The 5th Annual Good Dog! International Film Festival is now accepting film, story, screenplay and teleplay submissions through its  and  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.

For further information please visit the website at and its sister event

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.