Who can participate?
The AAYFF is open to ALL YOUNG PEOPLE who are currently enrolled in primary/junior, high schools, senior schools or colleges throughout the region. Films can be submitted in any one of four age divisions:
10 - 12 AGE GROUP (Junior/Elementary)
13 - 15 AGE GROUP (Middle/High school)
16 - 18 AGE GROUP (Senior/High School)
19 - 21 AGE GROUP (Further/Higher education)
Drama – any narrative.
Horror – something scary*
Animation – any form of animation
Documentary – any subject!
Experimental – any film that does not fit the mould of typical filmmaking.
Music Video – music video* (Music must be own composition, licensed or have the full permission of the recording artist)
Short short – any film 60secs or under
In order to be accepted in the AAYFF competition, your submitted film must adhere to the following durations (including credits).
10 - 12 AGE GROUP - No longer than 3 minutes
13 - 15 AGE GROUP - NO LONGER THAN 5 MINUTES
16 - 18 AGE GROUP - NO LONGER THAN 7 MINUTES
19 - 21 AGE GROUP - NO LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES