Gold Coast Film Festival

Posted in Local Area & Events @ Jan 8th 2014 11:26am - By Administrator
Gold Coast Film Festival

From April 3 to 13, 2014, film enthusiasts can enjoy The Gold Coast Film Festival. The Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF) is an annual event which celebrates the best movies. The festival will run for eleven days. It promotes all aspects of film and filmmaking. Audience members will get to see internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies, genre films and even Japanese anime. Locally made indie gems and family features will also be featured. If you are looking for a diverse and exciting line-up of films, the GCCF is the event to attend.

The 2014 Gold Coast Film Festival will showcase fantastic features from all around the globe. From dramas to thrillers, the festival has it all. Sci-fi geeks and fantasy fans will be delighted by the selection of sci-fi flicks and all things pop culture. Lovers of horror films will scream their heart out as they enjoy horror movies that push the boundaries. Have heaps of fun watching the comedy features. Beautiful and brilliant films that can only be made in Japan will also be featured. Treat yourself to internationally acclaimed films, rare gems that are hard to find. Celebrate the finest home-grown cinema from local producers. The Queensland Showcase features up and coming artists. Watch Community Screenings and enjoy family-friendly movies.

The GCFF is also committed to honing and promoting Australian film making talent. The festival will hold workshops, seminars and networking events. The festival aims to educate and nurture up and coming filmmakers.

The free filmmaker program will include

Making Filmmakers

High school students from years seven to twelve can undertake a six week course on the various aspects of filmmaking, shoot their own short film and attend a red carpet screening upon completion.

Bond University Future Filmmakers

High school students from years 11 and 12 can attend a full day seminar, hearing from the industry's leaders in Writing, Directing and Producing.

Filmmaker Seminars and Panels

Aspiring filmmakers and existing practitioners can attend various 1 hour seminars on topics such as film distribution, financing, building online content and more.  The seminars are presented by both domestic and international film industry leaders.

There may also be master classes taught by some of the world’s leading writers. Past master class guests include Sci-Fi legend Alan Dean Foster and Horror scribe Todd Farmer.

The Gold Coast Film Festival will be held in various venues around the Gold Coast. The main program screenings will be held at Birch Carroll & Coyle Cinemas, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, just a few minutes away from our Gold Coast Family Apartments.

Mark your calendars and enjoy the Gold Coast Film Festival.

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