Film By

Film By the City

Region: Metropolitan North | Sydney
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Public schools Film
Tags: Film By, Film and video production

Film By the City is a new festival for public school students. The inaugural festival was held at Event Cinemas in George Street on 25 October 2022, with 2021 being a successful online festival.

2023 sees the amalgamation of Film By the City and Film By Kidz at the Ritz to bring a bigger, better and even more supportive reach for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 to engage in this program.

We can’t wait to bring it to you in 2023. Get involved!

All Film By the City submissions are due by 1 September 5:00 pm.

Films can be submitted via the Film by the City 2023 submission form

2023 festival details

Monday 23 October at Event Cinemas George Street

  • Matinee 11 am
  • Red carpet 6 pm
  • Premiere screening from 7 pm

All films and film submissions due by 1 September and must be completed via the Film by the City 2023 submission form.

Schools are notified by email of the results of their application by 8 September 2023. If successful, schools can notify parents and the school community with ticketing information.

Film By the City - teachers information package 2023 (PDF 1.66 MB)




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    Film By the City 2022 promo



    Michelle Dodd
    School Arts and Initiatives Coordinator
    The Arts Unit
    0429 567 949


    Event Cinemas George Street
    505/525 George Street
    Sydney NSW 2000

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