Sydney 2078

A teenage boy from the Northern Beaches, with a fascination for science fiction movies and novels has a vision during the night, leading him on an inter-dimensional endeavour into the future.

  • Brady O'Sullivan
    Director
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    Writer
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    Producer
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    DOP
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    Editor
  • Gordon Carroll
    Key Cast
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    VFX Artist
  • Brady O'Sullivan
    Sound Mixer
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 9, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    531 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.55:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Balgowlah Boys Campus
  • 2021 Australian Cinematographers Society Awards (NSW & ACT)
    New South Wales & ACT
    Australia
    Nominee - Student Category
  • 2021 Flickfair Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Invited to Screen - Narrative Short (Live-Action)
  • 2022 Space Brains SciFi Film Festival
    Mandurah, Western Australia
    Australia
    Honourable Mention - Youth Student Short Film Category
  • 2022 Goldblink International Short Film Awards

    Australia
    Honourable Mention - Youth Student Short Film Category
  • 2022 DUMBO Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Semi-Finalist - Short Narrative Category
  • 2022 Student Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Semi-Finalist - Student Film, Student Experimental Film & Youth Student Short Film Categories
  • 2021 Changing Face International Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    Semi-Finalist - Sci-Fi Short & Student Short Categories
  • 2021 Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    Official Selection/Finalist - Australian Sci-Fi Short Category
  • 2022 Australia Independent Film Festival
    Gold Coast
    Australia
    Semi-Finalist - Australian Short Film & Experimental Film Categories
  • 2022 FlickerFest International Short Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    Official Selection/Finalist - FlickerUp Australian Youth & Schools Category
  • 2021 Student World Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Finalist - Best Experimental Film Category
  • 2022 Los Angeles Cinematography Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Finalist - Best Student Film & Student Cinematography Categories
  • 2022 Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    Official Selection/Finalist - Short Live-Action Narrative Category
  • 2022 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival
    Cannes
    France
    Official Selection/Finalist - Best High School Film
  • 2024 The Art of Movie Making Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Official Selection - Best Visual Special Effects, Best Use of New Technology, Best Drone Footage Categories
  • 2022 Stuffit International Student Film Festival
    Nambour, Queensland
    Australia
    Runner-Up - Experimental Film Category
  • 2021 Torrens University Bright Awards
    Sydney
    Australia
    Winner
  • 2022 American Youth Film Festival
    Atlanta
    United States
    Winner - Best Foreign Film
  • 2022 Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Winner - Student Short Film
  • 2022 London City Film Awards
    London
    United Kingdom
    Winner - Best Student Director
  • 2022 London City Film Awards
    London
    United Kingdom
    Winner - Best Student Short Film
  • 2022 Torrens University Design (Film) Scholarship
    Sydney
    Australia
    Winner
  • 2023 Los Angeles International Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Winner - Short Film Category
Director - Brady O'Sullivan