Program 2018

Call for Entries 2018 is closed!

Down Under Berlin returns for its 8th edition from 19-23 September 2018.

Our Call for Entries 2018 is now closed and we are proud to announce a new record of submitted films! We thank all filmmakers who entered their works to Down Under Berlin - Europe’s leading festival for Australian & New Zealand film.

By now, the selection process has begun - so watch this space for more information about this year's festival program. All selected films will qualify for a unique chance to present their film in front of an international audience in Berlin, Europe’s vibrant cultural metropolis.


Filmmakers in the competition are eligible for “Best Film” and “Best Short Film” audience awards. Short filmmakers will also get the chance to compete in the epic “Battle of the Shorts: Australia vs. New Zealand”.

For more information about the Audience Awards, please click here.


If you can't wait until we announce our official program for 2018, you can catch up on our previous editions by visiting our Festival Archive or A-Z of films!