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, meet the filmmakers and participate in the Q&A sessions.

 

 

 

 

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Did you miss some of the 2015 screening events?
You can still watch trailers here!

Just Click on Program 2015 to Watch trailers, read synopsis etc!

Follow us on twitter to find out where some of the official selection films from our 2015 program are showing again around the world!

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SYDNEY INDIE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 PROGRAM UNVEILED!

SYDNEY INDIE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 PROGRAM SCHEDULE ANNOUNCEMENT: Come & join us at the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016! This is just a quick Program Draft so all filmmakers know their films are screening times! More details on the way! Tickets on sale from Monday the 26th September! Filmmaker’s VIP Festival Pass information will be …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Short Film’s Official Selection 2016 Announcement

The Sydney Indie Film Festival is proud to announce the Official Selection of Short Films for the 2016 Edition: A Short Film About Kissing, Australia https://vimeo.com/174532336 Across The Pond, United States http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxz_DK_aw-Q&sns=em Afro Goblin and Chums, United Kingdom Another Love, United Kingdom Arcade, Australia Awakenings, India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IurJIYZjSxo Black Rock or Bust, Canada https://vimeo.com/156979275 Break, United …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film’s Official Selection 2016 Announcement

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film’s Official Selection 2016 Announcement   The Sydney Indie Film Festival is proud to announce the Official Selection of Feature Films for the 2016 Edition:   Alcoholist (ITALY, USA) https://youtu.be/trqmAKto1GI All in her Stride (AUSTRALIA) Better Half (USA) The Chameleon (UK) Concealed (AUSTRALIA) Damaged (AUSTRALIA) https://vimeo.com/140629883 The Dark Tapes (USA) …

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Festival Program is almost ready!

Attention Filmmakers, Visitors & Fans: The Sydney Indie Film Festival would like to apologize for the delay in announcing the final selections and complete festival program. Our programming committee have been dedicating lots of love to select the best films with a wide variety of genres and origins. Also, due the large amount of amazing …

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Thank you everybody involved! We are Top 100 Film Festival on Filmfreeway!

Thank you everybody involved! Sydney Indie Film Festival is Top 100 Film Festival on Filmfreeway! Thank you FilmFreeway for creating a very efficient platform for filmmakers & festivals!   https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SydneyIndieFilmFestival?top100   Special thank you to all filmmakers who made extraordinary films that made the audience enjoy all sessions of the festival so much! Very Special thank you …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Announcement: New Extension of Festival Dates!

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Announcement: New Extension of Festival Dates! Thank you Hunters Hill for supporting Indie Films & Filmmakers! We are very pleased and honoured to share some exciting news with you: the 2016 edition of the Sydney Indie Film Festival will get one extra day of screening added to the program, …

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You asked! We did it! Final calls for film entries goes until the 2nd of September!

You asked! We did it! Final calls for film entries goes until the 2nd of September! Final Calls for the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Edition extended till 2nd September! Thanks to our new Supporter, The Hunters Hill Council, we got one more day event added the festival events!   We got many requests by …

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Thank you Hunters Hill for supporting Indie Films & Filmmakers!

Thank you Hunters Hill for supporting Indie Films & Filmmakers!   We are very pleased and honoured to share some exciting news with you: the 2016 edition of the Sydney Indie Film Festival will get one extra day of screening added to the program, thanks to our new supporter, The Hunters Hill Council!   Some …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Extended Deadline Submissions Open

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Extended Deadline Submissions Open!   Thank you to all filmmakers who submitted their amazing work! 35 countries involved already! 2016 is looking absolutely fantastic! The Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from the 10th till the 20th of October 2016. We reached the end of the Late submissions period. Filmmakers can still submit …

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MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016 – SHORT FILMS AWARD WINNERS

MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016 SHORT FILMS AWARD WINNERS:   Congratulations to all films and filmmakers for the outstanding productions!   BEST FILM The Dead Bird BEST SCREENPLAY In The Valley of the Moon   BEST DIRECTOR Postpartum – Nancy Paton BEST MALE LEAD T-County – Brock Yurick   BEST FEMALE LEAD The Mother …

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MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016 – FEATURE FILMS AWARD WINNERS:

MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016 FEATURE FILMS AWARD WINNERS:   Congratulations to all films and filmmakers for the outstanding films!   BEST FILM Mile End   BEST SCREENPLAY Made In Taiwan BEST DIRECTOR The Hunters Club – Kit McDee BEST MALE LEAD Intersection – Hoyt Richards BEST FEMALE LEAD Time Zone Inn – Lucrezia …

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MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL – SHORT FILMS AWARD NOMINATIONS 2016

Melbourne Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 Short Films Awards Nominations Congratulations to all films and filmmakers for the outstanding productions!     BEST FILM The Mother T-County Dead Bird Stay Postpartum BEST SCREENPLAY True Colors Checkmate In The Valley Of The Moon Anchor Scams Incorporated BEST DIRECTOR Rajam Postpartum An Entanglement Equal Measure Earth Beneath …

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MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL – FEATURE FILMS AWARD NOMINATIONS 2016

MELBOURNE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016 FEATURE FILMS AWARD NOMINATIONS: Congratulations to all films and filmmakers for the outstanding productions!   BEST FILM Made in Taiwan The Pineville Heist The Hunters Club Mile End BEST SCREENPLAY Mile End Mission Ninety Two –Energy Time Zone Inn Made in Taiwan BEST DIRECTOR The Pineville Heist – Lee …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Late Deadline Submissions Now Open

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Late Deadline Submissions Now Open!   Thank you to all filmmakers who submitted their incredible work so far! 2016 is looking incredible! 31 countries already involved! The Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from the 10th till the 20th of October 2016. We reached the end of the Regular submissions …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival TOP 100 Best Reviewed Film Festivals around the world!

Congratulations Sydney Indie Film Festival Team! It was an honor, now on our second year, to receive the following email from FilmFreeway:     “Dear Sydney Indie Film Festival, Congratulations! Your festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of May! According to reviews from real …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Regular Deadline Submissions Now Open

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Regular Deadline Submissions Now Open!   Thank you to all filmmakers who submitted their incredible work so far! 2016 is looking very promising already! 16 countries already involved! The Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from the 10th till the 20th of October 2016. We reached the end of …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Earlybird Deadline Submissions Now Open

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 Earlybird Deadline Submissions Now Open The Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from the 10th till the 20th of October 2016. We reached the end of the Very Earlybird submissions period.  Filmmakers can now submit films during the Earlybird submissions period, which is open until the 30th of April 2016. …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Announcement: Festival Dates Extended

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Announcement: Festival Dates Extended We are pleased to share the wonderful news that thanks to our new festival supporter, The Bald Faced Stag, we got to add one more day to the events of the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016! The original festival dates were from the 11th till …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Australiens – Saturday 17th October – Sci-Fi Opening Afternoon

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Australiens – Saturday 17th October – Sci-Fi Opening Afternoon Feature Film: Australiens (Australia) At the age of 10, Australian-born Andi Gibson had what she describes as a close encounter with a flying saucer. Naturally, everyone assumed she was bonkers. That is until one notable evening, 17 years later, when an …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – I am Evangeline – Saturday 17th October 4PM – Sci-Fi Opening Afternoon

Sydney Indie Film Festival – I am Evangeline – Saturday 17th October 4PM – Sci-Fi Opening Afternoon Feature Film: I am Evangeline (Australia) In a dark and immoral city Evangeline, a naive runaway clone, desperately tries to find the cure she hopes will make her human – brain cells from her original, Diana. I am …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Dogs’ Breakfast – Saturday 17th October 6:30PM – Opening Night Action – Live Band After Party!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Dogs’ Breakfast – Saturday 17th October 6:30PM – Opening Night Action + Live Band After Party! Feature Film: Dogs’ Breakfast (Australia) Blackmailed by dirty cops, rookie thieves Nathan and Jeff are send to steal a briefcase from a warehouse. But what seems to be an easy mission to avoid jail, …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – The Incredible Adventures of Jojo – Sunday 18th October 2PM – Family Afternoon

  Sydney Indie Film Festival – The Incredible Adventures of Jojo (and his annoying little sister Avila) – Sunday 18th October 2PM – Family Afternoon + Q&A with “My Christmas Wish” Director James Tumminia & Actor Ian Roberts   Feature Film: The Incredible Adventures of Jojo (and his annoying little sister Avila) (USA) A six …

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