Submissions are now open for the Northwest Film Festival

Melbourne’s love of film, food and beer come together at the Northwest Film Festival, held at the urban oasis of The Ascot Lot in Ascot Vale on Saturday, 23rd June 2018. While watching a selection of short films, the audience can choose from a range of craft beers on tap and refreshing cocktails with a selection of…

Flickerfest 2017 deadline is nearing – get your submissions in now

The September 30 submission deadline for Flickerfest’s 2017 festival is nearing. Next year Flickerfest will be celebrating its 26th year of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world across our competition and special showcase programs once again on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach. The festival culminates with the celebration of filmmaking craft in the prestigious…

Below Five Zero program now on sale

Support Low Budget Aussie Filmmakers – be the first to see undiscovered indie films on the big screen. Below Five Zero is a new film festival created to provide a platform for Australian films – features and shorts – made with a budget of less than $50,000. Screening this October the festival is your chance…

Submissions now open for Noosa International Film Festival

Australia’s newest film fest, the Noosa International Film Festival, is now open for short film submissions. Submissions are being accepted exclusively via FilmFreeway.com with official selections being screened publicly at various cinema venues. Submission guidelines are available at http://www.niff.com.au. NIFF is staging three short film competitions with an early bird deadline of 3 May, regular deadline 7…

Sydney Film Festival submissions now open

Entries are now open for the 63rd Sydney Film Festival for features, documentaries and short films (under 40 minutes). Submissions for the Festival are being accepted through Film Festival Life and will close on Friday February 26, 2016. Entries are open in all categories of the Festival program, including: • The Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF) Award for Australian…

Time running out to enter Port Shorts

Time is running out for filmmakers to enter the Port Shorts Film Festival and share in more than $15,000 in cash and prizes. Port Shorts Film Festival Director Alison George said filmmakers had until October 1 to enter and be in with a chance to have their film screened under the stars in tropical Port…

David Wenham named CinéfestOZ Film Prize Jury Chair

David Wenham will attend the CinéfestOZ film festival (26-30 August) as Jury Chair for Australia’s biggest film prize, the CinéfestOZ Film Prize. The CinéfestOZ Film Prize encourages excellence in Australian filmmaking by providing a $100,000 award to an Australian feature film or feature-length documentary. David Wenham’s role as Chair is to head the five-person jury…

Producer Luke Graham announces new film festival for Central Queensland

France has Cannes, New York has Tribeca, Sydney has Tropfest and now it’s Central Queensland’s turn with the recent announcement of The Capricorn Film Festival. This exciting new film festival, proudly representing the Central Queensland region, will celebrate its inaugural year on September 19 when it launches at the Gladstone Marina, where it hopes to showcase filmmaking…