Tropfest in Taranaki

Posted Tuesday 22 Jan 2013

Tropfest NZ presents Roughcut 2013on Saturday January 26 a one-day forum for filmmakers which includes a writing craft workshop with Michael Bennett.


9.15am - 3pm,  TSB Showplace, 92 - 100 Devon St West, New Plymouth. Tickets $28 (includes lunch), available now from Ticketmaster.


Founded in Sydney, Australia, Tropfest has developed over the last 20 years into the world's largest short film festival, attracting up to 150,000 people to the open air screenings in Sydney's Domain at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Tropfest has now expanded internationally to include competitions and festivals in New York, Los Vegas and Abu Dhabi as well as New Zealand.

Participants have been asked to make a short film using this year's Tropfest NZ signature item - the gumboot.

The films of the 16 finalists will screen on Sunday 27th January at the TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth.  Venue opens 5pm, screenings start 6:30pm. Entry Free. Click here for more details.