Enter your submissions now for the 2021 Blue Heeler Film Festival! The theme for 2021 is ‘DON’T PANIC!’ in the context of living with a global pandemic.


Sponsored by the Muswellbrook Shire Council, emerging creatives from across Australia are welcome to enter their short film of under 7 minutes for a chance to win.


The 2021 Blue Heeler Film Festival will feature two categories:

  1. Secondary School – for entrants aged 14-18 years
  2. Open Category – for entrants 18 years and over.


  • First Prize for the Open category – $10,000 AUD
  • First Prize for the Secondary School category – $5,000 AUD


This one-night festival will highlight the incredible talents of emerging Australian filmmakers to be held at Muswellbrook as a family friendly event.

Find out more.