Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 13th-Saturday 14th September 2019
The Top of The South Film Festival returns for a special edition and an even bigger celebration on its 5th year Anniversary.
Two days of celebratory events where our red carpet rolls out to our local filmmaking talents, a chance to share food, drinks and to mingle with the celebrities, before premiering the 2019 “Gold Reel” selection of the best short films created in the Top of the South.
Each day starts at 4 pm with a locally made feature film "Hang Time"or "Blue Moon" (separate booking)
Then both evenings will unfold with:
• “Red-Carpet” gala from 6 to 7 pm with food and beverages followed by,
• “2019 Gold Reel” screening the best 16 local short films selected by an expert panel of judges,
• “People’s Choice” vote and awards presentation
From thrillers and dramas, to westerns, musicals and documentaries – this year’s films showcase the artistry of our local Top of the South filmmakers..
TOTS Film Festival is open to submissions from Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough and Golden Bay. All festival proceeds are donated to the Top of the South Film Production Society which provides financial support to its members who pursue the art of filmmaking in our Top of the South region.