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Short Cuts City of Greater Dandenong Film Festival

Short Cuts City of Greater Dandenong Film Festival

Short Cuts Film Festival

Now in its third year, the Greater Dandenong Short Cuts Film Festival is back for 2018!

Short Cuts celebrates the arts, community life and creative storytelling, by providing an artistic platform for local community members, emerging artists and accomplished professionals to share their stories.

Short Cuts 2018 will be curated by Richard Moore and screened at Drum Theatre in June.

An exciting new addition to the festival is Shorter Cuts Junior Film Festival, which will entertain the younger generation and showcase their films.

For more information, please phone 03 8571 5488 or email

Check out the 2017 Short Cuts Film and Winners

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Short Cuts Film Festival Submissions are NOW OPEN!

We are looking for short films up to 15 minutes in length, across three categories:

  • Emerging
  • Community / Student
  • Open

Submit your film for you chance to win great prizes, including the Mayoral Prize of $3000 and Runner-up $750.

Submissions close 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018.

Important Information
Please read the Short Cuts Film Festival 2018 Terms and Conditions (PDF 177KB) before your submit your film.

Submissions must include a hi-res promotional image and film synopsis or will not be considered.

Shorter Cuts Junior Film Festival 2018 is a specially curated G rated screening, suitable for schools and families and will be selected from the Short Cuts 2018 submissions.

Short Cuts Film Festival will be screened on Saturday 23 June 2018, at 7.30pm at Drum Theatre, Dandenong.

Shorter Cuts Junior Film Festival will be screened on Tuesday 26 June 2018 at Drum Theatre, Dandenong.

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