Don’t miss out! Adelaide Film Festival is calling for your films.

The Adelaide Film Festival celebrates the moving image in all its glorious forms. This year, ADL Film Fest goes punk, in merriment of the punk movement’s 40th year.

Over 11 days, the Adelaide Film Festival festival fills the city and surrounds with feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and new media works. In cinemas, galleries and on the street, #AdlFF sends you around the globe from a cinema seat. Come revel in the ideas and artists that enliven the screens in our lives.

Artistic Director Amanda Duthie and Program Manager Mat Kesting are seeking bold and daring works that push the boundaries of the art of cinema, are diverse and entertaining.

The Adelaide Film Festival accepts feature films and shorts (drama, documentary, hybrid, experimental and animation) made in Australia and internationally. These can be any length or genre.

Adelaide Film Festival
5-15 October 2017
Adelaide, Australia

Submissions close: Friday 19th May, 2017


#3 Reasons to submit your films:

  • Our last two winners were from cold submissions – so everyone is on a level playing field!
  • Our two prestigious juried awards honour the best in show films each festival – boasting a combined prize pool of $30,000 cash – along with our audience awards, The Don Dunstan Award, the INSITE Award for screenwriting and more.
  • Filmmaker guests will be invited to participate in talks, screening Q&As and the red carpet opening and closing nights, as well as having the chance to be involved in ample networking opportunities.

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Simona Patrizi

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