Enter your 2022 film at Film Freeway

Entries open December 1st 2021

The Show Must Go On!

Given the present uncertainty surrounding COVID, the Port Shorts Crew have made the difficult decision to cancel the outdoor screening component of this year’s festival, which was scheduled to run Friday 15th & Saturday 16th October in Rex Smeal Park, Port Douglas.

About Port Shorts

With a prize pool worth more than $15,000 up for grabs, the Port Shorts Film Festival shines the spotlight on the imagination of Australia’s most creative minds, with a support network geared to stimulate the next generation of filmmakers.


A new addition to the Virtual Festival – Port Shorts stories happen where past contributors can share their stories of their experience of previous Port Shorts events. Gain an insight into some of our filmmakers most creative minds…