Are you waiting to be discovered? DIFFS is on the hunt for the next big thing!

DIFFS in association with Rydges Hotels in Sydney offers a live and online film festival event to celebrate discovered talent. Enjoy a red-carpet experience and networking opportunities as well as cinema screenings of the top-rated films. In between live screenings and networking sessions access the DIFFS Online Festival. It's never been easier to be discovered than with DIFFS!

DIFFS is known for the talent it has uncovered. Previous selections have gone on to be selected by major film festivals and find distribution on Prime Video, Tubi, Fetch TV, Xbox Video, and more. All Official Selections pride themselves on being part of a festival that selects the very best and well-made entries.

DIFFS is a film festival with a difference that offers affordable entry and both of either a free online festival experience and or a discounted live cinema presentation film festival experience for promotion of filmmakers to official selection films, scripts, and artists.

DIFFS also provides written feedback on all entries by our award-winning filmmaker judging committee.

DIFFS - The Festival With A Difference.

All official selectees receive the Official DIFFS branded Official Selection laurel and are reshared on online socials in the promotion.

Winners attending the physical festival event receive a trophy.

IMDb listings coming soon where all annual future and previous official selections will also be listed.

7-18 minutes in length for narrative and documentary short films.
70-150 minutes in length for narrative and documentary feature films.
Short scripts to pilot scripts to feature scripts in drama, comedy, horror, thriller and sci-fi.

All official selectees are invited to take part in the online festival. Top-rated nominee selectees are invited to screen their film as part of the live festival. Official Selectees invited to take part in the live event will need to be in attendance or their film may result in being moved to screen as part of the online-only festival.

Overall Rating
  • Tom Gatley

    Thank you for the great updates and selecting my film as winner! Will definitely submit again

    January 2023
  • Bill Albert

    Another moment for "In the Shadows of November." Thanks so much to a great festival.

    January 2022
  • The script of our film "Death Offers Life - last moments of Vincent Van Gogh" was officially selected which is a great encouragement for us.

    May 2021
  • Eric Sollars

    Tremendous professional festival. Will enter again.

    May 2021
  • Thank you for choosing my film for your festival. It's such an honor and it's been wonderful being in your festival.

    May 2021