AFTV Francophonie Competition

Posted 10 Mar


Junior Video Competition for Years 5 to 8

An AFTV/ Forum de la Francophonie Initiative

L' Association des Professeurs de français dans le Victoria ( AFTV) et Le Forum de la Francophonie Melbourne ont le plaisir d'annoncer les gagnants de la 2ème édition du concours vidéo Francophonie à Travers le Monde!

Un grand bravo à tous les participants du Concours Francophonie à travers le monde. Nousavons été extrêmement impressionnées par la qualité des vidéos qui ont été soumises et par les efforts que tous les élèves ont faits pour les réaliser. Ce fut un plaisir pour nous toutes de visionner ces vidéos divertissantes et créatives, et déterminer les gagnants ne fut pas tâche facile ! Félicitations à tous les lauréats !   

Un grand merci à toutes les écoles , tous les élèves et enseignants qui ont participé au concours. Nous espérons que ce concours a été une bonne opportunité de faire voyager vos élèves et de découvrir la beauté de la francophonie à travers le monde!  

Un Grand Merci a notre jury composé de : Nathalie Marchand- membre du comité AFTV et coordinatrice du jury, enseignante secondaire Haileybury Charlotte Mackay- membre du comité Forum de la Francophonie , Lecturer Monash University Clarha Bourel Baraud - Chargée de coopération éducative et linguistique, Ambassade de France Juliette Halliday – Enseignante primaire St Michaels  

Voici nos gagnants!! Bravo!!  La cérémonie de remise de Prix se tiendra le samedi 16 juillet au Bastille Day Festival de 10hrs à 10h45.

View the winning videos here View the winning videos here

Competition Details

Looking for a fun and FREE way to celebrate La Francophonie with your junior students

and to encourage the learning of 'Le monde Francophone'? 

Get involved in the AFTV and Forum de la Francophonie’s

'Francophonie à travers le monde' Junior Video Competition!


  • To provide learning opportunities for students to deepen their knowledge of the diversity of the Francophonie world by exploring a French speaking country.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to speak French through a meaningful and authentic experience.
  • To encourage and promote the learning of French as an essential part of the school curriculum.

Note: AFTV is supported by the Victorian Government.

Cost: This event is FREE


Deadline to submit videos - 2023 date to be announced closer to the date in 2023

Competition Categories

Please enter your students in one of the following 4 categories:

  • Year 5 and/or 6  
  • Year 5 and/or 6 (Bilingual Schools)
  • Year 7 and/or 8
  • Year 7 and/or 8 (Bilingual Schools)

Task description

Students should try to use as much French as possible!

  • Students research a French speaking country and produce a video to showcase the country allocated to their school.
  • Students are encouraged to use sentence structures suitable to their level of French language acquisition. Their task is to produce a video in which they present/describe a French speaking country. Students are encouraged to receive support from their teachers and peers but should refrain from using online translating software.
  • Here are some ideas on what could be included in the video. These are only suggestions. Students can be as creative as they want!  The following range of themes are examples of what can be included:

Historical figures

Traditional costumes
Capital City
Flora and Fauna

Competition Rules

  • This is a free competition open to students enrolled in Victorian schools from Year 5 to Year 8.
  • The video produced should be at least 2 minutes long (maximum of 3 minutes) and must be an original piece of work by the student/group of students. A maximum of 4 students per group.
  • A total of 2 videos per year level category can be entered per school. (Student names should not be mentioned in the videos)
  • Videos must be chosen and submitted by the classroom teacher in charge of the participating school.
  • Once each entry is lodged, it cannot be altered. Incomplete or late entries will not be considered.
  • The AFTV reserves the rights to close entries at any time.
  • The panel’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • By participating in the competition all competitors give their consent for the submitted videos including the name of the school to be posted on AFTV and Forum de la Francophonie and French Embassy social media platforms and associated websites during the Bastille Day Festival in July.
  • There will be up to 3 winning videos per category. Winners and prizes will be announced by AFTV and Forum de la Francophonie on...2023.
  • Prizes will be donated by AFTV and the French Embassy of Australia.

Please note Students names will remain anonymous.

Entry process

Register your school by sending an email to with the following details by...2023

  • School name
  • Teacher in charge’s name
  • Contact details - Phone number and email
  • Year level categories for each video (please indicate if your school is bilingual)

Once your registration is received, you will be sent an email of confirmation with your allocated country.

At the beginning of Term 2, a link will be emailed to the teacher in charge to upload the videos by the closing date.

Judging Criteria - Criterion of all equal weighting

  • Range of ideas and content
  • Range and appropriateness of vocabulary and grammar
  • Accurate use of French
  • Clarity of expression
  • Originality
  • Creativity (music, props, costumes, etc)



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