Entries are now open for Aacta’s national pitching competition, with the winner to receive a $5,000 cash prize as well as $15,000 towards the production of a short film.
Aacta has aligned itself with Mini, and said is looking to hear from filmmakers with “unique, creative and fun ideas” for shorts that are inspired by the car company’s ‘Forever Unexpected’ manifesto. Mini will be the Presenting Partner for Aacta Shorts Fest this August, as well as Aacta’s national online short film competition, #SocialShorts.
Up to five finalists will be selected to participate in the live Aacta Pitch event held in Sydney June 3.
The judging panel will include:
Actor Damon Herriman Short film producer Alexandra Blue Writer and producer Victoria Wharfe McIntyre Director Derin Seale
The winner will also receive a complimentary Mini vehicle for the duration of the shoot, post-production support