Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

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2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize

Since 1994, this annual competition open to high school students in the local area, provides an opportunity to showcase the great creative talents of young photographers and filmmakers. The competition awards cash prizes of up to $2,000, as well as donated prizes from our proud supporter the Australian Centre for Photography.

Winner of People's Choice Award – Happy Hour by
George Cheney

Congratulations to the winner who will receive a 2 hour private tuition to the value of $250 at Australian Centre for Photograph.

Happy Hour by George Cheney

Happy Hour by George Cheney, Year 11, Cranbrook School.

Due to the current pandemic, the 2020 entries of photographs and films will be exhibited in our online exhibition.

Online Exhibition

Click on the image below to view the online exhibition of all 2020 entries and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice, where the winner will receive 2 hour private tuition to the value of $250 at Australian Centre for Photography.


View the video below to find out the Announcement of Winners!

Photographic Award winning entries

  • Bronte Freed - Oh Solo Meow
  • Hugo Walsh - Noir
  • Nicole Lai - Golden Hour
  • Olivia Aristides - Steps
  • Elizabeth Searle - Green Earth
  • Ned Wieland - Blue Soaking
  • Isabella Ayres-Munro - A Thread of Bad Luck

For more information, please contact:

Cultural Development
Telephone: 9391 7102