BACKING UP BILITIS

SHORT FILM
 

In partnership with Australian Lesbian & Gay Archives and Aztec Records Australia
A closeted girl creates an underground event in the basement of her suburban home, all on the brink of Melbourne's first gay liberation movement 
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Starring: Jana Zvedeniuk, Eva Rees, Maggie McCormack, Rashelle McHugh

Written & Directed by AP Pobjoy 
Produced by William Dabinet

Edited by Isobelle Amie 
Cinematography by Hazal Alakus

Sound Recording & Design by Joseph Sexton 
Production Design by Amelia Childs


 
AWARDS & FESTIVALS: 
 
  • Winner of the 2018 Swinburne University Industry Award for Best Film, Best Production Design  & Best Sound
  • St Kilda Film Festival, Australia's TOP 100 Short Films, 2019: Offical Selection , nominated for 'Best Achievement in Screenplay'
  • Canberra Short Film Festival, 2019: Offical Selection, Awarded for 'Best Score.'
  • Byron Bay International Film Festival, 2019: Offical Selection, Nominee for Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year
  • 2019 SAE ATOM Awards: Finalist for 'Best Short Fiction'
  • CILECT PRIZE 2019: Awarded the EDI Award (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) amongst the Asia Pacific region.
  • Melbourne Women in Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection
  • Melbourne Queer Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection 
  • Setting Sun Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection, Nominated for Best Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Diversity and Best Emerging Filmmaker.
  • Berlin Female Filmmakers Festival, 2020: Offical Selection