TROPTALKS - Various events 7th to 10th FEB TBC

TropTalks is our ideas and education program giving filmmakers and those with an interest in film an opportunity to discuss, debate and influence the conversation on key topics that impact the industry. Panels will feature Tropfest’s best known talent, alumni and friends to capture a broad audience and encourage debate with perspective.

Check back here for the full Trop Talks program and ticket information, coming soon.

OPENING NIGHT - Wednesday 8th FEB

The official opening night party of Tropfest! A celebration of 25 years of short-film, held on on Wednesday 8th February 2017.

CRAFT AWARDS - Thursday 9th FEB

Tropfest’s event to celebrate all aspects of the craft of filmmaking!

The industry will come together to celebrate and acknowledge the best of Australian film production. With thanks to the Australian Writer’s Guild, Australian Cinematographers Society, Australian Screen Editors, Australian Guild of Screen Composers, Australian Screen Sound Guild, the Visual Effects Society and the Australian Production Designer’s Guild, the Tropfest 25 Craft Awards recognise excellence in the fields of screenwriting, cinematography, editing, sound, screen music composition, VFX and production design.

More information coming soon!

TROP JR - Friday 10th FEB

Modelled on Tropfest, Trop Jr is our signature event showcasing the work of our 16 finalist films, made by incredibly talented filmmakers age 15 years and under.

Join us at this FREE family event with live entertainment, music and of course… short film! 

When: Friday 10th February 2017 with live music, entertainment and activities kicking off from 4pm. 

Where: Parramatta Park, The Crescent Live.

How to get there: Take the T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line from Central Station to Parramatta (about 30 min) and walk to Parramatta Park, The Crescent Live. 

What to bring: We’ve got all your festival cravings covered with heaps of delicious food and drink available, so all you’ll need is a picnic blanket and a bunch of friends and family! 

Check back here for the full festival program coming soon!

TROPFEST - Saturday 11th FEB

Join us for a FREE night under the stars as we premier our 16 incredible finalist films at the iconic and beautiful Parramatta Park.

What’s happening: We have an exciting afternoon and evening lined up with live music, entertainment, black carpet arrivals and of course, the world premier of our 16 finalist films!

When: Saturday 11th February 2017 with live music, entertainment and activities kicking off from noon.

Where: Parramatta Park

How to get there: Take the T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line from Central Station to Parramatta  (about 30 min) and walk to Parramatta Park.

What to bring: We’ve got all your festival cravings covered with heaps of delicious food and drink available on the night. So all you’ll need is a picnic blanket and a bunch of friends.

Tropfest Pick Your Patch

Introducing ‘Pick Your Patch, a way to reserve a premium patch of grass (and a chair) with great views of the screens, access to great bars and loads of other perks. Arrive when you like, knowing that your perfect spot will be ready and waiting for you!

Whether you purchase seats with a special someone, or get together with your whole gang, you can enjoy the convenience of a comfy seat and enjoy the film premieres, live music, exclusive bar access and more. For a Trop-BEST experience, you can pre-order a delicious hamper to enjoy . Plus, to celebrate our 25th Birthday, there will be special, limited edition merchandise only available to Patch guests.

There are two reserved areas to choose from, so get in now, Pick Your Patch and enjoy Tropfest like you never have before!

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