On the back of a very successful 2014 competition, it was amazing to see the number of people participate and become part of the engflick short film competition. Therefore, for it’s third year in a row, the competition period is now open for the engflick 2015 competition!
What is engflick? A good question. Since 2013, Young Engineers Australia having been running a short film competition to increase the awareness of the engineering profession and the role that engineering plays in your daily life. Members of the community are provided the opportunity to explore the wonders of engineering through the cinematic arts and to form a visual story around a certain theme and object. Each year there are prizes on offer for individuals, and if you are generous enough, there is even a school prize on offer.
Do I have to be an engineer to participate in the competition? No you don’t and that is the best part of engflick. You could be a dentist, a ninja, a student, an astrophysicist, a part-time goldfish or even a hipster that sips coffee. No matter what you do or who you are, you are welcomed to participate in this competition. Just be prepared to learn a little bit about engineering and also be emotionally prepared to experience satisfaction and pride when you complete your short film.
What are the prizes? The prizes are great! For 2015 the prize pool will be awarded for:
- 1st Place – $4000
- 2nd Place – $1500
- 3rd Place – $500
- Schools Prize – Lego Mindstorm NXT2.0 Education sets valued at $1200
What is the theme and object for 2015? Glad you asked. The theme and object for 2015 are:
Theme: “Engineering – No Problem Too Big or Too Small”
Object: “A Measuring Device”
So now you know what theme you need to think about and how much you could potentially win, it’s time to get the creative juices flowing and start thinking about the video you are going to make. You have until 5PM, Friday 13th November, 2015 (AEST) to enter your short film for the engflick competition.
For more details about the competition, then make sure to read the Competition Guidelines and make sure you comply with the Terms and Conditions before you embark upon Entering your short film into the competition. The News section and website will be updated on a regular basis and feel free to follow us on Twitter, Facebook or you can even ask us a question by Contacting the engflick team.