COscars Youth Film Competition 2021




The COscars is an outdoor youth film festival featuring a short film competition that aims to showcase the talents of young people aged 8 to 25 years.

Selected entries will be presented to the public at the COscars Youth Film Festival on Friday 17 September, 2021.

Prizes will be given to the winning film in each category:

  1. Snapshot:
    • 8-13 years                   $50 cash
    • 14-18 years                 $50 cash
    • 18-25 years                 $50 cash
  1. Short:
    • 8-13 years                   $100 cash
    • 14-18 years                 $100 cash
    • 18-25 years                 $100 cash
  1. c) Short Film (8-25 years): $150 cash


Snapshot and Short categories:

Creativity, originality and story-telling will be more highly considered in judging than production quality. You don’t need a flashy camera to make a great short film. You can use any type of camera – mobile phone, tablet etc.

Short Film:

Judges will consider production quality, creativity, originality and story-telling.


Your film can be any genre or theme and you can use any kind of filmmaking technique (including animation, stop motion or live action).


Deadline for entries is 1 September 2021.

For more information, contact Shannon Lacy on 5471 1700 or