Port Shorts Inc

Enter the Coolest Film Festival in the Tropics!

Port Shorts is more than just a competition - it's a celebration of creativity, innovation, and the power of storytelling.

Submissions

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Sep 14, 2024

Location

Queensland

Artform

All Screen

Get ready for an experience that will ignite your passion for filmmaking like never before!

The Port Shorts Film Festival 2023 is the coolest film festival in the heart of the tropics, providing a platform for creatives to showcase their talent and connect with some of Australia’s most accomplished film exponents.

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The festival is proud to have acclaimed Australian actor Stephen Curry, Wolf Creek and Rogue Executive Producer Matt Hearn, and Aboriginal Australian award-winning actress, Rurrawuy Hick as official ambassadors, mentors, and judges.

This festival is not just about winning over $15,000 in cash and prizes, but about celebrating the art of short film and the creativity of filmmakers from around the world. The prize pool is just the icing on the cake, with the real reward being the opportunity to be inspired.

Awards:

  • BEST OPEN FILM – $5000 AUD
  • MUSIC VIDEO AWARD – $1000 AUD
  • DRONE AWARD – $1000 AUD
  • LOCAL AWARD – – $500 AUD
  • YOUNG FILMMAKERS AWARD – Pro equipment approx. $2,000 AUD
  • JUNIOR AWARD – 13-15 years – TBA
  • JUNIOR AWARD – up to 12 years – Pro equipment approx. $750 AUD

Additional Prize Awards: 

  • AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
  • PSYFA SHOUT OUT AWARD (Audience Choice)
  • PORT SHORTS JURY PRIZE
  • EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

More info at www.PortShorts.com