AKFF Ambassador Program

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AKFF Director and Luke

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2013 – Luke Faccini was selected to be an AKFF Ambassador and represent SA as an international Jury Member at the Giffoni Filma Festival

2014 – Our Ambassador Program saw four South Australians travel to Europe.  Gere Fuss was invited to Plasencia Encorto – the Spanish Youth Film Festival in March with his film “Not a Sound’ which won the 2013 AKFF “Best Overall Film” award.

Sharnie Du Bois, Jeff Moriarty and Sam Dawson were selected to be part of the jury at the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy in July and represented Australia along with 3000 kids from all over the world.

2015 Olivia Hosking and Thomas Keiller were selected to attend the Plasencia Encorto Youth Film Festival in March with their Film “Jack and Jill” winning best screenplay.

Ingrid Coram, Charlie Ryan Kane and Eva Tudorovic were the ambassadors selected to represent Australia at the Giffoni Film Festival in July.

          Teens in Giffoni

2016 AKFF Jury and Chaperone Ambassador Program is now open

Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy

Jury Member

  • Individuals must have had a film screened in the AKFF or have submitted a film into the AKFF to be considered for the program.
  • Individuals must be aged between 13 – 17 to be considered for the program.
  • Individuals must submit a 500 word essay to info@akff.com.au ATT: Giffoni Jury Application stating reasons why they should be selected as an AKFF Ambassador.
  • Individuals must submit at least one example of their work: Film, Music Video, Script, or Film Review.

Applicants will be notified by April 30th and only if they have been selected to go.

Accommodation, airport transfers, meals, insurance whilst in Giffoni and free entry into all films is paid for by Giffoni. Airfares are not but can be purchased at a reasonable rate through “Student World Travel” (this will be coordinated by AKFF)

AKFF will contribute $100 to the travel costs of each ambassador.

Other sources of funding can be discussed with you on application and includes, but is not limited to:
Carclew Youth Arts Project and Development Grant
Your local Rotary club.
Your local council

Chaperone

Individuals 21 and over can apply to be a Chaperone to accompany the three jury members.
Individuals must have offered their services as a volunteer with the AKFF.
For those under 26 you can apply for:
Carclew Youth Arts Project and Development Grant.
Your local Rotary club.
Your local council

Accommodation, airport transfers, meals and free entry into all films is paid for by Giffoni. Airfares are not but can be purchased at a discounted rate through Student World Travel

More detailed information can be obtained by calling 8276 6311 or by emailing us at info@akff.com