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

Better Watch Out – Special Screening

BETTER WATCH OUT: Are you a horror fan looking for a festive fix? Christmas has come early with new horror comedy BETTER WATCH OUT – it’s Home Alone with knives! When you think the suburbs, you think safety, but this holiday night the suburbs are anything but safe....

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WORK WITH GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL

EVENT PRODUCER Contract role Period: 2 January - 9 May The Gold Coast Film Festival brings diverse Australian and International films, filmmakers and film events to the Gold Coast, enhancing the city’s cultural reputation, driving tourism and delivering economic...

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THE BUTTERFLY TREE – PREVIEW SCREENING

The Gold Coast Film Festival will host a special preview screening of
THE BUTTERFLY TREE and Q&A with writer/director Priscilla Cameron. Premiering at the Toronto Film Festival and garnering multiple AACTA nominations for Best Actor (Ewen Leslie) Best Original Score...

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STAGE MUMS SEASON 3- SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING

ROOT ME BOOT! Shaz and Trace are back for Season 3 of STAGE MUMS! Fresh from its World Premiere at the New York Web Fest (and an award nomination too), the Gold Coast Film Festival is proud to present a special, first look screening of the Gold Coast-created series...

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JUNGLE – Queensland Premiere Screening

Don’t miss a night of intense survival drama and see the Gold Coast hinterland as you’ve never seen it before! Jungle stars Daniel Radcliffe and was shot on the Gold Coast last year and the Gold Coast Film Festival is proud to present the Queensland Premiere screening...

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Winner announced – FilmInk Best Australian Indie Film Award

The Gold Coast Film Festival is proud to reveal the winner of our inaugural FilmInk Best Australian Indie Film Award. Romi Trower's feature film debut What If It Works? was selected from a group of five independent Aussie features included in the 2017 Festival...

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GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2018

We’ve been busy working behind the scenes on the 2018 Gold Coast Film Festival. Mark your diaries – it’s going to be a big one! From 17th – 29th April next year, we’ll be bringing film to life across the Gold Coast. Stay tuned over the next few months as we release...

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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...

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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...

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Focus on Youth

Families will be spoilt for choice at the 2016 Gold Coast Film Festival, which will see more than 75 film and film related events take place over nine different locations across the city. The 10-day Gold Coast Film Festival has given special...

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Eddie the Eagle – Opening Night Film – A QLD Premier

Tonight marks the opening night of the Gold Coast Film Festival 2016. With a red carpet opening hosting some big local names, and the Queensland premier of 'Eddie the Eagle', the night promises to be exciting and unforgettable. Eddie the Eagle is a comedy, drama...

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Opening Night

The opening night is shaping up to be what will be one of the biggest nights in the Gold Coast Film Festival this year. A Queensland premier of 'Eddie the Eagle' starring Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton is the opening night film, about the realisation of the childhood...

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FILM FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS (THAT AREN’T EVEN FILMS)

This year’s Festival, which runs 31 March – 10 April is shaping up to be one of the most inspiring, captivating and action-filled programs since the Festival’s inception. Genuinely catering to all ages and with events from Coolangatta to Helensvale, the event...

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Gold Coast Film Festival Highlights (Movie Guide)

  In what has been an anticipated lead up to its launch, the program for the 14th annual 2016 Gold Coast Film Festival was announced with tickets for all events now released. Expected to be one of the biggest and best film festivals Gold Coast has ever seen, the...

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Observance – pre-register for tickets now!

Love a good psychological thriller? Observance is a must-see for a great scare this year. The film will be screening at the Gold Coast Film Festival 2016. In the grip of grief following the death of his young son, Parker reluctantly returns to work as a private...

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YScreen launch

We are thrilled to launch our full Yscreen presented by Bond University program of films and workshops for schools. YScreen was launched on Wednesday 17 February with a range of educators from around South East Queensland.  Study guides have been produced to provide...

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