The renamed biennial national 2020 Spiritus Short Film Prize aims to contribute to a vision of hope and the common good for Australia:
- An expert panel of four judges will award up to six prizes in three categories based on five criteria
- Entries opened Monday 3 February and close Tuesday 30 June, with winners announced in September
- Entries are open for the biennial national 2020 Spiritus Short Film Prize, an initiative of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) at Charles Sturt University.
There are six prizes in three categories, and entrants can enter their film in more than one category and can receive more than one prize.
The categories are:
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – Regional Australia Prize (open to entries outside an Australian Capital city). Cost to enter $5
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – School Category (This is open to entries from school students (under 18 years of age) who attend a school in Australia. Cost to enter $10.
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – Open to all. Cost to Enter $20.
There is $5000 in cash and prizes available, donated by Clive and Lynlea Rodger. The judges award the prizes, but they do not have to award all prizes:
- Regional Australia Prize for entries outside a capital city – $500
School category (for school students only in Australia) for equipment for school to value of $1000
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – Winner $2000
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – Highly Commended $750
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – Commended $500
- Spiritus Short Film Prize – People’s Choice $250 (Awarded on the night)
More information about the 2020 Spiritus Short Film Prize ‘Conditions and Criteria’ can be found here.