Buying tickets

Tickets to all screenings are available now. Single tickets can be purchased - select your film to see the pricing options - or passes help you save, and are available in packs of 10, 20, or 30. Call 1300 733 733 for any ticketing questions.

Either plan your festival via this website or see a digital version of our Program Guide here or find out how to get a printed copy here. Send the word SFF as a text message to 0475 111 222 for a mobile phone version, or click here to find the app.

Save With a Flexipass!

The cheapest way to book lots of tickets is to buy a Flexipass of 10, 20 or 30 tickets. Choose a Flexipass amount below to read all the details. You can use your Flexipass to redeem tickets one at a time or all at once, so you never need to worry about missing out.

A how-to guide on using your Flexipass is here.

Flexipass 10  $155 (Save $44)

Flexipass 20  $280 (Save $118)  

Flexipass 30  $375 (Save $222)


2016 Single Ticket Prices

Adult: $19.90
Youth (15 and under):
Group of 10+:
Concessions are available to full-time students, pensioners, unemployed and seniors.
Concession cards must be shown at the box office on request.

Special Sessions

Opening Night
Film + Party: $130
Film Only: $30
Film Only Concession: $28

Closing Night
Adult: $30
Concession: $28

The BFG: $20.00
Ice Age: Collision Course: $25.00
Package - Korea on the Verge (All 5 films):  $75.00
Package - American Epic: $45
Gourmet Cinema - Ants on a Shrimp: Noma in Tokyo: $189
High-Rise at The Skyline Drive-In: $11 per person in each car
Ian McPherson Memorial Lecture: Free



Most unclassified SFF screenings have age restrictions of 18+ or 15+. No one under 18 is admitted to 18+ films. Children under 15 will only be admitted to 15+ films with a parent or guardian. Films in the Family section are classified for all ages, but please note age recommendations for these films.

Transaction Fee
All purchases incur a transaction fee based on the amount spent:

 $20.00 or under   $2.75
 $20.01 - $40.00  $3.75
 $40.01 - $80.00  $5.00
 $80.01 - $120.00  $5.50
 $120.01 - $200.00  $6.50
 $200.01 or more  $7.50

Box Office Hours

Call Centre
1300 733 733

Until 7 June

Weekdays 9-6pm
Weekends 10-3pm

From 8 June
Daily 9-9pm

In Person Bookings
9am - 5pm weekdays
Arts Exchange Building
Level 2
10 Hickson Rd
The Rocks

Box Office Festival Hours:
State Theatre opens 1/2 hr prior to first screening of the day
Event Cinemas, Hayden Cremorne and Dendy Opera Quays are open 1 hr prior
AGNSW is open 15 minutes prior

Hub Box Office:
Weekday 5-8:30pm
Weekends 12-8:30pm
All other venues open 1 hour prior to their first screening of the day.


No refunds are possible for any subscription, Flexipass or single ticket purchases made by a patron. Exchanges incur a $2 fee per ticket and can be made in My Account, at an SFF Box Office or by calling our Box Office information line 1300 733 733. Exchanges can be made up until one hour before the start time, and are not available for discount tickets.

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