Awards and judging
All films entered into the Jump Cut competition will be in the running for the top awards. The winners will be determined by a panel of film professionals & Council's Arts & Culture officers.
The main awards conferred are:
|Zoom Award||10 - 13 year olds|
|Sync Award||14 - 18 year olds|
|Focus Award||19 - 26 year olds|
Open on to 10 - 26 year olds - international submissions only
|Key Light Award||All films screened are eligible for this $1,000 cash prize|
Generally speaking films will be judged on but not limited to:
- Successful communication of the narrative (this includes entertainment and engagement value).
- Technical competency (i.e. competency in the use of camera, lighting, sound and editing; consideration of copyright).
- Innovation (i.e the excellence in the visual aesthetic, innovative approach to film making).
The panel may also make other Awards or Commendations.
Jump Cut Winning Films 2013
Now And Then
It's Consuming Me
More than 70 films were submitted for entry into the 2013 Festival, judging for the 2014 Festival will begin in the second week in May 2014. All winners will be notified by mid-June 2014.
For further information contact:
Jump Cut Project Officer
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Page last updated: 28 Mar 2014