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Bring ELTHAM College’s 50th anniversary to life through student and alumni storytelling, film and photography in our inaugural competition.

Calling all ELTHAM College community photographers and filmmakers!

The competition asks students and alumni to research and understand different aspects of the College’s history, present and future, and express their findings, ideas and vision through short films and photographs.

Entries can be submitted by individuals and/or teams – realise your own vision or team up for a collab.

See your work judged by an incredible panel of judges, including educators, local artists, filmmakers and photographers. 

Competition Categories

The competition is divided into different age categories for both film and photograpy entrants:

JUNIOR | 7–10 years old

INTERMEDIATE | 11–14 years old

SENIOR | 15–18 years old

ALUMNI | 18 and over

For each age category in the Film and Photography Challenge there will be the following awards:

  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Audience Choice


Stay tuned for official details on prize packs across each category.

Key Dates

Deadline Date
Submissions close
Wednesday 14 August 2024 (11:59 PM AEST)
Wednesday 15 August – Wednesday 16 October 2024
Online Viewing & Audience Voting
Wednesday 15 August – Wednesday 16 October 2024
Finalists Announced
Wednesday 30 October 2024
Finalists Viewing and Winners Announced at the Film & Photography/Short Film Festival
Friday 30 November 2024

All participants under the age of 18 must have parental or guardian consent to participate.

Please fill in the Photography and Video Permission Form, and submit to Emma Perry by way of email.

Enter the Challenge

Use your creative talents to tell the ELTHAM story.

Submit Your Entry