Submissions for the largest short films cash fellowship in Australia are now open

Submissions are now open for the 2017 Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship, the largest cash fellowship (AUD$200,000) for short films in Australia.

Hosted by the Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia for the second year, the event encourages aspiring Australian filmmakers to submit an eligible short film. A Sydney Film Festival panel will select 20 finalists to submit entries that will be judged by the 2017 Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship Jury.

Once all films have been submitted, four Fellowship winners will be declared, with each receiving $50,000 to produce their next short film and have it premiere at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival. The four winning Fellowships will be announced during the 2017 event.

There is no cost of entry for filmmakers who want to submit their work.  All filmmakers must submit and eligible film and their CV by 1st December of this year.  Further information on the Lexus Australia Short Film Festival can be found on their website.