Watch GCFF 2020 SIPFEST Short Film Festival right here!

The Gold Coast Film Festival has moved two of its flagship events – SIPFest (which you can watch below) and Screen Industry Gala Awards – online following the cancellation of the 12 day annual festival. SIPFEST, the free beachside short film festival presented by Surfers Paradise Alliance, will showcase it’s 13 short films online this…

Get excited! The 2019 Gold Coast Film Festival program is here!

The Gold Coast Film Festival is set to cement its growing reputation as Queensland’s destination film festival for the Australian screen industry with a 12-day blockbuster of premieres, workshops, gala ceremonies, panels and networking opportunities. The 2019 event, which officially launches its full program today, will screen 107 films – including three world and 10…

Producer Sue Milliken to receive 2018 Chauvel Award

The Gold Coast Film Festival will award national screen industry award, the Chauvel Award, to producer Sue Milliken this month. With a career across film and TV stretching from the late 1960’s to today, Milliken is a highly regarded and lauded Australian producer. Most recently, Sue co-wrote and produced the Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black,…

Here’s your complete list of Australian films screening at this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

This year’s Gold Coast Film Festival boasts an impressive lineup of new Australian films. Opening this year’s festival is Mairi Cameron’s The Second, written by My Mistress scribe Stephen Elliot. It’s a tight psychological thriller starring Australian acting veterans Racheal Blake, Susie Porter, Vince Colosimo and Martin Sacks. Hot off the heels of its successful…

Ready to get Bakered? Breath Q&A tour announced

Roadshow Films has announced the national publicity tour and Q&A screening program for Australian coming-of-age drama, Breath. Following a screening at the Gold Coast Film Festival on Thursday April 19, director Simon Baker will bring the film back to the people of Western Australia with the WA premiere screening in Albany on Saturday April 21.…

Gold Coast Film Festival 2018 is now open for submissions

Our friends at the Gold Coast Film Festival are calling for entries for 2018. Here’s the pitch: You’ve put blood, sweat, tears and money into your short or feature film, and now it’s time to build your film’s profile and find audiences. The Gold Coast Film Festival brings diverse Australian and International films, filmmakers and…

What If It Works? wins Best Indie at GCFF

The Gold Coast Film Festival has revealed the winner its inaugural 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 program. A jury of five Australian film critics from the Australian Film Critics Association and the Film Critics…