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  • Screen It

    The 2016 Competition

    Entries open: Monday 1 August, 2016
    Entries close: Monday 19 September 2016 (5pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time)

    We're pleased to announce that the theme for Screen It 2016 is... Mystery!

    What is Screen It?

    Fancy yourself a filmmaker? Think you can match Shaun Tan in the animation stakes? Want to show off your skills as a videogame developer? Then get ready to enter this year's Screen It competition for your chance to create something amazing and win some awesome prizes!

    Every year, hundreds of students across the nation enter Screen It – ACMI’s epic moving image competition for Primary and Secondary school students. Screen It is designed to educate, encourage and foster the next generation of young moving image makers. It’s fun and, best of all, it’s free!

    Videoconferences and Resources

    To find out more about the theme and entry categories, check out our Screen It videoconferences.

    Download the Screen It Interactive Gateway for a comprehensive guide to the competition.

    Download the Screen It 2016 Theme Kit - Mystery.

    Download the Screen It 2016 Production Resource Kit.

    Entry Categories

    This year entry categories have changed. We have now divided the judging across three age groupings, instead of Primary and Secondary, to make it fairer. You need to be enrolled as a student in one of the years below in 2016 to be eligible.

    Foundation to Year 4

    • Animated Film
    • Live Action Film
    • Videogame

    Year 5 to Year 8

    • Animated Film
    • Live Action Film
    • Videogame

    Year 9 to Year 12

    • Animated Film
    • Live Action Film
    • Videogame
    An overall best school entry is awarded in addition to awards for each primary and secondary category.

    Bajo and Hex’s Top Tips for Game Makers

    Bajo and Hex's Top Tips for Game Makers

    ABC TV's Good Game and Good Game Spawn Point presenters Bajo and Hex list their top 5 tips for making a good game.

    Screen It 2015 Winners and Finalists

    Congratulations to last year's Screen It Winners and Screen It Finalists! A huge thank you to all who entered.

    Questions?

    Please contact screenit@acmi.net.au.

    Screen It 2015 Partners

    Screen It 2015 Logo Grid 2