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FRIDAY 16 OCT – 7:00pm AEDT

Opening night with Stephen Curry
6:OOPM – QUEENSLAND
7:00PM – VICTORIA / NSW / TASMANIA / ACT

7:30PM – SOUTH AUSTRALIA / NORTHERN TERRITORY

Films will be available to watch online 16-23rd October

The Very Best Of Port Shorts – Virtual Film Festival

An emotional tsunami of gripping short films from our own backyard and around the world available to watch from the 16-23rd October.

Your exclusive Festival Pass lets you watch over 60 films and join in our 2020 Masterclass Series & Q/A Sessions.

Tune in at 16th October 7:00pm AEDT for the Opening Night hosted by Stephen Curry.

BUNNY NEW GIRL

Director: Natalie van den Dungen

Shy young Annabelle tries to avoid facing up to her first day of a new school.

AUS – 6 min

HOW MR & MRS GOCK SAVED THE KUMARA

Director: Arani Cuthbert

Meet the most endearing kumara growers in the land.

NZ – 3.4 min

SORCERESS

Director: Max Blustin

A waitress overhears a tragic conversation – but takes the order anyway.

UK – 3.4 min

1-0

Director: Saman Hosseinpuor

A boy is watching a soccer game on TV and gets so excited he forgets he’s in the middle of a haircut.

IRAN – 50 sec

HOME

Director: Charles Williams

A eulogy to those whose bones only made it to the arms of Mother Ocean.

AUS – 3.4 min

PEARL

Director: Patrick Osborne

A story about the gifts we hand down and their power to carry love.

USA – 5.45 min

BLACK MOON

Director: Robert Sherwood

Focus on photographer Trent Mitchell and his experimental pursuits.

AUS – 5 min

iRONY

Director: Radheya Jegatheva

Explores the relationship between man and technology told from the perspective of a phone.

AUS – 7.5 min

SLINGSHOT

Director: David Hansen

An amusing analogy on modern love through the eyes of a modern ‘victim’.

AUS – 7 min

SENGATAN

Director: Frank Magree

A drifter gets caught up in the drug trade while stinting in Bali.

AUS – 10 min

JOURNEY TO THE BIKIE BAR

Director: Hayden Bevis

Lachlan tries his best to impress neighbour Jemma with some help from his best friend.

AUS – 5.3 min

NURSERY RHYMES

Director: Tom Noakes

A bizarre encounter with a metalhead takes a profound turn on the side of a rural highway.

AUS – 5 min

INCLUSION MAKES THE WORLD MORE VIBRANT

Director: Genevieve Clay-Smith

A little boy helps his blind mum experience an art gallery.

AUS – 3 min

THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU

Director: Damian McLindon

A 16-year-old Muslim refugee confronts a trio of mean girls at school.

AUS – 7 min

SAUSAGE ROLL

Director: Jake Girgenti

A hungry local gets desperate for the last sausage roll.

AUS – 3.55 min

RUN IN CIRCLES

Director: Marion Reymond

Where is she? There must be a woman like me? I do want some love too.

FRANCE – 4.1 min

WILDBOY

Director: Ain Raadik

Brando Yelavich became the first person to walk, swim and climb the NZ coastline.

AUS – 4.5 min

MRS S

Director: James Woods

Mismatched siblings get lost on their way to connect with their estranged mother.

AUS – 7 min

JOURNEY

Director: Radheya Jegatheva

Two lost astronauts set off across the universe on an epic journey to find home.

AUS – 7 min