The Touring Film Festival is part of In The Bin Film Festival, Australia's largest touring short film program and one of the oldest. We provide short films festival and film education for regional and rural Australia currently with a strong focus in Queensland. We have an awards element to the program, however our primary focus is on supporting all the films selected in the touring program.

Awards & Prizes

Best Short Film
Best Direction
Audience Choice
Best Documentary (provided more than one documentary is selected for the festival.)
Best Family Film (Cash Prize)

Rules & Terms

Eligibility: The International and Australian Sections of the Festival are open to any production under 15mins in length and no older than 1 year from January 2016 (In rare and exceptional circumstances the festival committee reserves the right to accept films of longer duration or age). All productions screened at In The Bin must be in English or have English subtitles.

Entry format is via DVD, Blue-ray, or Electronic
Important - If entering via DVD or Blue-ray please mark the entry: with film title, and a contact also include “No Commercial Value - Festival Use Only”
All entries must include at least two stills one from the film and the other behind the scenes.

The entrant grants In The Bin Short Film Festival the rights to: - utilize their film footage for promotional purpose of In The Bin only. The Entrant warrants that they have obtained all the necessary permissions to enter this film and that the film does not infringe the rights including copyright of any third party.

Selection:
Festival programmers select and invite all films presented at In The Bin Short Film Festival. Filmmakers selected to participate will be notified by email (please ensure email address supplied is in working order). The Jury’s processes, discussions and deliberations are strictly confidential and no discussion will be entered into regarding their decisions.

In order to be eligible for preview, the entry must be post-marked on or before the deadline date.These entry deadlines apply to the receipt of entry fee, preview DVD and entry form.