Prizes and Categories (2019)


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 courtesy of ClubsNSW

    Most Online Votes

  • Winner - $5,000 Harvey Norman voucher and a FOX STUDIOS DVD Library Package

    Best Actor in a School Short Film

  • Winner -2 Return Tickets from Sydney/Melbourne to Los Angeles, 3 Weeks Accommodation, Meet The Biz Workshops, Classes at PA Studio West, Classes at American Arts Film & Television Academy, Meeting with US Talent Agent Gail Williamson at KMR Talent, Meetings with International judges for mentorships, Live Studio Tapings, Warner Brothers Studio Tour Tickets and Universal Studios Tickets

    NOVA Employment School Choice Awards

  • 5x Winner's - $1000 Cash

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN SECTION

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Short Film

  • Winner - 1 return ticket to Los Angeles, 6 Weeks Accommodation at UP(st)ART Creative Living, 1 Ticket to the American Film Market, 1 Ticket the Australians In Film Gala Dinner & Membership to Australians In Film, Meetings with International Judges for mentorships, Live Studio Tapings of US Shows, $5000 worth of legal services from Kate L Raynor & Associates, 1 Ticket to Media Access Awards & Acknowledgement, Warner Bros Studio Tour Tickets.

    * To get all the above inclusions this trip needs to be taken October/November 2019
    * Prize subject to VISA approval

    Judges Choice - Official Selection Documentary

  • Winner - TBA (prize about $10k in value)

    Most Online Votes - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - $5000 cash prize courtesy of Club York

    Best Director - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - Australian Directors Guild will provide Mentorship with a prominent Australian director in either feature film, television drama or documentary. A fully paid place at the ADG's Business of Directing 2-day workshop for emerging directors, professional directors and those that want to know the nuts and bolts of the directing business. A place at the Directors Intensive with an opportunity to connect with and learn from two of Australia's most accomplished screen directors and Australia Director's Guild CEO, Kingston Anderson. Plus ADG MEMBERSHIP

    Best Screenplay - (Short Film)

  • Winner - 12-month membership to Australian Writers Guild for the winner of Best Screenplay. The chance for the winner of Best Screenplay to submit a project to Pathways and a place on Pathways program for Best Screenplay winner. Plus: A Copy Pilar Alessandra from On The Page's The Coffee Break Screenwriter & Breaks The books and her On The Page DVD.

    Screen Producers Australia Award - (Short Film or Documentary)

  • Winner - Full Gold Pass (all sessions, social events, SPA Awards & Gala Party) for SCREEN FOREVER. With a complimentary membership included, the prize package is valued up to $5,000. You will have access to the pitching and meeting streams plus SPA is delighted to design an itinerary especially for the winner including all the cool, big name sessions but also recommending business development and education forums to really develop producing skills. SPA also will include winners in the training forum before the official opening so that you can get some skills on talking to the industry and some tips on pitching ideas!

    Best Australian Actor

  • Winner -1 Return Ticket from Sydney/Melbourne to Los Angeles, 4 Weeks Accommodation, Meet The Biz Workshops and 1hr coaching with David Zimmerman, Classes at PA Studio West, Meeting with US Talent Agent Gail Williamson at KMR Talent, Meetings with international judges for mentorships, Live Studio Tapings, Warner Bros Studio Tour Tickets,


    NOVA EMPLOYMENT CHOICE AWARD - (Australian entries)

  • Winner - Brand New 2019 Kia Cerato courtesy of Noble Kia and Kia Australia

    *The NOVA Employment team select their favourite entry in the 2019 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 Premier (Sep 6, 2019), 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 (Sep 6, 2019) 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 Australia plus 2 weeks accommodation to attend our Red Carpet Awards (Sep 6, 2019) plus a choice of selected workshops in Australia and mentorships with our judges.

    * Prize subject to VISA approval

    Most International Online Votes

  • Winner - 1 return ticket to Australia to attend our Red Carpet Awards night (Sep 6, 2019) and 1 weeks accommodation

    * Prize subject to VISA approval