Far South Film acknowledges our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, create, learn and work and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. 

The FAR SOUTH FILM FESTIVAL showcases stories told by regional filmmakers from around Australia.

Our 2021 Festival is on 20-22 August Online and in Merimbula NSW on Yuin country.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners.
We welcome sponsorship enquiries for our August festival each year.


The festival is produced by Far South Film Inc, a not-for-profit incorporated association of professional and emerging filmmakers and digital creatives living in South East regional NSW.

We invite our fellow filmmakers from regional and remote areas of Australia to submit short films under 40 minutes in length that reflect the people, environment and issues that matter to you to our festival.

In 2021, film screenings, Q&A sessions and awards will be live in Merimbula NSW as well as online! 

We look forward to watching the unique, the beautiful, the scary and the moving stories from filmmakers living outside the metropolitan areas of our island continent.

The major prize for Best Film is $1000 with prizes in other categories. 

Submissions are now closed for 2021. Find out how you can Watch the Festival in 2021.