The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Acmi) has revealed the winners of its annual Screen It competition, the largest of its kind for school-aged filmmakers, animators and game makers.
This year.s competition — with the theme .mystery. — saw an unprecedented 287 entries created by 2,521 students across Australia: a 20 per cent jump on the number of entries received in 2015.
Acmi education manager Christine Evely said she was thrilled with the quality of this year.s entries.
"Screen It welcomed many new entrants from around Australia this year, which is so exciting. We congratulate all entrants on the quality of their work. The judges enjoyed discovering the amazing talents of both primary and secondary age moving-image creators,. she said.
.The core purpose of Screen It is to celebrate the creativity and imagination of young people, and to help unleash this through a program