Filmmakers have just over one week left to get their feature, short and documentary entries in for the 2019 Capricorn Film Festival.
After the continued success and growth of submissions including 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 eagerly countdown the final days for submissions of its highly successful destination event.
“Every year the quality of International, national and Central Queensland filmmakers raise the bar. Their production and storytelling skills are going to give our judges real challenges in having to select winners. We also have some very talented people finding their way into the industry and creating some truly exciting films.” Luke Graham Festival Founder and Director
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 from Australia and internationally.
Entries are also open for Australian and international feature films and documentaries with the total prize pool at $4000.
CAPS Junior is open to Central Queensland residents under the age of 18, including schools and student-made short films with the winner receiving cash, trophy and mentorship through a professional production.
The category Central Queensland residents over 18 years of age is CAPS Open, with the winner receiving cash, trophy and mentorship through a professional production.
CAPS World is for filmmakers outside of Central Queensland with the winner receiving cash and a trophy.
CAPS Jury is for long form film submissions including feature films and documentaries, with the winner receiving cash and a trophy.
Entries are open till October 2nd with official selections notified by October 7th, just seven weeks before the destination festival event.
Submissions accepted via online only through capricornfilmfestival.com