The Veterans Film Festival will present short films about serving and ex-serving military personnel and the impact war has on society at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November 2015.
Our festival coincides with the annual Remembrance Day Celebrations (also called Armistice Day and Veterans Day) on 11 November 2015.
Filmmakers are invited to submit films about the following though not limited to:
- Serving and ex-serving Defence Force personnel e.g. Navy, Army, Air Force, Peacekeepers, etc.
- War and anti-war films
- The influences and impact war has on their families and our society
Submissions of short films may not be longer than 30 minutes and can be a short film, music clip, documentary, machinima or animation.
Submissions do not have to be made specifically for the VFF and may have been previously entered in another film festival.
Films that have been produced during and after 2013
Open for submissions – 1 April 2015
Deadline for regular submissions – midnight 23 August 2015
Deadline for late submissions – midnight 20 September 2015
Notify producers whose entries have been selected for the short list – 11 October 2015
Notify producers whose entries have been selected as finalists – 20 October 2015
Veterans’ Film Festival Awards Ceremony – 11 November 2015
Note: Junior submissions close – 20 September 2015
Filmmakers who are not part of the short list will be notified by 20 October 2015
* We accept films in any language…however, films not made in English must have English subtitles.
* Filmmakers agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.
* VFF reserves the right to not accept and/or disqualify, at any time, any film that VFF does not believe is suitable.
A film is to be classified M or PG or G under the television codes of practice for subscription television –http://www.classification.gov.au/Guidelines/Pages/M.aspx