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Australian filmmakers are stars of science film awards
Date:8/12/2009

Victorian student Kristian Lang has taken out the top student prize at the SCINEMA Festival of Science Film for the second year in a row.

Kristian is one of several Australian filmmakers whose films garnered awards from the international science film festival, which screens across Australia and New Zealand during National Science Week (August 15 23).

The winners were announced at the launch of National Science Week at Questacon in Canberra this morning.

The young student from Debney Park Secondary College in suburban Melbourne won the prize for his documentary short Woomera Test Facility.

"Kristian's film was outstanding in terms of his sharp and informative script and wonderful mix of archival and contemporary footage," judge and Festival Director Cris Kennedy said.

While still in primary school, Kristian's stop-motion film entitled Photosynthesis won best student film at SCINEMA in 2008, and drew the attention of ABC's Catalyst program, which ran a story on the budding filmmaker in March 2009.

For his efforts this year, Kristian wins an internship at The Dish in Parkes courtesy of Festival sponsor CSIRO.

Among the other winners was Canberra's Bobby Cerini whose film Robot World was voted Best Experimental Film, and Sydney filmmaker Martyn Park whose film 1 and 0nly, an environmental take on the Heart of Darkness tale, took the gong for Best Narrative Film.

The full list of 2009 Scinema Festival of Science Film winners are:

Best Film - Between the Folds (USA) by Vanessa Gould Producer & Director for Green Fuse Films "...for so elegantly and succinctly capturing the science of art and the art of science"

Best Director - Kris Kroening for 400 Years of the Telescope (USA)

Best Student Film - Kristian Lang for Woomera Test Facility (Australia)

Commendations:
Geoff Abeshouse for Universal Surprise (Australia)
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Contact: Cris Kennedy
Cris.Kennedy@csiro.au
040-373-9108
CSIRO Australia
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