FILM FREEWAY is open until May 7, 2023 for short film entries in the 2023 Mud & Saltwater Short Film Fest, to be screened ‘under the stars’ at the Mangrove Hotel, Friday June 2, 2023.
Filmmakers of any level can enter short films in the 2023 Mud & Saltwater Short Film Fest. If your short film is selected for inclusion in the Mud & 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 films in the Mud & Saltwater Short Film Fest! * Please keep a copy of signed talent forms should the Producer request to sight signed form/s.
Here 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 it with your production name Mud and Saltwater Talent Request Form »
ROEBUCK BAY, (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) *A limit of 5 minutes including credits
* Needs to include Roebuck Bay’s natural, cultural or heritage values (any genre)
1 Comedy Can your short film make someone laugh?
2 Drama/Narrative Actors, lights, camera…action
3 Documentary Non-fictional and intended to document some aspect of reality
4 Animation Any animation technique from claymation to computer generated imagery
5 Music Integrating song and imagery
6 Science With a science edge on any aspect of Roebuck Bay
BROOME (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) *A limit of 5 minutes including credits
7 Broome *Needs to include Broome’s natural, cultural or heritage values (any genre)
KIMBERLEY CALLING (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) *A limit of 5 minutes including credits
8 Kimberley Calling *Needs to include the Kimberley’s natural, cultural or heritage values (any genre)
9 FEATURE FILM *A limit of 15 minutes including credits
* Enter a film about any of the above topics. Please note: this category is limited to 2-3 films only. Please email Producer Pia Boyer to register interest and check whether spots are available.
10 BEST IN FEST
11 BEST WORLD ENVIRONMENT 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.
12 PEOPLE’S CHOICE
Mangrove Hotel - Carnarvon Street
Broome Western Australia 6725
0400 003 864 Kandy Curran
0427 502 822 Pia Boyer