With $2,000 up for grabs, here's the challenge – make a film, of any genre, that’s five minutes or less around the theme of “young kiwis making a difference.”

About the film competition

Making a Difference is a film competition with the theme around "young kiwis making a difference". Make a short film 5 minutes or less, and enter the competition to be in to win $2,000!

Whether it’s cranking a community garden, cleaning up the local beach or rebuilding Christchurch – find a person or project that you think is doing something awesome, and tell us about them!

Who is it for?

There are three categories - Secondary, Tertiary and Open, with prizes for the winners of each category, as well as a range of special awards.

You need to be 13 or older to enter, which is the age limit for Vimeo.com, the submissions platform we use for films, which requires in their terms and conditions that users be at least 13 years old. If you fall outside of the age restriction and still wish to be a part of the competition, contact us.


How can you get involved?

Enter the competition! Or, if film-making is not your thing but you love what we do, spread the word! Share our Making a Difference promo vid above to your friends and family.

Key Dates

6 November 2017 – Entries Close
24 November 2017 – Finalists Announced
2018 Competition Entry dates - TBC

Previous winners from Making a Difference