short film entries are judged by a panel of local people of all ages and descriptions

Grand prize

A prize of $400 will be awarded to the entry judged best in all categories by our panel of Judges


audience choice award

This award consists of numerous gifts from Ashfield’s local merchants and will be awarded to the entry receiving the most votes of the attendees at our Gala Screening in Ashfield’s Historic Town Hall.

The following prizes may not be awarded every year if there are insufficient numbers in each category to create a meaningful competition:

Technical achievement

A prize of $200 will be given to an entry judged to show outstanding work in one or more of the following categories; cinematography, sound design, musical score or animation and not already a winner of any other prize.


A $200 prize will go to the documentary entry judged best.

Best Documentary


A prize of $200 is awarded to the best judged entry submitted by someone 18 years old or younger and not already a winner of any other prize.  The entry must be entirely the work of the young person(s) submitting the entry.

Youth Prize

 


Best Narrative

A prize of $200 will be awarded to an entry judged best in narrative story telling


Best Actor - Narrative

A $200 prize for the performance by an actor judged best in a narrative entry


Music Video Prize

A prize of $200 will be awarded to the entry judged to be the best use of imagination and editing of video, photography, animation, special effects or any combination to a song or musical piece