Become a Corporate Partner

Every June the world’s best new films come to Sydney for 12 days and nights of inspiring and entertaining premieres, talks and parties. Over 180,000 film lovers become the first in Australia to see the greatest, strangest and most exciting work that cinema has to offer.

The Festival is one of the longest running film festivals in Australia, having celebrated its 64th edition in 2017, and is a highly anticipated cultural event in Sydney and well-established on the international film festival circuit. 

Sydney Film Festival brings together a large, high-value audience, local and international celebrities, entertainment industry players, three levels of government, business leaders and the media.

The Festival works with partners from all sectors and all sizes, creating bespoke partnerships that meet and deliver on business objectives. We work with our partners to create unique opportunities including:

  •          Targeted media campaigns through in-cinema advertising and SFFTV
  •          Hospitality including money-can't-buy Red Carpet gala experiences at the State Theatre, complete with branding
  •          Integrated cross promotional initiatives to maximise audience engagement
  •          Presentation of an aligned film or program strand
  •          Bespoke activations
  •          Social engagement and online promotions
  •          Acknowledgement across a massive marketing campaign

The Festival provides research and reporting that measures the effectiveness of partnerships.

In 2017, Sydney Film Festival worked with over 100 partners from government, corporate, hospitality and media sectors.



For more information on how your brand can work with Sydney Film Festival in 2018 and to learn more about the Festival, please contact Holly Vale, Development Manager at or on 02 8220 6611.