Winner of the Pilot PSA with most impact.
Sophie, a 15-year-old girl, accepts a friend request from a boy named Ryan who looks her age, and begins texting him. Days of texting a boy leads her to tell him things she’s never told anyone before. Trusting him completely she makes herself vulnerable to him. She keeps herself hidden away in her room feeling the weight of her online relationship.
Words Are Weapons
Words may not leave bruises but they have the potential of causing real harm, this brilliantly emotional film follows a schoolgirl, dealing with the anguish of cyber-bullying. When she comes face to face with her bullies after school we see the serious consequences of the written word.
Impact Film Challenge 2022
The Impact Film Challenge acknowledges this land and pays respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. We recognise First Nations people as the original storytellers of these lands and acknowledge the vital role they continue to play in our community.