Welcome to Nextwave
Regional Australia's biggest youth film festival!
SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED!
Nextwave Youth Film Festival (formerly [REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival), now in its fifth year, has wrapped up its 2019 search for the next wave of young filmmakers from all around Regional Australia.
Films are currently being assessed. Finalists will be notified by December 1st, 2019.
For more information about SWIFF’s Nextwave program:
Film workshops – in schools and education centres throughout the Regional NSW, teaching young people 10 to 25 years how to write, shoot, and edit short films. We also work share some important words from headspace about the importance of positive mental health and how creativity and movie-making can contribute to a healthy headspace.
Film Competition– submit your short film into the comp to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Entry Guidelines here
Films Screening and Awards – have your film selected as a finalist and screen at the Nextwave Youth Awards during the 2020 Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF) in January. More info on SWIFF here
So… Get Ya Story, Get Ya Camera, and Get Creative!