The 5th Annual Good Dog! International Film Festival is now accepting film, story, screenplay and teleplay submissions through its websitewww.gooddogff.com and www.filmfreeway.com The prize pool is AU$16,000 comprising $1000 per category including a children’s category. Each submission must include or be about a dog making it the most unique film festival in the World. U.S. MovieMaker magazine described it as one of the “10 coolest film festivals in the World”-out of box category
The Early deadline: 30 MAY 2015
Regular deadline: 31 JULY 2015
Extended deadline: 30 SEPT 2015
The Festival will screen 18 & 19 March 2016 throughout Australia and will tour internationally as a travelling film festival. In the past, the Festival has screened Oscar and BAFTA winning & nominated films including films that have shown at Sundance, Palm Springs and other first-class festivals.
Each year proceeds of the Good Dog! International Film Festival are donated to Australian and international dog charities. In the past, the Festival has donated in excess of $10,000 to dog charities. This year the beneficiary is Young Diggers, a charity that trains comfort dogs for returned soldiers suffering from PTSD. www.youngdiggers.com.au/dogs