Capricorn Film Festival bringing virtual reality (and films) to Gladstone

CQ's film community is getting ready for their biggest event of the year: the Capricorn Film Festival is back with a packed schedule to please everyone from amateur Youtubers to professional filmmakers.

The festival is taking over the Gladstone Entertainment Centre on Saturday, December 16 with a full day (11am-6pm) for local and visiting filmmakers to get together for masterclasses, virtual reality experiences, panel discussions, and screenings of the year's top short films.  Tickets are available here.

film shoot behind the scenes

The Capricorn Film Festival

is a local not-for-profit discovering and showcasing new filmmakers & films.

Festival schedule:

In the GEC foyer & conference room:
1100-1530 Virtual Reality: New filmmaker frontier
1115-1200 Masterclass: The Actor
1200-1245 Masterclass: The Cinematographer
1245-1330 Session: Low Budget Distribution
1330-1415 Session: Filmmaker Support
1415-1515 Session: Web series, VR & movies creation

In the theatre:
1300 - Short Film Competition - Junior Categories

  • 1310-1340 CAPS Great Barrier Reef (G)
  • 1350-1500 CAPS Junior (PG)

1530 - Short Film Competition - Adult Categories

  • 1530-1610 CAPS Open (M15+)
  • 1610-1800 World Open (M15+)