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is an international traveling roadshow demonstrating the talent of Australian filmmakers


We screen Australian short films in 8 cities in the United States and Europe.

We are a non profit organization and the short film wing of:

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Our Shorts Program Screens in Los Angeles for the First Time

In our first collaboration with AUSTRALIANS IN FILM, our shorts program was screened at the Chaplin Theatre at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. See more on the 2019 AWARDS page

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Cate Blanchett  & Richard Linklater Fundraiser

Cate Blanchett and Richard Linklater were honored at a fundraiser held at Lincoln Center for  AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM TODAY's parent organization, AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM. See more on the AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM website 


Darlene Johnson wins $10,000 Scholarship 

Darlene Johnson has won a $10,000 grant from the AMERICAN AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION and AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM for film project in the United States. She came to our attention when we screened her short film BlueyMore

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Richard Linklater hosts AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM TODAY in Austin

Independent filmmaker and Austin Film Society founder Richard Linklater hosted AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM TODAY at Austin Film Society in Texas. He discussed the films with the audience and AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM TODAY producer Chris Beale.  More


Shorts shown at the Screen Forum at Lincoln Center

Several short films from our traveling roadshow were shown at AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM's industry-focused 4-day event of feature films at Lincoln Center in New York in March 2019.  More

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Jane Campion honored in Saint Tropez

Jane Campion was honored at the 2oth anniversary of Cinema des Antipodes festival of Australian and New Zealand films in St Tropez, which screened her short film Peel from our 2018 traveling program. On behalf of the festival, Chris Beale presented Jane with the Top of the Tasman Award.  More

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