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The coolest short film festival in the heart of the tropics provides filmmakers of all experience levels with not just the opportunity to share in more than $15,000 in cash and prizes but the chance to engage with some of Australia’s finest film practitioners.

Get the popcorn ready folks, the curtain is being raised on the 2022 Port Shorts Film Festival on October 14 & 15 showcasing the best short films from our own backyard and around the world.

And the best part is you can watch the short film extravaganza in beautiful Rex Smeal Park Port Douglas.

We can’t wait to see you there.