Golden Woofs


1. Introduction

The Golden Woofs is an international bear short film competition with $500 prize run by Bear Men of Adelaide in Australia. Founded in 2008, the Golden Woofs continues to be a leading outlet and exhibition platform for bear film makers around the world.

Finalists are screened at a gala screening during the Bearstock festival in November in Adelaide, Australia, where the winner is announced and prize awarded.

The 2016 gala screening will be held on Saturday 26 November 2016 in Adelaide, Australia.

Entry is open to any short film less than 20 minutes that is made by, features and/or is about bears. The film can be any genre, including but not limited to drama, comedy, animation, documentary, reality, erotica, experimental and/or music.

Entries must be received by Friday 4 November 2016, so now is the time to get scripting, shooting, editing and submitting.

2. How to Enter

Entries should be submitted as high res digital video files shared via a file sharing site such as DropBox or similar. Entries should be shared to

Please also email a publicity image for your film to

Each film must be accompanied by an online Entry Form which can be filled out here.

All entrants must read and agree to the Terms and Conditions, which are available here.

3. Further Information

Any queries should be directed to

A list of previous winners is available here.

To keep up with all the latest news on the Golden Woofs, like the Facebook Page.

The Golden Woofs 2016 is a Bearstock 16 event conducted by Bear Men of Adelaide.