Filmmaker Resources

In this section you will find information to assist you in making your film for Tropfest.


Release Forms

You must have signed release forms for all actors, performers and anyone appearing on screen in your film, including any voice-over artists.  Here you will find printable Deed of Release forms that you can use for your entry (individual, company and under 18).


Production Music and Stock Footage

Getting the right footage and music to round out your production takes talent. Getting it on time and on budget takes a great partner. As the Official Video and Production Music Partner of Tropfest Getty Images are giving special access to their library of content (over 63,000  music tracks and over 300,000 clips) – for free.


Post-Production Script Template

If your film is shortlisted you must submit with it a full Post-Production script (PPS) including all dialogue.


Music Copyright Guide

You must hold the rights to any music in your film. These guidelines have been provided by Music Rights Australia.


Trop Tips

A handy guide to help you with your Tropfest entry.