2019 DATES

We are all gearing up for a very hearty short film festival with a new theme, on the first weekend in October.  Although we would love to tell you what it is, you will just have to be patient for the BIG REVEAL down the track.


Dates to diarise!

  • 15 January 2019: Short Films Submissions Open
  • 30 April 2019 Eary Bird Submissions Close
  • 30 June 2019 Submissions Close
  • 5 September 2019 Young Filmmakers Competition Submissions Close (Australian High School Students)
  • Mid March to Mid July 2019 – Warming Hearts Satellite Events
  • 9 August 2019 – Filmmakers Notified if Submission is Successful
  • 21 July 2019 – 2019 Sneak Peek + Program Launch | Gympie Civic Centre
  • 3- 6 October 2019 Gympie Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival

Please note: Dates may be subject to change.


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Winner announced 30 July. PLUS 2 x shorts session passes to be won each month in the lead up to Queensland's biggest short film festival in October. 

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