Learn cutting edge VFX software with this free course – and $50k prize

Screen Tas, QLD, NSW, Territory, Film Vic and SAFC have partnered up with Epic Games on a lucrative prize for short films made using Unreal engine, as well as a free two-week introductory course.

For screen creatives looking to flex their creative muscles, Epic Games has partnered with state funding bodies to deliver a host of incredible opportunities for short films made in Unreal Engine. 

Applications are now open for The Unreal Engine Real-Time Short Film Challenge, which encourages creators of all kinds to pitch a short film less than 5 minutes long that would be made with Epic Games’ 3D development tool, Unreal Engine.

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob