2022 winning films

Bell Shakespeare Shorts Festival

Watch the winning films from the 2022 Bell Shakespeare Shorts Festival. Thank you to all students from around the country who made films about or inspired by Shakespeare. We were blown away by the talent and creativity of young filmmakers nationwide.

Excellence in Storytelling & Top Secondary Film (joint winner)

Grave TidingsThe University High School, Parkville VIC

Grave Tidings

Community Spirit Prize & Top Primary Film (joint winner)

Lost and Found Byron Community Primary School NSW

Lost and Found

Excellence in Direction (joint winner)

Murder in Thy Dark Santa Maria College, Attadale WA

Murder in Thy Dark

Excellence in Direction (joint winner) & Top Secondary Film (joint winner)

Orsino and Olivia (S09E04) Anson Mak NSW

Orsino and Olivia (S09E04)

Creative Vision Prize (joint winner)

Shakespeare’s Lover’s Island Daisy McLean (Writer) and Isla McAlary (Producer), NSW

Shakespeare’s Lover’s Island

Creative Vision Prize (joint winner)

The Fairy Firm St Dominic’s Priory College, Adelaide SA

The Fairy Firm

Excellence in Performance & Top Primary Film (joint winner)

What News? The Cottage School, Hobart TAS

What News?