Prizes and Categories (2020)


AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL SECTION

Judges Choice - Official Selection Documentary

  • Winner - Toshiba Package worth $7,000

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Short Film

  • Winner - $10,000 Cash Prize and also 10 x places in one term of TAFTA Teens Film & T.V. classes.

    Most Online Votes

  • Winner - $3,000 Harvey Norman voucher and (more to TBC)

    Best Actor in a School Short Film

  • Winner -TBC

    NOVA Employment School Choice Awards

  • 5x Winner's - $1000 Cash

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN SECTION

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Short Film

  • Winner - TBC (Minimum value of $10,000)

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Documentary

  • Winner - $10,000 cash prize

    Most Online Votes - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - $5000 cash prize

    Best Director - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - TBC

    Best Screenplay - (Short Film)

  • Winner - TBC

    Screen Producers Australia Award - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - TBC

    Best Australian Actor

  • Winner -TBC

    CLUBS NSW Embracing Ability Award (Documentary)

  • Winner - $5,000 Cash Prize Courtesy of ClubsNSW

    *Awarded to the 2020 NSW based entry that the team at ClubsNSW feels best showcases a local community person(s) with disability being embraced by their local club.


    NOVA EMPLOYMENT CHOICE AWARD - (Australian entries)

  • Winner - Brand New 2020 Kia Cerato courtesy of Noble Kia and Kia Australia

    *The NOVA Employment team select their favourite entry in the 2020 festival that best suits the Focus on Ability theme. All Australian submissions are eligible.

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    INTERNATIONAL SECTION

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Short Film

  • Winner -2 Return Flights to Australia plus Accommodation. Winners attend Red Carpet Awards (AWARDS DATE TO BE ADDED), Mentorships with Australian Judges & Industry Professionals.

    * Prize subject to VISA approval

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Documentary

  • Winner - 2 Return Tickets to Australia to attend our Red Carpet awards (AWARDS DATE TO BE ADDED) plus accommodation and Mentorships with Australian Judges & Industry Professionals. -Courtesy of EY

    * Prize subject to VISA approval

    Best International Actor

  • Winner - 1 return ticket to Sydney, Australia, 1 weeks accommodation in Sydney to attend our Red Carpet Awards (AWARDS DATE TO BE ADDED) plus 3 months unlimited Film and Television classes at The Australian Film & Television Academy (TAFTA) in either Sydney or Melbourne - Courtesy of EPAS & TAFTA

    * Flights from Sydney to Melbourne and 3 months accommodation to attend the course not included

    * Prize subject to VISA approval

    Most International Online Votes

  • Winner - 1 return ticket to Australia to attend our Red Carpet Awards night (AWARDS DATE TO BE ADDED) and 1 weeks accommodation - Courtesy OF EPAS

    * Prize subject to VISA approval