Tuesday, April 22, 2014



"We are delighted that the annual Cinecity Architectural Film Competition will be screened as part of the Australia Institute of Architects Conference Events program, we are intrigued to see how the films will explore the Conference Theme: Making."             
 Sam Crawford, Adam Haddow and Helen Norrie Creative Directors the National Architecture Conference 2014

In a fringe event aligned with the 2014 Australian Institute of Architects National
Conference, Cinecity Architectural Film Project has invited local and international submissions of films which are a 60 second continuous in camera shot. These are architectural films which explore the Conference Directors theme: MAKING. This theme explore ideas about making architecture, which extend upon traditional practice approaches, challenging relationships between architecture and the cultural, the economic, the social and the political. The Conference subthemes are: making culture: to process, making life: to transform, making connections: to engage and making impact: to act.

30 shortlisted films* which explore the conference theme and adhere to the Cinecity submission format, are put forward to the panel of esteemed judges. Each judge will choose and score their top film; signed certificates will be issued to each judges first choice, with an overall first place prize of $1000 AUD.

We are proud to announce that the Judges for Cinecity 2014 are:

National Conference Directors Choice by:


Atelier Red + Black, Alex Chomicz, Alien Oosting, Amanda Morgan,
Amy Czarkowski, Amy Lunn, Arya Sukapura Putra, Diogo Morato,
Donald Daedalus, Edward Couper and Allie Piehn, Eleanor Suess,
Eric Mukalazi, Alex Lyons, Mugeni Mukanga and Thomas Aquilina ,
Francis Matthews, Hannah Wenham, Ian Aw, Imogen Birch,
Jakub Gozdziewicz , Juan Zamora, Lena Obergfell, Marty Bignell and
Andrew Steen, Myles Prangnell, Namfon Udomlertlak, Philip Ma,
Sabine De Schutter, Situ Studio, Susanne Chan, Ted Sonnenschein,
UDMK, Vernon Cheung, Yeliz Yorulmaz and Baki Kocaballi.

The First Prize Winner + Judges Choices will be announced at first screening in Perth.

PERTH - 9th May from 6pm
Making:Fun Festival Fringe Event, at Perth - State Theatre Centre
This is a free open screening event.

SYDNEY - 30 May from 8pm
Vivid Ideas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
This is a free event, but numbers are limited register your name on the door here.

MELBOURNE  - 25 July time TBC
Testing Grounds, 1-23 City Road, Southbank Melbourne
Free open screening event.

CANBERRA  -  12th August 6pm
EmAGN- Civic Pub, Whiskey Room
Free screening event email RSVP to emagnact@gmail.com

 Louise Mackenzie & Sarah Breen Lovett

Cinecity 2014 is supported by The University of Sydney, Metropolitan Re-development Authority Western Australia, and The National Architecture Conference Fringe Events team Making:Fun.

The judges decision is final and further discussion will not be entered into. The judging criteria is based on the technical parameters laid out in the brief and thematic engagement with the Conference Theme "Making."