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St Kilda Film Festival

17 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

The St Kilda Film Festival is Australia’s largest and oldest short film festival.

Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it is now an Academy Awards® qualifying event – award-winning films from St Kilda Festival are eligible for consideration in the Short Film Awards section of the Oscars®.Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on a wide range of fascinating works that may not otherwise see the light of day.

Exceptional films by emerging artists and short works by accomplished industry professionals are shown on the big screen, where they look their shiny best. St Kilda Festival provides the most comprehensive overview of the national short film industry, screening the Top 100 short film entries received each year alongside a rich program of new music videos, international short films, special screenings and events. Each year, the Festival also includes a Filmmaker Development Program and Industry Open Day.

 

Sessions Summary

Festival Summary

Where

Melbourne

When

17-26 May 2018

News

No laughing matter: Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin reveals the anxieties of team Putin

Armando Iannucci’s dark comedy The Death of Stalin, on general release in Australia from March 29, has caused controversy in Russia. After a preview in the Ministry of Culture in late...

16 April 2018

PLANET EARTH II LIVE IN CONCERT

David Attenborough’s doco will be narrated live by Eric Bana and accompanied by a live orchestral score composed by Hans Zimmer. Whether you’re a big nature nerd or err on...

15 April 2018

Steven Spielberg: Netflix movies deserve Emmys, not Oscars

‘Once you commit to a television format, you’re a TV movie’ Steven Spielberg has changed the way cinema works multiple times, the director’s blockbusters — Jaws, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, E.T. — casting huge...

12 April 2018
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