The KOFFIA Short Film Competition will complement the 3rd KOFFIA, an opportunity to showcase the developing talent from our up and coming filmmakers. The screening and awards ceremony will take place on the 25th of August, 2012 during KOFFIA’s run at Dendy Opera Quays Cinema in Sydney. We hope to see you at the festival watching your own little masterpiece on the big screen!
The competition is open to both Korean and Australian filmmakers, as long as the film has a Korean aspect to it. Below are examples of what is eligible:
Your writer/director/producer/composer is of Korean heritage OR;
Your main actor/actress is of Korean heritage OR;
Your film is about Korean food/clothes/culture/traditions/people OR;
Your film is in Korean language OR;
Your film embraces Korea in some aspect
All of these examples would be eligible for entry. For more details see the entry requirements below. To participate in the competition for the screening and prizes for the Korean Cultural Office’s KOFFIA Short Film Competition supported by Metro Screen, The University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art), an applicant must complete and submit the application form along with their film in DVD or HD file format.
The Prize pool has received a massive buff this year. We are delighted to announce that Metro Screen will continue its support for young filmmakers in Australia as will The University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts. NIDA’s support with the best actor and actress awards will be the first showcase set apart for our actors in recognition of their growing talent. Read below for what you could be in the running to pick up!
Awards and Prizes
Jury Award 1st $2,000 cash prize
Jury Award 2nd $1,000 cash prize
Jury Award 3rd $500 cash prize
NIDA Best Actor Award TBC
NIDA Best Actress Award TBC
Audience Award TBC
Details: Prizes will be announced at the screening by our jury members. Bring your friends and family along to see your film on the big screen, and see if the audience rates yours their favourite!
All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
To participate in the competition for the screening and prizes of the KOFFIA Short Film Competition, an applicant must complete, and submit their film with a completed application form by the following dates.
Submission DeadlineTues 6pm, 24th July 2012
Selection AnnouncementTues, 31st July 2012
Screening DateSat, 25th August 2012
Anyone from Australia
- Located in Australia
- Joined June, 2012