Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival

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Calling all Australian filmmakers and global film directors! Get the best exposure for your work with opportunities that go far beyond the standard festival screenings. We are a professional showcasing, press coverage supplying, PR supporting, film market and sales introducing machine!

Australia has, for many years, cultivated some of the best independent work the market has ever seen. From filmmakers to actors, Australia has exported some of the best talents, and arguably some of the most imaginative work for generations. The Lift-Off Film Festival Network see our festival in Sydney as the perfect bridge between entry level work and full professional status. A great way to inspire the next generation and an instantly romantic and exciting destination for outsiders to screen their projects.

Lift-Off's mission is to launch the professional lives of the filmmakers we showcase.
At Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival, filmmakers will go head to head in a film competition where the winners get the chance to screen all over the world.
Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival screens at the excellent Dendy Lounge, part of the Dendy Cinema, Sydney - Located in the heart of Newtown on cosmopolitan King Street, the Dendy Lounge offers cinema-goers a special & unique cinema experience. Head past the crowds to the priority queue to collect your tickets, then be invited into the Dendy Lounge's exclusive bar. Here you can enjoy food from their seasonal gourmet bar menu, expertly matched with a selection of local and international beer and wine. It's the perfect environment to unwind before the Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival begins!

International filmmakers are invited to submit and potentially screen their work into a whole new area. A region bursting with interests covering International content. An extremely active independent cinema scene.

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