Alice Springs Town Council

Phoney Film Festival

Are you a cre­ative young film-mak­er, or know some­one who is? Phoney Film Fes­ti­val is back for its 6th year! 

YAG’s Phoney Film Fes­ti­val is a fes­ti­val of short films shot on smart­phones and tablets, by young peo­ple aged 12 to 25. Films must be less than five min­utes dura­tion, and can be across any cat­e­go­ry / genre includ­ing: action, dra­ma, hor­ror, com­e­dy, real life …get brainstorming!

$1500 of cash and prizes to be won.


ASTC will appoint a pan­el of judges who will select a win­ner. The fol­low­ing cri­te­ria will be con­sid­ered in judg­ing all entries: 

  • Orig­i­nal­i­ty & coher­ence of sto­ry (20%)
  • Use of visu­al language/​cinematography sound design (20%)
  • Edit­ing (20%)
  • Sound design (20%)
  • x factor/​overall vibe (20%)

The judges’ deci­sion is final and no cor­re­spon­dence will be entered into. The ​‘People’s Choice’ win­ners will be select­ed based on the most num­ber of votes received. There will be only one win­ner for the Peo­ple’s Choice award.

Entries close 6 July 2020. Films to be screened on 16 July 2020 — stay tuned for more info! 

To enter, check out the terms and con­di­tions below, and com­plete an entry form. 

Enter by con­tact­ing the Youth Devel­op­ment Offi­cer on 8950 0500 / email YDO@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au


Tuesday 30 June, 2020
Monday 6 July, 2020

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