After the resounding success of this years festival, thanks to the quality of the films submitted, the Australian, Oz Indie Film Festival will, once again, celebrate the very best of International and Australian independent film making. At a time when movies are becoming more and more programmed by market research, demographics, comic books and computer game sales, it has never been more important to discover and foster new brave independent and visionary filmmakers.
Your film will be judged on one criteria only – the quality of your work. So feel free to let the world know your opinions and politics, provided these are dramatically crucial to the work you submit. Within the realms of what's legally decent, we won't censure your work.
Our categories include Australian Independent Feature Films, Australian Short Films, International independent Films, Documentaries, Australian Indigenous Work, Animated Features, Animated Shorts, Smart Phone Work, Student Work, TV Pilot and Music Videos.
It's All About Exposure!
The massive exposure your Film, Documentary or Music Video can receive for your, Cast and Crew can get from entering Oziff.
Whether you are chosen for screening or not you entry may be selected for U.S. TV broadcast on The Mini Movie Hour (MMH) and PrimeTime Music.
The purpose of the shows are to provide filmmakers, singers and musicians, exposure on U.S. broadcast television. These shows reach approximately 50 million households throughout the U.S. and can also be viewed on OTT platforms, Roku & Amazon FireTV!
We would like to let you know in advance that we do not charge to be featured on the Mini Movie Hour or Prime Time Music, and they do not pay a licensing fee. Also, their licenses is non-exclusive.
Proudly, we have no other restrictions on your work. This includes your works premier status, it's age and/or whether your work has been made available online.
We look forward to your participation as either filmmakers, actors, musicians, industry judges, sponsors and theatre venues.
Awards & Prizes
Best Indigenous/First Nations Work
Best Australian Feature Film
Best International Feature Film
Best Australian Short Film
Best International Short Film
Best International Documentary
Best Australian Documentary
Best Smart Phone Film
Best Male and Female Actor
Best LGBTIQ+ Project
Best Music Video
Best Student Project
Best Experimental Film
Best Web Series
Best TV Pilot
Finally an Audience Choice Award