The Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival (HOGISFF) is calling for entries to its YOUNG FILMMAKERS Short Film Competition. The two awards are:
Best Young Filmmaker (National) Prize of $500 value Best Young Filmmaker (Gympie Region) Prize of $500
PLUS – all filmmakers whose films are shortlisted will receive entry to a masterclass at the festival.
Entries close 7 SEPT 2019.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. Entry is FREE.2. Entry is open any student who was enrolled in Grades 7-12 (Grade 13 in some states) anytime in 2018 / 2019. Films submitted in the past to our festival will not be accepted.3. Films must be between 1 to 15 minutes long.4. All submissions must fit within the Heart of Gold values. Thus the film submitted must be heart-warming, uplifting and thought provoking.5. Foreign language films are eligible for entry.6. The Artistic Director’s decision on entry eligibility is final.7. Adult mentors involvement may support, however students must be directly involved in at least 55% of the film project. These areas may include scriptwriting, cinematography, production, editing and music. Film credits must reflect the areas students are responsible for.8. HOGISFF may make the work available on its website and social media sites, for storage in the HOGISFF archives and for use in exhibitions under the curatorial direction of the HOGISFF.9. Films selected as finalists will need to complete The DECLARATION (FORM 2) & The PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM (FORM 3) to be provided along with notification of successful entry.
Digital Film Specifications:
Resolution: 1920x1080 or 1280x720 progressive or interlaced is acceptable. File Type: .mp4 or .mov preferred. Audio: Stereo 48k or higher or highest quality for the video format.
Films to be uploaded to Vimeo, Dropbox or via online File Transfer.