We host a diverse range of festivals on Melbourne’s calendar.
Our cinemas and event spaces are filled with audiences year round, enjoying the best in films, live performance and talks.
Meet our festival partners
Australia's longest-running film society dedicated to screening significant works of international cinema.
Australia's premier event for documentary, factual and unscripted screen content.
A celebration of Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe showcasing their unique stories.
A celebration of classic and contemporary cinema from Czechia, Slovakia and the former Czechoslovakia.
Unique film screenings that get viewers thinking and asking questions about the environment and our impact.
Exploring diverse and inspiring human stories through the mediums of film, art, music and forums.
Celebrating the multifaceted landscape of Japanese cinema, from sensitive portrayals of modern everyday life to vibrant alternate worlds.
Explore outstanding new and classic animation from Australia and around the world.
The largest stand-alone comedy festival in the world, showcasing national and international acts.
A curated global program of innovative screen experiences and the world’s largest showcase of exceptional Australian filmmaking.
Bringing people together to celebrate words and stories, and share the human experience.
An annual celebration of one of the world’s most diverse film cultures.
The world-renowned TV festival with an array of industry events and free public screenings.
The latest graduating films from the film and television students at the Victorian College of the Arts.