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Season of Excellence

The VCE Season of Excellence (the Season) is a five-month annual arts festival showcasing outstanding senior secondary student work from Victorian schools. The Season presents works created by 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.


2018 Applications

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Visit the relevant page for information about how to apply and how the selection process works.
Top Designs
Top Screen
Top Arts
Top Class

VCE Season of Excellence Events

Latest News

Top Screen 2017 People's Choice Award

The VCAA congratulates Tessa Himpoo (Lauriston Girls’ School), Tom Hughes (Northcote High School) and Ben Head (Kardinia International College), winners of the Top Screen 2017 People’s Choice Awards. The awards were generously sponsored by Madman Entertainment, who provided vouchers to the value of $600. Visit VCE Season of Excellence Awards for more information about the Top Screen People’s Choice Award.

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VCAA Board Appreciation Awards 2017

The VCAA Board Appreciation Award was established in 2015 to acknowledge and celebrate the talent, hard work and dedication of VCE students whose work has been included in exhibitions during the VCE Season of Excellence. The Board awards a prize to one Top Designs exhibitor and one Top Arts exhibitor. The Board views the exhibitions in April each year and the winner is decided by a vote.

The 2017 VCAA Board Appreciation Award for Top Designs was awarded to VCE Visual Communication Design student Simon Han (Huntingtower) for his work Cloud Forest Model and Wayfinding Solutions. The award for Top Arts was awarded to VCE Studio Arts student Briellen Ramsay (Galen Catholic College)for her animation work Life That Glows. Both winners received a certificate and $1000 to put towards their continued education and exploration of their chosen fields. Congratulations!

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‘[The VCE Season of Excellence] has inspired me to believe in my abilities as a filmmaker, continue to create more content and do what I love.’
Sarah Said, Top Screen 2017 filmmaker


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Level 7, 2 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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