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Friday, 13th September, 2019

Steve Bastoni Steve Bastoni

The annual Perfect Light Film Festival is fast approaching and they’re calling for filmmakers to submit their entries.

Entering your short film gives you the chance to be screened in front of 1500 people and win a share of up to $4,000 in cash and prizes. 

The Festival will be held in Broken Hill on Saturday, November 2, in Sturt Park with a launch on the Friday night, and a filmmaking workshop held on the Sunday.

The entire festival program is free and includes the launch party with feature length movie and drinks and nibbles at Silver City Cinema on Friday, November 1. 

On Saturday is the free short film festival at Sturt Park, with more than 12 short-listed films screened and judged by top industry professionals.

The winner receives $1000 and a Blackmagic Design software package, second place $500 cash, and third place $250.

There are plenty more cool prizes with a dedicated RUOK Emerging Filmmaker Award. This award is open to any Australian student 18 years and under has the theme of RUOK. The prize is $500.

On Sunday, November 3, is a filmmaking workshop at the Civic Centre, a chance to join leading film practitioners who will share their experiences, insider knowledge and best tips and techniques to make your short film.

Festival Director Steve Bastoni said they can’t wait to bring the third Perfect Light Film Festival to Broken Hill.

“It’s a great platform for upcoming filmmakers to have their work screened and judged by established industry professionals,” the acclaimed actor said.

“This year we have a record number of entries, we are also featuring some local artworks in collaboration with the Broken Hill Art Exchange.”

Films must be eight minutes or less in length. Entries are open until Friday, October 4. 

To enter, go to filmfreeway.com/festival/ThePerfectLightFilmFestival or head to www.perfectlightfilmfestival for details and the full program.

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