Entries for the 2023 Mocktail Film Award have now closed. Keep an eye out for the 2024 competition coming soon.
Do you know a talented young filmmaker?
Mocktail Submissions are now open!
We invite high school students to submit their short film and go into the running to win awesome prizes!
Win 1 of 3 prize packages consisting of:
- A DJI Osmo Pocket 2 Gimbal Combo Kit + waterproof case
- x2 BIGSOFTI ONE Ultralightweight Portable LED
- Headphones for audio monitoring
- 1 year subscription to Stan, Netflix, BINGE or Disney Plus
What can I submit?
Genre includes short fiction, short documentary, short animation, television commercial or music video.
The judges are looking for: originality, emotional impact, performance, direction and low budget initiative.
Films must have been completed between 1st January 2022 and 31st May 2023.
How long do I have?
Submissions for the 2023 Mocktail Film Award close on Wednesday 31st May 2023 at 11:59pm
Who can join the competition?
- The 2023 Mocktail Film Awards is open to all New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland based high school students who have completed a short film.
Technical specifications of entries
- The final submitted version is to be ideally UPLOADED TO VIMEO.
Note: Vimeo allows for high quality files to be uploaded then downloaded on our end, so if your film gets nominated, it will look great on the big screen!
- When exporting your video from your editing program, make sure it is HIGH RES 1920 x 1080 and it is at 25 fps (frames per second).
- Films submitted can be up to 8 minutes in length.
Watch the Winning Films From 2022