The Rising Sun Program (secondary school kids’ program)


Introspection, by Lara Nguyen, Winner SSSFF Best Secondary Film 2016

We are proud to announce Victoria University has become the Principal Partner of the festival this year. They are sponsoring the Setting Sun Award for Best Film by A Secondary School Student. The top 10 short films in the secondary category will receive a Master Class with Marc C-Scott who is a lecturer in screen media at Victoria University. He has taught at many institutions in the areas of video production, motion graphics, visual effects, online media, cross-media practice. Marc has written numerous articles for The Conversation along with both television and radio media interviews. His research interests are within television (history, institutions, broadcast technologies and methods), cross-platform media and the use of new media platforms and distribution methods.Lecturer of Digital Media and coordinator of the Bachelor of Interactive Media and Victoria University. The Master Class will be held in the June school holidays. And will include industry guests and practical workshops. This is an open category and any secondary school student who has made a film that meets the terms and conditions can enter.

We’re proud of the quality of films that have come from kids over the years and excited to be able to continue helping them with their development with the great team of people at Victoria University.

There is no specific prize or category for films made by primary school students but we are always happy to screen their films so please feel free to enter!

This year’s kids’ program will screen during the weekend of the festival at The Sun Theatre in Yarraville.

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