entry is $5.


Shortcuts is proudly supported by The Powerhouse Theatre, Fairfield City Council, The Information Cultural Exchange, Rumble Pictures, Metro Screen, Madman, Film Ink, The Production Book, Hoyts and Showcast.

See you in FAIRFIELD!
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