Luca Rotteglia – Static

All Year 2, IB Film students are required to write and produce a 3-minute film to feature the filmmaking skills they have developed throughout the two year course. Luca’s 3-minute film, 'Static’ is a commentary on isolation and Victoria’s lockdown crisis during 2020. ’Static’ was not only written, directed, photographed, sound designed and animated by Luca, but he also starred as the main actor as well! Luca is literally a one-man band!

Luca Rotteglia – The Wallet

The production challenge for this task was to create ‘communication without dialogue’ in order to refine the filmmaker’s ability to ‘show’ and ‘not tell’. Luca’s submission, ‘The Wallet’ was a humorous take on the theme and was designed to showcase his edit skills and his experimentation with After Effects.

Oliver Blanks – Bladder Late than Never

The production challenge for this task was to unite separate environments through the process of ‘continuity editing’, making them appear to all connect seamlessly. Oliver’s submission, ‘Bladder Late Than Never’ places his protagonist in an unenviable position and showcases, not only his continuity editing skills, but some impressive drone piloting and camera work.

Oliver Blanks – Teacher Trouble

All Year 2, IB Film students are required to write and produce a 3 minute film to feature the filmmaking skills they have developed throughout the two year course. Oliver’s submission, ‘Teacher Trouble’, is a humorous commentary on the challenges with online learning faced by teachers, parents and students alike.

Alex Schmalenbach – Son of a Beach

The production challenge for this task was to unite separate environments through the process of ‘continuity editing’, making them appear to all connect seamlessly. Alex’s submission ’Son of a Beach’, incorporated a number of diverse locations, challenging all of his filmmaking and producing skills. Watch out for the beach to pool transition…it is worth the wait.

Alex Schmalenbach – The Kitchen

The production challenge for this task was to create an experimental film that avoided traditional narrative structures to tell a story. Alex’s submission, ‘The Kitchen’ used the rhythm and movement of inanimate objects to convey a tale of stress and heightened tension.

Luca Rotteglia, Oliver Blanks, Alex Schmalenbach – Iv’e Got Time

All Year 2, IB Film students are required to work in a small production team to write and produce a collaborative film. Under the pressure of COVID lockdown, the class of 2020 scrapped original plans and had three weeks to re-group as Victoria emerged out of it’s first lockdown and before it entered the second. These students achieved a phenomenal effort to complete this film they all should be very proud of this outcome.

Isaac Maddock – Neorealism

The production challenge for this task was to create a film in the style of the Italian Neorealist film movement. Issac’s submission examined the end of a relationship and used voice-over as a device to convey emotion and pathos.

Jami Taylor – The Stove

The production challenge for this task was to unite separate environments through the process of ‘continuity editing’, making them appear to all connect seamlessly. Jami’s submission, ‘The Stove’ was a fun story, exploring that feeling we have all experienced once we have left the house, “did I turn the stove off?”

Mose Rabe – Dinner With

The production challenge for this task was to create a film in the style of the German Expressionism film movement of the 1930’s, a black and white film that uses deep shadows to create tension. Mose’s submission “Dinner With”, explores the creepy hallmarks of the film movement with his very supportive parents playing the lead roles.

Kosta Kalogeratos – Dear Basketball

The production challenge for this task was to create a film that introduces the filmmaker using the technique of ‘montage’ to juxtapose contrasting image to create meaning. Kosta’s submission ‘Dear Basketball’ is an insight into the filmmaker’s struggle to deal with potentially losing something very precious.