Awards & Prizes

Films accepted to screen at the Noosa International Film Festival receive an Official Selection laurel. Category award winners receive cash or a prize, a trophy and an award certificate. Winners are announced and awards presented at the NIFF Short Film Awards event as part of the festival in October.

2018 Short Film Category Awards

  • Best Drama
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Animation
  • Best Experimental

  • Best Director
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Young Filmmaker (aged 18-25 years)


See the 2017 Short Film winners here.

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Join us for the special screening of the Curator's short film selection from the 2017 Noosa International Film Festival! 

Held at the stunning Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas with sunset drinks & nibbles and free live music. 

Don't miss out!