ROXY5 SHORT FILM. COMPETITION

The Roxy5 Short Film Competition is held annually in partnership with the Miramar Events Trust.  Years 7-13 school students from across the greater Wellington region can submit their own short film, (five minutes maximum), to win some awesome prizes!
This is a unique opportunity that brings together upcoming student talent with film industry professionals as well as related businesses, organisations and partners – it’s all about building creative experiences and connections for our young future film makers!
The films are judged according to creative story telling potential, and there are a host of prizes to be won. In 2018, the programme prizes include Best Film – Senior (years 9-13) and Best Film – Junior (years 7-8), the People’s Choice Award, as well as prizes for Best Original Soundtrack and Best VFX, plus there are cash prizes up for grabs! The Best Film – Senior group go on an amazing practical film making journey to re-make their film under the guidance of professional industry mentors and Capital E Digital Tutors.

WINNERS . 2017

Supreme Winner 2017 – Remade film
A homeless boy encounters a series of people each with their own struggles. There is strength in sticking together.

Runner Up 2017 – Remade film
A short film exploring the pain of separation…

Supreme Winner 2017
A homeless boy encounters a series of people each with their own struggles. There is strength in sticking together.

Runner Up 2017
A short film exploring the pain of separation…

People’s Choice Award 2017
Have you ever had one of those days when all you want to do is get home? Home Sweet Home follows a student who just wants to get home but finds himself in a stressful situation when many different obstacles are thrown at him.

Best Original Musical Score
Jesse is haunted by visions of an apocalyptic future.

Best VFX
A bullied boy rises up above his bullies after awakening a magical jaw bone, but at what point does fighting back become too much?

WINNERS . 2016

Kāpiti College- Supreme Winner Award
Black Dog- Before the re-make

Kāpiti College- Supreme Winner Award
Black Dog- Re-made Film

Wellington High School- Runner Up Award
A Fishy Tale- Before the re-make

Wellington High School- Runner Up Award
A Fishy Tale- Re-made Film

Kahurangi School- Runner Up Award
Step by Step- Before the re-make

Kahurangi School- Runner Up Award
Step by Step- Re-made Film