Magazine article Screen International

The Sugar Bowl Wins at Aesthetica

Magazine article Screen International

The Sugar Bowl Wins at Aesthetica

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Second edition screened over 200 international short films, as well as hosting masterclasses with industry professionals that were attended by over 1,000 people.

Shasha Nakhai & Rich Williamson's The Sugar Bowl [pictured] has won the overall prize at this year's Aesthetica Short Film Festival.

Nakhai & Williamson's documentary about the rise and fall of the sugarcane industry in Negros, Philippines scooped Best Documentary and was awarded the Festival Winner ahead of the likes of Mark Davenport's Photoshopping (Best Comedy) and Mark Nelson's The Jockstrap Raiders (Best Animation).

Rob Sorrenti's Hollow, a drama about the nature of drug addiction, won the People's Choice award.

Overall, the second edition of the festival screened over 200 international short films and hosted masterclasses from the likes of Barry Ryan, head of production for Warp Film, and cinematographer Danny Cohen. …

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