The Brisbane Backyard Film Festival is a celebration of local screen content. This annual event showcases some of the best short films, music videos and movie trailers from around Queensland. So bring your rug, grab a beer, fill-up on delicious food and settle in for a night of backyard entertainment like you've never seen before.
BBFF 2019 will be held on May 11th, 2019 at the West End Crouquet Club from 6pm.
There are two prizes up for grabs in the Short Film/Doco Category. The best film award will be judged by a panel of local industry professionals. The audience choice award will be selected via audience voting on the evening.
1 x Dendy Silver Card (6 months worth of free movies for winner + 1 guest).
2 x Dendy Bronze Card (3 months of free movies for winner + 1 guest).
2 x $200 Ozflix rental vouchers
Free DCP conversion courtesy of The Post Lounge for a winners future project.
Also, "two for one" passes to Dendy Cinema (Coorparoo and Portside) for all selected entrants in both short/doco, music video and trailer. (assuming that you are Brisbane based).
All Queensland short film and documentary productions under 25mins in length are eligible for entry to the short film category. Films produced outside of Queensland, Australia are not eligible for entry. 8 short films and/or docos will be selected.
Films that have been screened previously at other festivals as well as films that are available online are eligible for entry.
If you are entering your short/doco as a student or regional filmmaker the discount of minimum 50% will apply to your entry. You may need to provide documentation to FilmFreeway to provide eligibility for this discount.
All music videos and trailer entries are accepted, produced in Australia or Internationally. Up to 8 music videos and up to 8 trailers will be selected to join the program. Music videos and trailers submitted by students are eligible for a 25% discount. Music Videos and Trailers are not eligible for judging or any prizes.
If your film, music video, or trailer is selected. You must provide a ProRes 1920x1080 screener to the festival organiser by the 1st of May 2019.