Sydney Indie Film Festival

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The Sydney Indie Film Festival features some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry.

The Festival program screens all genres of films: action, adventure, comedy, family movies, chick flicks, science fiction, thrillers, true stories, animations, documentaries, there is something for everybody!

Join us for exclusive red carpet events, watch the movies, meet the filmmakers and participate in the Q&A sessions to find out how they made all the magic happen!

 

 

 

 

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Prepare For Success! Have Your EPK Ready!

PREPARE FOR SUCCESS! Dear entrants of the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018, We are very passionate about indie films and sharing the beauty of amazing stories from Australia and all over the world with our audiences. We invest a lot in promoting the program, reaching as many people as possible, and helping them understand that great films don’t need celebrities, …

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Happy Holidays & Very Wonderful 2018! Dream Big & Always Go For It!

Happy Holidays & Very Wonderful 2018! Dream Big & Always Go For It! Hello Dear Filmmakers, Film Fans, Friends, Team, Supporters, Audience, Everybody! This is just little post to say thank you for being part of this beautiful Indie Journey & to wish you all Very Wonderful Holidays! To celebrate the silly season, we shared …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: CHARMING

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: CHARMING WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://vimeo.com/211429076         Short Film:     Charming (USA) Trailer: https://vimeo.com/156026112 Director: Tom Albanese Synopsis: Prince Charming recounts his disastrous search for true love in a re-imagining of classic Grimms’ fairytales with a contemporary touch.         …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: MINI MAESTRO

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: MINI MAESTRO WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://vimeo.com/175281538             Short Film:   Mini Maestro (USA) Director: Cheryl Allison Cast: Kade Cargol, Cheryl Allison Synopsis: The power of imagination as seen through the eyes of a three year old boy.       …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: NOT REAL

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: NOT REAL WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://vimeo.com/160710028     Short Film: Not Real (AUSTRALIA) Director: Michael Nicholls Cast: Thomas Stanton, Steve Hayden, Rachel Soderstrom, Daphne Tankard Synopsis: When an imaginative 8-year-old boy learns the truth about Santa, he must choose between keeping his younger sister in …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: DOG SQUADRON

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: DOG SQUADRON WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://vimeo.com/163361189   Short Film: Dog Squadron (AUSTRALIA) (animation) Trailer: https://vimeo.com/137804274 Director: Toby Morris Cast: Matt Milne, Bruce Spence, Roy Billing, Lizzie Schebesta, Stef Smith Synopsis: Puppies, planes, action and puns collide in DOG SQUADRON! The thrilling tale of Sergeant Stubbs, …

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Congratulations “The Silent Child “ on the Oscars Shortlist! Sydney Indie 2017 Best Film Award Winner on the Top 10!

Congratulations “The Silent Child “ on the Oscars Shortlist! Sydney Indie 2017 Best Film Award Winner on the Top 10 List! http://www.oscars.org/news/10-live-action-shorts-advance-2017-oscar-race We are so proud that we had the honor of screening “The Silent Child” at the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2017! This powerful touching true story beautifully executed won Sydney’s hearts and the …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Voted Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreeway Worldwide! Thank you!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreeway Worldwide! THANK YOU all filmmakers, audience & supporters! Sydney Indie Film Festival is consistently voted worldwide Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreway since our first year!     Thank you FilmFreeway for creating a very efficient platform for filmmakers! https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SydneyIndieFilmFestival Special thank you to …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018 Dates Announced! Submissions Open!

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018 Dates Announced! Submissions Now Open! We are excited to announce that the 4th annual Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from 22nd October – 1st November 2018 at Event Cinemas George Street Festival Space. We will also have an exclusive Pre-Festival Event on 15th of October! Thank you Event Cinemas for …

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Sydney Indie 2017 – Feature Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie 2017 – Feature Films Award Winners BEST MALE LEAD FLOW   BEST FEMALE LEAD ISOLANI   BEST MALE SUPPORT THE GONERS (BLOND GUY)   BEST FEMALE SUPPORT SHOP OF LITTLE PLEASURES   BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY ONE BUCK   BEST SCREENPLAY BLANK 13   BEST MUSIC SCORE NEPHILIM   BEST EDITING BITCH   BEST PRODUCTION …

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Sydney Indie 2017 – Short Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie 2017 – Short Films Award Winners BEST MALE LEAD INEFFABLE   BEST FEMALE LEAD BLACKBIRD   BEST MALE SUPPORT JINXED   BEST FEMALE SUPPORT BRIDE OF FRANKIE   BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY BREATHING WILD   BEST SCREENPLAY LANGUAGE IS DEAD   BEST MUSIC SHIVER   BEST EDITING ALTERNATIVE MATH   BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN THE SKYDIVER …

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Sydney Indie 2017 – Feature Films Awards Nominations

Sydney Indie 2017 – Feature Films Awards Nominations   BEST MALE LEAD LARS AND THE BARON (THE POACHER) FLOW ONE BUCK GRAND UNIFIED THEORY FORGOTTEN MAN     BEST FEMALE LEAD ISOLANI IL VIAGGIO LARS AND THE BARON (THE POACHER) F*** YOU JESSICA BLAIR SHOP OF LITTLE PLEASURES     BEST MALE SUPPORT IL VIAGGIO …

