Gold Coast Film Festival 2018

The 2018 Gold Coast Film Festival will run 17 to 29 April and will screen 80+ feature films and short films, host 18 industry panels and 10 filmmaker Q&As and bring film to life through special film events that run across the Gold Coast.

Walk the red carpet on opening night alongside actors, filmmakers and film crew. Learn from Australia’s leading producers, writers and directors in intimate seminars and workshops.

The Gold Coast Film Festival is a celebration of film and film-making from one of Australia’s top film-making locations – the Gold Coast. Be captivated by internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, locally made indie gems, engaging documentaries, family features, anime and the scariest horror films.

Special events include Women in Film screenings and events and SIPFest, the annual short film competition transforming Surfers Paradise beach into a vibrant and unique cinema featuring 12 short films by emerging filmmakers from around Australia.

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17 April 2018 - 29 April 2018


All Day