Jurists

FENELLA KERNEBONE

Mircoflix Jurist Fenella Kernebone

Fenella Kernebone is an Ideas Curator, Presenter, MC, Producer and Speaker. She is currently the Head of Curation for TEDxSydney responsible for leading the programming for one of the largest TEDx events in the world. She is also the host of Lumina, a new podcast for AFTRS about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories.

‘I loved last year’s Microflix program so much and I am thrilled to be invited to be one of the judges for 2019!’

STEPHANIE KING

Microflix Jurist Stephanie King

Stephanie King is a writer, performer and filmmaker living and working between Gadigal, Nyul Nyul, Bunuba and Gooniyandi country. Her critically-acclaimed documentary Undermined – Tales from the Kimberley was recently released in cinemas around the country, after premiering at Melbourne International Film Festival and winning the Antenna Film Festival Audience Award.

‘I am thrilled to be joining the panel judging Microflix in 2019. The short short is unique in the opportunities it affords for formal play and innovation, and I can’t wait to see what this year’s filmmakers will bring!’

WILLIAM SIMON

Will Simon is a teacher and writer who lives in Tasmania. He completed his PhD on the adaptation of Australian literature into film. His forthcoming new book, Screening the Man, examines 40 years of masculinity in Australian cinema. Will is currently working on a book on the screen art of Meryl Streep.

“I am fascinated with how screen adaptations engage audiences and, particularly, the shifts of ideology involved in the adaptation process.”