HLS 2024 Frequently Asked Questions


Unfortunately no, you must be 18 years old and over at time of submission. 


Yes. It is a free platform for you to use and create an account. 


I’m having trouble with Submittable, can you help? 

General questions can be directed to hls@australiansinfilm.org, but any software or account issues with Submittable should be handled by contacting them directly. 

Finalist Timeline

When will I be notified if I am one of the five finalists? 

On or around the last week of September all applicants will be contacted, whether shortlisted or not. 

What happens next if I’m a finalist? 

You will receive instructions to submit another self tape of up to 5 minutes. 

Recipient Timeline

When is the recipient announced? 

AiF will announce the recipient of the scholarship in late October 2024 

If we have not addressed your question here, please email hls@australiansinfilm.org 

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