Event Date: 19th February, 2022
Earlybird Deadline: 23rd July, 2021
Regular Deadline: 10th September, 2021
Final Deadline: 1st December, 2021
Notification date: 1st January, 2022
We are looking for entries in these categories:
Best Australian Short Film
Best International Short Film
Best Documentary Short
Best Student Film
Best Pilot of web series or TV series
Best Music Video
Human Spirit Award
People's Choice Award
Awards and prizes will be announced closer to the date
Rules and Terms
SLSFF is open to Australian and International short films, documentaries and videography projects.
SLSFF will accept short films only - A duration of 20 minutes and under.
Films must have been completed after 1 January 2020.
Films must not be widely distributed online.
Non-English dialogue must be subtitled.
Top 5 films of each category will receive a Semi-Finalist laurel.
Top 3 films of each category will receive a Finalist laurel.
Winners of each category will be screened at the event.
Semi-finalists and finalists will be officially selected for screening at the discretion of the festival directors and will receive a Official Selection laurel.
We will contact all filmmakers on the notification date to inform you of your status.
If selected, your film will only be used for the purpose of this festival.
If selected to screen at the festival, you will be required to supply promotion material such as posters, social media graphics and trailers.
By submitting to the festival, you agree to waiver all legal action against the festival, its organisers, venue, associates, stakeholders, families and or affiliates.