Competitions

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Have your say on important issues! 

Create a 3 minute short film and the lucky winner or winning group will have the chance to share in an awesome filmmakers prize pool!

 

Updated competition dates

Films due: 14 October 2020
Awards ceremony: November 2020

IMPORTANT! If you choose to work on your film at this time, please be sure to adhere to all Government advice regarding Covid-19 safety, including social distancing, practicing good hygiene and respecting gathering restrictions.

 Click here to register now.

Who: WA students aged 12-18 years.

What: Create a 3 minute short film on street safety. Enter as an individual or in groups of up to three people. Click here to see the terms and conditions. 

Prize: A share in a filmmakers prize pack, and the opportunity to have your film screened at ECU/ WA Screen Academy. 

Student choice: This year there will be an exciting new category; the Commissioner for Children and Young People Student Choice Award! Students will have the change to vote on the top 10 films. More information is coming soon. 

Entries will be judged and shortlisted by a panel of communications industry professionals. The top 10 entries will be showcased at an Awards Ceremony in November 2020.

 

Street safety is a broad community issue and for young people today growing up in WA’s cities or regional towns, how to stay street safe is an evolving concern.

The theme of 2020's Your Call competition challenges you to explore the many different ways you can reduce the risks associated with going out and having fun. Work together to find strategies to avoid dangerous situations and stay safe.

This broad theme can touch on a number of interconnected issues, including:

  • going out at night

  • catching public transport, bus, train, taxi and ride share safety

  • pedestrian and road safety

  • how drug and alcohol affects decision making and can increase risks

  • attending parties and underage drinking

  • loitering and curfew laws

  • drink spiking and sexual assaults

  • street fights and coward punches

  • muggings and theft.

 Still got questions? Check the FAQ.

This competition is run by WA Police Force and Constable Care Child Safety Foundation. It is sponsored by the Commissioner for Children and Young People and Lions WA.

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