Bell Shakespeare Shorts Festival

Bell Shakespeare Shorts Festival

Calling all budding filmmakers! Bell Shakespeare is excited to announce a film festival where students are in the director’s seat. A national festival of short films about and inspired by Shakespeare that reflect unique Australian communities.

Participating schools will have access to a suite of resources on filmmaking, performing Shakespeare, and information for teachers. Teachers will have access to a live streamed teacher workshop direct from Sydney Opera House.

Win great prizes and share in Shakespeare storytelling with schools across Australia!

CREATE A FILM IN ONE OF TWO CATEGORIES


Retelling — films using Shakespeare’s original text and story
Reimagining — films that adapt, rework or are inspired by Shakespeare’s works

THE RULES


–  For primary students , films must be no more than three minutes in duration
– For secondary students, films must be no more than five minutes in duration
–  Films can be shot on a smartphone, tablet or camera
–  Films must use some of Shakespeare’s original text or be inspired by Shakespeare’s use of language, plays or characters
–  Films must reflect your school and/or your unique community in some way

HOW MUCH?


$500 for schools with an ICSEA value of 1001 and above.
$250 for schools with an ICSEA value of 1000 or less.

DATES


Registrations open 28 January 2020
Festival runs Term 1–3 2020

An information pack for the Bell Shakespeare Shorts Film Festival will be available in February 2020. Please direct any questions in the meantime to learning@bellshakespeare.com.au

REGISTRATION


Entry:

School name:

Name of contact teacher:

Email:

School phone:

Mobile:

School address:

State:

Postcode:

Participating year groups:

Please tick if any participants identify with the following: Physical, cognitive or learning disability and require additional assistanceEnglish is not their first languageOf Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background

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Bell Shakespeare Shorts Festival

CONTACT US

Email: learning@bellshakespeare.com.au
Tel:
1300 305 730
Fax:
1300 552 271
Post:
PO Box 10, Millers Point, 2000