Buying Tickets

Sydney Film Festival 2018 full program has launched! Buy a Flexipass and book your sessions, or purchase single tickets.

Flexipass 10
Save $40!
Flexipass 20
Save $100!
Flexipass 30
Save $200!
Youth Pass 6
Cheap tickets for 15-24 year olds

Flexipasses are a great way to experience screenings at all Festival venues, at a substantial discount. A Flexipass can be redeemed for up to four tickets per session. Flexipasses are not redeemable for Special Events including Opening and Closing Night, virtual reality, Travelling Film Festival and Back By Popular Demand sessions. 2018 SFF Flexipasses are only valid until Sunday 17 June, 2018. Buy a Flexipass above, or read more here.

How to Browse

Browse the program in Festival 2018 section of the website

Check out our Discover suggestions, filter in Films & Events, read through Program Strands, view the Schedule, and learn more about Awards & Jury, Festival Hub info and events, Youth ticketing options, and Restaurant Partners.

Download the iPhone app or Android app

Download the pdf of the guide here

Order a copy of the print program guide or pick up a copy from one of our venues

Pick up a copy of the mini guide, available in DrawCard racks soon

Share, print or download your wishlist to your calendar. Give your friends your hot tips, and align your schedules during the Festival.

Thanks to our friends at Realview, browse the online Interactive Program Guide. Get a link to the mobile version by texting the code word “SFF” to 0475 111 222.

How to Book

The full program is now on sale. Browse the program in Festival 2018 section of the website and book tickets on the film pages. Or you can book tickets in our iPhone app or Android app, or over the phone or in person at our office with our friendly ticketing staff.

Box Office Hours

For ticketing or access enquiries, email or call 1300 733 733.

Call Centre

Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-3pm
1300 733 733

In-Person Box Office

Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-3pm
SFF Office, Level 2, 10 Hickson Rd, The Rocks

Access and Inclusion

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


Exchanging single tickets or Flexipass redeems incurs a $2 exchange fee per ticket, and can be made in your account on the website. Select the checkboxes of the relevant tickets, click ‘Exchange’ button above, and follow the instructions to checkout via quick or manual exchange. Please note, exchanges are not possible on special events and complimentary tickets.

Ticket Prices

Adult $19.90
Concession* $17
Youth (17 and under) $13
Group 10+ $15.50
Casula Sessions $17.50/$14.50/$11.50
Seniors ** $10

*See terms & conditions to see which cards are valid for concession pricing.
**Seniors pricing valid for sessions on weekdays, before 6pm at the State Theatre. Monday 11 June is a public holiday, and has no seniors priced sessions. Book in advance online with promo code ‘seniorscard’, or book over the phone. Please present valid Seniors Card to book in person.

Special Events

Opening Night Film+Party $130
Opening Night Film Only $30 / $28 Concession
Closing Night $30 / $28 Concession
Virtual Reality $25
Virtual Reality – Planet Immersive $15
Back by Popular Demand $19.90/$17

Please note, Flexipasses are not valid for Special Events.

Booking Fees

$20.00 or under $2.75
$20.01 – $40.00 $3.75
$40.01 – $80.00 $5.25
$80.01 – $120.00 $5.75
$120.01 – $200.00 $6.75
$200.01 or more $7.75
At Venue fee $0.50


Subscriptions for 2018 have now closed. Subscriber packs have been posted. Please get in touch with with any questions about your subscription.

Screen Day Out – Schools Program

This new program for high schools in Cremorne, Randwick and Casula is selected for a range of curriculums and includes ATOM Study Guides. Filmmaker guests will attend for intros and Q&As. Tickets are $10. Screening dates: 7, 13, 14, 15 June, 9:30am. Browse the program and book your school group today.

Book Screen Day Out

Download the Screen Day Out booking form and email completed form to


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. Most films in the Family section are classified for all ages, but please note age recommendations for these films.


Ensure your sessions, and Flexipass selections are correct prior to payment as there are no refunds on any item sold.

Session Times

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.

Terms and Conditions

Full Terms and Conditions here.


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