Short Film

Short Film entries for the 2025 AACTA Awards are closed. 


AACTA Award for Best Short Film


Entries Open: Wednesday 12th June, 2024
Entries Close: Monday 15th July, 11:59pm AEST
Round 1 Viewing and Voting Period: TBA
Nominations Announcement: TBA
Round 2 Viewing and Voting Period: TBA


$160 (Full)
$70 (Student)*

*You'll be required to enter an active student email address to access this pricing. 

All Short Films submitted to the AACTA Awards must have been completed between July 28th, 2023 and July 25th, 2024. Whether a Production is complete is determined by the entrant.

To ensure the most comprehensive and inclusive field, AACTA reserves the right to extend the eligibility period. AACTA members will be notified of any changes. 

For full eligibility requirements, please see the 2025 AACTA Awards Rule Book.


A minimum of two Award Candidates listed on the Entry Form must be current AACTA members. If you are only listing 1 person on the entry form, that person will need to be an AACTA member.

Valid forms of AACTA membership for this category are Professional, General and Youth. For more information on AACTA membership, visit our website here.

If you are unsure of whether you currently satisfy the membership requirement, or may fail to do so, please contact the AACTA Awards Department.

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