The 5th Annual Good Dog! International Film Festival is now accepting film, story, screenplay and teleplay submissions through its website: http://www.gooddogff.com and http://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.
Early deadline: 30 May 2015
Regular deadline: 31 July 2015
Extended deadline: 30 September 2015
The festival will screen from 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 and nominated films, including films that have screened 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 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. http://www.youngdiggers.com.au/dogs