Shine Your Light

Since 2003, Adelaide Film Festival has been bringing people together through courageous feature films, documentaries, short films, virtual reality projects, and moving image art commissions from Australia and the world.

These screen experiences do not come with the budgets of Hollywood blockbusters, hence we rely on the support of generous donors and partners to enable us to continue to create life-changing moments for audiences and support future filmmakers.

All donations, of any size, help us showcase South Australia as a creative centre of independent filmmaking and support the next generation of storytellers. Adelaide Film Festival is a registered deductible gift recipient (DGR) entity, and every donation over $2 is tax-deductible.

  • $20 helps us subsidise ticket prices to ensure we offer a range of free and affordable ticketed events and experiences.
  • $50 goes toward operational costs and our mission to support local, independent, heritage cinema venues.
  • $250 helps cover film hire fees and bring the most anticipated international titles to Adelaide.
  • $500 helps emerging local filmmakers attend the festival and screen their work.
  • $1,000 helps us keep the festival in Adelaide every year and employ local talent.




AFF Luminaries

Want to be more involved? Become an AFF Luminary.

The AFF Luminaries giving circle is a unique way to support the expansive work of the Adelaide Film Festival. We invite you to play a central role in our mission, helping us to deliver memorable film experiences which inspire curiosity, entertain, unveil new screen stories, and reveal our shared humanity.

In recognition of your meaningful contribution, benefactors enjoy a range of exclusive benefits. AFF Luminaries will be offered opportunities throughout the year to attend special events, bringing you closer to your fellow supporters along with the Festival CEO & Creative Director, filmmakers, artists, jurists and invited industry guests who make the festival possible.


For enquiries please contact:
Jo Barry-Murphy
Philanthropy Manager
(08) 394 2505
[email protected]


Other Ways of Donating

Direct Deposit

If you’d like to donate by direct deposit, please use the following account details:

Account name: Adelaide Film Festival
BSB number: 085 458
Account number: 79 901 8171
Reference: Your full name

Once you have donated, please send an email to [email protected] so that we can forward you your tax receipt.


By mail

If you’d like to make your donation by mail, please download and complete the form below and return it by post to:

AFF Development
Adelaide Studios
1 Mulberry Rd
Glenside SA 5065

Or email to [email protected] with the email subject: My Donation



Over the phone

If you’d like to make your donation over the phone, please contact Tara Falleti, Development & Partnerships Coordinator on +61 8 8394 2505 or email [email protected] to request a call-back and include:

  • Email subject: I’d Like To Donate
  • Your full name
  • Your best contact phone number


The Adelaide Film Festival Donations Fund is a tax-deductible fund listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. ABN 37 857 696 177