Keeping it on the sunny side.

$6,000 in prizes for 5 minute films

SSFF 2020 Coronavirus Update

A brand new $1,000 prize for films made in lock down!
Read more about festival changes due to the Coronavirus.

A Writing Workshop - Short Comedy Films

A live event presented by the Sunshine Short Film Festival and Cinespace in association with the St Kilda Film Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:00 pm - (GMT+10:00)

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We all need a laugh especially in the current environment but we are particularly interested in films that fight discrimination of any sort - racism, sexism, homophobia - with humour.  Fight the phobes with laughter! That's a more specific take on the comedy theme.  Get cracking.

Deadline for entries is Sunday 16th August 2020

$6,000 in prizes!

Locally made entries:

1st prize $1,000

2nd prize $750

3rd prize $500

"Art in a Time of Coronavirus" prize

1st prize $1,000

Free entry for film makers based in Victoria, Australia

Film makers from everywhere else ($15 AUD entry)

All films are eligible for the Judges Award: $1,500

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