Full Program Announced


Guess who’s joining our keynote speakers Yael Stone from Orange Is The New Black and Raphael Bob-Waksberg of Bojack Horseman at Video Junkee, our new festival for creators and lovers of video?

First up: Janet Roach and Melissa Tzautz, cast members from The Real Housewives of Melbourne and Sydney will be bringing diamonds and drama to Carriageworks, facing off on stage for the first time (and dishing all the dirt on reality TV).

Next? We’ve got the stars of Aussie prison drama Wentworth, Celia Ireland, Tammy MacIntosh and Kate Jenkinson taking to the stage with Executive Producer Jo Porter to go behind the scenes of the acclaimed show.

If you’re a budding YouTube star, don’t miss our panel with some of Australia’s most popular creators: including Superwog, Jamie & Nikki and Tina Yong, who’ll draw back the curtain on what it takes to be a YouTube success.


We’ve also got a contingent of next-level Aussie digital content creators, like Christian Van Vuren of Bondi Hipsters,  Shae-Lee Shackleford of SketchSHe and more chatting about what it takes to go viral in our STRAYA panel.

Find out about how to challenge audiences in the age of the echo chamber with an SBS panel, or if you’re in the industry, check out a panel led by our very own CEO Neil Ackland about making branded video that doesn’t suck.

If you’re a video creator, don’t miss Pitch, Please!, where you can apply to pitch your big film or TV idea to titans of the industry for IRL feedback.

And if you wanna watch some killer video content, we’re got you covered with nostalgia-inducing screenings of Round The Twist (complete with live appearances from two of the actors who played Bronson in the show), and Space Jam, narrated by comedians.

We’re also showing YouTube Red originals This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous and Kedia film about cats in Istanbul (complete with a cat cafe for you to enjoy)Plus, don’t miss screenings of Aussie horror film Wyrmwood, Foxtel’s upcoming film Australia Day, ABC’s Edge Of The Bush and The Glass Bedroom.

Grab your tickets now!