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Sydney Indie 2017 – Short Films Awards Nominations

Sydney Indie 2017 – Short Films Awards Nominations   BEST MALE LEAD SAMUEL 8 MINUTES INEFFABLE BLEEDING BACKS PLANE BLACKBIRD   BEST FEMALE LEAD REAL ARTISTS ARTERNATIVE MATH BLACKBIRD ALZAIMOR MY TREASURE WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED BEST MALE SUPPORT PLANE JINXED 8 MINUTES CALLOUSED HEARTS FILLING IN BEST FEMALE SUPPORT THE SILENT CHILD SWEET …

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Congratulations to all Audience Prizes Winners!

Congratulations to all Audience Prizes Winners of the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2017! We promised & we delivered: 11 Days of Fun + The Best Indie Films + Prizes! Winners of the #ILOVEINDIEFILM PRIZE PACKS: Rita K Damian O… Mal B Winners of the #GETMEINTOINDIEFILM PRIZE PACKS: Tanya A Max W Special Thank you to …

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Sydney Indie 2017 – It’s a Wrap!

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2017 it’s wrapped! Fun exciting times always goes too fast! We would like to say special thank you to: Our Location Supporters Event Cinemas George Street Woollahra Libraries Double Bay Our Team Shailla Quadra, Fawaz Hamawy, Leon Coward, Jane Eakin, Emanuel Dimasi, Rachael Belle Myers, Amanda Asquith, Teoni Camargo, Aline Rezende, …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Forgotten Man” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers + Awards Night Events! Thursday, 28th of September 7:40PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Forgotten Man” + Short Films “Ineffable” “Mrs S” “The Skydiver & The Scarecrow”+ Q&A with Filmmakers Maxence Cazorla (INNEFABLE/FRANCE) Ren Thackham (THE SKYDIVER/AUSTRALIA) + Awards Night Events! Awards Night Events! Thursday, 28th of September 2017 Time: 7:40PM SUGGESTED ARRIVAL TIME: 7:20PM For the Red Carpet Meetings & Greetings …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Il Viaggio” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Thursday, 28th of September 5:30PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Il Viaggio” + Short Films “Language is Dead” “The Return” + Q&A with Filmmaker Jermaine Manigault (LANGUAGE IS DEAD)! Closing Night Events! Red Carpet Arrival: 5:00PM Thursday, 28th of September 2017 Time: 5:30PM SUGGESTED ARRIVAL TIME: 5:00PM For the Red Carpet Meetings & Greetings Shananigans   Feature Film: …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “One Buck” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Wednesday, 27th of September 7:40PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “One Buck” + Short Films “Doll” “Happy Birthday Luke” “Once and Done” “The Inuring”! Drama Thriller Night! Wednesday, 27th of September 2017 Time: 7:40PM SUGGESTED ARRIVAL TIME: 7:20PM For the Red Carpet Meetings & Greetings Shananigans Feature Film: One Buck (USA) Director: Fabien Dufils Cast: John Freeman Synopsis: …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Isolani” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Wednesday, 27th of September 5:30PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Isolani” + Short Films “5639″ “Lime Green As” + Q&A with Filmmakers! Drama Thriller Night! Wednesday, 27th of September 2017 Time: 5:30PM SUGGESTED ARRIVAL TIME: 5:00PM For the Red Carpet Meetings & Greetings Shananigans       Feature Film: Isolani (UK) Director: R Paul Wilson Cast: Kate McLaughlin, …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Sci-Fi Feature Film “Nephilim” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Tuesday, 26th of September 7:40PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Sci-Fi Feature Film “Nephilim” + Short Films “8 Minutes” “”Hero” – a charity film project” “She Never Felt The Cold “ + Q&A with Filmmakers! Sci-Fi Night! Tuesday, 26th of September 2017 Time: 7:40PM   Feature Film: Nephilim (USA) Director: Danny Wilson Cast: Ina-Alice Kopp, Victor Alfieri, Yuval David, Gulshan …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Sci-Fi Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Tuesday, 26th of September 5:30PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Sci-Fi Short Films “Appellation” “Eden” “FILS” “FTL” “Haley” “Neuroplastic” “Real Artists” “Windows” + Q&A with Filmmakers! Epic Shorts – Sci-Fi! Tuesday, 26th of September 2017 Time: 5:30PM     Short Films: Appellation (UK) Director: Tracy Mathewson Cast: Syrus Lowe, Charlotte Beckett, Richard Albrecht Synopsis: A scientist’s secret research is threatened …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Blank 13″ + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Monday, 25th of September 7:40PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Blank 13″ + Short Films “Magnus” “My Year With Suicide” “Shiver” + Q&A with Filmmakers! Drama Thriller! Monday, 25th of September 2017 Time: 7:40PM     Feature Film: Blank 13 (JAPAN) Director: Takumi Saitoh Cast: Issey Takahashi, Lilly Franky, Misuzu Kanno & Sairi Ito Synopsis: Koji is bewildered …

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