FAQ

FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES
WED, OCT 23
12:30pm
Matinee Performance
WED, OCT 23
Event Premiere
6:00pm Red Carpet
6:30pm Premiere

\\WHAT IS FILM BY THE SEA (FBTS)?

FBTS is an annual film festival held in Sutherland Shire, 30 mins south of Sydney, Australia. All films submitted are led, directed, produced and starring students of the Sutherland Shire/St George area. 

\\HOW LONG DOES THE FESTIVAL GO FOR?

One night during October each year. 

\\WHERE IS THIS YEAR'S EVENT

There are two screening events which are both held at Event Cinemas, Miranda, NSW. Both screenings are held on the same day.

  • The first is a matinee (midday) performance which is usually attended by school students as a means of including all students in the event. Those families unable to attend the evening screening are encouraged to attend the matinee performance.

  • The second in the main evening screening which is known as the ‘red carpet’ event. It is attended by students, teachers, parents and the greater community to celebrate the great work achieved by all who took part in this years event. 

 

\\WHO CAN SUBMIT FILMS?

Department of Education public schools within the Sutherland/St George area

\\I'M NOT IN THE FBTS AREA. WHAT CAN I DO?

If your school is a public school in the NSW Department of Education, head to https://www.filmby.com.au/ to see if there’s a Filmby initiative for your area. 

\\I'M A TEACHER, PARENT, FILM ENTHUSIAST OUTSIDE OF NSW, AUSTRALIA. HOW CAN I CONNECT WITH THE FBTS INITIATIVE?

Easy! Contact us and we’ll be in touch. 

\\I'M A TEACHER AND I WANT TO SUBMIT A FILM. WHAT ASSISTANCE CAN YOU SUPPLY?

Assistance can come in a variety of ways. See below to see what best suits you;

\\WHEN DO TICKETS GO ON SALE?

Monday 23 September, 2019 (Week 10 Term 3)

\\HOW DO I BUY TICKETS?

Closer to the date, a link to the ticketing event site will be published via this website. Tickets are sold online. Due to venue capacity, limited tickets are available. 

\\I'D LIKE TO SPONSOR THIS YEAR'S EVENT. HOW CAN I DO THIS?

Easy! Contact us and we’ll be in touch.