CaSPA Film Fest is an innovative project where school communities actively engage in student-centred learning and collaboration through film. FilmFest, an annual competition, gives the opportunity to budding filmmakers to produce a short film on a topic decided by Sydney Catholic Schools. Entries may be school-based or by individual student submissions. The competition is open to students from Year 5 to Year 12 and we encourage students earning Media Arts, Photography, Visual Arts, Drama and Dance to apply.

Film fest is back in 2022 to celebrate our epic Archdiocesan musical theatre event at Qudos Bank Arena.
Super Short Film
Create a 30 second preview or coming attraction video for your chance to have your film screened before the show!


  • Term 3 Week 5 Friday 19 August: Video submissions close.
  • Term 3 Week 6 Friday 26 August: Top 5 Finalists Trailers announced
  • Term 3 Week 7 Monday 29 August: Public voting will be open to determine the ‘People’s Choice’ Trailer.
  • Term 4 Week 1 Monday & Tuesday 11 / 12 October: The most outstanding Top 5 Finalists Trailers will be screened at Qudos Bank Arena before and after each performance. The winning Trailer will be announced at the beginning of the final evening performance on Tuesday 12 October.
Registrations are now open, be sure to read the participation guidelines.
Entry Registration
Participation Guidelines
Thrive Film Festival
Film Fest Previous Winners