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Young Filmmakers Competition

Attention, all budding filmmakers!

The Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival (HOGSIFF) is calling for entries to its YOUNG FILMMAKERS Short Film Competition. The two awards are:

  • Best Young Filmmaker (National) Prize of $500 value
  • Best Young Filmmaker (Gympie Region) Prize of $500

PLUS – all filmmakers whose films are shortlisted will receive entry to a masterclass at the festival.

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORMS     DOWNLOAD POSTER

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Entry is FREE.
  • Entry is open any student who was enrolled in Grades 7-12 (Grade 13 in some states) anytime in 2018 / 2019. Films submitted in the past to our or other competitions or festivals will not be accepted.
  • Films must be between 1 to 15 minutes long.
  • All submissions must fit within the Heart of Gold values. Thus the film submitted must be heart-warming, uplifting and thought provoking.
  • Foreign language films are eligible for entry.
  • The Artistic Director’s decision on entry eligibility is final.

Digital Film Specifications

  • Resolution: 1920x1080 or 1280x720 progressive or interlaced is acceptable.
  • File Type: .mp4 or .mov preferred.
  • Audio: Stereo 48k or higher or highest quality for the video format.
  • All entries must be accompanied by
    • The ENTRY FORM (FORM 1)
    • The DECLARATION (FORM 2)
    • The PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM (FORM 3)

FORMS TO YOUR TEACHERS BY 30 AUG 2019
FILM ENTRY NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED AT HOGSIFF BY 7 SEPT 2019

All entries must be either:

  • Uploaded to VIMEO and email link to learning@heartofgold.com.au
    OR
  • Uploaded on a USB stick and mailed to:
    Young Filmmakers Competition
    Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival
    O. Box 726, Gympie, QLD. 4570

Please note: for general non-school submissions visit SUBMISSIONS