Some further info on the 2017 Festival..
12 days, with more than 250 films, and over 150 festival guests from all over the world;
A whirlwind of premieres, red-carpet openings, in-depth discussions, parties and a season of global and Australian cinema;
Documentaries and feature films from international film festivals, including Cannes, Sundance and Berlinale; and some of Australia’s finest productions;
The Festival takes place across Greater Sydney: at the State Theatre, Event Cinemas George Street, Dendy Opera Quays, Dendy Newtown, Skyline Drive-In Blacktown, Art Gallery of NSW, Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace Cremorne, Casula Powerhouse, the Festival Hub at Sydney Town Hall and SFF Outdoor Screen in Pitt Street Mall.
· 2017 also marks the 10th anniversary of the Official Competition, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize, a $63,000 cash prize.