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Seven cities to screen Tropfest in february

Food stalls, live music and interactive film events are what can be expected when Tropfest kicks off around the nation on Sunday 17 February 2013. Sixteen lucky finalists will have their work screened to a massive audience at LIVE events across Australia.   Venues include: Suncorp Piazza in Brisbane, the Wollongong Botanic Gardens, Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Perth’s Bohemia Outdoor Cinema, Commonwealth Park in Canberra, Circle on Cavill in Surfers Paradise and of c...

Sydney Film Festival 6-17 June 2012 Program Launch

The 59th Sydney Film Festival program was officially launched today by The Hon Barry O’Farrell, MP, Premier of NSW. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome the new Sydney Film Festival Director, Nashen Moodley, to present the 2012 Sydney Film Festival program,” said NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell. “The Sydney Film Festival is a much-loved part of the arts calendar providing film-makers with a wonderful opportunity to showcase their work, as well as providing an injection into the St...

APSA Winners to Screen at Gold Coast Film Festival

Last year, during its previous date in November, the Gold Coast Film Festival screened Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) nominated films Let the Bullets Fly, Norwegian Wood, Elena, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, the latter two of which would go on to win their respective categories. Now the festival is offering audiences the chance to see three APSA winners that didn’t get screened in 2011. Best Screenplay winner Silent Souls tells of a man and his companion who go on a journey to cremate th...

Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour; Red Carpet

Earlier this evening Mrs Macquarie’s Chair hosted the red carpet event for Handa Opera. It was one for Opera buffs and a few politicians showed up also, including NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell. Fortunately the rain stayed away, which was a relief for organisers. Well done to everyone who helped organise the event, and we wish them commercial success with the production which is understood to be world class. Press Release La Traviata: Handa Opera On Sydney...

Sydney gest and Vivid Sydney partner

NSW Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts George Souris, today announced a two year funding deal for Australia’s oldest and most internationally recognised film festival.Minister Souris said the NSW Government through Destination NSW is proud to support the Sydney Film Festival for an additional two years to ensure the continued growth and development of this important cultural event.“This new two year deal is exciting and will firmly position Sydney as Australia’s creative capit...

Sydney Festival opened its 2012 program with Australia's largest free outdoor cultural event

Sydney Festival opened its 2012 program with Australia's largest free outdoor cultural event, Festival First Night, attracting hundreds of thousands of people into the city centre for eight hours of music, theatre, dance and visual arts. Headlining the event was internationally-acclaimed music superstar Manu Chao, who had 60,000 people dancing to his unique blend of Latin reggae. Audiences thrilled to a mix of Australian and international entertainment including a 1950s swing dance, painted cara...

Hard Rock Cafe Darling Sydney Harbour To Host Celeb Grand Opening

Hard Rock Cafe Darling Sydney Harbour To Host Celeb Grand Opening Hard Rock Cafe will officially launch in Sydney tomorrow (December 6,) when the Hard Rock Cafe in Darling Harbour host its grand opening with guest celebs and lots of loud music. There's even going to be an open air concert for the general public, including free live performances of Jessica Sutta (formerly Pussycat Dolls), DJ Lethal (Limp Bizkit, House of Pain), ...

Kellan Lutz and Sharni Vinson; Entertainment Industry Power Couple On The Rise - 22nd November 2011

Kellan Lutz and Sharni Vinson; Entertainment Industry Power Couple On The Rise - 22nd November 2011 Ladies and gentlemen... plenty of hunks and babes in 'Sin City' Sydney at the moment with the GQ 'Man Of The Year' Awards and all. Spotted at Sydney International Airport yesterday were Kellan Lutz and his Australian lady friend Sharni Vinson. The power couple (or power team) if they prefer, are down under for the GQ Man of th...

Sculpture By Sea At Sydney's Bondi Beach; Everyone's A Winner, by Eva Rinaldi

Sculpture By Sea At Sydney's Bondi Beach; Everyone's A Winner, by Eva Rinaldi - 20th November 2011 It wasn't Sculpture By The Sea that motivated Paul Selwood to become a sculpture artist, but rather the architecture of the Sydney Opera House. On Thursday Selwood snatched the top prize at Bondi's 15th Sculpture By The Sea exhibition. Selwood won with his abstract steel construction 'Paradiegma Metaphysic'. ...

