Feb 13 2018

Congratulations to AFTRS alumnus Brendon McDonall (Master of Screen Arts, 2014; Graduate Diploma in Directing, 2012; Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting, 2011; Graduate Certificate: Directing, 2010) whose short film The Dam won the Audience Award in London on 27 January 2018 at the Australian Short Film Today screening in partnership with the London Australian Film Society.

The Dam is a drama about feelings between two lifelong friends that can no longer be contained.

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Photo: Still from The Dam


The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.