Win a PS5! Plus more…

Your first sneak peek of the prizes up for grabs!

Hey filmmakers,

There’s 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 now with Nextwave Online officially live and ready to help you get creative, you have the know-how and tips of the trade at your fingertips! But of course, we just wanted to sweeten the deal a little with a few of the prizes you can win at the Nextwave Youth Film Awards during SWIFF this January…

Who loves prizes??

We do we do!

The Top Prize this year is a BRAND NEW PS5! That’s right, you’ll be able to go home with the latest in gaming tech. 

Runner Up Prize is nothing to scoff at either, being cold, hard cash! $500 worth, to be precise!

There’s also a heap of awesome prize packs to be won, jam packed with Skullcandy headphones, SWIFF film passes, EB Games vouchers, Nextwave Online subscriptions, and way more! Check out the award categories below:


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

🏆 2020 Runner Up 

🏆 2020 Best School (primary + secondary) 

🏆 2020 Best Film (10-14 age category) 

🏆 2020 Best Film (15-17 age category) 

🏆 2020 Best Film (18-25 age category) 


🏆 Best Director

🏆 Best Cinematographer  

🏆 Best Screenwriter

🏆 Best Actor

🏆 Best Editor 

🏆 Best Sound

🏆 Best Documentary 

🏆 People’s Choice Award

So with all that said, now is the time to get ya story, get ya camera, get creative!


Happy filmmaking!

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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