Capricorn Film Festival submissions closing soon!

Filmmakers! You have just over two weeks left to get your feature, short and documentary entries submitted for the 2018 Capricorn Film Festival.

After the triumph of last year’s record breaking submissions including 30 short films made by regional Queensland’s for the CAPS Short Film Festival’s two Central Queenslander only categories, CAPS Junior and CAPS Open, festival director Luke Graham and team are eagerly countdown the final days for submissions of its highly successful destination event.

“Every year the filmmaking quality from our Central Queensland artists take another step, with some very talented people finding each other and creating some truly exciting films,” says Graham.

Short films from Bundaberg to Yeppoon will compete win two categories, CAPS Open and CAPS Junior. The short film competition also includes CAPS World, which is open to filmmakers both nationally and internationally.

Entries are also open for Australian and international feature films and documentaries with the total prize pool at $5000.

CAPS Junior is open to Central Queensland residents under the age of 18, including schools and student-made short films with the winner receiving $1000, trophy and work experience with internationally awarded production house Scope Red on their next major film project.

The category Central Queensland residents over 18 years of age is CAPS Open, with the winner receiving $1000, trophy and the exclusive honour of directing the following year’s festival promo trailer.

CAPS World is for filmmakers outside of Central Queensland with the winner receiving $1000 and a trophy.

Entries are open till October 14th with official selections notified by October 25th, just one month before the destination festival event.

Submissions accepted via online only through

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