About RGFF

Founded in 2014 by John Roebuck, The ReelGood Film Festival started as a small gathering of friends to celebrate eachothers films. It was a night of laughter, popcorn, and good company.

Over its formative years, RGFF grew from this small night of short films to a full-blown day of festivities with DJs and foodtrucks and a late-night afterparty.

Much of the festival's success is attributed to its unique format: snappy 25-minute sessions followed by a 35-minute break giving you a chance to grab a fresh beer, some food and debate the films with friends.

Since day one, RGFF’s mission has been to support Australian filmmakers, and each year showcases 20-25 short films from some of the country's most talented and upcoming filmmakers.

In 2021, John Roebuck passed the baton to RGFF filmmaker alumni Jacintho Muiños who brought flair and style to the festival, and since 2023, we have welcomed our new festival director Chris Luscri. Chris is a film producer and seasoned program director and brings a unique curatorial eye to RGFF.

Our awesome brand package is designed by the talented Anaïs Lobmeyer at Release The Zebra.

Team 2024

Programming Team
Filmmaker Experience Team

Operations Team

Marketing Team


Map of Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn

Address: 675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122

Lido Cinemas is right across the road from Glenferrie railway station which services the Alamein, Belgrave and Lilydale lines. It's also accessible via tram along routes 72 and 16.

Click here to plan your journey on the PTV website

We recommend not driving to RGFF, but if you need to, there are parking spots located in the steets surrounding the cinema.


Lido Cinemas is wheelchair accessible and operates a hearing loop in all cinemas. For more information visit the accessibility page on the Lido Cinemas website.

Unfortunately the films do not have captions or audio description available. This is regrettable and we hope to improve on this in the future.

Get in touch

For ticketing, press or other enquiries please contact us via the form below.
All films must be submitted via FilmFreeway, we unfortunately cannot offer free entry.

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This years films

We acknowledge the sovereignty of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation whose unceded land will always be a home of storytelling and culture.