North Bellarine Film Festival

The 2024 North Bellarine Film Festival (NBFF) will be held on 22-23 November at Parks Hall in Portarlington.

Tickets will go on sale in early September through the festival website (

The festival will open on Friday evening with a feature film.

The Emerging Filmmaker Award will be presented Saturday evening to a Victorian filmmaker who is twenty-five years of age or younger and is your chance to see some of our most promising young filmmakers at the start of their careers.

The Short Film Program on Saturday afternoon will include a diverse range of Australian and international short films that may include drama, mystery, comedy and animation. Short films are an exciting genre in filmmaking and this session should not be missed!

The festival program will be announced in early September.

Catering at the Opening Night and the Emerging Filmmaker Award ceremony will be included with your ticket and beer, local wines and soft drinks will be available at the cash bar.


Various dates from 22 November 2024 to 23 November 2024

Upcoming dates

22 November 2024, 06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

23 November 2024, 06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

23 November 2024, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM


  • Parks Hall Wadawurrung Country, 87 Newcombe Street, Portarlington Victoria 3223


  • Catering and/or dining Catering provided at the Friday and Saturday evening sessions. Beer, local wines and soft drinks available at the cash bar.
  • Parking available
  • Seating/viewing areas Theatre and cabaret seating available
  • Toilets available
  • Undercover areas
  • Wheelchair accessible


Bill Lussier

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +61 490 895 819

Associated organisation: North Bellarine Film Festival Incorporated


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Page last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2024