Student Opportunity: Entries Open for the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

@JCU Student Opportunity: Entries Open for the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 is now open for entries


ASFF celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking from around the world, and is a platform students and graduates at James Cook University to showcase their talent to wider audiences, build new contacts at the festival and promote their work to leading industry figures in support of their career.

Previously we have had many successful entries from universities across the world, including University of Canberra (Australia), Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Germany), Chapman University (USA), Filmacademy Vienna (Austria), Veritas University (Costa Rica) and many more. We would be delighted to showcase James Cook University’s filmmaking talent in 2017.


Prizes include:

  • Screenings at ASFF 2017 (8-12 November in York, UK)
  • Awards for Festival Winner (£1,000), Best Film in each category, and People’s Choice
  • The Northern Film School Award for Best Screenplay (£1,000)
  • Opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels

The festival is a hub for industry, hosting over 25 masterclasses, panel discussions and numerous networking sessions, offering filmmakers the chance to build their contacts list, connect with representatives from major film organisations and promote their work.

ASFF accepts all genres: advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller. Running times up to 30 minutes.

For submission guidelines and to enter, visit

Deadline 31 May 2017.


.@ASFFest is now accepting submissions for 2017: enter your #film for a chance to win screenings, #awards & more

Entries are open for @ASFFest 2017! The #festival is looking for innovative filmmakers working in all genres

Fo more information:

Alexandra Beresford

Marketing Coordinator

Aesthetica Magazine

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