Special guest speaker is Colin Budds, a director/writer/producer with 45 years industry experience. He is currently working on Australian TV series Home and Away and Neighbours.
Multi-award winning Robert Braiden is the writer/director of a new contemporary sci-fi film called '1' which he will launch on the night. Filming is due to start in south-east Qld later this year.
An actor, or someone with similar industry experience, will be asked to give a quick 5-minute talk about what they're currently working on, their industry experience, or maybe even present a short sample of their talent.
Choreographer Sarah Jones and her Creative Dancers will provide live entertainment.
Local actress Erin Connor will be MC for the night. Erin starred 'as the hard-nosed feisty news reader covering all the action and drama' in a series called White Lines about the AFL
SPONSORS City of Gold Coast, Screen Queensland, TAFTA, East Broadbeach, Gold Coast Film Festival, De Bortoli Wines, SJJ Creative, Mirre Jennings, Hush Hush Biz, Uber, Love Lockets jewellery, and Sony Entertainment.
PRIZES AND GIVEAWAYS Love Lockets jewellery have donated the BEST DRESSED PRIZE for male and female, so come along as your favourite movie star.
Other sponsors have donated DOOR PRIZES.
Uber has offered to give FIRST RIDE FREE with an Uber taxi, valued up to $40. Just use promo code QLDFILM.
ACCESS East Broadbeach is a popular local nightclub that is being opened especially for this event on Tuesday night. The usual entry is via a clearly marked doorway in the laneway just off Victoria St, behind the restaurant strip of Surf Parade. Access is via a long staircase, so anyone with mobility issues should contact the venue directly to make other arrangement.