The Australian Film Societies Federation (AFSF) is dedicated to helping any australian start and run a film society. The Federation is currently made up of 56 members societies across Australia. The AFSF evolved out of the Federation of NSW and Associated Film Societies, an organisation which was formed to help film societies in 1947.
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The AFSF Committee has designed this website to provide all the information you need about starting a film society, Including a step by step guide. This website gives you an explanation of the complicated rules covering screening rights and copyright, a list of film distributors and details of The Non-Theatrical Lending collection of the National Film and Sound Archive.
The AFSF also helps its member by providing a range of benefits which include:
- helping you get discount rates for your films.
- Providing film handling insurance which is required by some organisations.
- An online presence for your society,
- A large collection of technical manuals
- Regular newsletters
If you have any questions, Please contact us