Eligible entrants: The  Documentary category is open to New Entrants through to Year 8 students enrolled in New Zealand schools.

Category One – Year 1-3
Category Two – Year 4-6
Category Three – Year 7-8

Entries must be a maximum of 5 minutes in length (this does not include credits or blank frames.) Your entry must document reality and be curriculum teaching and learning based.

The Documentary Category will be judged according to the MADE Documentary Marking Criteria which can be downloaded here


By submitting your project, you consent to its use to be displayed, reproduced, performed, exhibited, and transmitted, by all means and media, both known and unknown by the MADE Committee.

Questions about the differences between student created video and teacher created video or how much to expect from students during the video creation process? Check out the Resources Page.

For all information about the criteria for entering the MADE Awards, please view the MADE Awards Criteria.