All Ages
Gold Coast Film Festival

SIPFEST

Shorts in Paradise

Presented by Gold Coast Film Festival & HOTA, Home of the Arts

Sat 27 Apr
SIPFEST

SIPFEST

Gather your friends, pull up a picnic rug and join us on the lawns of HOTA’s Outdoor Stage for SIPFEST (Shorts in Paradise). 

SIPFEST is the Gold Coast’s premier short film festival competition, showcasing 15 of the best short film finalists from submissions around Australia and Internationally. The night culminates in the live announcement and presentation of the SIPFEST award categories and gives audiences the opportunity to vote for their favourites on the night too. 

Hosted by Gold Coast Film Festival Ambassador Lincoln Lewis along with live music, incredible short films, food trucks and bar, this is the ultimate outdoor film experience and best of all IT’S FREE! 

This event is in Laid-Back picnic mode and a ticketed free event. 

Presented by Gold Coast Film Festival & HOTA, Home of the Arts

Dates
Sat 27 Apr
Where
Outdoor Stage
Ages
All Ages
Warnings
Please be advised some films may contain coarse language, mild adult themes and mild violence. Parent/ Guardian discretion advised.
Duration
5.30pm: Gates / Bar / Food
6.30pm: SIPFEST Shorts In Paradise
9.00pm: Award Presentation
9.30pm: Event Concludes
Tickets
Free event, registration required.
Children under 3 do not require a ticket.
Food & Drink
Add a Gourmet or Indulgence Hamper to your evening.
Purchase Hamper

#SIPFEST Films:

ACT 1

HELL YEAH Dir. Martha Goddard

TOO MANY ETHNICS Dir. Vonne Patiag

WAKING UP 30 Dir. Kristina Moschella

FAVOURITES Dir. Nick Russell

CHOMP Dir. Ben Nixon

CUPPA CHAI Dir. Amit Kaur

US AS I REMEMBER Dir. Kiana Scrase


ACT 2

ERZI Dir. Kailani D’Amour & Tin Huyen Pham

BIRD DRONE Dir. Radheya Jegatheva

ROOM FOR ONE MORE Dir. Jesse Vogelaar

THE REALTOR Dir. Adrian Eppel

THE STRIPPER TRADE OFF Dir. Janneke Williamson

CREEK GEEKS Dir. Andrew Robb & Jessica Gerger

ZOMBIES vs MEN’S SHED Dir. Travis Bain

SMOKO Dir. Adam Gunn & Steve Cooper


ADULT CONTENT WARNING

The below films contain adult content and themes, coarse language, and mild violence:

CREEK GEEKS

ZOMBIES vs MEN’S SHED 

SMOKO 

#Dining

Add a Gourmet or Indulgence Hamper to your evening.

Gourmet Hamper

$50

Enjoy a Gourmet Hamper for two, including hand-selected cheeses, breads and antipasto delights with two glasses of your choice of red, white or sparkling wine, or 2 beers, and an assortment of chocolate truffles.

Indulgence Hamper

$75

Treat yourself to the Indulgence Hamper for two, including hand-selected cheeses, breads and antipasto delights, served with fresh Australian prawns. All accompanied by two glasses of your choice of red, white, or sparkling wine, or 2 beers, and an assortment of chocolate truffles.

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