Emerging Filmmaker Award














The North Bellarine Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker Award is a jury-selected/ monetary award presented to a filmmaker who resides or has resided in the State of Victoria (Australia) and is no older than 25 years of age at the time that they make their submission.

The winner of the 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Award will be announced on 14 November 2020 at 7:00 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time

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2019 Emerging Filmmaker Award


The winner of the 2019 Emerging Filmmaker Award was Tadji Ulrich for his beautiful film When We Were One.

Tadji Ulrich is a young filmmaker based in Melbourne. His first film, I Believe, was shortlisted for Trop Jr and, as part of the 2016 Little Big Shots International Film Festival, was shown at ACMI and the Sydney Opera House. In 2018, his mockumentary Outcasts Anonymous won Trop Jr, the world’s largest short film festival for kids.

Tadji accepting the 2019 Victorian Emerging Filmmaker Award