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2020 Jury Member Announcement & PRINDIE Curated Collection: Charles Williams

Every week leading up to the official selection announcement and virtual festival presentation, we will be introducing 2020 jury members and films to be viewed for FREE by the artists we love and support in our new PRINDIE Curated Collection!

Without further ado, PRINDIE is honored to announce the 2020 jury member participation of filmmaker, Charles Williams!

Charles is a filmmaker born and raised in country Victoria, Australia, far from anything connected to filmmaking.

After more than a decade of filmmaking, his films have screened at over 150 of the world’s most prestigious festivals including Cannes, TIFF, Telluride, Clermont-Ferrand, Hong Kong, Rotterdam, SXSW, Busan, and MIFF. His latest short film All These Creatures was the winner of over 50 awards including the Palme d’Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. He is currently developing his first feature film ‘Inside’, supported by Screen Australia and selected as part of TIFF’s 2019 Filmmaker Lab and Golden Globes HFPA 2020 Residency.

His short film All These Creatures won the GRAND JURY AWARD, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST WRITING & BEST SOUND DESIGN at the 2019 PRINDIE Film Festival.

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All These Creatures (2018)

dir. Charles Williams

Runtime: 13:15

Live-Action Short


180+ Film Festivals, 60+ Awards Short Film Palme d'Or – Cannes Film Festival 2018


SYNOPSIS An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unraveling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.


AWARDS * Short Film Palme d'Or – Cannes Film Festival 2018 * Best Short Film – Australian Academy Award (AACTA) 2018 * Best Australian Short Film – Melbourne International Film Festival 2018 * Best Short Fiction Film – Tirana International Film Festival 2018 * Best Film Youth Competition 12+ – Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2018 * Best Short Film – Festival Du Grain à Démoudre 2018 * Best Short Fiction Film – NDU International Film Festival 2018 * Best Short Fiction Film – 2ANNAS Riga International Film Festival 2018 * Small Golden Camera 300 award – Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers Festival 2018 * Best Screenplay – Soria International Film Festival * Cinematic Achievement Award – THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki 2018 * Best Screenplay – Black Canvas International Film Festival 2018 * Youth Jury Award – Cellu l’art Short Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Film – Akbank Short Film Festival 2019 * Firebird Award (Grand Prize) – Hong Kong International Film Festival 2019 * Best Editing in an Australian Short – Flickerfest 2019 * Best Fiction Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography – Redline Film International Festival 2019 * Best Narrative Short Film – Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival 2019 * Best Narrative Short Film – Underexposed Film Festival yc 2019 * Best Film – ReelGood Film Festival 2019 * Best Youth Short Film – Cinema In Sneakers - International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2019 * Sogni d'Oro Award for Best International Short Film – Corti Da Sogni International Short Film Festival 2019 * Best Screenplay, Best Direction – Civitanova Film Festival 2019 * Dendy Award for Best Live Action Short, Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Director – Sydney Film Festival 2019 * Best Young Actor – St Kilda Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Film – Periferia dell'impero International Short Film Festival 2019 * Audience Award – Lago Film Festival 2019 * Best Direction – Toko Film Festival 2019 * Best Direction – Out of Bounds Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Film, Best Cinematography, Best Editing – Lenola Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Film – Seoul international Extreme-Short Image Film Festival 2019 * Best Direction – Metricamente Corto Film Festival 2019 * Best Direction – Pentedattilo Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Film, Best Writing, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design – PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival 2019 * Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Soundtrack – Valdarnocinema Film Festival 2019 * Audience Award – Curtocircuíto International Film Festival 2019 * Best Cinematography – Tacoma Film Festival 2019 * Best Short Fiction – Tegenstroom Film Festival 2019 * Best Film – Aquerò Film Festival


CAST Tempest: Yared Scott Mal: Mandela Mathia Winta: Helen Hailu Isabella: Melody Demessie Narrator: Melchisedek Nkailu


CREW Writer, Director: Charles Williams Producers: Elise Trenorden, Charles Williams Casting: Fiona Dann CGA Editors: Dan Lee, Charles Williams Original Music: Chiara Costanza Cinematographer: Adric Watson Production Designer: Eleanora Steiner 1st Assistant Director: Andrew Power Sound Designer: Craig Conway Sound Mixer: Paul Shanahan Re-Recording Mixer: David Williams

Costume Designer: Stephanie Hooke Hair, Make-up: Rikki Lee Norman Standby Props: Dan Cato, Bianca Milani Sound Recordists: Juan Martinez, Alex Wakefield Stills Photographers: Matthew Lynn, Emma Buglisi Colourist: CJ Dobson

Community Advisors: Tesfaye Gebrehana, Fiker Gebrehana, Tesfaye Endeshaw Gebressilasel, Daniel Zewdu


SPONSORS Panavision Melbourne | Kodak | The Butchery | Soundfirm | Final Sound | Casting Sugar | Refinery VFX | Savage Rentals | City of Greater Dandenong | Park Road Post Production | Cine Lab


Marketing assistance provided by Screen Australia

A Simpatico Films Production


CONTACT Production Company / Simpatico. Films / contact@simpaticofilm.com / simpaticofilm.com Festival Distribution / Some Shorts – Wouter Jansen / +31 622 076 717 / info@someshorts.com / someshorts.com

International Sales / New Europe Film Sales – Marcin Łuczaj / +48 882 119 890 / shorts@neweuropefilmsales.com / neweuropefilmsales.com


WEBSITE allthesecreaturesfilm.com facebook.com/allthesecreaturesfilm/


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