Make a short film

Any genre
Up to 5 minutes
For anyone under 25


Deadline: Friday 30th August 2019

The Someday Challenge

The challenge is to make a short film on a theme of sustainability in cultural, social, economic and environmental terms ie. according to the four pou, or pillars. Winning films have explored themes as diverse as bullying, screen addiction, permaculture and fair trade.


  • In 2019, the Someday Challenge is open to anyone who is born in 1995 or later, who is a citizen or resident of Aotearoa New Zealand, or studying or working lawfully here.
  • You can make your film individually or in a team.


The toolkit contains all you need to enter.
You can contact us here.

You are also warmly invited to join a FREE Someday Workshop. This is where many of our winners begin their film-making journey.

Someday Challenge - Enter Here


There will be prizes for:

Standout Winner
Chosen from the winning films by judges

Audience Favourite
Chosen from winning films by a public vote

20 Winning Films
Chosen by the judging team

Chosen randomly by a computer


The Someday Awards is a glittering ceremony to celebrate all winning films. It will be in Auckland on November 30.

All winning film-makers are invited to the awards ceremony, and all receive prizes and certificates.

The Standout Winner and Audience Favourite will be announced at the ceremony.

Each winning film also receives a Special Award, soon to be announced.

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