The Joy House Film Festival is a yearly short film festival with the main theme of JOY and sub-theme of diversity. It's the only film festival in Australia which is supported by Actors Equity Australia's Diversity Committee and WITS (Women in Theatre & Screen - our social Media Sponsor).
It's screened in Sydney ( at Hoyts cinemas cnr Albert & Victor St, Chatswood) and is open to submissions all year round.
Awards & Prizes
$$$ worth of prizes. Prizes include- cash, movie tickets, vouchers, hampers, show bags, DVD packs etc
Prizes for Best short film, Best diversity short film & Best Youth short film & W.I.T.S. (Women in Theatre & Screen) award for 2018.
Supported by Actor's Equity Australia's Diversity Committee.
Rules & Terms
Light entertainment short films. Short films must be made within 5 years and they must have a scene of JOY (happiness) in the short film. Open to drama, comedy, animation, stop animation, music video, action etc. Christmas Early Bird Special $15 & Early bird submission fee $20, regular $25 late fee $30 in Aug 2018.
Tip- we've found that our audiences love short films that are to the point! Films that are joyful and to the point often win Hoyts People's Choice Award.