Tropfest

Australia's premier short film festival is once again taking over the lush green confines of Parramatta Park.

Tropfest is Australia’s most prestigious short film competition and it’s on again, the finals taking place on Saturday, February 17, among the lush greenery of Parramatta Park.

 

A fixture of the film circuit since 1993, the purpose of Tropfest has been to provide an avenue for new and established filmmakers wanting to stretch the creative muscle in a new way.

 

Each year, Tropfest delivers a series of programs aimed at encouraging emerging local and international talent to participate in Australia’s film industry. It has also been behind the early starts of some of Australia’s most notable film and TV careers!

 

Event night is a chance to see the cream of the crop of short films shown throughout the month – 16 incredible, thought-provoking, hilarious and heart-warming stories.

 

At this year's Tropfest, you'll also have the opportunity to dig into a variety of food and beverages. From family favourites to gourmet delights, you'll have the option of selecting your favourite foods to accompany your viewing experience. Placed conveniently within Parramatta Park and close to the screens.

While access to the event is free, space is still limited and you must register ahead of the event to book a spot.

 

For more information, and to see the complete list of finalists and entrants, head to the official Tropfest website.

 

Tropfest will take place on Saturday, February 17, at Parramatta Park.

 

tropfest.org.au

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