Community Celebration Short Film Competition 2023

STAR is hosting the 2023 Community Celebration Short Film Competition! Make our volunteers stars!

Volunteers are the backbone of the Redlands community. Showcase our volunteer heroes in a short film. You could win a $500 cash prize plus a $500 donation to a charity of your choice!*

The Community Celebration Short Film Competition, sponsored by McGrath Estate Agents, is your opportunity to make an original, creative and impactful short film about a local volunteer or a group of volunteers- highlighting their vital contribution to the Redlands community!  Check out last year's winning video

All entries will be judged against the below criteria:

  1. impactful depiction of volunteering
  2. original piece
  3. creative, and
  4. highlights volunteering in the Redlands.

We want to see your brilliant creations! Enter Online.

Read the terms and conditions. 

You could win a $500 cash prize PLUS a $500 to donate to a charitable organisation of your choice!! 

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How to Enter?

STEP 1 - Read the eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions

STEP 2 - Create your 2-4 minute short film showcasing a volunteer or volunteers in Redlands

STEP 3 - Apply online by Sunday, 30 April 2023 (midnight)

The Winner/s will be announced at the Community Celebration event on Saturday, 13 May 2023 held at Raby Bay Harbour Park, Cleveland.

Timeline and Key Dates

Competition Open:  Wednesday, 15 February 2023
Deadline for entry:   Sunday, 30 April 2023 (midnight)
Winner announced: Saturday, 13 May 2023 at the Community Celebration

Click here to find out more and/or to submit your entry.

Meet the Judges

  • Dr Dave Scott
    Dr Dave Scott

    Community Development Officer

  • Nectaria Lekatis

    Chair for Volunteering Redlands

  • Cassandra McDonald


  • Christopher Rain


  • Isabel Quinlan

    Isabel Quinlan, Reporter for Nine News Gold Coast

  • Bradford Walton v2

    Bradford Walton, Writer / Director

  • Diana Petrovich

    Diana Petrovich, Producer

  • Colin Williams

    Colin Williams, Award winning short filmmaker