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TEDxSydney 2016 short film wrap-up

As part of the recent annual TEDxSydney event held at the Sydney Opera House, filmmakers were invited to make short videos for the day.

These videos are showcased below:

Film: Being a Robot Usher
A day in the day in the life of the newest employee at the Sydney Opera House.
Directed by Ian Williamson & Russ Tucker

Film: Do you see me?
For months, filmmaker, Jane Schneider had admired the work of Luke Atkinson on Instagram. His candid photos document the people he sees around the city – often solitary people, often elderly people. People you might walk past without even seeing. By connecting these images with interviews of children, this micro-doc challenges the way we see old people, particularly in public places, but also questions how we value old age itself.
Director and producer: Jane Schneider

Film: The Phoenix
Arlene Blencowes is a single mum as well as a dual world boxing champion and world-ranked combat athlete.
Director and producer: Jamie Andrei

Film: The Carne
A film made entirely of Donald Trump quotes.
Director: Danielle Pearce
Producers: Madeleine Gottleib and Sarah Christie

Film: Albert Bluth Looks at People: Malcolm Goram Innovator
Albert Bluth takes a look at the unique and interesting characters that live all around us. In this very special episode, Albert meets Malcolm Goram, an innovator with a penchant for bringing things together.
Directors: Nick Hunter and Seaton Kay-Smith

Film: Paddleboarding with whales
A paddle boarder encounters an unexpected moment of serenity with two whales.
Director and Producer: Jaimen Hadon

Film: Woven Threads – The Gift
One evening on a crowded dock Carina’s mother put her into a wooden boat with her younger brother and sister and 400 other people hoping that she would find a better life.
Director: Michi Marosszeky
Producer: Paul Sullivan

 

Film: Synthetic Nature
Andy Thomas creates digital life-forms that respond to archival birdsongs.
Director and producer: Andy Thomas

TEDx videos from previous years:

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