Torquay Bells Beach Surf Film Festival Underway

18 August, 2016 – There will be an opportunity for Surf films to be featured in the big screen in Torquay this upcoming summer with the 7th annual run of Bells Beach Surf Film Festival. The event is set to run between January 4 and January 7, 2017 where the best surf films from Australia and from the rest of the world will converge in Torquay to be on exhibit for four nights.

In the previous year. there has been ten surf films presented. Entries may now be submitted until the October 25, 2016 deadline. The panel of surf film enthusiasts and award winning filmmakers will consider all surf films and documentaries.

Interested parties who wish to submit their entry must email a synopsis of their film and a trailer link to, the official festival email. Phone calls are also received through 0408 386 812.

The prestigious festival awards include Best Short Film, Best Film, Best Cinematography and the coveted Peter Troy ‘Spirit of Surfing Adventure’ Award. All film entries will be eligible for these prestigious festival awards. The Bells Beach Surf Film Festival Facebook page will release regular updates regarding the festival.