Next month’s short film festival Trop Fest will be broadcast by Ten’s digital channel Eleven and streamed online by Red Bull TV, organisers of the event has announced.
Tr0p Fest – will be televised and streamed
Trop Fest, which nearly died a year ago through financial mismanagement was rescued by insurer CGU in a deal brokered by creative agency Cummin & Partners.
The 24-year-old festival will also move, taking place in Parramatta on February 11.
CGU remains on board as a sponsor with a new three year deal.
Other new sponsors include Coca-Cola Amatil’s Mount Franklin; Coates Hire and Getty Images.
Trop Fest founder John Polson said: “It’s exciting to marvel at how far Tropfest has come, we are thrilled with every one of these exciting new partnerships. They will be an integral part of the revitalized Tropfest for its debut at our new home in Parramatta.”
Polson: New partnerships
Beverley McGarvey, Network Ten’s chief content officer, said: “Network Ten is excited to team up with Tropfest and showcase the iconic and prestigious Australian short film festival on free-to-air television.”