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…

Kick start your filmmaking career with a share in $200,000

The Lexus Short Films competition has just announced four fellowship winners will receive $50,000 each to produce their next short film in 2016, to premiere at the 2017 Sydney Film Festival. The Fellowships are the largest cash fellowship for short film in Australia, providing a new platform to support future generations of emerging filmmakers. Finalists…

Simon Stone’s The Daughter to premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Simon Stone’s dramatic feature will open the Official Competition of the festival. Roadshow Films, in conjunction with producers Jan Chapman and Nicole O’Donohue, are pleased to announce that Australian film The Daughter has been selected for Official Competition at Sydney Film Festival. The feature film directorial debut of acclaimed theatre-maker Simon Stone will have its…

Shari Sebbens Q&A at TFF Darwin

The Darkside actress Shari Sebbens will be holding a Q&A following a screening of Warwick Thornton’s unnerving film as part of The Traveling Film Festival in Darwin. See below for details. THE DARKSIDE THU 6 FEBRUARY 7PM A collection of moving, amusing and bizarre true stories from regular people who have had weird experiences that cannot be…