MIFF 54th Shorts Awards
MIFF features one of the most highly regarded short-film competitions in the Southern Hemisphere.
This year the eligible short films are competing for a total cash prize pool of $42,000:
- City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film ($10,000)
- Film Victoria Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Short Film ($7000)
- Swinburne Award for Emerging Australian Filmmaker ($5000)
- Cinema Nova Award for Best Fiction Short Film ($5000)
- MIFF Award for Best Animation Short Film ($5000)
- Pond5 Award for Best Documentary Short Film ($5000)
- RMIT University Award for Best Experimental Short Film ($5000)
All prize-winning shorts will be announced at the Shorts Awards ceremony on Sunday 9 August.