Capricorn Film Festival support and mentor the film arts development of those residents of all ages living within Central Queensland and surrounding areas by offering a range of specific educational opportunities each year with the intention of building future Queensland filmmakers. 




Donate and support future filmmakers through our DGR Capricorn Film Festival Donation Fund gifts over $2 are 100% tax deductible 

regional filmmaker mentorship

The Regional Filmmaker Mentorship was established to support Central Queensland's to gain professional experience in key areas of film arts to continue their growth into the industry.

Projects which shoot in the region will have opportunities for Central Queensland filmmakers to learn from Australian industry professionals. Areas include Direction, Cinematography, Production, Editing.

To register your name for upcoming projects, click on the link below.

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Each school in Central Queensland has the opportunity to participate in the course leading up to the film festival, with the intention to connect, educate and inspire young Central Queensland filmmakers to create short films of proficiency to further their endeavours within the arts.


These workshops will include story and character, direction, camera, sound and editing, with students learning basic tools to create their short films for the festival.


Schools educated through our filmmaker workshops include:

Chanel College, Gladstone State High School, Toolooa State High School, Miriam Vale State School, Mt Larcom State School and St Johns Primary School Gladstone, Boyne State Primary School, North Rockhampton State High School.


To book, please contact our staff for more information.



Do you have an interest in movies? Ever wanted to learn how to write a short story? Or how to be a director, camera operator or editor?

Maybe those extra skills to make your Capricorn Film Festival entry amazing!


This short introduction workshop is this and so much more as you learn entry level skills into the film making process. From idea inception through distribution. 


Learn from the people behind Gladstone's international award winning feature film, "Broke" with Producer Luke Graham leading the course and giving you those secrets needed to make your films stand out from the rest.


Participants require no previous experience prior to the course, just an enthusiasm for cinema and film making. Courses will be offered in Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Gladstone throughout the year. There is no restrictions on age. 

To book, please contact our staff for more information.

Donate and support future filmmakers through our DGR Capricorn Film Festival Donation Fund gifts over $2 are 100% tax deductible 





Peter a cinematographer and colourist, owns Living Lens a video production house based in Yeppoon. His first feature The Legend of Ben Hall distributed in 2016 gained rave reviews.


Luke Graham is an international award winning Australian film Producer and founder of Capricorn Film Festival. He specializes as a Creative Producer and frequently works in the story and editorial department of his projects


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It's also a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people from across Central Queensland and have some fun in the process. Apply by 31 October 2020 to be in consideration. Contact our friendly staff via the form below. If you require anymore information, please call the office number for details.

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