Jan 16 2021
FILMFREEWAY IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES for the 2021 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest. This year we will celebrate World Environment Day, with the 2021 screenings on June 4-5 at Broome’s Sun Pictures in Chinatown. There will be a third screening on June 12, 2021 at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm 200 km north of Broome on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula.
Filmmakers of any level can enter short films in the Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest. If your short film is selected for inclusion in the 2021 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest, it may also be screened at a later stage in Broome, the Kimberley region or other fantastic locations.
Ensure you get talent release forms signed for all talent in your Film because it is respectful and required to enter a film in the Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest! * Please keep a copy of signed talent forms should the Producer request to sight signed form/s.
Below is a link to a Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest talent release form – you can use this form, or better, make your own and brand with your production name.
* Films can be as short as 1 minute, 2 minutes etc, with the limit 5 minutes including credits.
ROEBUCK BAY, (WESTERN AUSTRALIA)
1 Drama/Narrative Actors, lights, camera…action
2 Documentary Non-fictional and intended to document some aspect of reality
3 Science With a science edge on any aspect of Roebuck Bay.
4 Comedy Can your short film make someone laugh?
5 Animation Using any animation technique from claymation to computer generated imagery
6 Music Integrating song and imagery
BROOME (WESTERN AUSTRALIA)
7 Broome *About Broome’s natural, cultural or heritage values (any genre)
KIMBERLEY CALLING (WESTERN AUSTRALIA)
8 Kimberley Calling *About the Kimberley’s natural, cultural or heritage values (any genre)
9 FEATURE FILM *A limit of 10 minutes including credits
Enter a film about any of the above topics. Please note: this category is limited to 3 films only. Please email Producer Pia Boyer to register interest and check whether spots are available.
10 BEST IN FEST
11 BEST IN FEST BY AN EMERGING FILMMAKER
12 BEST WORLD ENVIROMENT DAY FILM
Encourages worldwide awareness of the exceptional biodiversity of Roebuck Bay, and or Broome, and or the Kimberley, and action for protection of the environment.
13 PEOPLE’S CHOICE
Mangrove Hotel - Carnarvon Street
Broome Western Australia 6725
0400 003 864 Kandy Curran
0427 502 822 Pia Boyer