Prizes to keep your eyes on

4 steps to enter Nextwave'21!

Hey filmmakers!

With less than a month on the clock for your Nextwave entries, we’re already seeing some absolutely stellar films in our inbox each day – you’re gonna want to be among them!

So, here’s some of the awesome prizes you’ll be competing to win at the Nextwave Youth Film Awards in 2022 – of course the best prize being the feeling of a job well done, and a short film you’ll be able to look back on with pride!

In need of a reminder on how to get your film in? It’s simple! 

1. Make a film (duh!)

2. Double check you’re following the rules (under 5 mins? A Pineapple? Family Friendly? No copyrighted material?)

3. Fill out the entry form so we know everything we need about your film

4. Send us the film! (You can use Google Drive, Dropbox, WeTransfer, or even post us an old fashioned USB)

Top Tips: Prizes to keep your eyes on

The Nextwave team are always striving to supply prizes that are not only awesome, but will also help to further the careers, talent, and knowledge of emerging filmmakers. 

Here’s a little taste of what’s up for grabs this competition:

✨ Cash Prizes

Rode Vlogger Kits 

✨ Black Magic Design Pocket Cinema Cameras 4K

 ✨Passes to SWIFF 2022

There’s prizes to be won and awards to be given out in over 15 award categories, as well as a heap more cool gear, gift cards, and nifty things coming your way! As the old saying goes, you’ve got to be in it to win it, so get creative and get filming.

Looking for a little guidance on what makes a winning film?

The Nextwave judging panel reward creativity, originality and storytelling – much more so than production value. A slick looking and sounding film is a great achievement, but always make sure that it’s all in service of a fun idea, an exciting adventure or an impactful impression.

Happy filmmaking filmmakers!

Want to get a leg up on the competition and bring the Nextwave online filmmaking workshops to your school? Register your interest below!

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