1. Finish your awesome film and make sure it’s under 5 minutes (including all credits).

2. Make sure you’ve read the Main Competition Guidelines.

3. Double check you’ve featured the 2022 unique theme and item in your film – GREEN and TRANSFORMATION

4. Submit your online Entry Form

5. Send  us your film by the closing date – announced soon. 

You can submit your film to us via Dropbox, YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive. Files should be less than 10GB. (We recommend exporting files as H.264, Mp4 1080p).

Make sure you make your video private and send the link and password to your film to contact@nextwavefilmfest.com.au


Post your film on a DVD, USB thumb drive or external hard drive (max 10GB) to:

Nextwave Youth Film Festival

C/O Submissions

PO Box 182, Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2450

6. Be selected as a finalist, have your film seen by an audience and premiere at the 2023 Screenwave International Film Festival, and during Youth Week in April. Plus win some awesome awards and prizes!

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