Bunny New Girl


  • 2015
  • Australia
  • 6 mins
  • English

Short Film Competition

Natalie van den Dungen
Natalie van den Dungen, Peter Fenton
Peter Fenton, Susan Prior, Molly Williams, Cassidy Bonnor, Joshua Skelly

On her first day at a new school, a self conscious young girl learns that friendship can overcome difference.

Natalie van den Dungen is an independent filmmaker based in Australia. Natalie’s previous work includes over 30 music videos and the feature- length documentary, Persecution Blues: The Battle for the Tote (MIFF 2011, NXNE 2012, ABC TV 2012). Natalie studied screenwriting at AFTRS in 2013. Bunny New Girl is her first narrative short and has been invited to over 60 festivals including SIFF, Traverse City, TIFF Kids and NYICFF and won 8 awards including Best Comedy at St Kilda Film Festival in Melbourne.


2015 St Kilda Film Festival (Australia) – Best Comedy
2015 Port Shorts (Australia) – Best Film (Open Filmmakers)
2015 Lorne Film Festival (Australia) – Best Short Film
2015 El ojo Cojo (Spain) – Best Short Film
2015 Dytiatko Children’s TV & Film Festival (Ukraine) – Best Short Film For Children
2015 Jefferson State Flixxfest (USA) – Best Editing
2015 Kineko Children’s International Film Festival (Japan) – Special Jury Prize
2015 Zeroplus International Film Festival (Russia) – Best Example Of Tolerance
2015 Atom Awards (Australia) – Nominated, Best Short Film
2015 Heart Of Gold Film Festival (Australia) – Nominated, Best Film & Best Australian Film

About Winter Film Awards

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