Special Event

Special Event

360° Film Production: A workshop with Warik Lawrence

Presented by Warik Lawrence, Digital Production Designer for the Melbourne Planetarium (Stories in the Stars).

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Special Event

360º ENVIRONMENT screening with introduction by John Maynard

Coral: Rekindling Venus is a major work for fulldome digital planetariums by acclaimed Australian artist Lynette Wallworth. As part of the  6pm screening on Wednesday 20th September, Producer John Maynard will provide an introduction to the film. 

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Cinesonic, Special Event

360º Remix Experiment LIVE – with Ben Walsh

Acclaimed drummer and DJ Ben Walsh will be joined by VJ Radiance blending moving images to the live organic beats and sounds.

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17th
7.15pm Sun

Independent Cinema, Special Event

SPARK – Short Film Showcase

The SPARK Short Film Initiative guides local emerging filmmakers from script to screen, premiering these shorts at DIFF.

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25th
7.30pm Mon

Indigenous Visions, Special Event

CLOSING NIGHT FILM: The Song Keepers

In the obscure churches of remote Central Australia, a hidden musical legacy of ancient Aboriginal languages, sacred poetry and baroque music is being preserved by the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir.

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23rd
9.30pm Sat

Special Event

Fury Road: Black & Chrome & POST-APOCALYPTIC COSTUME PARTY!

Ditching the vibrant colours of the 2015 cinema release, this black-and-white version is director George Miller’s preferred vision of his post-apocalyptic world.

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23rd
5.00pm Sat

Special Event

Australian Cinematography Society NT Awards

Hosted by Ray Martin this gala evening features the best TV, short films, music videos and documentaries shot by NT cinematographers in the past two years. Join us for a 3 course dinner or come for the film program only; either way this will be one of the highlights of the festival. Dinner and Show…

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Special Event

DIFF Quiz Night

From Arthouse to Grindhouse, Rom-Coms to Zom-Coms, Oscar worthy to Oscar Isaac… Whether you’re a movie buff or just watch movies in the buff, test your knowledge at the Darwin International Film Festival Movie Quiz Night. Hosted by Phil Denson the night will consist of 6 rounds of tough trivia including general knowledge, clips, audio,…

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Art House, Special Event

Australia New Zealand Drone Film Festival

In the past few years drone technology has revolutionised camera technology, allowing the mind to see what would be impossible by presenting a whole new vision of cinematography. Drone Film Festival Australia + New Zealand was created as a feature-length showcase for drone films, stories and documentaries by film makers, production companies and everyday drone…

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Special Event

Live Script Reading

Exclusive to DIFF 2017, come and hear a live script reading of two local drama series that are currently in pre-production. The script read will include special festival guest David Wenham and local guest stars. News Junkies Written by Lucy McNally | Directed by Emma Masters | Produced by Weave Films Wannabe hotshot journalist Elle Walker faces…

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