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2020 Short Film Awards Submissions Open

After being blown away by last year’s global selection of short films, we’re now open to filmmakers from Australia and around the world to submit to the BIFF 2020 Short Film Awards.

All entries will be considered for screening during BIFF 2020 from 1-11 October, with prizes awarded in several categories.

2020 Award Categories

  • Screen Queensland Short Film Award. Open to Queensland residents. (Value AU$7500). Courtesy of Screen Queensland. See conditions of entry for full details.
  • Best Festival Short Film. All submissions eligible (AU$2000)
  • Best Australian Short Film. Open to Australian filmmakers (AU$1000)
  • Special Jury Award. All submissions eligible (AU$1000)
  • Creative Achievement Award. All submissions eligible (AU$1000)