This is your last chance to enter a film into the Setting Sun Short Film Festival, with entries closing 31 January 2018.
Do you have a short film that you made between 1 December 2015 and 31 January 2018?
Is it no more than 15 minutes long?
Make VU proud and enter your mini-masterpiece into the Setting Sun Short Film Festival.
As part of VU’s sponsorship, our students can have their entry fee waived.
The festival will be held 26-30 April at the Sun Theatre Yarraville.
Over $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded in a range of categories.
Take away a prize by coming out top in the following assessments:
- story – well told, fluent, good theme or subject, good structure, good dialogue
- engaging and entertaining for audience
- production values – camera technique, special effects, lighting and sound
- creativity and originality.
Apart from the female-only and secondary-school program, categories are open to everyone.
Competition categories include:
- Best Short Film
- Best Film Feature Length (narrative or documentary)
- Best Short Film West (filmed in the West or made by a Westie)
- Best Short Film Cultural Diversity
- People’s Choice
- The Rouge Program (female only)
- Best Short Feature
- Best Documentary
- Best Comedy
- Best Animation
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Acting Performance Overall
- Best Short Film Secondary
- Best Short Film Tertiary Student
Free entry for VU students
To get your entry fee waived, simply follow these steps:
- Go to the online entry site
- Click on 'Adult entrant'
- Add to cart
- Apply the coupon code: vustudent18
- Submit a jpeg of your student id card, or note your student ID number