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What's it like to win a Eureka Prize?

By: Brandon Gifford, Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2014

Filmmaker Brandon Gifford visited us recently to share his winning experiences and offer some tips for creating a top entry.

2013 Eureka Prizes Award Dinner - Brandon Gifford, Adam Spencer and Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Daniel O'Doherty © Australian Museum

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G’day, I'm Brandon Gifford, three-time winner of the University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize – Secondary School category at what is the ‘Oscars’ of Australian Science.

By creating a fun short film on a scientific topic and entering into the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize, you will get the chance to not only win stacks of awesome prizes but also meet some top-of-the-game industry leaders, television hosts, journalists, lab workers, politicians, theoreticians and many, many more.

As well as have some time one-on-one with the Sleek Geeks themselves, Dr Karl and Adam Spencer. Thousands across the country will hear your voice and so many amazing opportunities can arise if you win this competition.

Be passionate, enthusiastic, get involved, have fun and do your very best.

Hope to see your entries before 7pm (AEST), Friday 2 May.

Check out Brandon's tips:

Watch Brandon's winning films:

2013 - The Spectacular Spider

 

2012 - The Legendary Lizard

 

2011 - The Sensational Snake

2010 - The Incredible Feather (second place)

 
Thinking about entering now? Find out more about this year's Eureka Prizes.