MobileMuster launched their inaugural film competition in 2019. The student film must encourage the community to recycle their mobile phones through the MobileMuster program. The theme for this years’ competition was Use it or recycle it.
The winning students and respective schools are list below. Watch their award winning videos and be inspired to recycle.
The finalist short films were screened and the winners announced at the historic Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour on Wednesday 6 November. The winning films will be showcased by MobileMuster and Planet Ark during National Recycling Week (11-17 November 2019) to encourage the community to recycle.
MobileMuster received over 90 entries from across the country, with just over 1000 students involved. The finalists were selected by an expert panel bringing together experience in film, education and environmental excellence. The films have been judged on their relevancy to the theme, creativity, technical skills and ability to convey the environmental message.
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: