Win an award, fly to Australia

Win an award, fly to Australia
Win an award, fly to Australia

India:Young film makers from schools across the country get the chance to fly to Australia, awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment – a department of the University of Cambridge – and the Australian Trade Commission in India. Students, who are interested in making short films, now have a chance to prove their talent on the national stage and earn the chance to win a study trip to universities in Australia.

India schools video competition

Organized by Cambridge English and the Australian Trade Commission, the competition is sponsored by four Australian university partners – Bond University, Charles Darwin University, Curtin University and James Cook University.  National Australian Bank and Credila are the travel sponsors and SAE Institute is the knowledge partner. The prizes – one week study trips to Australia for the 4 winning teams each comprised of 2 students and their teacher – are provided by the four sponsoring universities. The prize includes return flight tickets from India to Australia for the teams, accommodation, and other travel and living expenses for 5 days in Australia for the study programme.

There are 4 themes for the competition chosen by each of the universities listed below:

  • Bond University: Social Entrepreneurship
  • Charles Darwin University: Creative Animation
  • Curtin University: Robotics
  • James Cook University: Marine Sciences

The teams should make a 3 minute video on one of these themes, upload their entries to YouTube and submit the link to compete.  Students cannot register for this competition independently. Their schools need to register on and enter the students’ names for them to become eligible to participate.

Registration for the competition commences on 7 October, 2015 and the entries can be submitted between 15 December 2015 and 15 January 2016.

Competition roadshows and webinars

Technical sessions on video production will be conducted for schools and students across India to help the students with their entries. These workshops, which will be held between 26 October and 5 November are conducted in partnership with the SAE Institute and will feature Australian experts who will train the students on filmmaking and production.

The four sponsoring universities will also host webinars on the competition’s themes.


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