CATEGORIES: Any short films supporting a charity or cause. No political or propaganda films will be accepted.

LENGTH: Short Films: 1 min - 12 min

FEE: $30 per submission / $15 Submission for current film students

IMPORTANT DATES

ENTRIES CLOSE: 14 January 2018

10 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: 22 January 2018

PUBLIC VOTING: 23 January - 6 March 2018

FESTIVAL NIGHT: Thursday, 8 March 2018

Awards & Prizes

Prizes are always growing!

2018 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM:
- 1 x DaVinci Resolve 12 License valued at $995 by BLACKMAGIC DESIGN
- $ 500 CASH PRIZE - Sponsored by QUANTUM (tbc)
- $ 500 voucher from CAMERA HIRE (tbc)
- 1 x AFI Membership valued at $80 (tbc)
- Bespoke VFX shots (2-3) for brand or film project by WRP

2018 PRIZE FOR RUNNER UP - BEST FILM:
- 1 x DaVinci Resolve 12 License valued at $995 by BLACKMAGIC DESIGN (tbc)
- $ 300 CASH PRIZE - Sponsored by QUANTUM (tbc)
- $ 250 voucher from CAMERA HIRE (tbc)
- Bespoke VFX shots (2-3) for brand or film project by WRP

2018 PRIZE FOR SECOND RUNNER UP - BEST FILM:
- 1 x DaVinci Resolve 12 License valued at $995 by BLACKMAGIC DESIGN (tbc)
- $ 200 CASH PRIZE - Sponsored by QUANTUM (tbc)
- $ 250 voucher from CAMERA HIRE (tbc)

2018 PRIZE FOR BEST JUNIOR FILM
- $ 250 voucher from CAMERA HIRE (tbc)

2018 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR:
- 1 x AFI Membership valued at $80 (tbc)
- 1 x Professional Actor's Headshot Shoot valued at $345 with Suki Foster Photography
- An actor show reel by White Ronin Productions

Rules & Terms

DEADLINE: Midnight, 14 January 2018

Filmmakers must adhere to all of the following rules:

- Registration and film submittance must be completed by midnight 14 January 2018
- Your film does not need to be made specifically for the Cause Film Festival and it can be past works.
- Your film must in some way address a charitable or noble cause that will create awareness.
- Videos must be between 1 minute and 12 minutes in length.
- Mobile Phone recorded submissions are welcomed.
- Entry fee is $30 per entry or $15 for current film students.
- Please ensure you have read and signed off on all terms and conditions.
- All entrants will receive complimentary ONE ticket to the Awards Night.
- All finalists will receive TWO complimentary tickets to the Awards Night, and agree to on-sell at least FIVE more tickets.

Submitting Your Entry‚Äč

Your entry will NOT be accepted if:
- Any of the above items are not included (including entry fee).
- Your film is not within the required duration requirements.
- You have not completed or only partially completed our online entry form.
- You have not agreed to the Terms and Conditions.
- Your films contains themes of propaganda or political themes.

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    Kevin McDevitt

    Wonderful platform for filmmakers looking to make a difference in the world! Staff was extremely helpful with different issues that came up. There were occasional technical difficulties with voting, etc, but they were always very responsive and supportive of filmmakers. Very cool that the voting was open to the public, it gave us a great opportunity to rally online support around our cause. I believe we'll see this festival grow in stature in the years to come. I promise I'm not just saying nice things because our film for the bone marrow donor registry/Be The Match won the big prize this year! :)

    February 2017