6th Geelong Pride Film Festival

Geelong Pride Film Festival 2023

The 6th Geelong Pride Film Festival will be held from 20th - 30th April 2023 at the Pivotonian Cinema, Village Cinemas Geelong and Platform Arts. 

Our Progam Launch special event is planned for Thursday 23rd March 2023 - More details soon. Tickets and Passes on sale now.

The festival will again feature a specially curated selection of feature films and short films from Australia and around the world.

The festival would not be possible without our sponsors and partners.  The City of Greater Geelong support the festival through the Creative Communities grant program, Provincial Media our media partners designed, produced and sponsored our posters and this program. WorkSafe Victoria, Great Ocean Road Gin and Thorne Harbour Health have supported GPFF with session sponsorship and as Gold Sponsors. Bethany are Silver Sponsors and Liberty Disability Services have joined us this year as Bronze Sponsors. The Pivotonian Cinema, is the home of the Geelong Pride Film Festival showing diverse and high quality independent cinema year round.  Platform Youth Arts and Village Cinemas Geelong are our secondary venue partners. Piano Bar is the official bar of the festival and are Gold sponsors. Geelong Rainbow Inc, Creative Geelong and Geelong Cats Pride Supporter Group are our Community Supporters. And to all the many other sponsors listed in this program, thank you for your support. Contact us at festival@gpff.org.au

Film Submissions for 2023

We have now closed submissions for our April 2023 festival. Australian filmmakers can seek a deadline waiver for consideration for special events and screenings.

To find out more about film submissions visit us at FilmFreeway -  https://filmfreeway.com/GeelongPrideFilm  

Volunteer Call Out – Expressions of interest - Geelong Pride Film Festival

The Geelong Pride Film Festival Committee is seeking volunteers to assist with in-cinema screenings for the 2023 Geelong Pride Film Festival, April 2023.
The volunteer roles include: ushering, ticket checking, photographer/s, support GPFF committee. It is envisaged volunteers may do 1-3 sessions. 

Prospective volunteers must be:
• 18+ years of age
• Available for screenings (1-3 sessions) in April 2023 -
• Able to get to and from the cinemas (Geelong/South Geelong area)
• An interest in LGBTIQA+ film is a bonus
• Be available for a 1-hour volunteer induction session (most likely a Saturday in March 2023, 10.30 a.m.)

• Participation in a positive, social and cultural LGBTIQA+ festival
• 1 x GPFF rainbow lanyard with your name/pronouns
• Tickets: GPFF offers complimentary ticket/s to session/s of your choice (where available) depending on your level of involvement
• Accessibility compliant venues.

Expression of Interest

Please complete the form below with your details. 
GPFF will be in touch after that date with the details and opportunities.

Volunteer EOI - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LGXZ8DH

Geelong Pride Film Festival Screenplay Commission

Do you have a story to tell? Our LGBTIQ+ Short Film Screenplay Commission is open for submissions. Calling all screenwriters and filmmakers! The Geelong Pride Film Festival Screenplay Commission will provide $500 for an Australian LGBTIQA+ themed short film screenplay. Details: https://filmfreeway.com/GeelongPrideFilmScreenplay Short film scripts must explore LGBTIQA+ characters and themes and incorporate a regional Australian setting and/or an iconic regional Australian symbol. The commission is supported by the City of Greater Geelong's Creative Communities program. Entries open soon.