Submissions open 12pm 3 February 2020

The City of Charles Sturt is reaching out to film makers of all ages and abilities to produce a 90 second film for the Westside Film Festival on the theme of Hidden Gems of Charles Sturt.

Prizes are on offer in seven categories, including a grand prize of $1000, and we've got some fantastic sponsors on board.

Winners will be announced and films will be shown on the big screen at the Westside Film Festival Awards night being held at the Woodville Town Hall TBC on Friday 8 May.

Entry is free, and you don't have to be a resident of Charles Sturt to enter.

To enter, you'll need to provide:

  • Your completed film of less than 90 seconds (excluding credits) in .mp4 format
  • A short blurb about your film
  • Two 'behind the scenes' photos from your shoot
  • One photo that best represents your film
  • Electronic copies of all required permission forms including talent releases, location agreements, etc. 
  • Electronic copies of any permits required for drone/crane use etc.
  • Music license or other agreements where applicable. If you're not sure where to find music you can use in your film, click here for a guide.

Films will be accepted up until 30 March 2020  6pm Monday 6 April 2020. Make sure you familiarise yourself with the Terms & Conditions before you get started.

Good luck!

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