Gold Coast Film Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

20 Apr 2022 to 1 May 2022 Annual Event

Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF) returns with a jam-packed program of more than 100 films, panels and pop-up events across the Gold Coast and online from April 20 – May 1.

Escape to a world of film in April and explore world cinema gems, discover new Australian films, enjoy unique popup outdoor cinemas plus hear from leading filmmakers at question and answers and screen industry events.

Be captivated by internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, local indie gems, engaging documentaries, family features, and the scariest horror films.

Learn from Australia’s leading producers, writers and directors in intimate seminars and workshops.

The 12 day film festival will feature uniquely Gold Coast events including rooftop cinema, poolside flicks at QT Gold Coast, and outdoor movies in a brewery, alongside premiere film events, world cinema, a gala awards ceremony, and the festival’s first ever online program.

Planning a holiday to the Gold Coast? Book your stay at GCFF’s exclusive hotel partner, QT Gold Coast, and use the code GCFF21 to receive 20% off the best available room rate.

The Gold Coast Film Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and Tourism and Events Queensland and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar. The Gold Coast Film Festival is supported by the City of Gold Coast and Major Events Gold Coast.


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Event Dates

Annual Event

20 Apr 2022 to 1 May 2022

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