Two Film Festivals You Shouldn't Miss

Ocean Film Festival Australia

Posted in Local Events @ Jan 9th 2016 7:20am - By Administrator

Do you love watching short films especially films that feature captivating cinematography? You will be happy to know that at the Arts Centre Gold Coast you have the best of both worlds.

2016 Flickerfest
Australia's leading and the only Academy® accredited as well as BAFTA recognised short film festival is celebrating its 25th year. And this year, the festival continues to showcase an A-list class of short films that will surely entertain and inspire the Flickerfest audiences.

Catch the 2016 Flickerfest on February 19 at 7.00pm in the Arts Theatre. Ticket prices varies:

Adult $14.00
Friends of the Arts Cinema Members $9.50
Concession Member $8.50
Concessions/Students $11.00
Senior/Aged Pensioner $9.00

For more information and to make a booking, call 07 5588 4000.

Ocean Film Festival 2016
If you love captivating cinematography as much as the ocean, then mark your calendars for the Ocean Film Festival.

With the goal to inspire the world to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect the oceans, the film festival continues to showcase the best ocean films from all over the world. So get ready for two hours of enchanting footages, insightful narrations, and touching interviews.

This year's festival features:

Ocean Stories: The Halls
20 mins | USA | Underwater Filmmaking

Gold of Bengal
43 mins | FRANCE | Sailing/Adventure

The Right
2 mins | USA | Big Wave Surfing

Like Nothing Else
5 mins | HAWAII | Wind Surfing

Kayaking the Aleutians
36 mins | UK | Kayaking/Adventure

One Voice
6 mins | HAWAII | Marine Life

Though each film has its own style and topic, all of these will show the beauty of the ocean from above and below. The audience will be brought in different journeys through the unbelievable shots of various marine creatures such as dolphins, seals, sharks, and turtles as well as the colourful coral gardens and jellyfish. These will surely captivate, entertain, and inspire the festival audiences.

The 2016 Ocean Film Festival is on March 8, 7pm. Tickets costs $30.50 for adults, $20.50 for children, and if your group consists of 10 or more your ticket will only cost $25.50. Visit, for more information.

To enjoy all these wonderful films, arrange your accommodation now.  Our Chevron Resort is only a 5 minute drive to the Gold Coast Arts Centre. But if you prefer to walk, it will only take you 20 minutes!

Don't miss these festivals and book your Surfers Paradise Holiday Apartments - - today!

Image Source : Ocean Film Festival Australia


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