GERMANY'S FESTIVAL FOR AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CINEMA

GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION

Find out all about Down Under Berlin – Europe’s largest film festival for Australian and New Zealand film.

FESTIVAL 2017 FESTIVAL 2017

Have a look at the recap of the 7th edition of Down Under Berlin Film Festival.

EVENTS EVENTS

Find out about out all events of Down Under Berlin including special event screenings, open air nights and previews.

SUBMIT A FILM SUBMIT A FILM

Get the chance to present your film at the largest festival for Australian & New Zealand film culture in Europe.

GET INVOLVED GET INVOLVED

Learn how to get involved with the festival and support us as a volunteer, a partner, with a donation or next time you shop online.

SPONSORSHIP SPONSORSHIP

Promote your brand during the annual festival and other events as part of our marketing & media campaigns.

FROM OUR BLOG

3 October

The guys get all the pie: Being a female filmmaker in New Zealand

The guys get all the pie: Being a female filmmaker in New Zealand

“Excuse me gentlemen, but the guys seem to eat all the cake,” said renowned New Zealand director Jane Campion at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The New Zealand Film Commission states that between 2011-2016, 19% of feature film development applications that received funding specifically included a female director.

26 September

Winners and Grinners 2017!

Winners and Grinners 2017!

Winners, winners, winners! The Down Under Berlin Best Film 2017 Best Short Film 2017 and the winners of the Aus vs. NZ Short FIlm Battle. We Thank You!

20 September

Films and fun at DUB 2017

Films and fun at DUB 2017

What a glorious 5 days it was! Find out what you missed at Down Under Berlin 2017, by enjoying a look at the films and fun of this year’s festival

5 September

Staff Picks 2017!

Staff Picks 2017!

DUB staff have thought hard about the films in this years program that struck a chord with them and why. We want to share with you all our film fav’s, so can see them too. Please enjoy our STAFF PICKS 2017!

A fantastic opportunity for filmmakers from Down Under

  • Henry Boffin – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “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
  • Diane Busuttil – 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
  • Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker

    “A great opportunity to share our work with Melbourne’s favourite European city.”

    - Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker
  • Daniel Biggins – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “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
  • Victoria Goodyear – 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

CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND FILM

The 6th Down Under Berlin was packed with amazing shorts, documentaries, great indie features but also special presentations like the German premiere of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”. Besides, it’s the exchange between audiences and filmmakers that makes the festival a special experience each year – see for yourself: