Tropfest 2017: A wrap-up of the 25th annual short film festival

February 13, 2017

Tropfest, Australia’s most prestigious short film competition and the largest short film festival in the world, took place at Paramatta Park over the weekend as tens of thousands of people turned out to see the breakout of a band of fresh new filmmakers.... Continue Reading

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Australian icons Sam Neill and George Miller join Tropfest Jury

February 1, 2017

Joining head of the Jury Rose Byrne for Tropfest’s 25-year anniversary will be actor Sam Neill (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), directors George Miller (Mad Max) and Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae) and producer Bruna Papandrea (Gone Girl).... Continue Reading

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Tropfest announces 2017 finalists for 25th anniversary event

January 26, 2017

The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest,  has announced it 16 finalists for 2017, in this its 25-year anniversary.  The festival will take place on Saturday, 11th February.   This year, the films drew inspiration from the infamous Tropfest Signature Item (TSI), which in 2017 was PINEAPPLE.... Continue Reading

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Martin Freeman is in South Australia right now filming a zombie thriller based on a Tropfest short

September 26, 2016

Martin Freeman, best known for his work in Sherlock, Fargo and The Hobbit, is currently in Australia bringing to life a heart-wrenching zombie thriller. Cargo is based on a Tropfest short which garnered well over 10 million views online, and tells a harrowing tale of family love. ... Continue Reading

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Tropfest turns 25, celebrates by becoming not for profit and introducing new agenda

July 2, 2016

After a few turbulent years, the world’s largest short film festival has announced it will become a not for profit business and will shift it’s focus to attracting more women filmmakers and introduce a board to promote the longevity of the organization.... Continue Reading

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Our Favorite Short Films of Tropfest 2016

February 18, 2016

Tropfest 2016 took place over the weekend and it was both an absolute blast for both veteran attendees of the short film-festival and newcomers who showed up in droves for the event.... Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery: Tropfest 2016 Red Carpet and Live Event at Centennial Park in Sydney (14.02.16)

February 17, 2016

Jonathan Armstrong takes us to the 2016 Tropfest Short Film Festival at Centennial Park in Sydney with these photos from the red carpet and live event, including award ceremony. Enjoy it here:... Continue Reading

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Shiny declared winner of 2016 Tropfest

February 15, 2016

After months of anticipation and a little bit of evening showers, Daniel ‘Cloud’ Campos and Spencer Susser’s stop motion animation Shiny was named the winner of Tropfest Australia 2016.... Continue Reading

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Maya Newell Joins Tropfest Judges

February 12, 2016

Tropfest has today announced that Maya Newell, Director of the 2015 landmark feature length documentary Gayby Baby, will join Tropfest’s judging panel for short film’s night of nights.... Continue Reading

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Mel Gibson joins Tropfest judging panel

February 11, 2016

Award winning Australian filmmaker and Hollywood legend Mel Gibson will join be Tropfest’s judging panel this Sunday 14 February, 2016.... Continue Reading

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