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 20, 2018 |

A Look At The Impressive Cast Of ‘The Nightingale’

Fresh from its World Premiere at Venice Film Festival (where it picked up the Special Jury Prize and Baykali Ganambarr won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor), Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale arrives in Adelaide for its Australian Premiere on Saturday 13 October. Early reviews for the feature have described the film as a “black Irish feminist… More

October 13, 2018 |

This Surreal Underwater Art Will Transform Your Perception Of Disability: An Extraordinary Event #YOUMUSTSEE

For the first time in the Southern Hemisphere, acclaimed British multimedia, performance and installation artist Sue Austin will present her underwater, live art event ‘Creating the Spectacle!’ exclusively as part of Adelaide Film Festival. Austin will take her wheelchair underwater to perform a stunningly beautiful work that will be filmed and projected poolside. The award-winning… More

October 9, 2018 |

15 Legends Not To Miss At This Year’s Festival

You can witness the work of some of the world’s finest artists, musicians and filmmaking legends at this year’s Adelaide Film Festival. Here’s just a few of them. Joan Jett in Bad Reputation She’s a rock icon, feminist heroine and passionate supporter of causes beyond the music world. Bad Documentary is a raucous, intimate profile… More

October 8, 2018 |

Guests announced: Adelaide Film Festival, 10-21 October – Jennifer Kent, Baykali Ganambarr, Clara Rugaard, Widad Shafakoj

Opening October 10 with Hotel Mumbai stars Armie Hammer, Dev Patel and Tilda Cobham-Hervey on the red carpet, the Adelaide Film Festival has now unveiled the full stunning line-up of guests for 2018. Australians Wayne Blair, Benjamin Law, Justine Clarke, Warwick Thornton, Tess Haubrich, Erica Glynn, Margaret Pomeranz, David Stratton and Venice prize winners Jennifer… More

October 8, 2018 |

Here Are The Stars And Creatives #YOUMUSTSEE At Adelaide Film Festival

Jennifer Kent, Baykali Ganambarr, Clara Rugaard, Widad Shafakoj and more. Following our recent announcement that Hotel Mumbai stars Armie Hammer, Dev Patel and Tilda Cobham-Hervey will walk the red carpet on Opening Night, we can now unveil this year’s full stunning line-up of guests. Australians Wayne Blair, Benjamin Law, Justine Clarke, Warwick Thornton, Tess Haubrich, Erica Glynn, Margaret Pomeranz,… More

October 3, 2018 |

Armie Hammer, Dev Patel And Tilda Cobham-Hervey Jet Into Adelaide For The Premiere Of ‘Hotel Mumbai’!

Plus additional Q & A screening with cast and crew added to the Opening Weekend lineup. Get in quick – limited spaces available. Hotel Mumbai cast members Armie Hammer, Dev Patel and Tilda Cobham-Hervey will jet to Adelaide Film Festival for an exclusive appearance at the Australian Premiere of the film! Together with South Australian director/co-writer Anthony Maras, co-writer John Collee… More

October 3, 2018 |

ARMIE HAMMER, DEV PATEL, TILDA COBHAM-HERVEY JET TO ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL FOR HOTEL MUMBAI PREMIERE

– AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE EVENT – Additional Q&A screening with cast and creatives announced Cast members ARMIE HAMMER, DEV PATEL, and TILDA COBHAM-HERVEY are all confirmed to attend the Australian Premiere of Hotel Mumbai at the Adelaide Film Festival (ADL FF) in October for an exclusive Australian appearance.Together with South Australian director/co-writer Anthony Maras, co-writer John… More

September 19, 2018 |

Amanda Duthie appointed Head of Production, Development, Attraction and Studios for SAFC. To depart Adelaide Film Festival at completion of 2018 event.

Amanda Duthie has been appointed to the role of Head of Production, Development, Attraction and Studios at the South Australian Film Corporation, responsible for investment in screen content development and production, and production attraction both nationally and internationally, with a key role in driving innovation in screen storytelling, for the State. Currently the Artistic Director… More