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Let us know if you'd like to be part of Viva la Gong 2018

​Viva la Gong will be back on Saturday 10 November 2018!

Apply to be a Volunteer 

If you have a problem applying​, please email and put 2018 Viva la Gong as the subject line.  

Viva Films

Viva la Gong will host the inaugural Viva Film short film event on 10 November in MacCabe Park.
Entrants encouraged to submit short films which celebrate Wollongong’s film and music scene through the eyes of writers, film makers, music videos producers and experimental narrators.

Entries open for short films (between 3 and 20 minutes long) in three categories:
  • Short Film
  • Short documentary
  • Short animation or experimental /mixed media

And should feature any of the following:
  • Wollongong based music and musicians
  • A fictional character who is a local singer/songwriter
  • A music score in the film by a local composer
  • The Wollongong landscape
  • Innovative, experimental and multi-media sequences which utilise technology to showcase local music which uses technology to showcase local music or the landscape
  • A Director, Producer, Writer or other major creative contributor who is from Wollongong or who makes films in Wollongong on any subject / theme.
Entrants should read the Terms and Conditions before submitting.  


Entries close 12 October 2018.

Finalists will be contacted 31 October 2018. Finalist short film screening and announcement of awards at the Viva la Gong Festival on 10 November 2018.
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