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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Did you miss some of the 2015 & 2016 screening events?
You can still watch trailers here!

Just Click on Program 2015 & 2016 to Watch trailers, read synopsis etc!

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

 

 

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Consistently Voted Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreway Worldwide!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreway! 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 all …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Travel Mag May 2017

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Travel Mag May 2017   http://www.travelmag.com/articles/festivals-in-sydney/   Thank you Travel Mag! Thank you to all the Australian and international press for supporting the Sydney Indie Film Festival and all official selection films!  

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Thank You Woollahra Library at Double Bay for Supporting Indie Films!

Thank You Woollahra Library at Double Bay for Supporting Indie Films! We are very honored to welcome Woollahra Library at Double Bay as our new Festival Partner!   Together we will be able to bring some of the best Documentaries from around the world to screen at exclusive events at the Screening Spaces at the …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Featured at The What’s Hot List at FilmFreeway!

Sydney Indie Film Festival Featured at The What’s Hot List at FilmFreeway!   Guess which film festival it’s at FilmFreeway What’s Hot List? Yes, our dear Sydney Indie Film Festival! https://filmfreeway.com/festivals/curated/whats-hot Thanks again FilmFreeway for the amazing platform that connects filmmakers, film festivals and audience! The Sydney Indie FF 2017 will take place from 18-28 …

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Welcome New Media Partner FGN INC!

Welcome New Media Partner FGN INC! We are very happy to welcome our new Media Partner FGN INC! Here is a little bit about FGN INC: FilmMakers Generation Next Incorporated – Exists for TWO Reasons Or  Has Two Main Goals since 2009. 1) FGN INC. Exists to Connect, Motivate, Inspire & Support the Next  Generation of Filmmakers …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Voce Spettacolo April 2017

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Voce Spettacolo 2017   http://www.vocespettacolo.com/sydney-indie-film-festival-the-best-of-indie-films-now-showing-the-screens/                             Thank you to all the Australian and international press for supporting the Sydney Indie Film Festival and all official selection films!  

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – BEST TRAILER AWARDS

BEST TRAILER AWARDS This year, we are launching the “Best Trailer Awards” for Short Films and Feature Films, to encourage and support filmmakers to have one of their best marketing tools ready and fierce out there in the world!   List of our Traditional Awards: Best Film – Feature Film Best Screenplay – Feature Film …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: NO LETTING GO

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: NO LETTING GO WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: http://www.nolettinggomovie.com/video-on-demand/ https://www.amazon.com/No-Letting-Go-Kathy-Najimy/dp/B01DEGNGKM/   Feature Film: No Letting Go (USA) Based on a true story and adapted from the award-winning short film, ILLNESS, is a feature drama that follows one family’s journey to understand and to cope with the …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: FINGERFACE

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: FINGERFACE WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCMume4osgE https://www.reelhouse.org/andrewdawson/fingerface     Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film: Fingerface Fingerface (South Africa/UK/Poland) Girl. Not just any girl. Giles is sure that she’s the girl of his dream from the night before. Her name is Stephanie and it …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: PRETTY BOY

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: PRETTY BOY WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT:    https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2017/02/04/pretty-boy/       Short Film:   Pretty Boy (USA) Sean is taken to a motel and is given a prostitute for his 18th birthday by his father. He must sleep with her to “fix” his questionable homosexuality. …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: SEE ME NOW

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: SEE ME NOW WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVFWDxXSPFA         Short Film: See Me Now (UK/Fiji/India/Nigeria/Australia) See Me Now is a fashion film inspired by the quote – “The darker the skin, the uglier they’re considered”. Upon hearing that, I called upon models …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreway! Thank you everybody for amazing support!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreway! THANK YOU all filmmakers, audience & supporters! Sydney Indie Film Festival continues ranked Top100 FilmFestival at FilmFreeway! Thank you FilmFreeway for creating a very efficient platform for filmmakers! https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SydneyIndieFilmFestival Special thank you to all filmmakers who made extraordinary films that made the audience enjoy all …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Voce Spettacolo 2017

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Featured at Voce Spettacolo 2017   http://www.vocespettacolo.com/sydney-indie-film-festival-new-locations-movies-now-showing-much-more/                   Thank you to all the Australian and international press for supporting the Sydney Indie Film Festival and all official selection films!  

