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South Australian Screen Awards 2024

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The South Australian Screen Awards (SASA) sponsored by Principal Partner RAA, return in 2024 to celebrate

South Australia’s best screen works




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The Mercury is pleased to announce the return of the South Australian Screen Awards (SASA) sponsored by Principal Partner RAA, with nominee screenings from the 17th June leading up to the highly-anticipated SASA red carpet gala ceremony on Saturday June 22, 2024.


Celebrating and promoting the best screen works from South Australia’s film industry, the SASA’s has run annually for over 20 years.


The SASA’s provide a vital platform for South Australian screen practitioners to showcase their work, recognising emerging talent and celebrating the people and projects created by the local screen industry.


A combination of cash and in-kind awards will be presented across a number of genre and craft categories, with two new award categories introduced in 2024; Best First Nations Film and Best Experimental. 

Applicants will have the opportunity to be judged under the following categories:


Best Drama Best Screenplay
Best Web Series Best Directing
Best Comedy Best Performance
Best Documentary Best Cinematography
Best Animation Best Editing
Best Music Video Best Production Design
Best Experimental (NEW) Best Sound Design
Best Game Best Hair & Make-up
Best Feature Film Best Costume
Best Student Film Best Music Composition
Best Emerging First Nations Screen Practitioner
Best First Nations Film (NEW)
Young Filmmaker Award
Best Emerging Producer Award
Mercury Rising Award
Mercury Legend Award
Grand Jury Prize
Audience Award

SASA Guidelines 2024

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