Awards & Prizes

Films accepted to screen at the Noosa International Film Festival receive an Official Selection laurel badge. Category award winners receive cash or 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.

Information about the 2018 short film category awards and prizes will be available soon.

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners

  • Change Maker Award

    Change Maker Award

  • Best Young Filmmaker

    Best Young Filmmaker

  • Best Sound Design

    Best Sound Design

  • Best Cinematography

    Best Cinematography

  • Best Director

    Best Director

  • Best Male Performance

    Best Male Performance

  • Best Female Performance

    Best Female Performance

  • Best Experimental

    Best Experimental

  • Best Animation

    Best Animation

  • Best Humanitarian

    Best Humanitarian

  • Best Documentary

    Best Documentary

  • Best Comedy

    Best Comedy