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2017 GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED

Over 120 film and film-related events across 13 Gold Coast venues.  Special guests include Deborah Mailman, Sue Maslin, James Rolleston, Isabel Lucas, Simon Wincer, Claudia Karvan, Jan Chapman, David Stratton and more The 15th annual Gold Coast Film Festival will screen 32 feature films from 13 countries,...

Submissions are now closed!

Submissions for the Gold Coast Film Festival are now closed! Thank you to everyone who submitted! We received a record number of entries with some amazing short and feature films. Our judges have a tough job ahead of them...

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Calling all short film fans!

Short film lovers everywhere, buckle your seatbelts and get ready for a two-hour marathon of Australian short films! On Friday 10 March, Gold Coast Film Festival is bringing Sydney’s Flickerfest, for one night only, to the GC. The highly anticipated festival will showcase nine of Australia’s...

SUMMER OUTDOOR SCREENINGS

Get ready - we have some exciting outdoor screenings coming up this summer! Check out where you can see films across the Gold Coast...

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SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE 2017 GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL + SIPFEST

GCFF opens feature film submissions for first time in 15-year history, plus special screenings announced and entries open for 2017 SIPFest Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Gold Coast Film Festival and SIPFest, otherwise known as the Shorts in Paradise Festival. SIPFEST short films will...

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

The Gold Coast Film Festival is excited to announce our upcoming November and December screenings! Check out where you can see films across the Gold Coast...

Work with us! Programmer and Event Producer Roles

Spread the word!  We are recruiting for two contract positions -  Programmer and Event Producer.  These are integral roles for the Gold Coast Film Festival.   PROGRAMMER Period: October - April Fee: $10,000 The Gold Coast Film Festival is one of QLD’s biggest Film Festivals and this year, entertained over...

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That’s A Wrap!

Thank you to everyone for making the 2016 Gold Coast Film Festival such huge success! We are so thrilled to have entertained over 14,000 people across our films and events. Thank you to all our team - especially our volunteers.  Keep an eye out for announcements of...

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SIPFest Winners

  Last night's SIPFest was a great success, with a huge turn out under a beautiful vibrant cinema, outdoors on Surfers Paradise Beach. There were 14 short films screened from some of the best emerging Australian filmmakers of all ages, all of which were incredible and made with such...