Youth Homelessness Film Competition


Your Film

One Minute



Are you between 12-24 years of age?

Do you love filmmaking?

The Hidden Others: Short Film Competition is a chance for you to inspire change in your community by creating a short film about youth homelessness in Australia.


Your short film will help others to understand youth homelessness by demonstrating:

  • How youth homelessness is hidden in Australia
  • The causes of youth homelessness in Australia


Your film will be judged on its creativity, technique and its ability to help others understand youth homelessness.

One winner will be announced for each category and they will have the opportunity to join the Pedestrian TV videography crew on site for a day.

Guidelines What You Need To Know

The following are required for entry:

  • You must be aged between 12-24 years
  • You must be residing in Australia
  • Your film must be no longer than one minute in length
  • Your film must be your own original production created for this competition

View the full terms and conditions of entry.

Prize What You Get

The winner from each age category will accompany the Pedestrian TV videography crew on set for a day.

In addition, the finalist’s films will be used by The Salvation Army to help raise awareness and understanding of youth homelessness.

Films will feature on The Salvation Army website, be promoted in social media and will be included in the Salvos Schools Education program.

2016 WINNERS + FINALISTS Be Inspired

Check out the winners and finalists from our 2016 competition and be inspired by fellow filmmakers.

All of the films entered were of an incredibly high standard, and each took a unique angle to approach the problem of youth homelessness.

2016 Winner Victoria

Victorian Finalist

2016 Winner Tasmania

Victorian Finalist

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