Sydney Film Festival Hub

The Sydney Film Festival Hub at Town Hall is the heart of the Festival. Drop by the bar between films and grab a drink or snack. While you're there, join in with filmmaker talks and Q&As, extend your film moment with themed parties and pick up discounted tickets at the Hub box office.

Instagram Lounge
Watch the IGTV Film Festival competition finalists

Settle back in the Instagram Lounge in the Hub with a drink or snack and watch the finalists of the inaugural IGTV Film Festival — a competition for young filmmakers to submit their vision of Australia's future using IGTV’s groundbreaking vertical format. One film will be announced as the winner during the Festival! Click here for competition details.

FRAME Exhibition

The Hub will  host photo exhibition FRAME: How Asia Pacific Feminist Filmmakers and Artists are Confronting Inequalitiesrecently shown at the Australian Embassy during Berlinale.  A collaboration between Jane Sloane, director of The Asia Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Program, US-based photographers Ariel and Sam Soto-Suver, and artistic advisor Maxine Williamson, the exhibition showcases eight Asia Pacific feminist screen creatives challenging the pervasive influence of patriarchy. Filmmakers include Sydney Film Festival Board Member Jan Chapman (Love Serenade, SFF 2019), Indigenous Australian filmmaker Erica Glynn (She Who Must Be Loved, SFF 2019), and Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong (By the Time It Gets Dark, SFF 2018).

Supported by our hospitality partners: Archie Rose Distilling Co., Handpicked Wines, Restaurant Associates, and Young Henrys

483 George Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Public Transport

Central Sydney is served by a comprehensive and convenient public-transport network, ranging from buses and trains to light rail and ferries. Buses and trains travel direct to Sydney Town Hall.

Bike Parking

Bike-parking facilities are available on both the Druitt Street forecourt and the Sydney Square side of the building. For information about bike paths and cycling in the City, further information is available on City of Sydney's website.


Wheelchair access is available for Lower Town Hall. If you require assistance when visiting the building, please contact us to discuss your requirements on (02) 9265 9189.

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