Filmmaking Challenge

Prizes

2023 Awards and Prizes

This year we will select 10 Winning Films for the Someday Film Challenge classic category (short films up to five minutes) and 10 Winning Short Shorts (short films shot social media style and no longer than 60 seconds).

Six films from the 10 Winning classic category films will be eligible for the age awards:

6 Age Group Awards!

Entries selected for the 10 Winning Films in the Someday Film Challenge classic category are eligible for these awards.

Up to 11 Award for teams made up entirely of people 11 years of age and under.

Up to 14 Award for teams made up entirely of people 14 years of age and under.

Up to 18 Award for teams made up entirely of people 18 years of age and under.

Up to 24 Award for teams made up entirely of people 24 years of age and under.

Special Awards!

Entries in either category are eligible for these awards.

Whakatipuranga Award for a film by a Māori filmmaker or team, with a Māori indigenous perspective on sustainability.

Pasifika Award for a film by a Pasifika film-maker or team, with a Pasifika perspective on sustainability.

The Photogear Standout Winner Award.

2023 Prizes!

Photogear Standout Winner
  • $1000 for the Standout Winner
  • Up to $3000 worth of gear from Photogear for the Standout Winner.
10 Someday Film Challenge Classic Winning Films
  • $500 cash prize for the age awards and special awards
  • $100 Photogear Vouchers for each of the 10 Winning Someday Film Challenge film
  • A Career Session with the New Zealand Writers Guild
  • A single pass for Wētā Workshop Unleashed experience for each of the Winning Films
  • A The Outlook for Someday branded Sabre Power Bank
  • Someday Filmmaker T-shirts
10 Someday Short Shorts
  • $100 cash prize for the age awards
  • $50 Photogear Vouchers for each of the Winning Someday Short Shorts
  • A single pass for Wētā Workshop Unleashed experience for each of the Winning Films
  • A The Outlook for Someday branded Sabre Power Bank
  • Someday Filmmaker T-shirts