A big noise for the environment The CFF’s 2020 short films are anazing! The topics are diverse, ranging from big picture marine pollution issues to small but significant insects, even cicadas get a mention! Thanks to all the SEQ youth for making a noise about...
Rotary Club of Redland Sunrise Most Viewed Award

Rotary Club of Redland Sunrise Most Viewed Award

Help a young filmmaker gain a prize! Viewing these 2019 films will determine the winner of the Rotary Club of Redland Sunrise Most Viewed Award of $500! These award-winning short films by entrants from 8 – 23 years of age raise diverse issues. By viewing these...
They’re 2019 Winners, now 2020 Judges

They’re 2019 Winners, now 2020 Judges

Another way to help youth to be heard is to invite winners from the previous CFF to be on the Judging Panel for the following year. We’re delighted that Sophie and Leisel whose winning entry “This is our future” won them 1st Prize of $500 in the...

Chilling times

COVID-19 times are chilling times. Our wish is that you all stay well, get all the support you need, and that we’re soon over the crisis. These are also shrilling times. Now, more than ever, youth need to have their voices heard, to be engaged and connected....
Want to join the chorus and shrill about the CFF?

Want to join the chorus and shrill about the CFF?

Did you know that a group of singing cicadas is called a chorus? And that the short film competition for youth is named ‘cicada’ because like this little, noisy creature, we wanted young people to make a (loud) noise about environmental issues that matter to them? And...
Shrilling times!

Shrilling times!

Would you like to . . . arrange classroom visits by CFF Ambassador Laura Eban or by conservation organization members to give students a chance to ask questions, get ideas and make connections? laura@cicadafilmfestival.com.au...

Bazil Grumble Clay Animation

The Bazil Grumble Clay Animation Program is world renowned and it’s on offer during the September School holidays.  It’s a great way to link art and technology, and to create a short film with an environmental theme relevant to South East Queensland.  Hey Presto –...

Close up encounters with wildlife

♥ Diary Date: Sunday 11th September, IndigiScapes Capalaba Looking for a story to tell? Looking for some good photos or footage for your film?  Then get to IndigiScapes Environmental Education Centre on Sunday 11th September where you can get up close to a...