Presented by Independent Schools Victoria

Student film festival


Suitable for

Year All year levels

Subject areas

Culture & ethics, Humanities, Technology, Visual arts

Bookings are now open for the screening of selected entries for our Student Film Festival.


The festival will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday 2 May, at the Kino Cinema in Collins Place, 45 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000.


The program is divided into two parts. In the first half, we’ll screen films from foundation to Year 10. Our running time is about an hour.


After the interval, we’ll be screening films made by VCE students, some of which deal with more mature themes, suitable for a 15-plus age group. The running time is also about an hour.


Our audience will get to choose winners in each category, with People’s Choice votes on the night. Each winner will receive a $100 movie voucher, and a $200 voucher for their school.


In addition, Palace Cinemas have generously donated Palace Cinema Movie Club Memberships for the winners.


To make sure it’s a complete cinema experience, each audience member will receive a free ice cream.


The night will also include a special screening in the first half of Speaking Daggers, produced for our first Arts Learning Festival in 2017.


The short film was created by Shakespeare Republic, dedicated to making The Bard fun and accessible to today’s audiences.


Speaking Daggers brings together five Shakespeare plays, in the very Melbourne setting of an outdoor cafe. It stars some of our best-known actors, including Nadine Garner, Michala Banas, Sally McLean, and Christopher KIrby. It’s gone on to win multiple awards around the world.


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  • Thu 2 May 2019
  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Session Information

The student film festival screening will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.


The Kino


Cost for tickets to screening: Adults $10, Concession and children $5. Selected student film makers free.

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The Kino

45 Collins Street, Melbourne


The Kino, part of the Palace Cinemas group, is located at 45 Collins Street, Melbourne, part of the Collins Place complex.


It’s well-served by public transport, with Parliament Station a short walk and tram routes 109, 11, 12, 48 (Spring Street stop).


There’s also car parking available at the Collins Street car park and other nearby city commercial car parks.