Thurs 17th –
Sun 20th May 2018

Newcastle Australia

Set in the beautiful and edgy steel and coal town turned activism hub of Newcastle, this festival now in its second year, will provide a unique conversation around justice, climate change, spirituality, music and art. This conversation seeks to find ways to work for the common good, where diverse communities reclaim the future in hopeful and creative ways.

Thurs 17th –
Sun 20th May 2018

Newcastle Australia

Thurs 17th – Sun 20th May 2018 Newcastle Australia

Interested in film making and social justice? This competition is for you!

Watch this video to hear The [Y] Project talk about the Inspiracy film comp

The Inspiracy Social Justice Youth Film Competition is a collaborative project of the [Y] Project and Adamstown Arts. 

From pollution to racism; gender inequality to homelessness; or mental health to refugees: fuel your creativity into creating a loud and proud short film to share your beliefs about the big bad and beautiful world we live in!

A key aim of the competition is to highlight social justice issues within our communities, through engaged and respectful filmmaking.

Awards & film screening

There will be 3 cash awards given for the best films submitted – first place $500, second place $300, and third place $200. Award winners will be announced at 8pm at the Inspiracy Opening Night Thursday 17 May 2018, with a premiere screening of their films. These films will also be shared to Inspiracy’s facebook.

Judges for the film competition include:

You’re eligible to get involved if you’re between the ages of 12 – 20.

FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE 30 APRIL 2018. ENTRIES NOW CLOSED.

WINNING ENTRY

2ND PLACE

EQUAL 3RD PLACE

Film comp judges

Film Comp

Georgia McCudden

Georgia McCudden, is 18 years old and after four years of being on YouTube gained an audience of 3–7 million views on average. Georgia has had a passion to make videos since her year 8 teacher insisted she share a video she made in front of the whole class. “I wanted to keep it to

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Film Comp

Kris Smith

Kris Smith is a conjoint lecturer in the School of Creative Industries, Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle. This role follows on from a professional career as a practicing artist in the fields of photography, multimedia, graphic design, painting, printmaking and project-based community arts practice. As an art practitioner his photographic

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Rod Pattenden
Film Comp

Rod Pattenden

Rev Dr Rod Pattenden is a curator, Theologian and Art Historian interested in the connection between spirituality and the arts. He has written widely contributing to key publications on the work of a number of leading Australian artists as well as developing a number of innovative exhibitions and installation projects. Rod is minister of Adamstown

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