Hume Bank Best Overall Film
Charles Sturt University Award
Mayfly Media Best Young Filmmaker
Blue by Jacob Hillis-Skerry
Thirsty Crow Best Wagga Story
Waggawagga.tv Best Wagga Visual
Wagga Wagga City Council Best Original Score
The Future is Bright, Bright Is The Future by The Kooringal Public School Year 5/6 Tech Team
You can also check out the winners from previous competitions while you're in the Waggafest frame of mind!
More about our Judges
Peter is a retired Drama Teacher, who has directed well over 100 school, community and professional productions. His writing and directing achievements include, Darren Coggan's "Moonshadows", Catherine Alcorn's "Divine Miss Bette" and "The Fabulous Chandeliers" who have all performed nationally. Peter's most recent project was creating the feature film "Backyard Ashes" in partnership with Mark Grentell. Peter and Mark, in 2014 also wrote and produced the highly successful children's show for the Australia Day Committee, "The Lizard of Oz.
Sonya Gee is the ABC Open producer for the Riverina. She helps audience members tell their stories through photos, videos and text and publish them on the ABC. In addition to delivering storytelling workshops, Sonya has produced mini documentaries about life in our region that have been screened across the ABC. She's excited to return as a festival judge because she loves discovering new local filmmakers and following their work.
Actor, Director, Arts & Events Consultant. Lex is a former Wagga resident and sports nut with an extensive career in theatre, film and television, most recently in the Logie Award winning TV Drama "The Slap" and "Rake". Lex agreed to be a judge because he is a great supporter of young people's involvement with the arts and very fond of Wagga Wagga.
Competition Terms and Conditions
All the nitty gritty stuff about the Waggafest competition is located in the Waggafest Terms and Conditions.