September 7, 2017 |

Queen of the Next Frontier: Essay by Lynette Wallworth

LYNETTE WALLWORTH In 2008, the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) started talking to me about commissioning a new moving image work for the Festival, to be supported through the visionary AFF Investment Fund. I recall former Festival Director, Katrina Sedgwick, telling me that this new commission would require Board approval, followed by approval from both the… More

August 2, 2017 |

Adelaide Film Festival 2017 Highlights & First Competition Titles Announced

Adelaide Film Festival unveils the first batch of highlights of the upcoming October program, a carnival of creative freedom that celebrates the mavericks, the auteurs, the screen visionaries, and all that embodies the spirit of the 2017 festival: Vive Le Punk! With its new home in Adelaide’s West End, at the revamped GU Film House… More

July 28, 2017 |

Lynette Wallworth’s Groundbreaking VR Project Collisions Nominated For International Emmy® Award

COLLISIONS, a bold and unique Virtual Reality screen project by visionary Australian artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth has been nominated for a prestigious International Emmy® Award in the Outstanding New Approaches to Documentary section. Lynette Wallworth a HIVE alumni was selected as the inaugural artist of the Sundance Institute New Frontier | Jaunt VR Residency… More

July 5, 2017 |

Adelaide Film Festival Calls For Submissions From Australians Who Inspire, Enrich And Benefit The Community

– 2017 JIM BETTISON & HELEN JAMES AWARD – The Adelaide Film Festival today opened submissions for the third Jim Bettison and Helen James Award which recognises individual Australians who have contributed exemplary and inspiring lifelong work of high achievement in their area of expertise, with benefit to the wider community. Submissions close 21 August… More

July 3, 2017 |

Adelaide Film Festival Announces HIVE Lab #4 | Calling for Applications

Adelaide: Following the phenomenal international success of the three rounds of HIVE, which saw the collaboration of artists from different disciplines create innovative and internationally acclaimed new screen projects, the Adelaide Film Festival (ADL FF) today announced the initiative will continue with HIVE LAB #4 and HIVE FUND #4. The LAB is now open for… More

May 29, 2017 |

ADL Film Fest & AFTRS Launch Inaugural International Virtual Reality Award

– CALLING ALL VR FILMMAKERS ACROSS THE WORLD – The Adelaide Film Festival (ADL Film Fest) and the Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS) today launched an international Virtual Reality Award that will debut at the 2017 ADL Film Fest in October. Submissions close 21 June. The AFTRS ADL Film Fest International VR Award… More

May 4, 2017 |

ABC TV to premiere David Stratton’s Stories of Australian Cinema in June

ABC TV’s more comprehensive three part series David Stratton’s Stories of Australian Cinema, will premiere on ABC-TV over three nights in June – Tuesday 6th, 13th and 20th June at 8.30pm. Revered critic David Stratton tells the glorious story of Australian cinema, focusing in on the films that capture the nation’s true nature with such… More

May 4, 2017 |

Adelaide Festival Film Fund Project ‘David Stratton: A Cinematic Life’ Selected For 70th Cannes Film Festival

The Adelaide Film Festival (ADL FF) is pleased to announce that the ADL FF Fund feature David Stratton: A Cinematic Life has been selected to screen at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, the world’s premier film event, opening May 17. David Stratton: A Cinematic Life is the fourth ADL FF Fund feature to be officially… More

April 7, 2017 |

ADL Film Fest Announces 2018 Festival And $1M Fund Opens

The biennial Adelaide Film Festival today announced that a full Festival, including a funding round of $1m for the ADL Film Fest Fund, will run again in October 2018. Following the Festival’s 2017 screen celebration, themed Vive Le Punk, the 2018 Festival is a major boost to the South Australian screen industry.  The funding round,… More

February 17, 2017 |

Adelaide Film Festival Announces Dates: 5-15 October 2017

Adelaide Film Festival is now inviting submissions for features and shorts – drama, documentary, hybrid, experimental and animation – for consideration for the 2017 ADL Film Fest program, to be presented October 5-15. Artistic Director Amanda Duthie and Program Manager Mat Kesting are seeking bold and daring works that push the boundaries of the art of cinema,… More