GCFF - Bringing films to life - 14-25 April 2021 GCFF - Bringing films to life - 14-25 April 2021

EMERGE! Short Films

EMERGE! is a showcase of 12 short films from some of Queensland’s most recent graduating film students. The event is designed to showcase the best and brightest film talent from Queensland’s next generation of filmmakers from film schools, universities and TAFE. 

The awards for Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay will be awarded on the night and judged by Gold Coast Film Festival Program Manager Sasha Close and a Screen Queensland representative. The Best Student Short Film Award will win a $250 cash prize, awarded to the best film at the prestigious Screen Industry Gala Awards on Thursday 16 April at Movie World.

EMERGE finalists:
OTHERED – Eden Guade, Jeremy Bobby – Griffith University
NOT SO GRIM – Narissa Amies – Griffith University
THE DRUID PROPHECY – Lauren Hassell – Bond University
ASOS – Dane Holroyd – Bond University
FINDING A VOICE – Kimberley Henderson  – QUT
CRACK – Jake Leskarac, Sophie McDuff – QUT
DANNY – Nash Lawrence – NYFA
BISCUIT – Andrew Morris – TAFE Coomera
SQUEEZED FRESH – Andrew Morris – TAFE Coomera
THE GOOD DAD – Tallow Montague – SAE
THE WAY HOME – James Curtis – QSFT
STATIC – Ryan Simpson – QSFT


Tuesday 21 April, 5.30pm – Cinema 1, HOTA

Tickets $17 adults, $14 concession. Price includes one Burleigh Brewing Co. beer.


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Your ticket will be emailed after the program announcement on March 10.

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