March 21, 2019 |

3 Movies that Inspired TOP END WEDDING

Filmmakers know that the more personal the story, the more universal its appeal. That is certainly the case with Top End Wedding. Starring Miranda Tapsell and Gwilyn Lee, Wayne Blair’s feature is one of the year’s most anticipated films. A charming and heartfelt romantic comedy, here is a film that is unapologetically Australian. Top End… More

March 12, 2019 |

From the Secret City to TOP END WEDDING

Miranda Tapsell is one of Australia’s leading rising stars. This year, she stars alongside Bohemian Rhapsody’s Gwilyn Lee in Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding. Ahead of the film’s Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival Pop Up event on April 6th, we wanted to highlight Tapsell’s past performances: #4. Secret City  In the first season… More

March 7, 2019 |

Wine & Recline: Drinking with ANIMALS

You’ve heard of the classic cheese and wine, meat and wine and chocolate and wine pairings. That’s because in their own elements they compliment each other. At the Adelaide Film Festival we have a similar mentality when it comes to pairing wines with films because the ultimate experience is to wine and recline! Here is… More

March 4, 2019 |

Alia Shawkat on ANIMALS

Alia Shawkat is one of Hollywood’s most talented and consistently changing performers. Whether you know her from the hilarious Arrested Development or the criminally underrated, Ethan Hawke-directed, Blaze, Shawkat is a phenomenal talent. Shawkat stars in the Sophie Hyde’s comedy, Animals, based on Emma Jane Unsworth’s novel of the same name. In the film, Shawkat… More

February 28, 2019 |

Reviews Straight From Sundance

The Adelaide Film Festival will present a Pop Up event from Fri 5 to Sun 7 of April. This is an exciting opportunity to attend the Australian Premieres of two highly anticipated AFF FUND Films, Animals (dir. Sophie Hyde) and Top End Wedding (dir. Wayne Blair), direct from their World Premieres at Sundance Film Festival…. More

February 26, 2019 |

ADLFF Pop Up Event Press Release

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERES FOR TOP END WEDDING, ANIMALS AT ADL FILM FEST POP UP EVENT MIRANDA TAPSELL, WAYNE BLAIR, HUW HIGGINSON TO ATTEND BUY TICKETS NOW! Made with support of the internationally renowned Adelaide Film Fest FUND, the hotly anticipated Australian titles TOP END WEDDING and ANIMALS are set to have their Australian Premieres at a… More

January 23, 2019 |

2019 Oscar Nominees Announced

The Oscar nominees are announced once again and WOW! We are ecstatic to see so many ADL Film Fest 2018 selections in the running. Here is the list: Roma– AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE ADLFF 2018 Best Picture Actress in Supporting Role Foreign Language Film Original Screenplay Actress in Leading Role Director Production Design Cinematography Sound Editing Sound Mixing… More

January 17, 2019 |

Introducing our new CEO/Creative Director, Mat Kesting!

New chief executive for the Adelaide Film Festival Experienced film festival curator Mathew Kesting has been appointed as the new Chief Executive and Creative Director of the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF). Mr Kesting who has extensive experience with almost 20 years in the Australia film industry, including AFF Programs Manager since 2015, won the position… More

December 13, 2018 |

ADL Film Fest welcomes new board member Anton Andreacchio

We’re pleased to announce that Anton Andreacchio, managing director of Australia’s leading virtual reality company Jumpgate VR, will be joining the Adelaide Film Festival board. Anton’s involvement with both the Adelaide Film Festival and Hybrid World Adelaide runs deep, with Jumpgate VR sponsoring and supporting the Adelaide Film Festival since 2015, as well as being… More

October 25, 2018 |

‘Hotel Mumbai’ Wins Best Film In The Rising Sun Pictures Audience Awards At ADLFF!

Best Doc: She Who Must Be Loved & Best Short: The Art of the Game Three Adelaide Film Festival FUND projects have picked up top prize in the Rising Sun Pictures Audience Awards at the 2018 ADL Film Fest. Best Film, 2018 ADL Film Fest: Hotel Mumbai Hotel Mumbai tells the astonishing story of those… More