NIFF 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 celebrate the art of storytelling through film.




If you’re a filmmaker that creates short films - whether they’re drama, comedy, animated, documentary or experimental - you're welcome to enter. Entries are accepted exclusively via

Find out more about our Awards & Prizes.