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Our Stories Film Festival

Our Stories Short Film Festival is an outdoor cinema event we're running as part of Cultural Diversity Week 2017.

The festival will present a series of short films celebrating the diverse lives and backgrounds of our communities.

We are calling for film entries to be considered for screening at the festival which is to be held on Friday 24 March. Films must tell a story exploring culture or life in Moonee Valley. This can be about people or place and can take an imaginative or documentary form.

Criteria for selection

  • Film maker/s must complete the below application form
  • Films must be between one and five minutes duration
  • Preference will be given to films made by community members who live, work, study, or recreate within the City of Moonee Valley
  • Film makers must obtain permission to use other people’s music, pictures and footage before using them. Here is a permission form template
  • Films must be suitable for a family audience (PG-suitable). The festival will not select films with excessive violence, sexual references, profanity, coarse language or with content that is discriminatory against race, culture, sexuality and gender
  • Films must be submitted in .mov format

Submitting your film

Films must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 13 March.

Send or drop off entries via USB or hard drive to:
Our Stories – Moonee Valley City Council
25 Mt Alexander Road
VIC 3031

Please contact us if you are having issues submitting your film.

Contact details

For more information about film submissions contact Peter or Sebastian at the Flemington Community Centre on 8325 1800 or email

Entrants will be notified by Friday 17 March regarding the success of their submission.

Our Stories Film Festival

Application form
50 words max – this text will be used in the festival program
(eg. work, live, recreate etc.)

e.g. USB, hard drive, other (please specify)



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