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St Kilda Film Festival 2024

June 6 - June 16

Grab your popcorn, the 2024 St Kilda Film Festival is ON!

Don’t miss the Opening Night!

St Kilda Film Festival returns to the iconic Astor Theatre on Thursday 6 June, 2024 for its biggest opening night in years.

Join us for a brilliant evening packed with a selection of the best short films in 2024. Expect rip-roaring comedy, powerful drama, exquisite animation, thrilling horror, and magical fantasy, followed by drinks and nibbles Republica.

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on exceptional films by both emerging talent and short works by accomplished industry professionals.

Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the St Kilda Film Festival is an Academy Awards® qualifying event. Award-winning films from the Festival are eligible for consideration in the Short Film Awards and Documentary Short sections of the Oscars®.

2024 St Kilda Film Festival TRAILER HERE.

Events and Programs can be found HERE.

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the St Kilda Film Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on exceptional films by both emerging talent and short works by accomplished industry professionals.

Each year the Festival welcomes submissions to Australia’s Top Short Film Competition, showcasing the finalists in the Festival program. Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the St Kilda Film Festival is an Academy Awards® qualifying event. Award-winning films from the Festival are eligible for consideration in the Short Film Awards and Documentary Short sections of the Oscars®.

A short roll call of filmmakers whose earliest works found a home at St Kilda Film Festival include:

  • Adam Elliot (Harvey Crumpet)
  • Matt Saville (Noise)
  • Kriv Stenders (Red Dog)
  • Cate Shortland (Somersault)
  • Jane Campion (The Piano, Bright Star)
  • Richard Lowenstein (Dogs In Space)