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In a gala red-carpet screening to nearly 700 people at the National Museum of Australia on Saturday, the winners of the 2005 Lights! Canberra! Action! filmmaking festival were announced. They were:
Best Film: Clare Young – Three Degrees of Separation
Best Student Film: Chris Webb, Dan Lillicrap, Kim Collins – The Good Shepherd
Highly Commended: James Hunter – Flog
Best Direction: Clare Young – Three Degrees of Separation
Best Screenplay: Ben Wade – The Good Shepherd
Best Editing: Ben Nunney – Canberra Scene Investigation CSI
Best Cinematography: Dhruv Raniga – The Right Advice
Best Music: Pat Lillicrap & Munro Milano – The Good Shepherd
Best Sound Design: David Easteal & Brian Tam – Smoothie
Best Acting Performance: Adam Grant (Jesus) – The Good Shepherd
Best Use of Theme: Clare Young – Three Degrees of Separation
Congratulations to all the finalists, winners and participants. Nearly 50 teams registered for the competition, making their films in ten days including ten items from around the city. The standard of the entries this year has shown a growth in the talent of local filmmakers, which is wonderful to see. For more information on the festival and a complete list of the Top Twelve, visit

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