2015 Adelaide Film Festival - October 15-25

TOM HAJDU ADDED TO INTERNATIONAL JURY

He’s collaborated with Oliver Stone, U2, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed and David Byrne, to name a few – and now he’s coming to Adelaide Film Festival. Creative director, composer and innovation specialist Tom Hajdu has been added to the International Film Jury at this year’s Festival, it was announced today.Tom will join Jury President Christian Jeune, from Cannes Film Festival, filmmakers

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Holding the Man Premiere Screening

Ahead of its October return, Adelaide Film Festival will be warming up local film lovers with the premiere screening of the highly anticipated Australian film, Holding The Man.Starring Ryan Corr, Craig Stott, Guy Pearce, Kerry Fox and Adelaide acting exports Anthony LaPaglia and Sarah Snook, Holding The Man is based on the much loved and hugely successful memoir and stage play of the same

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Friday Freebies

Like a low-pressure system sweeping in from the southeast, we’re gonna make it rain – movie tickets, that is. We’ve got a plethora of double-passes to give away, for the Scandinavian Film Festival, 13 Minutes, Mr. Holmes and Far From Men.The Scandinavian Film Festival – Wed 22 - Wed 29 JulyAfter the stunning success of the debut Scandinavian Film Festival last year, the 2015 program

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THIRD AND FINAL HIVE LAB CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS

Applications are now open for the third and final HIVE LAB – to be hosted during this year’s Adelaide Film Festival (October 15-25).An initiative of the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF), in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, Screen Australia, ABC Arts and South Australian Film Corporation, the HIVE LAB is a unique workshop to foster new opportunities for talent working in

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CHRISTIAN JEUNE LEADS INTERNATIONAL JURY FOR ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Cannes Film Festival’s Christian Jeune will bring his prolific experience and expertise to this year’s Adelaide Film Festival as Jury President, it was announced today.Mr Jeune is the Deputy General Delegate and Director of the Film Department at Cannes, where he joined the Festival team in 1983. He has managed the Film Department for the past 20 years and is responsible for scouting films

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INDIGENOUS FEATURE DOCUMENTARY INITIATIVE ANNOUNCED

Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department is pleased to announce the first call out for the Indigenous Feature Documentary Initiative. In partnership with the Adelaide Film Festival, KOJO and the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) this initiative is the first of its kind. Established Indigenous filmmakers, with a production-ready project, will have the chance to make a feature-length

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ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PRESENTATION OF 9:16 SPECIAL EVENT

Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) will co-present a 9:16 special event, A Showcase of Vertical Cinema and is calling for entries to premiere at the event.Following the success of the 2014 inaugural 9:16 Film Festival in Port Adelaide, produced by Mike Retter and Chris Luscri, AFF is committed to working with 9:16 organisers in supporting the growing Vertical Cinema movement and presenting this in Port

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ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES AUSTRALIAN SCREEN WRITERS WITH INSITE AWARD

The Adelaide Film Festival is again teaming up with the Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) to present the 2015 INSITE Award at this year’s Festival.The INSITE Award celebrates and acknowledges the outstanding work being produced by AWG writers and provides an important development opportunity.The call is now open for AWG members to submit a synopsis and writing sample of an unproduced

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SUNDANCE INSTITUTE AND ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL TO COLLABORATE

Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund today announced that it will collaborate with Sundance Institute’s New Frontier program to identify potential opportunities for Australian artists and filmmakers to present new media work at future editions of the Sundance Film Festival.New Frontier Curator and Co-Director,  Shari Frilot, will be a special guest at NET-WORK-PLAY in Adelaide this month

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ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 CALLING FOR ENTRIES

The digital door for content is now wide open for programs submissions to the 2015 Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) – running from October 15-25.AFF Festival Director and CEO Amanda Duthie today called for films from all genres that have been completed since January 2014, including features, documentaries and short films.“We are all set to start selecting extraordinary content from Australia and

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