March 22, 2018 |

Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat star in Sophie Hyde’s Animals

Award-winning director Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays, Life in Movement) is helming a feature adaptation of author-turned-screenwriter Emma Jane Unsworth’s best-selling novel Animals, an unconventional female driven comedy starring Holliday Grainger (Tulip Fever, My Cousin Rachel) and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development, Search Party). The official Irish/Australian co-production from Vico Films and Closer Productions is currently shooting… More

February 27, 2018 |

Berlin Film Festival Win for Adelaide’s Tilda Cobham-Hervey with Directorial Debut

Adelaide actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey’s directorial debut A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl was last night awarded the prestigious Crystal Bear for Best Short Film, by the Youth Jury of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival’s Generation KPlus Section. A Closer Productions film, A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl was commissioned by… More

February 19, 2018 |

Adelaide Film Festival Announces Dates 10-21 October 2018 | Open For Submission Of Screen Works

The Adelaide Film Festival (ADL Film Fest) is now inviting Australian and international submissions for features, shorts and VR works – drama, documentary, hybrid, experimental and animation – for consideration for the 2018 ADL Film Fest program, to be presented October 10 – 21. Festival Director Amanda Duthie and Programs Manager Mat Kesting are seeking… More

October 9, 2017 |

‘Opportunity at just the right moment’: Adelaide Film Festival and AWG announce 2017 winner of prestigious INSITE Award

Monday 9 October 2017 The winner of the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival and Australian Writers’ Guild’s INSITE Award has been announced today as screenwriter Bec Peniston-Bird, with the opportunity coming at ‘just the right moment’ for her Cold War-era feature film script, Petrova. ‘I am so grateful to the AWG and Adelaide Film Festival for… 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 |

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