Friday March 5 - March 7, 2021
Short Film Festival @ Dromana Drive In
Please note, ALL filmmakers will need to purchase their own ticket to the Saturday Festival (March 6, 2021) via the ticket links. Shortlisted finalists will not be announced until February 12, we recommend purchasing tickets early to avoid disappointment.
No free tickets will be available.
Held annually (2021 will be the long weekend in March) the Peninsula Film Festival is Victoria's iconic film festival with the largest single viewing audience at it's short film festival in Victoria.
What started out as 500 people packed into a theatre, quickly turned into an annual pilgrimage with thousands of people heading to the peninsula each year to enjoy quality Australian films.
The short film festival sees up to 20 shortlisted films screened outdoors. These films are judged live by a panel of celebrity judges and awarded monetary prizes. Films are also screened in additional categories including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best International and the Woodleigh School Emerging Filmmaker Award. All films are competing for up to $30K in cash and prizes.
The Festival is supported by the cream of Australian talent including Russell Crowe, Sam Worthington, Nash Edgerton and Rob Connolly to name a few.
The Peninsula Film Festival includes feature films shown on at the Oz Indie Showcase (Friday night) and Sunday Filmmaking Workshop (Sunday).
Please note that films have not yet been classified. Peninsula Film Festival wishes to advise some of the films may contain coarse language, nudity or sexual references that may offend some people. Films are suited to those over 15