The Sydney Film Festival

Also known as “The Travelling Film Festival”, The Sydney Film Festival is a large-scale charity established in 1952. Their main activity is registered as culture and arts primarily serving general community in australia.

The 2019 Sydney Film Festival program was presented over 12 days (5-16 June) at 11 Sydney venues; State Theatre (Market Street), Event Cinemas George Street, Dendy Opera Quays (East Circular Quay), Dendy Newtown (King Street, Newtown), Art Gallery of New South Wales (The Domain), Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace (Cremorne), Sydney Film Festival Hub @ Lower Town Hall (Sydney Town Hall), Pitt Street Mall, Casula Powerhouse (Casula), The Ritz Cinema, Randwick, and Hoyts Entertainment Quarter (Moore Park). The festival also presented 12 By Popular Demand sessions at Dendy Newtown and Dendy Opera Quays on 17, 18 and 19 June. The 2019 event was the most highly attended Sydney Film Festival to date: attendances at screenings, events and talks were up by 10.5% in 2019 to 188,000. The festival presented 430 sessions across 12 days of the Festival, screening 280 films (excluding SFFTV and The Falls) from 63 countries, with 33 world premieres (including 20 world premiere short films), 2 international premieres (including 1 short film) and 156 Australian premieres (including 21 Australian premiere short films). The breakdown of film types was: 102 feature-length fiction films (excluding The Box Set/Lambs of God) 73 feature-length documentaries 73 short films 31 retrospective titles (including 4 short films

The Sydney Film Festival

Who They Help

  • General community in Australia

Employees

Full-time
13
Part-time
1
Casual
0
Volunteers
350

Total employee expenses: $1,969,911 (37% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $151,532.

Revenue vs Expenses

The Sydney Film Festival has seen an average annual growth of 3% in revenue versus a 3% p.a. increase in expenses.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, The Sydney Film Festival has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.32. This is considered about average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Deanne Weir
Chairperson
Also represents: Global Sisters Limited.
Possibly also represents: Grata Fund Limited.
Leigh Small
Secretary
Tracey Hurt
Other
Darren Dale
Director
Zareh Nalbandian
Director
Carole Campbell
Director
Sally Herman
Director
Also represents: Art Gallery Of NSW Trust.
John Abrahams
Director
Nicholas Fairfax
Director
Jan Chapman
Director

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ABN
84000233741
Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Endorsed

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction. (Fund name: THE SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL DONATIONS FUND).

Office Address
L 2 10 Hickson Rd
The Rocks
NSW 2000
Australia
Operating States
NSW QLD NT
Entity Type
Australian Public Company

A company is a non-individual client type. Company is defined to include a body corporate and any other unincorporated association or body of persons but does not include a partnership or a non-entity joint venture.

Contacts
61 02 8220 6600
[email protected]

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