Festival Calendar

Festival Calendar

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the St Kilda Film Festival is one of Australia’s largest and oldest short film festivals. The Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on a wide range of exceptional films by emerging artists and accomplished industry professionals, competing for over $50,000 worth of prizes. This ten day event features a huge range of short films tailored to suit any film taste, plus a range of special screenings and events.

 

Thursday 19 May

Session Time Location Tickets
Opening Night 7.30pm Palais Theatre Buy Tickets

Friday 20 May

Session Time Location Tickets

Australia's Top 100 Session 1  (Documentary Showcase)

6.15pm

St Kilda Town Hall

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Australia's Top 100 Session 2

8pm

St Kilda Town Hall

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Australia's Top 100 Session 3 (Comedy Showcase)

9.45pm

St Kilda Town Hall

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Saturday 21 May

Session Time Location Tickets
Opening Night Encore (Captioned) 12.30pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Australia's Top 100 Session 4

2.15pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Olympus Filmmaker Challenge 4pm St Kilda Town Hall FREE EVENT
Australia's Top 100 Session 5 (Animation Showcase) 5.45pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 6 7.30pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 7 (After Dark Shorts) 9.30pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Sunday 22 May

Session Time Location Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 8 12.15pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Web Series Showcase + Q&A 2pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 9 4pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 10 5.45pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Fandor - International Showcase + Q&A 

7.30pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Monday 23 May

Session Time Location Tickets

Lost Laughs From The Past 

7.30pm St Kilda Town Hall

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Tuesday 24 May

Session Time Location Tickets

Australia's Top 100 Session 11

6.15pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 12 8pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Wednesday 25 May

Session Time Location Tickets
Youth Program: Armed & Dangerous 1.30pm St Kilda Town Hall FREE EVENT
Youth Program: Under The Radar 5.30pm St Kilda Town Hall FREE EVENT

Short Black - Indigenous Short Film Retrospective 

7.30pm St Kilda Town Hall

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Thursday 26 May

Session Time Location Tickets

SoundKILDA 

7.30pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Friday 27 May

Session Time Location Tickets

Australia's Top 100 Session 13 (Documentary Showcase)

7pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets
Australia's Top 100 Session 14 9pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Saturday 28 May

Session Time Location Tickets
Wild at Heart 2pm St Kilda Town Hall FREE EVENT
Australia's Top 100 Session 15 3.45pm St Kilda Town Hall Buy Tickets

Palm Springs International ShortFest

5.30pm St Kilda Town Hall

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Closing Night Awards Ceremony 8.30pm St Kilda Town Hall N/A