Film By

Film By the City

Region: Metropolitan North | Sydney
Kindergarten to Year 8
Local arts program Film
Tags: Film By, Film and video production

Applications for film submissions are now open

Submissions close Friday 6 September 2024 (Term 3 Week 7) 

Film By the City Festival – Monday 28 October 2024 (Term 4 Week 3)

Film By the City made a grand debut at the iconic Event Cinemas in George Street on October 25 2022, following the triumph of its online edition in 2021.

2023 witnessed a groundbreaking collaboration as Film By the City joined forces with Film By Kidz at the prestigious Ritz, amplifying its impact and support for students from Kindergarten to Year 8. This amalgamation promises an even more immersive and enriching experience for young filmmakers in 2024

Colourful text with popcorn with details of the festival



Event Cinemas – George Street

505–525 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000


Festival dates and times

Monday 28 October 2024

Matinee 11:00 am


  • Red Carpet Walk 6:00 pm
  • Premiere Showcase 7:00 pm



Buy Matinee tickets –Tickets go on sale Thursday 26 September 2024

Buy Premiere tickets – Tickets go on sale Tuesday 24 September 2024

Film By the City 2022 promo

Additional contacts

Festival managers

Tech support

Festival principal contacts

Social media

Use the hashtag #fbtcity to join the conversation.

All Arts Units programs are inclusive. If support is required to participate in Film By the City, please email so we can assist.