Submit Your Film

Short film awards include both a jury award and an audience award; feature films are eligible for an audience award in one of two categories. All awards are accompanied by prizes, which may include rental equipment, post-production services, studio time, etc.

2019 Submissions Open!

The Gold Coast International Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 9th edition, to take place November 2019. You can submit your short or feature-length film for consideration via:

If you have questions regarding submissions please contact gciffshorts@gmail.com or info@goldcoastarts.org

Deadlines

Opening Date: December 15, 2018
Super-Early-Bird Deadline: May 15, 2019
Early-Bird Deadline: June 15, 2019
Regular Deadline: July 15, 2019
Late Deadline: August 10, 2019
Final Deadline: September 1, 2019

Categories & Fees

SHORT FILMS (Under 5 Minutes)
Super Earlybird Deadline: $5
Earlybird Deadline: $7.50
Regular Deadline: $10
Late Deadline: 15
Final Deadline: $20

SHORT FILMS (5 – 10 Minutes)
Super Earlybird Deadline: $10
Earlybird Deadline: $12.50
Regular Deadline: $15
Late Deadline: $20
Final Deadline: $25

SHORT FILMS (10– 15 Minutes)
Super Earlybird Deadline: $15
Earlybird Deadline: $17.50
Regular Deadline: $20
Late Deadline: $25
Final Deadline: $30

SHORT FILMS (15 – 20 Minutes)
Super Earlybird Deadline: $20
Earlybird Deadline: $22.50
Regular Deadline: $25
Late Deadline: $30
Final Deadline: $35

SHORT FILMS (20 – 30 Minutes)
Super Earlybird Deadline: $30
Earlybird Deadline: $35
Regular Deadline: $40
Late Deadline: $45
Final Deadline: $50

FEATURE LENGTH (Over 30 Minutes) 
Super Earlybird Deadline: $50
Earlybird Deadline: $60
Regular Deadline: $75
Late Deadline: $100
Final Deadline: $150

YOUNG FILMMAKERS (Aged 18 and Under)
Super Earlybird Deadline: FREE
Earlybird Deadline: FREE
Regular Deadline: FREE
Late Deadline: FREE
Final Deadline: FREE