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

SIPFEST

 

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.

SIPFEST 2018 Winners:
  • Best Film ($3000): Radheya Jegatheva, iRony

  • Runner Up Best Film ($1000): Krystle Wright, A Restless Peace

  • People’s Choice Award ($1000): Tim Goodwin & Pearce Hoskinson, Please Do Not Feed The Ducks

  • Best Film Showcasing Surfers Paradise ($500): Arwin Arwin, Hello

  • Best Film by a Gold Coast resident ($500): Colin Usher, Su Brown and the Wallace Rockhole Pottery

  • Best Screenplay ($1000): Jack Yabsley, Super Nice

  • Best Actress ($500):  Fiona Pearson, Super Nice

  • Best Actor ($500):  Jake Harrison, Skin Like Bark

SIPFest 2018 ran on Surfers Paradise beachfront on Sunday 22 April where winners were awards $8,000 in cash prizes.

 

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 & Pearce 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

SIPFEST:
Sunday 22 April, 7pm
 | Surfers Paradise Beachfront, between Hanlan and Trickett Street

SIPFEST: Best of the London Short Film Festival
Monday 30 April, 7pm | Beach Marquee, Surfers Paradise Beachfront

Supported by Surfers Paradise Alliance.

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