Blue Shorts Film Festival 2020


Blue Shorts is a community film festival that celebrates Blue Mountains stories. Storytellers and filmmakers of all levels are encouraged to submit short films – from young and emerging filmmakers, to the many professionals we have in the area.

Entry Conditions

  • Entrants accepted from residents from Lithgow to Lapstone.
  • 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 minutes or less*).


  • We are ready to take your entries now! The closing date has now been extended to Monday 31st August 2020.
  • The festival screenings for shortlisted films will be held later in the year at the beautiful Mount Vic Flicks with an awards presentation after the screenings (TBC due to Social Distancing)

Once you have created your project, please go to in order to submit your entry to Blue Shorts. The portal is now open. For all questions and queries, please email the Blue Shorts team at More information can be found on or at

Blue Shorts is brought to you in partnership with Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre and Mount Vic Flicks and generously supported by Bendigo Bank.