Your short movie should:


  • Be up to 5 minutes long including title and credits (May be shorter than 5 minutes)

  • Be predominately in video format

  • Tell a story which holds the audiences’ attention

  • Demonstrate camera work which shows an understanding of composition and shooting techniques (angles, movement, lighting, framing)

  • Contain appropriate props, costumes, sets and locations

  • Show editing which enhances and adds impact to the message

  • Have compelling and interesting actors

  • Contain background music which enhances the story

Entry lengths mentioned are suggestions only - they are not part of the judging criteria

NB:

  1. Short Movie entries must be predominately moving images (video clips). Entries must be filmed and edited by the students.

  2. No more than 5 entries for each section (i.e. Y 1-3; Y 4-6; Y 7-8) will be accepted from each school



Judging Rubric

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Short Movie examples