Blue Shorts Film Festival (Exempt)

Blue Shorts Film Festival movie poster

Blue Shorts is a short film festival held in the Blue Mountains, Australia. Entrants need to reside between Lapstone and Lithgow.

Blue Shorts celebrates Blue Mountains stories and storytellers and is a celebration of local creativity and community. Filmmakers of all levels are encouraged to submit short films - from young and emerging filmmakers to the many pros we have in the area.

We are looking for short films 7 minutes and under in any genre and style (*films in 12 years and under category need to be 2 mins or less*).

We are ready to take your entries now! The closing date is March 22, 2019. Please note: There is also a special category for the 12 and under age group to make a film about WATER (*2mins or less) in any genre.

The festival screenings is on May 4, 2019 with an awards presentation after the screenings.

Once you have created your project and uploaded your film, please go to in order to submit your entry to Blue Shorts.