Film & Television Graduate Screenings 2019

The Victorian College of the Arts film screening season is your first chance to see short films from Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film festival circuit.

Friday 6 – Sunday 15 December 2019

Tickets available from ACMI

Graduate works by discipline

2019 Awards

Nominations and winners from the 2019 VCA Film and Television Graduate Awards.

View 2019 Awards

The Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre
113 Swanston St
Melbourne VIC 3000
All screenings will be held at The Capitol Theatre, between Friday 6 December and Sunday 15 December 2019.
Tickets available from

We are grateful to our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to the future of Australian film. We thank the Lionel Gell Foundation, Orloff Family Charitable Trust, William McInnes, Grace Marion Wilson Trust, Erwin Memorial Award and the following organisations for their continued support.

16th Street Actors Studio
Audio Outpost
Australian International Documentary Conference
Australian Production Design Guild
Australian Writers' Guild
Docklands Studios Melbourne
Victoria State Government
Film Victoria Australia
Matchbox Pictures
Melbourne International Film Festival
Moving Clickers Film Society
Music and Effects
Shaun Miller Lawyers
Sunjive Studios

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