ABC to celebrate student films with ‘Grad Season'

'Foal' from Aftrs grad Vanessa Gazy.. . ABC Arts has put together Grad Season, a showcase of original short film projects from recently graduated Aussie film school students. . Featuring 28 films from nine film schools across Australia, the showcase will stream on iview from February 20. Selected works will also be broadcast on ABC2. . .Many of these young filmmakers are the future lifeblood of our industry and we are keen to encourage an ongoing connection between emerging filmmakers and the ABC,. said head of ABC Arts Mandy Chang. . The season includes a variety of documentary, drama, comedy and animation films. . Participating schools, and shorts, include: . Aftrs: A Boy Called Su, Foal, The Kangaroo Guy . Griffith University: Alienation, Gokanosho, Pond Scum . Swinburne University: The Man Who Caught a Mermaid, The Promise, The Summer of ABC Burns . La Trobe University: Samara — Lady Trample, Naz. . Qut: Oddbots, Same as it Ever Was. . Bond University: Ultramarine,

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