The 2016 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival best International actor winner was David Harrell from the USA. Here he tells everyone why they should enter this festival and how it can change your life. David won this prize courtesy of Silkari Suites at Chatswood. Entries are now open for the 2017 festival. Simply make a <5 min short film or documentary about people with disability and get your entry in by June 30, 2017. International winners will receive a trip to Australia! Full details at

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The 2016 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival International Best Film winner Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce from Uganda. Here he tells everyone why they should enter this festival and how it can change your life. Entries are now open for the 2017 festival, simply make a <5 min short film or documentary about people with disability and get your entry in by June 30, 2017. Best International film winner will receive a trip to Australia! Full details at

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Want to make a short film or documentary that could be seen all over the world, aired on National TV – AND, put you in the draw for over $140,000 worth of cash and prizes!

The NOVA Employment Focus on Ability Short Film Festival is back for 2017 and is now taking entries.

To enter, simply make a short film or doco focussing on the ability of a person with a disability.

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With the 2017 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival now taking submissions, it is time to take a look back at some of the amazing entries from 2016. Please feel free to share and comment on this wonderful documentary from Cara - I am Liam.
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With the 2017 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival now taking submissions, it is time to take a look back at some of the amazing entries from 2016. Please feel free to share and comment on this wonderful short film from USA's David Harrell who also took out the Best International Actor prize. David will be in Sydney this month training at Tafta as part of his prize. Here is his film Lefty &...
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With the 2017 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival now taking submissions, it is time to take a look back at some of the amazing entries from 2016. Please feel free to share and comment on this wonderful short film from UK's Oliver Efesopoulos.

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Focus on Ability Zimbabwe! It was such an honour to take the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival to Zimbabwe and have the local people embrace the concept. Check out the highlights video below. #foazim #focusonability #foafilmfestival
Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Focus on Ability Film Festival. If you would like to keep any of these pictures, just right click on the photoraph and select Save image as
Thank you NZ for another fantastic screening in your beautiful country. Every year we are thrilled to see the support of the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival and meet all the film stars.

Best wishes to all in the South Island during this tough time, please stay safe.

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Did you miss the SBS Australia screening of our Focus on Ability Short Film Festival yesterday? Never mind, here it is. Available with Closed Captioning for our hearing impaired viewers. Be sure to leave a comment on their website and let SBS Australia know how much we appreciate them showcasing ability!

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Focus On Ability Film Festival 2016

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Australian fans - Focus on Ability Short Film Festival
Tuesday November 15 - SBS One - 2pm
We are bringing the festival to the national audience on free to air television with an hour long special featuring 10 of this years finalists. A huge thank you to SBS Australia for shining a light on the ability of people with disability. Also a huge thank you to everyone who submitted films this year...
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Australian fans - Focus on Ability Short Film Festival on Aurora Channel again this and every Sunday at 7.30pm on the new channel number 173 on Foxtel. This weeks episode features 4 of our splendid International entries.
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Back in Sydney after an incredible journey to Africa to promote the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. The people of Zimbabwe embraced the festival and its true spirit and we couldn't be happier with the results. Video to come, but for now here is some pics that take in the day. Big thanks to our major sponsor NOVA Employment, African Theatres, our FOA Zim team and the Zimbabwean media who...
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Focus on Ability Zimbabwe!
Promoting the festivals Friday screening on national Zimbabwe radio, everyone's favourite station Star FM.
The full official list of winners is now up on our website as still are all 194 films that were submitted into this years festival. Days worth of quality entertainment. [ Focusonability.com.au Link ]

2016 Winners List

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