BOOKINGS | SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA THEATRE & FILM FESTIVAL 2021

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SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA
THEATRE FESTIVAL

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THEATRE WEEK 1 | 25 – 27 NOV
THEATRE WEEK 2 | 2 – 4 DEC

COVID Vaccination Requirements | Audience and Artists

Short+Sweet Illawarra will be focused on complying with all instructions issued by NSW Health and also our host venue’s rules in regards to audience and artists requiring to have received two COVID vaccines.

As such, we do ask that our guests have received two doses of COVID vaccine, please have your vaccine certificate ready for us at the box office. You will also need to sign in using your QR scanner to our venues. If you have a medical exemption, please also provide a note from your GP to confirm.

Masks are to be worn at all times in our festival venues.

SHORT+SWEET ILLAWARRA FILM FESTIVAL

23 OCTOBER to 13 NOVEMBER

WOLLONGONG SEASON | Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston
NOWRA SEASON | Roxy Cinema, Nowra

FILM FESTIVAL WILDCARD FINALS (Quarter Finals)

7:30pm Saturday 23 October (One night only)
WOLLONGONG | Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston
Three films as voted by our audience to progress into our Heat Season to finalise our Top 30 Films
The Best Film as voted by judges advances directly to the Gala Finals
Tickets: All tickets $15

FILM FESTIVAL HEAT SEASON (Semi Finals)

Each Film Festival heat features a selection of ten films from Illawarra, Australian and International filmmakers. The Heat Season is made up of 27 of our highest rated films submitted which advance directly to the semi-final round, joining the 3 films that advanced from our Wildcards finals.
Our audience will select their favourite Illawarra, Australian and International films from each heat, which will advance to to GALA FINALS along with the best film from each heat as voted by industry judges.

Audience voting between our Wollongong and Nowra heat screenings will combine to determine the films that progress.

Sessions:
NOWRA HEAT SEASON | ROXY CINEMA
7:30pm Thursday 28 Oct | Heat 1
7:30pm Friday 29 Oct | Heat 2
7:30pm Saturday 30 Oct | Heat 3
Super Sunday – All Three Heats | 31 Oct
Heat 1 3:00pm | Heat 2 5:00pm | Heat 3 7:30pm
Tickets: All tickets $15

WOLLONGONG HEAT SEASON | BRIDGE STREET THEATRE
Sessions:
7:30pm Thursday 4 Nov | Heat 1
7:30pm Friday 5 Nov | Heat 2
7:30pm Saturday 6 Nov | Heat 3
Super Sunday – All Three Heats | 7 Nov
Heat 1 3:00pm | Heat 2 5:00pm | Heat 3 7:30pm

Tickets: All tickets $15

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE | FILM FESTIVAL HEATS – WOLLONGONG

FILM FESTIVAL GALA FINALS: WOLLONGONG SEASON 

The Gala Finals feature the best films as voted by our audience and expert judges – the final 14 out of the 50 films that made up the 2021 Short+Sweet Illawarra Film Festival.

Our Audience and industry judges will decide which films will be voted as Best Film (Judges) and People’s Choice Winner (audience). As well as the best films from the Illawarra, Australia and our overall best international film.

Featuring:
+ Judges Selection: The three films as voted by judges to be the best film of each Heat
+ Audience Selection: Nine films voted as best in their heat’s category (Illawarra, Australian, International films).
+ Wildcard Best Film – The film voted as Best Wildcard film as voted by judges.
+ Festival Director’s Pick: One film selected by the Festival Director (Wildcards or Heats)


Gala Final Sessions:
7:30pm Thursday 11 Nov
7:30pm Friday 12 Nov
7:30pm Saturday 13 Nov

Tickets: $22 Adult, $17 Concession
BOOK TICKETS ONLINE | FILM FESTIVAL GALA FINALS – WOLLONGONG

THEATRE WEEK 1  25 to 27 November

Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston

Thursday 25 Nov @ 7:30pm
Friday 26 Nov @ 7:30pm
Saturday 27 Nov @ 7:30pm
Sunday matinee performance is TBC.

Tickets:

Adult $22 | Concession $17 (Pension / Student / Newstart / Disability)

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE | THEATRE WEEK 1





THEATRE WEEK 2 | 2 - 4 November

Bridge Street Theatre, Coniston

Thursday 2 Dec @ 7:30pm
Friday 3 Dec @ 7:30pm
Saturday 4 Dec11 Sep @ 7:30pm
Sunday matinee performance is TBC.

Tickets:

Adult $22 | Concession $17 Pension / Student / Newstart / Disability

 BOOK TICKETS ONLINE | THEATRE WEEK 2

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