STC Acting Awards to be announced at 16 March Film Screenings


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Continuing the “Oscar” fever, audience members at our 16 March Short Films Screening (Stories with Grandpa) will vote for their favourite actors and actresses in the 5 films presented on the day. The STC Drama School Faculty will also present  4 awards (best actor, best actress, best supporting actor, best supporting actress) at the end of the afternoon.  For those who have not booked their FREE tickets yet, the link is below.  Come join us for an enjoyable afternoon of great performances and STC awards excitement!


Ladies and Gentlemen, THE NOMINEES ARE…
Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Gabe Alvarado – U Did What Toni-Rose Abdel-Ahad – The Perfect Sister Jacob El Mahir – The Last Picnic Angelica Armeni – Only One Wish
Cayde Fowler – The Perfect Sister Freja Baskeyfield – The Last Picnic Mark Fowler – U Did What Sophia Chesworth – Only One Wish
Daniel Gauci – The Last Picnic Laneikka Denne – The Last Picnic Darcy Keogh – Only One Wish Charlotte Craig – Only One Wish
Andre Leiva – Hide & Seek Melina Krkac – Only One Wish Benjamin Nunnari – The Last Picnic Tilly Keogh – Only One Wish
Hugh McPherson – U Did What Michelle Jacqueline Lee – U Did What Charlie Oliver – Only One Wish Sophie Liddle – The Perfect Sister
Aaron Nesbitt – The Last Picnic Jake Semaan – Only One Wish Jasmine Neal – The Perfect Sister
Liam Rayment – U Did What Lucas Semaan – The Perfect Sister Jessica Peake – The Last Picnic
Lucas Semaan – Hide & Seek Kyle Thompson – The Perfect Sister
Lucas Semaan – U Did What



Sydney Talent Company & Sydney Playhouse proudly present a 2014 NSW Senior Week Official Event “Stories with Grandpa,” a special screening of short films for the young-at-heart and for all other generations!  These short stories cover childhood magical fantasies, teenage and parent anxieties, and how retirement will be in the future.

Tickets are free, but bookings are essential, so we can ensure a seat for everyone in the beautiful Showroom of the Hornsby RSL.

Event: Stories with Grandpa – Short films for the young-at-heart and every other generation

Date: Sunday 16th March

Time: 2:30 to 4:30pm

Venue: The Showroom, Hornsby RSL, 4 High Street, Hornsby


Please visit our tickets link below and make your booking.


Films shown will be the following special projects directed by Jon-Claire Lee:

Only One Wish (A young girl finds a magic lamp, rubs it and lands herself in a journey with dramatic consequences.) Winner of Best Actress Award for Melina Krkac (48 Hour Project Film Competition 2013)

The Perfect Sister (Cody searches for his step-sister Amber, but finds himself in a whole series of comic misadventures) Video Recording of The Winner of The Best Play Award (Fast & Fresh Play Festival 2012)

Hide and Seek (A parent’s worst fears – a predator stalks teenagers after sports practice. A cautionary tale that will encourage every parent to keep their children within their sights more often in the future.)

U Did What (Four guys rob a liquor store to finance an overseas holiday, but it all goes wrong. They call their best friend Jade before “getting out of town.” The entire film takes place on a smartphone. This film contains some strong adult language.) . FX Effects by Broken Chair Games.

The Last Picnic World Premiere Screening (In a futuristic over-populated world, people retire at the age of 15 and live on only for a short time afterwards. This is the story of one individual who rebels against the universal law.)

STC’s motto is “We train the actors we represent.” Some alumni from our drama classes include Delta Goodrem (Neighbours, international singing start); Kate Garvin, Beau Brady, Dieter Brummer (Home and Away); Kain O’Keefe (Swimming Upstream); Sophie Luck (Blue Water High); Luke Jacobz (Host, Australian X Factor). Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby), etc.

Come see on the silver screen some of whom we believe will be the future stars of Australian TV and Film!