Reeling in Australia's top emerging screen talent for all to see is the SIPfest is the Shorts in Surfers Paradise Film Festival, a part of this year's Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF).

With most professional filmmakers beginning their career on the set of a short film, SIPFest provides an opportunity to identify and reward talented emerging filmmakers both locally and from around Australia.

SIPFest will turn 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 classification M or below will be judged by a panel of industry experts and awarded AUD10,000 in prizes. The audience can also cast their vote on the night for the people's choice award.


Surfers Paradise Beach
End of Hanlan Street, Surfers Paradise
QLD, 4217

Start Date: 03-Apr-2016
End Date: 03-Apr-2016