Cut | , | February 08, 2019


What: Tropfest 2019

When: Saturday February 9, 2019

Where: Crescent, Parramatta Park, NSW, Australia.


Australia’s largest short film festival Tropfest is back, and the 16 finalist films have been revealed (here), all containing this year’s Tropfest Signature Item, ‘candle’. 


The prize pool includes a brand new Holden Equinox+$10,000 cash and a trip to Los Angles to meet with studio executives.


The judging panel this year is a celeb lineup of actors & actresses, filmmakers and producers, including Eric Bana, Marta Dusseldorp, Aaron Pederson, Jessica McNamee, David Michôd, and Michele Bennett. 


Entry is free and screening runs from 8pm – 11pm, and there’ll be food trucks on site.


Here’s the run order:

  • 7.05pm: Craft Awards on stage at The Crescent
  • 7:15pm: DJ performances
  • 8pm: Tropfest finalist films screen
  • 9.30pm: Intermission
  • 10:45pm: Announcement of Tropfest winners + awards presentation


All you need to do is rally the crew, pack a picnic blanket, a few cold ones and some REDDS champagne flutes, wine cups or party cups (compact, disposable and 100% recyclable).



Image: Tropfest (Facebook)