Revelation Perth International Film Festival ()


01 Sep 2019
Call for entries

01 Apr 2020
Festival closed

01 Jun 2020
Notification date

02 Jul 2020
15 Jul 2020


155 Oxford St, Leederville ,  6007, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
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Festival start: 02 July 2020      Festival end: 15 July 2020

Revelation started life in 1997 as an ‘underground’ event in the back room basement of the Greenwich Club, at the time Perth’s smoothest jazz and music venue. All works were screened purely on 16mm film and the festival also featured live music, poetry and guest presentations. Revelation was designed to showcase a range of unique and progressive short, feature, documentary, archival and animated works which were at the forefront of contemporary underground filmmaking, at the same time contextualising these works through a variety of curated archival programs highlighting pivotal points in independent filmmaking.

Rapidly outgrowing the intimate surrounds of the Greenwich Club, Revelation now spans venues across Perth and Fremantle and features some of the most acclaimed films from the international film festival scene and includes gallery and installation works, live performances, an academic conference and a unique seminar and masterclass series. Revelation’s market penetration is today at its most comprehensive ever, engaging new local, national and international audiences.

More than 500 films are submitted each year for selection from local and international filmmakers, and the event’s screen conference component is fast becoming a huge draw for the world’s filmmaking community.

Revelation was invited to present the public screening component of the Australian International Documentary Conference as part of the Perth International Arts Festival in 2000 and 2001 and since then has seen itself as a stand-alone event.

The festival’s screen conference is expected to become an even larger draw for Australian and international filmmakers.

Revelation is an official AACTA Awards Qualifying Film Festival

No awards

You must own the work and everything in it - or be an authorised representative. There can be no rights issues.

Each entry must be accompanied by a separate entry fee - $45aus.



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