Sculpture unveiled at Pacific Fair ahead of Gold Coast Film Festival –


A sculpture celebrating 20 years of the Gold Coast Film Festival takes center stage at the Pacific Fair shopping centre.

SWELL commissioned Blue Mountains artist Kate Moore to create the piece titled “Storyteller” for this year’s event.

“Storyteller is a representation of the camera that pays homage to cinema, the work of vibrant, animated, flamboyant characters who appear in the industry and the idolatry of artists, filmmakers, writers, producers, actors and filmmakers. public,” Ms. Moore said. .


“This collaborative artistic composition celebrates 20 fabulous years of engaging, fun, innovative, provocative, heartbreaking and thought-provoking subjects developed and discussed through film in Australia’s Gold Coast.”

Storyteller by Kate Moore. PHOTO: Provided

Storyteller will reside in The Resort area at Pacific Fair until May 1, with the center to offer a celebration of the film during the school holidays.

The first of the activations is a Pop-Up Outdoor Cinema, projection Dora and the Lost City of Gold April 7, and Huge liar April 14.

Pacific Fair Studios is a free school holiday activation where kids get a behind-the-scenes look at movies as they learn about animation, costumes and motion pictures. These workshops will take place from April 2 to 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day (except Good Friday).

Gold Coast Film Festival CEO Josh Martin says it’s amazing to see such a fabulous collaboration come to life.

“We have enjoyed our partnership with SWELL over the years and to have a fantastic piece like this in residence with our festival partner Pacific Fair is just wonderful,” he said.

“We look forward to the Gold Coast taking part in our festival this year, whether it’s to attend our red carpets, our panels or the fabulous screenings we will be putting on, as we celebrate 20 years of our event.”

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