Qantas Short Film Competition

The Qantas Short Film Competition geared to students and independent film makers. Make a film no longer then 7-minutes on the topic “Celebrating Women”. The film can be fiction or documentary, funny or sad but it has to be memorable and authentic.

Films will be reviewed by a jury of film professionals in the first week of the Festival to shortlist the submissions to the top ten film entries.

Finalist films will be screened on the Saturday night, 1st July, 2017 at the Royal Open Air Theatre in Winton, Queensland, Australia, at a special awards ceremony with celebrity judges selecting the Best Film.

The Best Film will be awarded a Grand Jury Prize of $500 cash in prize money and Sony Tablet, a Student Award of $500 and Sony Tablet and an Audience Award of $500 cash.

To encourage new and emerging film makers in 2017 ENTRY IS FREE to submit your short film.

The deadline for entries in the 2017 competition must be received by Tuesday 15 June, 2017.  Entries can be posted or uploaded online.

Click on the links below for more information and entry form.

2017 SHORT FILM COMPETITION Information sheet


Thank you to Qantas for making this important initiative possible, and to our supporters including The Outback Way - Australia's Longest Short cut.