Capricorn Film Festival announces entries open for Central Queensland’s annual film event.
Its official, filmmaker submissions for year five of the highly successful regional Queensland film festival are open with the four-day cinema event to be held in late November at the beautiful beachside tourist destination of Yeppoon.
Submission categories include feature film, documentary and short films with a total prize pool of $4,000 with one of a kind trophies to be shared amongst the winners.
The five feature films and documentaries selected to screen at the event will compete for the festivals premiere award, CAPS Jury. The festival Jury will be made up of Australian film industry personal and key local identities.
Feature and Documentary pre-selectors will take special interest in Australian made stories to screen to the regions cinema lovers.
“The opportunity for Australian filmmakers, both long and short form to screen their films in our beautiful region while networking with region artists will be of great benefit to the future of arts in Central Queensland” Peter Szilveszter, Festival Co-ordinator
Festival organisers are expecting another record year for short film submissions the triumph of last year’s entries including over twenty-five short films made by regional Queensland’s for the CAPS Short Film Festival’s two Central Queenslander only categories, CAPS Open and CAPS Junior.
Short films from Bundaberg to Yeppoon will compete in two categories, CAPS Open and CAPS Junior. The short film competition also includes CAPS World, which is open to filmmakers from Australia and internationally.
“With our fifth event this year, we are really excited to see the growth of our local story tellers” Luke Graham Festival Founder and Director
Entries are open till October 2nd with official selections notified by October 7th, 6 weeks before the destination festival event, with submissions accepted via online through capricornfilmfestival.com