Congratulations to the 2018 Roxy5 Short Film Competition Winners and Finalists!
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The Roxy5 Short Film Competition, presented by Capital E and Miramar Events Trust, is an annual short film competition for school students years 7-13. Students from across the greater Wellington region are challenged to create their own short film incorporating three essential elements unique to each year.
The films are judged according to creative story telling potential, and there are a host of prizes to be won. In 2018, the programme prizes include Best Film - Senior (years 9-13) and Best Film - Junior (years 7-8), the People’s Choice Award, as well as prizes for Best Original Soundtrack and Best VFX, plus there are cash prizes up for grabs! The Best Film - Senior group go on an amazing practical film making journey to re-make their film under the guidance of professional industry mentors and Capital E Digital Tutors.
This is a unique opportunity that brings together upcoming talent with film professionals, and industry-related businesses, organisations and partners who share the common goal of a sustainable, healthy film industry here in Wellington. The Roxy5 Short Film Competition aims to benefit children and young people by providing authentic opportunities to start them on the path to successful careers in creative digital industries.
Check out the 2018 winners and finalists, the 2017 remade films and the fantastic winning entries from 2015 to 2017 below.
2018 Remake Winner - Nightlight
2018 Best Film - Senior #dreamLife
2018 Best Film - Junior Bouncing Back
2018 People's Choice Unreachable Love
2018 Best Costume and Makeup AND Best Original Soundtrack Retrospect
2018 Best Visual Effects Journey
2018 Finalist Kia Ora
2018 Finalist How Long is a piece of String?
2018 Finalist Faraway Friends
2018 Finalist Prank Wars
2017 Remade Films