Adelaide Film Festival


Years running: 17 (since 2008)

Adelaide Film Festival

International Film Festival.


Adelaide Film Festival (ADL Film Fest) is a biennial eleven-day celebration and exploration of Australian and international screen culture with a unique program of screenings, forums and special events. 

The Adelaide Film Festival creates, presents and markets a challenging and inventive screening program accompanied by a substantial forum program which profiles and explores key program themes and approaches to screen practice. The festival will be relevant to both the general public and the industry, attracting a broad audience demographic and introducing this audience to innovative areas of screen practice. It reflects current and future trends in the film and screen-based industries.


  • AFF accepts feature film and shorts (drama, documentary, experimental and animation) made in Australia and internationally;
  • Short films are considered to be under 40 minutes duration;
  • Films must have been completed after 1 October 2022.

We do not accept:

  • works that are exclusively educational, scientific or for training or promotion
  • music videos
  • films that have been exhibited in South Australia, in any form, prior to 30 October 2024. 


Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

Regional premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

  • Adele Hann (Associate Director);
  • Amanda Duthie (Festival Director);
  • Marg Winterhalder (Finance Manager).




Official Website



Adelaide Film Festival
Adelaide Film Festival, Adelaide Studios
226 Fullarton Rd
5065 Adelaide
South Australia

Phone: 08 8394 2505

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    November 27, 2023
  • Earlybird Deadline
    April 29, 2024
  • Regular Deadline
    May 27, 2024
  • Late Deadline
    June 03, 2024
  • Notifications
    September 10, 2024
  • Event Dates
    23 October — 3 November 2024
Categories & Fees

Films under 40 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $27
  • Regular Deadline — $44
  • Late Deadline — $50
  • Earlybird Deadline — $29
  • Regular Deadline — $47
  • Late Deadline — $55
  • Earlybird Deadline — $54
  • Regular Deadline — $74
  • Late Deadline — $88
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