Your one minute film must encourage the community to recycle their mobile phones through the MobileMuster program. The theme for this years’ competition is Use it or recycle it.
Entry is free and is open to all primary and secondary school students in Australia. Submissions are due 23 September 2019.
Finalist representatives will win an industry experience day in Sydney and attend the awards screening. Winning films will be awarded a $5000 technology prize and will be showcased by Planet Ark during National Recycling Week.
We have developed education resources to help teachers and students create a great film and contact us if you have any questions.
All films must follow the guidelines:
Prizes will be awarded to the winners in the following categories:
The winning films will receive a JB Hi-Fi voucher valued at $5,000 to be shared amongst the school and students. Finalist will receive movie vouchers and representatives (up to two students) will also win a trip to Sydney for the screening and industry experience day workshops. The prize includes return airfares, transfers and 1 nights accommodation in Sydney for up to two student representatives and one supervising adult on Thursday 7 November 2019.
Winning films will also be showcased by MobileMuster and Planet Ark during National Recycling Week (11-17 November 2019).
The films will be judged on the following criteria:
You can download a copy of the assessment matrix so you can create your film to meet the criteria. MobileMuster will review the submission and a panel of film, environmental and education experts will select the finalist and winners. Up to four finalists in the Primary and Secondary school category will be announced on 18 October 2019.
To help students with their competition entries watch the experts from Vidico share their tips on how to create a great narrative and technical elements for your film.
Download the competition poster and encourage your school and students to get involved. We have partnered with Cool Australia to create six lessons for Years 3-8 designed to support teachers and students to produce quality films for the competition. We recommend the following sequence of lessons, depending on the year levels you are working with:
You must submit entries by uploading them through Vimeo (as a private video) and completing the form below. Please make sure your provide us with the private link and/or password to view your entry. The video should be high resolution and suitable to be uploaded to Vimeo.