Events

Special Events

Silencio with Soundtrak (live)

7:15pm Saturday
17th September

SILENCIO draws a timeline: from the very birth of experimental motion pictures – the first animation – through to the most current technologies. This performance will explore over 100 years of painstaking…

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Capricornia Film Awards

7:00pm Saturday
24th September

The CAPRICORNIA FILM AWARDS is a new initiative of the Darwin International Film Festival to celebrate and showcase outstanding film, television and video productions from the Northern Territory screen industry.

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Darwin Underground Film Festival

7:00pm Sunday
25th September

The DARWIN UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (DUFF) is a breakaway satellite event where you can kick back and enjoy an eclectic selection of films from the finalists of the 2016 Capricornia Film Awards.

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Animatic

7:15pm Tuesday
20th September

Award-winning animations from across the world feature in this carefully curated collection of shorts. Don’t miss the chance to see this year’s Academy Award-winning short Bear Story on the big screen…

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ReelOzInd! Film Festival

7:30pm Sunday
25th September

ReelOzInd! is the first short film competition to bring Australian and Indonesian filmmakers together to share their work and stories in the same forum. Though we are close neighbours…

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VTER

9:00am Thursday
8th September

A three day showcase of innovative research from across the Top End, featuring over twenty fascinating and thought-provoking research projects…

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The Matrix

6:00pm Friday
16th September

THE MATRIX exists as a Virtual Reality Cinema, a pop-up venue during DIFF 2016. At the venue, Darwin audiences will be able to experience…

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Global Currents

6:00pm Thursday
15th September

Global Currents is a special outdoor projection event that will fill the lawns of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct with site-specific projection mapping…

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Family Matinee Sessions

1:00pm Saturday
17th September

See two exceptional films for family sessions during DIFF. Head on down to Event Cinemas Casuarina at 1pm…

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Zero Point

6:00pm Wednesday
14th September

Zero Point explores the relationship between comics, storyboard art and animation, featuring the work of Darwin artist Jonathon Saunders…

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Diff Film School

10:00am Saturday
17th September

As part of DIFF’s commitment to fostering the local film industry, our hands-on workshops will include guest filmmaker talks, masterclasses…

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NT Screen Industry Summit

10:00am Saturday
24th September

Bringing together experienced producers, showcasing recent productions and providing a platform for emerging producers…

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