People who are making a short film for the New Zealand Deaf Short Film Competition have until MIDNIGHT Sunday 4th June 2017 to submit their film. The form for the short film has now closed down.
About the Short Film Competition
The New Zealand Deaf Short Film Competition is held every two years as part of the New Zealand Deaf Short Film Festival.
Teams are invited to write, produce and direct a short film and enter it into the competition. It doesn’t matter if you are new to making films, or have done it before. Anyone is welcome to enter as long as they follow the rules
This year the Award categories better reflect Deaf culture and New Zealand Sign Language. First time in New Zealand that award categories reflect our own sign language!
The Awards are:
- “Whoof” Award – Best Award for Adults
- “Pah” Youth Award – Best Award for Youth
- “Babba/bahbah Award – ahh bahbah Deaf Culture that!
- “Bam” Award – Best Impact Award
- “Ballum” Award – Audience Choice
We will also have a number of more traditional award categories.
If you want to submit a film for showcase at the Film Festival, but don't want to enter it in the competition, you can. Just go here to submit a film for the showcase.