Youth Homelessness Film Competition


2017 WINNERS Be Inspired

Check out the winners from our 2017 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.

2017 Winner 12-18

2017 Winner 18-24

2018 Hidden Others Finalists

Your Film

One Minute



Are you between 12-18 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.

Guidelines What You Need To Know

The following are required for entry:

You must be aged between 12-18 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

RESOURCES We've got your back

Hidden Others 2018 Finalist
07, August

Check out the 2018 Hidden Others: Youth Homelessness Film Competition finalists. Vote for your favourite video by liking

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Don’t worry, your first film will probably suck
08, May

Guest blogger: David Cairns Sometimes, I think about Orson Welles. In 1940, at the age of twenty-five, he

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The Basics of Beginning, Middle, End
06, March

Guest blogger: David Cairns I got into filmmaking because I love stories. I love how stories can make

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Hear what our 2016 Victorian Winner has to say about Hidden Others
01, March

Tegan Joiner, our Victorian winner in 2016, talks about her experience making a film for Hidden Others.  You

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Talent Release
13, February

Are you planning on featuring people in your film?  If so, you’ll need to ensure that each person

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The Cost of Youth Homelessness
12, February

The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia research study is the first national youth homelessness study of its

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