Darwin International Film Festival celebrates a diversity of regional stories from the festival's heartland of Northern Australia and Southeast Asia, whilst also bringing to audiences the best of world cinema, as well as a wealth of opportunities which foster local talent.

DIFF is a non-competitive festival.

Selected films receive:
Festival invitation for the creative team,
"Official Selection" certificates and laurels,

All submissions must:
- be NT premiere at least,
- be works completed on or after 1 July 2018.