Mate: five questions for director George-Alex Nagle

Following the recent Grand Prix win at Clermont-Ferrand, we talk to the Australian filmmaker about his short film and what comes next.

George-Alex Nagle’s Western-Sydney-based short film Mate recently won the Grand Prix at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, the first Australian short film to do so, and an accolade that qualifies the film for entry into the Academy Awards and BAFTAs. We caught up with him to find out more.

Congratulations on your win, George-Alex! Can you give us an overview of Mate?

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports