SIPFEST: SHORTS ON SURFERS PARADISE BEACH
Sunday 22 April, 7pm | Surfers Paradise Beach
SIPFest, otherwise known as the Shorts in Paradise Festival, is an annual showcase of the best short films from across Australia.
SIPFest transforms Surfers Paradise beach into a vibrant and unique cinema, delivering a unique outdoor film experience like no other in Australia. With sand below and stars above, the crowd will be captivated by 10 minute cinematic masterpieces by emerging filmmakers from around the country.
Thrillers, dramas, comedy, documentary and more of a (guide) classification ‘M’ or below will be judged by a panel of industry experts and awarded $8,000 in prizes. The audience can also cast their vote on the night for the people’s choice award.
2018 Categories & Prizes:
- Best Film: $3000
- Runner up Best Film: $1000
- People’s Choice: $1000
- Best Film by a Gold Coast resident: $500
- Best film showcasing Surfers Paradise $500
- Best Screenplay: $1000
- Best Actor: $500
- Best Actress: $500
SIPFest 2018 will run on the famous Surfers Paradise beachfront, Sunday April 22, 2018.
We’re excited to announce our 12 SIPFest finalists! These 12 films will be screened on Surfers Paradise beach, with $8,000 in cash prizes awarded on the night.
SIPFest 2018 Finalists:
A Restless Peace: Krystle Wright
Boneslayer: Oliver Ramsay
Hello: Arwin Arwin
iRony: Radheya Jegatheva
Mrs. S.: James R. Woods
Please Do Not Feed The Ducks: Tim Goodwin & Peace Hoskinson
Skin Like Bark: Declan Caruso
Sorry, Thanks, I Love You: Kyra Bartley
Su Brown and the Wallace Rockhole Pottery: Colin Usher
Super Nice: Jack Yabsley
Surren: Alisha Marfatia
The Skydiver & The Scarecrow: Ren Thackham
SIPFEST: THE BEST OF THE LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Monday 30 April, 7pm | Beach Marquee, Surfers Paradise Beach
See the best cutting edge films from 2017’s London Short Film Festival, comprised of comedy, international picks, docs, drama, animation and many more!
DATES AND TIMES
Sunday 22 April, 7pm | Surfers Paradise Beachfront
SIPFEST: Best of the London Short Film Festival
Monday 30 April, 7pm | Beach Marquee, Surfers Paradise Beachfront
Supported by Surfers Paradise Alliance.