Shorts in Paradise Festival

SIPFest, supported by Vapiano's, is an annual showcase of the best short films from across Australia and is a key event of the Gold Coast Film Festival. This year we are also proud to host the best cutting edge films from the London Short Film Festival!

SIPFest transforms Surfers Paradise Beach into a unique outdoor cinema space, delivering a film experience like no other in Australia. With sand at your feet and stars above, be captivated by ten minute cinematic masterpieces in the genres of thriller, drama, comedy, documentary and more.

The Gold Coast Film Festival have welcomed some incredibly talented industry supporters. Producer Sue Maslin, legendary film critic David Stratton and Hollywood journalist Jenny Cooney will come together as Festival Ambassadors and actor / producer Margot Robbie is the new Patron for 2018.

BYO picnic rugs and chairs for an inspirational night of short films on Surfers Paradise Beach! Keep checking back for updates as they become available.

Festival classification M

London Short Film Festival

The best of 2017's London Short Film Festival will be showcased from 7.00pm on 30 April.

Watch festival winners and favourites comprising comedy, international picks, documentaries, drama, animation and much more!

Festival classification 18+

Supported by:

  • Date: 22 & 30 April 2018
  • Time: 7pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Address: Surfers Paradise Beach