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Calling All Film Fanatics! The Gold Coast Film Festival Returns in April

Posted in Local Area & Events @ Feb 27th 2018 10:16am - By Administrator
Gold Coast Film Festival 2018

The 16th annual Gold Coast Film Festival will return from April 17 to April 29, set to celebrate its 16th annual event! This famous film festival on the Gold Coast attracts a diverse mixture of Australian and international films, filmmakers, and film events each year; and it’s the city’s flagship event for celebrating the Gold Coast’s contribution to film in the last 30 years. The Gold Coast Film Festival will celebrate a proud heritage of filmmaking, where the the Gold Coast’s beautiful backdrop has featured in several big blockbuster such as Unbroken, Pirates of the Caribbean, Thor: Ragnarok, Aquaman, and more!

Film fanatics won’t want to miss the Gold Coast Movie Locations Tour, showcasing several Gold Coast movie locations made famous by both international blockbuster films and Australian classics. These film locations - which will be explored by bus - have been featured in over 20 films including Thor: Ragnarok, Kong: Skull Island, San Andreas, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more. Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories and exclusive footage on this unmissable tour. The Gold Coast Movie Locations Tour will take place on two weekends: April 21-22 and April 28-29.

Don’t miss special outdoor showings taking place for the 16th Gold Coast Film Festival in Giltrap Park, Kirra. Two exclusive movie showings will be celebrating dance in film with Strictly Ballroom on April 20 and Happy Feet on April 21. Food and refreshments will be available onsite - just bring your friends along as well as a chair and blanket!

Also to catch during this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival is the Women in Film Lunch on April 20: a tempting 3-hour buffet and drink package at the QT Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise. It’s a fantastic afternoon offering irresistible food, insightful talks, and networking to celebrate women in film and television. On April 22 head to Surfers Paradise Beach for Sipfest, a special outdoor showing of the best short films across Australia. It’s also free to attend! On April 24 stop by Music and Movie Trivia at the QT Ballroom, where teams of between two and six can combine their film knowledge and win big prizes!

Book affordable Surfers Paradise family accommodation this April at https://alohasurfers.etourism.net.au

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