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Thank you Event Cinemas George Street for Supporting Indie Films!

Happy New Year Dear Filmmakers, Film Fans & Everyone! 2017 started excellent and we know this post will make you smile! We are thrilled to share the very exciting news, fresh from the press, that we just got the thumps up confirming that the Sydney Indie Film Festival 2017 will take place at one of Sydney’s biggest …

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Sydney Indie FF Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: Total Awesome Viking Power

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: “TOTAL AWESOME VIKING POWER”   WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSz_IOUkc6g   Short Film: Total Awesome Viking Power (USA) When Viking role player Vidar is sidelined to “the land of the dead” he seeks help of the god Odin, who agrees to teach Vidar the ways …

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Sydney Indie FF Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: Brainless Killers

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections –  Now Showing Everywhere: BRAINLESS KILLERS WATCH FUL FILM NOW AT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZ_ZMT2xtpo     Short Film: Brainless Killers (Australia) Aaron and Andrew are making a routine trip to Zombridge to interview the mayor about a new initiative asking humans to tick Z on their donor cards which would donate the …

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Sydney Indie FF Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: Imperfect Sky

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: IMPERFECT SKY   NOW AVAILABLE AT: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/imperfect-sky/id1147940589     Feature Film: Imperfect Sky (USA) A story of two brothers, love, family, but sadly enough, also heroin. The film follows the younger brother, Abel as he sets out to New York for an early college acceptance program. …

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Sydney Indie FF Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: Seahorses

Sydney Indie Film Festival Selections – Now Showing Everywhere: “SEAHORSES”   NOW AVAILABLE AT: http://www.seahorsesmovie.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/seahorses/id1055241938 https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Seahorses?id=epBGAP-IknM       Feature Film: Seahorses (USA) A lonely and intense man invites a mysterious woman he met on craigslist into his house. He gets much more than what he bargains for as this strange young woman takes over …

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Sydney Indie FF Selections – Online Releases News – Now Showing Everywhere!

Sydney Indie FF Selections – Online Releases News – Now Showing Everywhere! Did you miss a particular session at the Sydney Indie Film Festival of a movie you really wanted to see but your boss didn’t let you leave work early? Or you liked a movie so much that you would love to watch it again? …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Short Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Short Films Award Winners BEST FILM: Break (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY: The Last Laugh (UK)   BEST DIRECTOR: The Light Thief (BAHRAIN/SPAIN)   BEST MALE LEAD: Our Father – Luke Goddard (UK)   BEST FEMALE LEAD: Postpartum – Nancy Paton (SAUDI ARABIA/AUSTRALIA)   BEST MALE SUPPORT: The Last Laugh  - Simon Cartwright …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Feature Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Feature Films Award Winners BEST FILM: The Chameleon (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY: Mile End (UK)   BEST DIRECTOR: Scratch (CANADA)   BEST MALE LEAD: Alcoholist – Bret Roberts (ITALY/USA)   BEST FEMALE LEAD: Josephine Doe – Erin Cipolletti (USA)   BEST MALE SUPPORT: Concealed - Paul Tassone (AUSTRALIA)   BEST …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 – Short Films Nominations

Sydney Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 – Short Films Nominations BEST FILM Stay (UK) Break (UK) The Light Thief (BAHRAIN/SPAIN) F Meat (AUSTRALIA) Another Love (UK/ITALY) Our Father (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY Veni, Vidi, Fugi – I came, I saw, I fled (ROMANIA) F Meat (AUSTRALIA) Charming (USA) The Last Laugh (UK) Marketvita (SPAIN) 2BR02B: …

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