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Young filmmakers competition

 
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Grade 6 to GRaDE12 are eligible to enter

*** PLEASE NOTE SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL HAVE CLOSED***

Attention, all budding filmmakers!  The Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival (HOGSIFF) is calling for entries to its YOUNG FILMMAKERS Short Film Competition. Prizes will be awarded to:

  • Best Young Film Maker (National)
    PRIZE: $500 (donated by Adelene & Max Walker)

    & 5 tickets to Heart of Gold Masterclass, 5 session pass.
  • Best Young Filmmaker (Gympie Region)
    PRIZE: $500 sponsored by the University of the Sunshine Coast
    & 5 tickets to Heart of Gold Masterclass, 5 session pass.

The winner's school will receive a framed certificate also.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Entry is FREE.
  • Entry is open any student who was enrolled in Grades 6-12 (Grade 13 in some states) anytime between 9 Oct 2017 and 6 August 2018. Films submitted in the past  to our or other competitions or festivals will not be accepted.
  • Films must be between 3 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

FORMS TO YOUR TEACHERS BY 28 JULY 2018
FILM ENTRY NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED AT HOGSIFF BY 6 AUGUST 2018

All entries must be either:

  • Uploaded to VIMEO and email link to learning@heartofgold.com.au
    (please note the FilmFreeway Link is no longer valid for this competition) OR 
  • Uploaded on a USB stick and mailed to: 
    Young Filmmakers Competition
    Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival
    P.O. Box 726,  Gympie, QLD. 4570

DOWNLOAD THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please note: for general non-school submissions visit SUBMISSIONS