Sydney Festival has announced the 2012 program

Sydney Festival has announced the 2012 program for its next annual three-week celebration, January 7-29. Sydney Festival is an explosion of exceptional theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, film and talks that takes over the city, celebrating uniquely Australian work as well as welcoming companies from all over the world. The Festival prides itself on its free large-scale outdoo...


Director: Alister Lockhart, Patrick Sarell (CoDirector).
An animated road movie set across the vast and barren landscape of Australia's Nullarbor Plain.

Adelaide Film Festival announce application guidelines

ABC TV Arts & BigPond Adelaide Film Festival announce application guidelines for $400,000 partnershipABC TV Arts & Entertainment and the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) have released guidelines for the Hive Production Fund. The Fund will support the production of selected arts-based films and documentaries. ABC TV and the AFF will each contribute $200,000 to the Fund. Inspired out of The Hive, a cross-artform development lab run earlier this year at AFF, this $400,000 funding initiative is designed...

Focus on The Byron Bay Film Festival

Byron Bay and the northern NSW region are home to a substantial number of filmmakers. In response to this, our inaugural Byron Bay Film Festival in February 2006 focused on screening the back catalogue of our local filmmakers' work plus other Australian films.  However, the immediate and enthusiastic audience feedback from this festival motivated the management team to expand the screenings to include international films, a positive drawcard for an expanding international audience. In 20...

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Director: Preetam Koilpillai.
A group of young Tibetans living in Bangalore, India, talk about their lives and dreams and what it means to be living in exile.

Sydney China Film Festival

Sydney China Film Festival 2010 will bring the Chinese latest films and showcase at Australian famous cinemas from 20th Feb to 28th Feb during Chinese Lunar New Year. There are several events includes in the Festival which consists of Opening ceremony, Parade, Forum and Closing ceremony. It will be an exciting and memorable event of the year.

We welcome you to the Sydney Chinese Film Festival and to be part of this celebration!

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce - Movie Trailer

In 1822, eight men escape from the most isolated and brutal prison on earth, Sarah Island in Van Diemens Land. Only one man survives, and his tale of betrayal, murder and cannibalism shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce.

Janison Short Sharp Film Festival

The Janison Short Sharp Film Festival is Calling For Entries!

Submissions Close 5pm 15th May 2009

Email -

Ph- Christina Hyde on 0412016870


The Longest Night Film Festival

When contemplating the ends of the earth, for most of us all we see is white. Unlikely ever to visit it is difficult to even imagine what life is like at the poles, The Longest Night Film Festival aims to change that!

Short Sharp Film Festival

SSFF is a combined initiative of the Coffs Harbour Arts Council and the Film Sub-Committee. It is on-going annual event designed to encourage skills and techniques of movie making on the mid north coast.


Mudfest or the Mudgee Short Film Festival is held annually in the small rural town of Mudgee NSW Australia. Over $3000 in cash and prizes are on offer for the top films. Open to all short films under 15 minutes in length. Entry is FREE.

Lights! Canberra! Action!

Lights! Canberra! Action! is a filmmaking scavenger hunt. Teams have ten days to include ten items from around Canberra in their film. Cash Prizes.

Cool Bananas Short Film Festival

Cool Bananas is open to all Australian filmmakers. Films must be less than 10 minutes, contain a banana and the phrase `Don`t Get Mad`. We also have an `ad` category - make a 30 second ad about bananas. Cool films, cool prizes, cool bananas!

Griffith Univ. 5th Brisbane International Animation Festival

BIAF invites you to enter your animated film in the Griffith University Brisbane International Animation Festival‚ 14th - 17th October, 2004 at Southbank Cineplex, Brisbane. To find out more, visit the

Paris Environmental Film Festival

  This yearly event, presented by Jean-Paul HUCHON, President of the Ile de France local government entity, was held in the Cinema Pagode,  an art-house oriental-style cinema niched next to the Conseil Régional.   With an international jury headed by Québec musical producer and song-writer Luc Plamondon, the event included 89 documentaries, fictions and shorts from 37 countries for its 26th event November 19 through 25th.   Debates an...


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