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 |

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

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

November 16, 2016 |

Adelaide Film Festival Celebrates Roguish Success, Launches 2017 Festival Theme and Creative Campaign – Vive Le Punk!

Fresh from the successes of a Rogue October packed with ADL Film Fest Fund Premieres and events, the Adelaide Film Festival launches straight into the future, unveiling the creative campaign for the 2017 festival – VIVE LE PUNK! ADL Film Fest 2017 is set to celebrate the punk movement’s 40th birthday, featuring people who embody… More

October 19, 2016 |

Adelaide Film Festival Goes Rogue announces guests, closing night film

The Adelaide Film Festival (ADL Film Fest), counting down to the Oct 27 – 30 AFF GOES ROGUE 2016 event, today announced its official Rogues Gallery, a lively line-up of guests set to add some serious spark to Australian cinema in 2016. Also announced is the Closing Night screening, which sees some of the world’s… More

September 25, 2016 |

Adelaide Film Festival Goes Rogue

Rogue: “ something that is out of ordinary, or against the rules.” Continuing its reputation as Australia’s most dynamic screen event, usually held every two years, the Adelaide Film Festival GOES ROGUE this October to offer up audiences a fresh mini-festival, until the Adelaide Film Festival returns, full throttle, in October 2017. Premiering works commissioned… More

September 22, 2016 |

ADL Film Fest Announces 2016 Jim Bettison & Helen James Award Recipients

– 2016 JIM BETTISON & HELEN JAMES AWARD RECIPIENTS – inaugural recipient Oration to be delivered at the 2016 ADELAIDE FESTIVAL OF IDEAS – $150 000 AWARDED IN FIRST TWO YEARS The Adelaide Film Festival today announced the recipients of the annual Jim Bettison and Helen James Award, with not one but two recipients announced… More

August 19, 2016 |

Female Producer and Director Team Receive $738,000 to Make Landmark Documentary About Child Removal

Screen Australia and the Adelaide Film Festival, in collaboration with KOJO and the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), have today announced that Larissa Behrendt and Michaela Perske are the recipients of the Indigenous Feature Documentary Initiative for their feature documentary project, After the Apology. After the Apology is a landmark documentary exploring… More

August 11, 2016 |

ADL Film Fest presents Australian premiere of Collisions

A groundbreaking Virtual Reality Film by Lynette Wallworth Following a simultaneous world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival New Frontiers programme and the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Adelaide Film Festival and the Art Gallery of South Australia together present the Australian Premiere of artist Lynette Wallworth’s bold new VR screen project COLLISIONS,… More

October 30, 2015 |

2015 Audience Award Winners Announced

The Adelaide Film Festival today announced the results of its 2015 Foxtel Movies Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Short and Best Documentary. These awards are the people’s choice awards, and the winners reflect the most popular films seen at the Festival, which ran October 15-25 across Adelaide. After each screening, audience members were invited… More