GCFF - Bringing films to life - 17-29 April 2018 GCFF - Bringing films to life - 17-29 April 2018

Queensland Screenwriting Award 2019

Submissions open for Queensland Screenwriting Award with $5,000 cash prize Gold Coast Film Festival has for the first time opened submissions for feature film scripts from Queensland-based writers, with a $5,000 award thanks to The Heaton Group. As the city’s flagship...

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The Business of Entertainment by Grant Chatham

The Business of EntertainmentDo you remember the last time you went to watch a film with no expectations and were blown away by how good it was? We would all love to know what the special ingredients to create a masterpiece are time after time. Alas finding the right...

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Web Series Jury

With just two weeks to go until submissions close for the 2019 Gold Coast Film Festival and SIPFest Shorts In Paradise, meet the talented judges who will select the finalists and winner of our inaugural web series category. Lauren Atkins (Founder, NYC Web Fest),...

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WORK WITH GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL

The Gold Coast Film Festival is seeking a contract Event Producer and contract Industry Event Producer for our 2019 Festival from December 2018 to April 2019. EVENT PRODUCER Contract Period: December 2018 - 30 April 2019 Fee: $14,000 The Gold Coast Film Festival...

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END OF YEAR SCREEN INDUSTRY DRINKS

END OF YEAR INDUSTRY DRINKS Presented by Gold Coast Film Festival Join us for an end of year event to celebrate the successes of the South-East QLD screen industry this year with a panel followed by festive mingling! The event will start with a discussion panel with...

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GOLD COAST STUDENT NETWORKING NIGHT

GOLD COAST STUDENT NETWORKING NIGHT Presented by Gold Coast Film Festival Are you looking for your next DOP for a short film project? Need an editor for your graduation film? Or an actor to play your lead character? We’re inviting all Gold Coast film and screen...

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ASIA ON FILM AT HOTA

ASIA ON FILM Curated by Gold Coast Film Festival Explore Asia On Film this November at HOTA with a selection of Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominated films curated by the Gold Coast Film Festival. November 6, 19 & 29 - HOTA, Home of the Arts We've teamed up with...

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IN LIKE FLYNN SPECIAL SCREENING + Q&A

IN LIKE FLYNN: Special screening + Q&A Presented by Gold Coast Film Festival We're excited to bring you a special preview screening of adventure film IN LIKE FLYNN followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers on Monday 8th October, 7pm at Event Cinemas Pacific Fair....

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR GOLD COAST SCREEN PROFESSIONALS

Are you a Gold Coast writer, producer, director, actor, content creator, cinematographer, set designer, stunt performer or another form of screen industry human?  We are developing our industry program for 2019 and we're keen to hear from you!  We'd love to know what...

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MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL AT HOTA

MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL AT HOTA Real life stories of the artists who create the soundtrack to our lives Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd September - curated by Gold Coast Film Festival HOTA, Home of the Arts will present a 2-day mini film festival of the best...

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GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2019 DATES

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2019 DATES! Have you missed us? The Gold Coast Film Festival will be back from April 3-14, 2019, bringing film to life across the Gold Coast. To stay up to date with sneak peeks for 2019 and our year-round events sign up to our monthly...

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BURLEIGH BREWING OUTDOOR CINEMA

  BURLEIGH BREWING CINEMA SUMMER SCHEDULE Party like it's 1999! We've teamed up with Burleigh Brewing to bring six glorious months of 90's films to the Burleigh Brewing Outdoor Cinema. On the last Thursday of every month, grab your gang and relive the glory days...

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MARY SHELLEY Q&A SCREENING

SPECIAL EVENT: MARY SHELLEY + Q&A WITH WRITER EMMA JENSEN Thursday 12 July, 7.15pm - HOTA, Home of the Arts Join us for a special screening of Mary Shelley, followed by an insightful Q&A with the film’s scriptwriter, Emma Jensen. Hear about Emma’s journey from...

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THE 2018 CHAUVEL AWARD

PROLIFIC AUSTRALIAN PRODUCER SUE MILLIKEN TO RECEIVE 2018 CHAUVEL AWARD   The Gold Coast Film Festival will award national screen industry award, the Chauvel Award, to producer Sue Milliken this month. With a career across film and TV stretching from the late...

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That’s a wrap!

That's a wrap on the 2018 Gold Coast Film Festival!  Over 13 days and across 11 different Gold Coast locations, we presented: ✨ 40 feature films ✨ ✨ One world premiere ✨ ✨ Seven Australian premieres ✨ ✨ Seven Queensland...

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Finalists and winners from SIPFest 2018

Short film finalists and winners from SIPFest 2018 The Gold Coast Film Festival awarded $8000 in cash prizes for its national short film competition SIPFEST: Shorts in Paradise, presented by Surfers Paradise Alliance on Sunday 22 April on Surfers Paradise Beach....

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TWO NEW FILMS ANNOUNCED

TWO NEW FILMS ANNOUNCED! We're excited to announce two new films joining the Gold Coast Film Festival program! TULLY: We're thrilled to announce our mystery movie is Sundance-favourite, TULLY. Charlize Theron is dynamite as Marlo, a mother struggling to deal with two...

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