North Bellarine Film Festival

North Bellarine Film Festival

The North Bellarine Film Festival (NBFF) is held annually in mid-November. Beginning in 2024, the festival will be at the Parks Hall in Portarlington, Victoria, about a 90-minute drive from…

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Closing Date

Aug 31, 2024

Location

Victoria

Artform

Film

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The North Bellarine Film Festival (NBFF) is held annually in mid-November. Beginning in 2024, the festival will be at the Parks Hall in Portarlington, Victoria, about a 90-minute drive from Melbourne.

Filmmakers are invited to submit films in the following categories:

SHORT FILMS
-Genre: any
-Time limit: 20 minutes
-Submission fee: US$10/US$8 for Gold members

EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD- sponsored by the Portarlington Film Society
-Genre: any
-Time limit: 15 minutes
-Age: no older than 25 years of age
-Residency: current or former resident of Victoria (Australia)
-Submission fee: US$5/US$4 for Gold members

EMERGING DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER AWARD- sponsored by the Geelong Waterfront Film Foundation
-Genre: documentary
-Time limit: 15 minutes
-Age: no older than 25 years of age
-Residency: current or former resident of Victoria (Australia)
-Submission fee: US$5/US$4 for Gold members

Finalists in both award categories are automatically eligible for the People’s Choice Award which is decided by audience ballot at the award ceremony held on the second night of the festival. The People’s Choice Award is sponsored by the St Leonards Film Society.

All selected films and award finalists receive a laurel confirming that they are an official selection of the North Bellarine Film Festival or an award finalist.

Please refer to the ‘Rules and Terms’ for more information on making submissions.

Emerging Filmmaker Award: $AU 500 and a trophy.

Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award: $AU 500 and a trophy

People’s Choice Award: $250 and a trophy.

Laurels will be provided to selected films.

For more information, visit North Bellarine Film Festival