We acknowledge Australia’s First Nations People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land, and pay respect to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, upon whose Country SFF are based.
We honour the storytelling and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

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Sydney Film Festival welcomes all sorts, from the one-flick wonder to the film connoisseur. Which ticket is right for you?

SFF is operating within the NSW Government Public Health Orders. Attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering, and be required to wear a mask throughout the screening. Please arrive to the screening early to allow time for checking in.

Please note that Service NSW Dine and Discover Vouchers are accepted for In Cinema sessions until 30 June 2022. To redeem please enter the code from the Service NSW app voucher on the Payment Checkout page. Dine and Discover Vouchers are not accepted for On Demand sessions.

Please note that Flexipasses can be used for In Cinema sessions only. Flexipasses are not redeemable for On Demand sessions. 

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  • Flexipass 10 $16.50 each for 10
  • Flexipass 20 $15.50 each for 20
  • Flexipass 30 $14.50 each for 30
  • Youth pass 6 tickets for 15-24 y/o
  • Adult $21
  • Concession* $18
  • Youth (17 and under) $14
  • Group 10+ $18.50
  • Casula sessions $17.50/14.50/11.50
  • Seniors** $12.50
*See terms & conditions to see which cards are valid for concession pricing.
**Seniors pricing is valid for sessions on weekdays, before 6pm at the State Theatre.


$20.00 or under $1.60 transaction fee
$20.01 – $40.00 $3.40 transaction fee
$40.01 – $80.00 $6.50 transaction fee
$80.01 – $120.00 $7.00 transaction fee
$120.01 – $200.00 $7.50 transaction fee
$200.01 or more $8.00 transaction fee
At venues $1.00 transaction fee

All purchases incur a transaction fee based on the amount spent – detailed above.

Exchanges incur a fee per ticket and can be made at an SFF box office, online or by calling 1300 733 733. Exchanges can be made up until one hour before the start time and are not available for discount tickets.

Please carefully check that your sessions and times are correct prior to payment, as no refunds are possible.


For questions about ticketing, email tickets@sff.org.au or call our ticketing line on 1300 733 733 between 10am and 5pm.


Sydney Film Festival welcomes all visitors to screenings and events, and makes every effort to ensure the program is accessible to our whole audience. Please visit our access and inclusion page for more info.


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

Warning: Films rated 18+ may contain elements such as sex scenes, drug use, suicide, aggressive themes, abuse and violent acts including sexual assault that are strong in impact.

If you need help, 24/7 assistance is available at:

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978

1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732

Discounted tickets will be available to 15-20 year olds for select screenings during the festival, via Playwave.


Please note, all films start at the advertised time, with less than 5 minutes of advertisements. Please arrive early to guarantee your seat. Latecomers will be asked to wait before entering the cinema when a short film plays before a feature.


Full Terms and Conditions here.

SFF adheres to best practice ticketing policies and will offer appropriate refund / exchange / credit opportunities should the Festival be affected by COVID-19 circumstances.

Please be aware that when you come to your purchased session, you will be seated according to the NSW Public Health orders prevailing at the date of the screening, not at the time of buying your ticket.


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