Entries are now open for the 36th St Kilda Film Festival, showcasing the best of Australian short film from 21st to 30th June 2019.
The St Kilda Film Festival, proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, will screen Australia's top short films with a prize pool totalling over $50,000 worth of cash and in-kind craft awards, including a $10,000 prize for Best Short Film. Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Festival is an Academy Awards® qualifying event – with award-winning films from St Kilda Film Festival eligible for consideration in the OSCARS® Short Film and Documentary Short Subject Awards.
Filmmakers under 21 are also invited to enter their work in the 2019 Under the Radar Competition, an initiative of the City of Port Phillip's Youth Services division. With successful entrants screening as part of the St Kilda Film Festival, Under the Radar provides an opportunity for young filmmakers to show their work in an internationally recognised film festival, and encourages young filmmakers to pursue their craft.
St Kilda Film Festival will be accepting film submissions via FilmFreeway, the world's #1 submission platform ahead of the 2019 event. Entries into Australia's Short Film Competition cost $36 AUD (Earlybird rate until 4 January) and $40 AUD after this date, closing 22 February. For further details and to apply, head to stkildafilmfestival.com.au.