NIFF 2017 Short Film Competition

The Noosa International Film Festival hosts an international short film competition as part of its core festival program and encourages filmmakers from all corners of the globe to enter.


The purpose of the NIFF Short Film Competition is to encourage participation in filmmaking and is open to any filmmaker over the age of 18 and to films of any genre. There are 12 prize categories up for grabs. Find out more about our Awards & Prizes.

So if you’re a filmmaker that creates short films - whether they’re drama, comedy, animated, documentary or experimental - you're welcome to enter.

 

2017 SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

  • Change Maker Award

    Change Maker Award

  • Best Young Filmmaker

    Best Young Filmmaker

  • Best Sound Design

    Best Sound Design

  • Best Cinematography

    Best Cinematography

  • Best Director

    Best Director

  • Best Male Performance

    Best Male Performance

  • Best Female Performance

    Best Female Performance

  • Best Experimental

    Best Experimental

  • Best Animation

    Best Animation

  • Best Humanitarian

    Best Humanitarian

  • Best Documentary

    Best Documentary

  • Best Comedy

    Best Comedy