Short Film

Short Film entries for the 2022 AACTA Awards are now closed. 


AACTA Award for Best Short Film


Entries Open: Wednesday 27th April
Entries Close: Tuesday 14th June, 11:59pm AEST
Round 1 Viewing and Voting Period: Monday 1st August, 5:00pm AEST
Nominations Announcement: TBA
Round 2 Viewing and Voting Period: TBA


$100 (Full)
$70 (Student)


All Short Films submitted to the AACTA Awards must have been completed between August 13th, 2021 and June 13th, 2022. Whether a Production is complete is determined by the entrant.

For full eligibility requirements, please see the 2022 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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