Nextwave Youth Film Awards


The Nextwave Youth Film Awards, hosted as part of SWIFF in April 2021, lit a spotlight on the finalists of the Nextwave 2020 competition. With over $30,000 in prizes and awards, alongside the big screen premiere of 22 finalist films, read more about NYFA’21 here!

The Nextwave short film finalists selected for 2021 will have their films screened at a gala awards night at the 2022 Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF), held on the Coffs Coast.

The Nextwave Youth Film Awards (NYFA) celebrates the achievements of filmmakers from around Australia aged 10-25. Held during SWIFF, the event includes a screening of all finalists’ films, plus a live music performance, special guests and an awards presentation.

Tickets to the Nextwave Youth Film Awards at SWIFF, go on sale in late 2021 – check back!

A selection of  finalists’ films will also have the opportunity to screen Australia-wide during Youth Week celebrations.

For more information on Youth Week screenings, visit www.filmoutreach.com.au

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