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5th Down Under Berlin: “Paradise Unknown” In 2015 Down Under Berlin turned 5! #highfive Accordingly, our anniversary edition was held over the course of 5 days, 16-20 September 2015, at Moviemento Kino in Berlin. We would like to thank everyone who contributed their time and energy to making this festival so much fun! Need proof? […]
Down Under Berlin returns 14 – 18 September 2016! To be the first to find out about further events during the year keep checking this page, sign up for our monthly newsletter or get in touch on facebook or twitter. +++++++ PREVIOUS EVENTS BELOW ++++++++ Festiwelt Berlinale Party 2016 Festiwelt’s party series has become a […]
Become a part of a fantastic project Get involved in one of the largest festivals that presents filmmaking from Down Under in Europe. We promote Australian and New Zealand culture at our annual festival in September and further events throughout the year. If you are interested in Australia and New Zealand or the organisation of […]
The Down Under Berlin blog is looking for a limited number of volunteer guest bloggers to write about the film industry in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. If you love film, have a talent for writing and would like to work with us we want to hear from you!
This year’s Berlin International Film Festival – aka Berlinale – runs from 11 – 21 February 2016 and presents about 400 films from every genre, length, format and country. If you cannot wait until Down Under Berlin returns 14 – 18 September 2016 check out Australian and New Zealand cinema at the Berlinale.
We kick off our new series with Australian film maker and director Bartholomew Sammut. A late night drinking session led to more than just great ideas, it spawned many projects, such as the Xposed International Queer Film Festival which is celebrating its tenth festival edition this May.
“Down Under Berlin is a chance to deliver Australian culture and film into the laps of the European climate which gives us, as Australian Filmmakers, a brilliant chance to learn and grow.”- Henry Boffin – DUB filmmaker 2013
“Down Under Berlin is an eclectic representation of the many talented Australian artists living and working in Berlin and Australia.”- Diane Busuttil – DUB filmmaker 2013
“A great opportunity to share our work with Melbourne’s favourite European city.”- Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker
“Down Under Berlin is a chance for two cultures to come closer to compare and contrast their traditions of story telling.”- Daniel Biggins – DUB filmmaker 2013
“Down Under Berlin is a wonderful showcase of Australian films in one of the coolest cities in the world.”- Victoria Goodyear – DUB filmmaker 2013