Worldwide Access to Australia’s Best Films of 2015

Welcome to AACTA TV - an online viewing platform that allows you to watch a collection of Australia's best films online, anytime, anywhere. Best of all, it’s free for members, and anyone can join!

To become a member of AFI (open to all) or AACTA (open to screen professionals) to access AACTA TV and other year-round complimentary member screenings and events, click here.


In addition to exclusive AACTA content, such as Q&As with filmmakers, AACTA TV is the online home of the 5th AACTA Awards presented by Presto Official Screenings Program.

From 9am September 14 until 5pm October 16 2015, members will have complimentary, exclusive access to this year’s Best Short Fiction Film nominees (Flat Daddy; Karroyul; Nulla Nulla; Reg Makes Contact), Best Short Animation nominees (Ernie Biscuit; The Meek; The Orchestra; The Story of Percival Pilts) and Best Feature Length Documentary nominees (Gayby Baby; Only The Dead; Sherpa; That Sugar Film; Women He’s Undressed).

The following Feature Films In Competition (as agreed with and supplied by distribution partners) are also screening via AACTA TV for the Official Screenings Program period, and will be available online from September 14 – October 16 2015:

Alex & Eve; Blinky Bill the Movie; Cut Snake; Force Of Destiny; Infini; John Doe: Vigilante; Kill Me Three Times; Last Cab To Darwin*; Love is Now; Now Add Honey; Oddball; One Eyed Girl; The Pack; PAPER PLANES; Partisan; RISE; Ruben Guthrie; Strangerland; Touch; unINDIAN.

Holding the Man will also be on AACTA TV from 2 October – 16 October 2015.

*Last Cab To Darwin AACTA TV dates may change, and if so will be updated on this web page as soon as known.

For all information on the Feature Films, Short Animations, Short Fiction Films and Feature Length Documentaries competing for the 5th AACTA Awards presented by Presto, see the Judges’ Handbook by clicking here.


In addition to accessing the Official Screenings Program via AACTA TV, the following list provides information on other ways to access films competing in this year’s Awards, including via DVD releases – click here.


An important note - AACTA TV moved in June 2015!

If you had previously installed AACTA TV onto your desktop, you can now uninstall the software as AACTA TV will only be accessible online.

AFI and AACTA members can login to the new AACTA TV online platform by following these steps:

  1. Visit https://aacta.vdyo.co/
  2. Click on the ‘Login’ button on the top right of screen. You will not be able to see or view any content until you login.
  3. You will then be prompted to enter your Username and Password (this is the same Username and Password that you use to log into the membership area of the AACTA website).
  4. Click on ‘ALL’ in the left-hand side menu to see all of the content available to you to view.

If you have any trouble logging into AACTA TV, please phone 03 9696 1844 or email: awards@afi.org.au.