OCTOBER 2024 - Exact dates TBC

A breathtaking location, the platform to showcase some of the world's best short films and some of Australia’s most accomplished film exponents sharing their knowledge with emerging filmmakers – the Port Shorts Film Festival is a feast for the film making senses.


The Port Shorts Film Festival is back for another year, and we’re excited to announce that our call for entries are now open.

We’re looking for short films from around the world that showcase exceptional storytelling, creativity, and filmmaking talent. Whether you’re a seasoned filmmaker or just starting out, we invite you to submit your fi!ms to our festival.


Well, over to well-known actor and Festival Ambassador, Stephen Curry: “Oh my god this festival is my yearly highlight. The setting (Rex Smeal Park) is the single most beautiful outdoor cinema in the world, the films are world class, the people involved spectacular, and the beer is cold!” Say no more, get your creative on and get planning your next visit.