The Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) has wrapped for 2018, and what a year it was! Many attendees asked if we could share information discussed at the Festival, to help people take environmental action and to connect with the organisations featured at EFFA. So here goes!
It's time to broader the dialogue. To ask questions. To challenge convention. To wonder what a brighter urban future could be. For too long, too few have had their voices heard. But imagine the alternative. Image the places we could create. OUR vision for a future city begins with you... How do you see it?
Take 3 for the Sea is an Australian not-for-profit organisation who are committed to reducing plastic pollution and promoting the transition to a circular economy through education and participation.
Local Frankston resident Adele shares her passion for the environment and introduces the new Frankston Hub, a volunteer headquarters for Environment Victoria's "vote for clean energy" campaign.
Wocle is a female owned and operated bicycle service based in Melbourne. Wocle’s philosophy is to give women an exclusive platform to practice their bicycle mechanic and technical skills so they can thrive in the bicycle servicing sector.
The Urban Coup (the 'Coup') is an initiative of a group of Melbournians who share a vision of creating not just housing, but community.
The Student Voice Network is a platform for students all across Australia who actively want to make a difference on the issues that are important to them.
This film is a call to action as part of the Our Climate, Our Health campaign. Coordinated by the Climate and Health Alliance, OCOH is a response to the growing evidence of the current and impending impacts of climate change on health.
In the lead up to our closing night film, Bird of Prey, presented in partnership with the Darebin City Council, EFFA conducted a Q&A Mayor, Councillor Kim Le Cerf.
We’re kicking off nine days of environmental cinema tonight, and we can’t wait for you to see the important and inspiring stories we have waiting in the wings.
We’re excited to connect you with the filmmakers behind short and feature films screening at this year’s festival, thanks to the brand new EFFA Lounge presented by Bank Australia.
At EFFA, we know that the conversations and actions our festival sparks are just as important as the films we bring you from around the world. Our stellar line up of panellists and speakers will help you understand the issues at hand, and provide tips to take action and reduce your environmental impact.
Inspired by those who campaign for the environment – but also worried about the impact of climate change on everyone’s mental wellbeing – Dr Bronwyn Gresham has created a practise which specialises in providing resources and tools to manage the emotional impacts of the changes taking place around us.
Ahead of her panel chat at our screening of The Experimental City, we ask CoDesign Studio CEO Valli Morphet how to enact community change and placemaking, and what role people versus councils need to take towards creating sustainable cities.
Ahead of her panel discussion at EFFA 2018, linked with the screening of Dark Eden, we chat with Voices of the Valley President, Wendy Farmer, about the work of her organisation, and the devastating fire which lead to the establishment of Voices of the Valley.
From escaping an office job in Melbourne, to living with the Indigenous Mentawai people of Indonesia, Rob Henry's story is heart-warming and inspirational, intriguing and tumultuous. We chat to Rob ahead of our Q&A and the screening of his film, As Worlds Divide, at EFFA 2018.
With the rise of live musical performances at cinema screenings, we chat to pianist and composer Rose Reibl about what audiences can expect from her accompaniment to Sleep Has Her House, and how her music will complement the dream-like state of this stunning slow cinema film at EFFA 2018.
With just three weeks until EFFA 2018 kicks off with our special opening night event, we're sharing our brand new trailer - and our top picks - for this year's festival, bringing you the best short, feature, experimental and VR films from around the world!
Melbourne is set to showcase the best films from around the word focussing on environmental issues, impacts, challenges and solutions, with the Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) today announcing its 2018 program.
The Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) is delighted to announce our 2018 program – one of our most ambitious programs to date!