Reels on Wheels
City of Perth and Propel Youth Arts WA proudly present:
Reels on Wheels – Mobile Youth Film Festival
Reels on Wheels is a celebration of all things fresh and filmic for budding filmmakers from all corners of Western Australia!
City of Perth’s Northbridge Piazza has teamed up with Propel Youth Arts WA, and Melbourne-based initiative, Projector Bike, to create a new and exciting short film festival in celebration of Innovation Month and National Youth Week 2016.
What is Projector Bike?
It’s a moving dream, a mobile screen and a storytelling machine. Projector Bike is a custom-designed, three wheeled cargo bike – complete with a high-powered projector and stereo system – that transforms any public place into a captivating work of art!
What is Reels on Wheels?
Reels on Wheels is an opportunity for young filmmakers, aged 12 to 25, to take their skills to the next level, get some great exposure for their original work, and win cool prizes in a unique, innovative and supportive environment.
How do you get involved?
All you need to do is submit an original short film between 1-10 minutes in length via this website by 5pm, Friday 8th April 2016
From there, our panel will select the most creative, innovative, and exciting works for inclusion in the Reels on Wheels screening on Friday 15 April at a secret, surprising location!
If you have any more questions related to Reels on Wheels, please contact Laura Perini – Project Officer (National Youth Week) via contact details on the left.
Image credits: Projector Bike
Awards & Prizes
The major prize is AU$1,000 in production costs and equipment hire from Perth’s Top Film and Video Equipment Rental House! HDRentals.
Major prize winner will be judged by Tony Bonney.
Tony Bonney, a former student of W.A.I.T – that’s cave-talk for Curtin University Film and Television “school” – was finalist in Young Filmmaker of the Year (1990) and winner of SPAA awards in addition to numerous film awards for soundtrack work (1988-1992). He steadily rose to the position of former Director of prestigious Film and Television Institute and a judge for the annual FTI Screen Awards in ‘94 & ‘95. Since, Tony has stepping into the role of Director of Festival of Voices (Hobart) and Director of Tasmanian Creative Industries Council. His past accolades include Director/General Manager of Blue Room Theatre, Perth Fringe Festival, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth Museum, Perth Theatre Company & Steps Youth Dance Company.
Rules & Terms
– Filmmakers must be between 12 to 25 years old. Birth date must be completed in submission to be eligible.
– Filmmakers must be from Western Australia or based in Western Australia. Address must be a valid Western Australian address for entry to be eligible.
– Films must be of public, suitable nature (i.e. films must not contain explicit violence, nudity, drug use, or images of a sexual nature).
– Duration of films must be between 1 minute to 10 minutes long.