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​​​​​​​VCE Season of Excellence

The VCE Season of Excellence presents works created b​y VCE students in design, technology, multimedia and the cinematic, visual and performing arts through exhibitions, screenings and performances supported by education talks, forums and panel discussions, catalogues, programs and online material.

2017 Application forms

Applications are now open for Top Designs, Top Screen, Top Class Sound and Top Arts.

For 2017, the VCAA is also trialing online applications. Online and hard copy applications are available below.

Please note you will be taken to an external site to complete the online applications. It is recommended that you open the online application form/s in Chrome.

Please note: both hard copy and online applications are acceptable for 2017. Only submit ONE application per subject, either hard copy OR online.

All applications are due by 5pm Thursday 13 October 2016, except for VCE VET Interactive Digital Media applications that are due by 5pm Wednesday 9 November 2016.

It is highly recommended that you complete your application/s early, in case of technical difficulties or delays with Australia Post.

Please note: If posting your application, it needs to be postmarked on or before 13 October 2016.

Please download the relevant form/s for your area of study OR apply online:

Top Designs/Top Screen

Top Class Sound

Note: Students who have composed works for Music Style and Composition are not required to submit an application. Works will be selected via the Externally-assessed Task. The VCAA will then contact the student to confirm that a high quality live performance of the work can be organised.

Top Designs/Top Screen
(online applications)

 

Top Class Sound
(online applications)

Note: Students who have composed works for Music Style and Composition are not required to submit an application. Works will be selected via the Externally-assessed Task. The VCAA will then contact the student to confirm that a high quality live performance of the work can be organised.

Top Arts

For Top Arts 2017 the NGV will be accepting online applications only.

Top Arts 2017

All applications for Top Arts will be due by Thursday 13 October 2016.

Enquiries

For all Season enquiries please consult our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. If the answer to your query is not there, please email:

Top Designs, Top Screen, Top Class and Top Acts: seasonofexcellence@edumail.vic.gov.au
Top Arts: TopArtsEnquiries@ngv.vic.gov.au

Copyright

For information about copyright requirements for Top Designs, Top Arts and Top Screen please refer to our guidelines (docx - 91.74kb). Please note that these guidelines relate to the public display of your work. Students submitting works containing non-original materials will need to comply with strict copyright and legal requirements for the public exhibition of their work; this is different to the extent of copyright compliance required just for assessment purposes.

Resources for sale

Top Designs 2016 catalogues, and Top Screen 2016 DVDs (with 2 discs of additional content, including education sessions and full production design plans). To purchase Top Designs catalogues, and Top Acts and Top Screen DVDs from previous years please complete and return the order form (pdf - 69.89kb).

Season of Excellence 2016 Photo Gallery

2016 photo gallery coming soon …

 
 
 

Find out what some students have gained from being a part of:

2015 Photo Gallery

Copyright requirements for making applications to Top Designs, Top Screen and Top Arts

Students are advised that if they wish to submit work to VCE Season of Excellence events they should be aware of the copyright requirements covering work submitted.