Australia Independent Film Festival opens call for entries

Jeremy Rigby and Richard Lawton.

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Known as “the festival where stars shine,” the Australia Independent Film Festival (AIFF) has opened its call for entries ahead of the 2022 festival.

AIFF is a live screening annual festival that will next take place in Brisbane at Metro Arts West Village Brisbane from September 30 to October 02 – 2022 and is on track to become Australia’s premier short film festival.

Founded in 2017 AIFF has grown from strength to strength and is now a prominent event on the international festival circuit. In 2021 AIFF was ranked in the top 30 best reviewed film festivals on FilmFreeway out of over 10,000 registered festivals.


FIVE STARS – “Thank you for a well-organized festival.” Dekel Berenson – ANNA – Cannes Official Selection, BIFA winner for Best British Short, BAFTA shortlisted AIFF20 Best International short film winner.

FIVE STARS – “We wish this great festival all the success”, Ali Mohammed Saeed director OF 2019 Oscar nominated Mosul 980 and winner of AIFF19 Best International Short Film – IRAQ.

FIVE STARS – “Put this festival in your top 10 list to submit. You’ll be glad you did.” Jhett Tolentino, Grammy & Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer.

Read an independent review of the 2021 Opening night via

Enter today for just U$15 hereAll categories, all films, one low price, but hurry as launch price finishes January 30.

The festival has several categories with industry-relevant prizes generously donated by Audio Technica, Final Draft Inktip, Dragon Image, and Blackmagic Design.

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