St. Kilda Film Festival
If you enjoy attending film festivals, the St. Kilda Film Festival is one of the best in Australia. You should get your tickets and book a Victoria holiday rental so you don’t miss out on all the fun. In 2015, the festival will run from 21 - 30 May. The whole family will enjoy a fun-filled holiday where you get to explore the greatest innovations in films from famous directors and those that are just emerging.
St. Kilda Film Festival Logistics
The great thing about the St. Kilda Film Festival is that it focuses on short films. This gives you the opportunity to see a lot more screenings with diverse plots and settings. Australia is a popular place to film movies and this means a lot of great films begin at the St. Kilda Film Festival.
There are so many entries and awards that it’s impossible to see them all. So, you can spend the entire week in front of the big screens without a moment to rest. Of course, there are other activities at the festival to help you stretch your legs and socialise a bit.
Enter Your Film in 2015
You can have even more fun at the film festival if you enter something yourself. Short film entries are accepted from anyone, so if you want a large audience to see your work, the St. Kilda Film Festival is a great place to start. As a matter of fact, several films shown at this film festival have gone on to win Oscars and other awards.
Cut off dates & fees for applications have yet to be announced, however the prize pool totals over $40,000. There are awards for Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Documentary, Best Achievement in Cinematography, and so much more. Then, after the film festival comes to a close, the best short films from the festival go on tour around Australia so you have a chance to see your favourites again.
Attractions Near the Film Festival
If you’re going to the film festival, you might as well plan on spending some time exploring the sights and attractions in Victoria. For instance, the Jewish Museum of Australia is nearby as well as the St. Kilda mangrove Boardwalk and Full Moon Thai Massage. You can also go on tours with Skydive the Beach Melbourne, St. Kilda Charters, and Melbourne by Bike. You can make the film festival and St. Kilda a week-long holiday.
Stay in a Victoria Holiday Rental
You’re going to need a place to stay while you attend the St. Kilda Film Festival. A Victoria holiday rental is the best way to avoid the busy hotels and stay close to all the attractions at the film festival and in the surrounding area. Plus, the price of holiday rentals are comparable to hotels and you get more privacy and unique amenities.
Between the film festival and the other attractions, St. Kilda is the place to be!
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