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AFI AWARDS FEATURE ENTRIES 1999

Of the 18 entries in this year’s AFI Awards, 14 are debuts for the directors (three of them women), and seven were made for under $2 million.

THE ENTRIES:

The Craic
(Director Ted Emery; Producers David Foster, Mark Gracie, Jimeoin McKeown)

Erskineville Kings
(Director Alan White; Producers Julio Caro, Alan White)

Fresh Air
(Director Neil Mansfield; Producers Rosemary Blight, Kylie du Fresne)

In a Savage Land
(Director Bill Bennett; Producers Bill Bennett, Jennifer Bennett)

The Missing
(Director Manuela Alberti; Producers Lynda House, Jim Stark)

Muggers
(Director Dean Murphy; Producers David Redman, Nigel Odell)

Occasional Coarse Language
(Director Brad Hayward; Producers Brad Hayward, Trish Piper)

Paperback Hero
(Director Antony J. Bowman; Producers Lance Reynolds, John Winter)

Passion
(Director Peter Duncan; Producer Matt Carroll)

Praise
(Director John Curran; Producer Martha Coleman)

Redball
(Director Jon Hewitt; Producers Meredith King, Phillip Parslow)

Sally Marshall Is Not An Alien
(Director Mario Andreacchio; Producers Terry Charatsis, Micheline Charest)

Siam Sunset
(Director John Polson; Producer Al Clark)

Soft Fruit
(Director Christina Andreef; Producer Helen Bowden)

Spank
(Director Ernie Clark; Producer David Lightfoot)

Strange Fits of Passion
(Director Elise McCredie; Producer Lucy MacLaren)

Strange Planet
(Director: Emma Kate Croghan; Producer Stavros Kazantzidis)

Two Hands
(Director Gregor Jordan; Producer Marian MacGowan)

June, 1999

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Eighteen feature films have been entered into competition for the 1999 AFI Awards, and AFI members – some 8,000 currently – will be eligible to vote for Best Film. Other categories are voted by accredited members of professional and craft guilds. Anyone can join the AFI, and voters are required to see all the films before casting their vote.

Nominations for the 1999 AFI Awards were announced on 13 October. The presentation ceremony for the Awards will be broadcast live on SBS Television from Fox Studios Australia on November 13.

The entries were screened around Australia for members between August 3 and September 19 in all capital cities (except poor old Darwin).

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Siam Sunset


Passion


Praise


Redball


Erskineville Kings


In a Savage Land


Paperback Hero


Two Hands







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