Posted on 14 November, 2016

Tully Hemsley Top 30 Finalist for BUFTA Award

Tully Hemsley Top 30 Finalist for BUFTA Award

Tully Hemsley's winning film from the Capricornia Youth Section at this year’s Darwin International Film Festival, has now been announced in the Top 30 Finalists of the Bond University Film Television Awards (BUFTA). BUFTA is a short film competition for aspiring filmmakers from Year 11 and 12 secondary schools across Australia.

Pictured is Darwin High School Year 12 Student Tully Hemsley

Pictured above is Darwin High School Year 12 Student and BUFTA Finalist, Tully Hemsley

The competition has grown to become one of the richest competitions in the Southern Hemisphere and the winner receives a full fee paid scholarship to study Film and Television at Bond University and Students can enter a film, made as a part of a school assessment or as an independent project, into one of six categories; animation, comedy, documentary, drama, experimental film and music video. Tully’s ‘Pressure’ has been selected in the final five of the drama section, Fictional Film, in which dramatic storytelling develops realistic, identifiable characters dealing with a range of contemporary social and human issues.

In 2015, Darwin High student, Nathaniel Kelly was the BUFTA Jury Prize winner for his production, ‘After Tracy’. This year Tully is the only finalist from the Northern Territory and Darwin High School congratulates him on this fantastic achievement. Tully will be at the BUFTA Awards ceremony on Saturday November 26, on the Gold Coast, where the winners will be announced.

Congratulations and Good Luck Tully!

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