October 6th - 15th 2017
The Byron Bay International Film Festival will celebrate the unique experience this grassroots cinematic event offers by connecting international filmmakers with audiences on a shared journey of inspiration, discovery and screen magic.
Byron Bay International Film Festival is now Australia's largest regional film festival, its 10 day program spanning 220+ films from 35+ countries across 50+ sessions and six venues in three regional centres. It screens and awards films of all lengths and genres.
Each year hundreds of film industry professionals walk the red carpet, including international screen legends. The festival's events include sell-out gala opening and closing night parties, master classes, panels, workshops and school screenings.
Byron Bay International Film Festival screens across across six venues in Byron Bay and the nearby centres of Ballina, Lismore and Murwillumbah.
Although it's a couple of months away until the festival still, the local Byron Bay area accommodation does get booked out around that time, so best to be early when looking for somewher to stay.
The Byron Hinterland Accomodation Group has a variety of properties in the Byron Bay Film Festival region. See our accommodation page for more info.