Awards & Prizes

There are a bunch of reasons to make a short film: to flex your creativity, to improve your mental health, to learn new skills, to communicate an idea in a fun and unique way; and of course, to win some amazing awards and prizes! Check out the award categories and prizes up for grabs for Nextwave 2020 & get your film in by October 26 to win!

MAJOR PRIZES

🏆 2020 First Prize (Young Regional Filmmaker of the Year)

         ✨Trophy + PS5

🏆 2020 Runner Up

         ✨Trophy + $500

🏆 2020 Best Primary School

        ✨ Trophy + A Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k

🏆 2020 Best Secondary School

        ✨Trophy + A Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k

 

🏆 2020 Best Film (10-14 age category)

         ✨Trophy + Prize Pack

🏆 2020 Best Film (15-17 age category)

         ✨Trophy + Prize Pack

🏆 2020 Best Film (18-25 age category)

         ✨Trophy + Prize Pack

The 2020 Prize Pack includes some incredible filmmaking gear and prizes from awesome Aussie companies.

Some of the goodies you could be walking away from the Nextwave Youth Film Awards with include Skull Candy Headphones, Explainer Sounds SFX Suites and EB Gift Vouchers.

With even more to be announced soon!

AWARDS + PRIZE PACKS

🏆 Best Director

🏆 Best Cinematographer 

🏆 Best Screenwriter

🏆 Best Actor

🏆 Best Editor

🏆 Best Sound

🏆 Best Documentary

🏆 People’s Choice Award

Stay tuned for some more incredible major prizes still to be announced. Make sure to check back and keep up-to-date on our News and Blog Page.

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