Wide Angle Film Festival programs international short films that reflect the lived experience of people with disability for an national tour of Australia every year.

We curate the following six programs:
1. The WAFF Public Program is targeted at a general audience and comprises engaging films that reflect the lived experience of people with disability.
2. The WAFF Children's Program is targeted at 5-12 year olds and comprises of films that are made by children with disability or include the participation of children with disability.
3. The WAFF Corporate Program is screened by employers for staff and comprises of professional short films that reflect the lived experience of people with disability.
4. The WAFF Primary School Program is targeted at 5-12 year olds and comprises of films that are made by children with disability or include the participation of children with disability.
5. The WAFF Early Learning Centre Program is targeted to children aged 3-6 years old and comprises of a film that are made by children with disability or includes the participation of children with disability.
6. The WAFF by Night Program comprises arthouse cutting edge short films that reflect the lived experience of people with disability.

​Access is offered for people who are Deaf or have low hearing (open captions) for people who are blind or have low vision (audio description) for people with autism or other sensory disability (adjusted sound and light levels, social story and quiet space) for people with epilepsy (flashing light free screenings and venues) for people with anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder (reserved seating near door, friendly greeting, triggers list and quiet space) for people with mobility disability (lifts, wheelchair parking, and disabled toilets).

The Best Australian Short Film Reflecting the Lived Experience of People with Disability. The prize for the winner is equipment hire from Lemac film and Digital and $3000 worth of editing suite hire from Spectrum Films.
Submissions for the Annual Wide Angle Film Festival Prize are open all year round. To be considered for the Prize in any particular year, please ensure we have received your film before 1st September each year.

1. Film submissions must reflect the lived experience of people with disability.
2. Casting must be authentic. We will not accept films where characters with disability are played by people without disability.