Sydney Ticketing

Tickets On Sale Oct 16th

At box office 11.00am to 8.30pm daily until sold out. There are no booking fees for purchasing at cinema box offices, however surcharges for credit cards apply.

Palace Norton Street will not be open for box office sales prior to the festival. Bookings for Palace Norton Street can be made online or by phone via MCA.

Online at (single sessions only), or at (film passes and multiticket purchases). Booking fees apply.

​Phone bookings can only be made via MCA* (1300 306 776). Phone bookings for weekday sessions will cease at 12.00pm on the day of the screening. Weekend session bookings will cease the Friday before at 4.00pm. Tickets booked online or by telephone must be collected from the box office no later than 30 minutes prior to the advertised session time of the first session purchased. Please bring appropriate identification.

All major credit cards accepted. Call 1300 306 776 between 9.30am - 5.30pm weekdays, and 9.30am - 11.30am Saturdays only. Booking fees apply.

1-4 tickets $2.50 per ticket
5-9 tickets $2.00 per ticket
10+ tickets $1.30 per ticket



Palace Movie Club $15.00
Golden/Student Movie Club $13.00
Adult $19.50
Concession* $16.50

* Eligible Concessions: Full Time Students (photo ID required), Senior Citizens, Health Care Card Holders, Pensioners. Proof of concession must be presented at the cinema box office and/or entry to the auditorium.

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(Excludes Opening/Closing Night & Special Events)

Palace Movie Club $65
General Admission $75

Multi-film passes are for separate, preselected sessions for one person. All films must be chosen in advance to different films at the time of purchase. Passes can be purchased at the box office, or online/by phone through MCA only.

GROUP BOOKINGS (20 people or more) $14.00 per ticket

SCHOOL GROUPS (20 students or more) $10.50 per ticket*

*One teacher admitted free for every 20 students.

Enquiries & bookings: (02) 9346 8798 or

Festival films are restricted to persons aged 18 years and over unless specified. Festival tickets, once acquired, are nonrefundable and non-exchangeable. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced or refunded. All seating is reserved at Palace Norton Street and unreserved at Palace Verona.

Cinema Locations


  • All festival films are restricted to persons 18 years of age and over, unless specified (see classification recommendations). This relates not necessarily to the content of the films, but to the legal requirements of holding the festival, as set by the classification board.
  • Box offices hours vary between venues. Please check the venue ticketing page for box office hours. cinema box offices can only sell tickets for their respective venues.
  • Please ask at the venue for accepted credit cards.
  • Festival tickets, once acquired, are non-refundable. lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced or refunded.
  • Patrons are encouraged to collect booked tickets 30 minutes prior to the session to avoid queues.
  • Palace Cinema passes and other complimentary passes, cinema promotions and free ticket offers are not valid for festival screenings.
  • Dates, times and programs are correct at the time of publication, but may need to be altered due to unforeseen circumstances. We reluctantly reserve the right to withdraw, change and replace programs without notice.
  • All non-english language films have english subtitles.
  • Seating is reserved at Palace Cinema Como, Palace Balwyn, Palace Norton Street, Palace Electric, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas, and Palace Centro.
  • Seating is unreserved at Palace Verona and Palace Byron Bay.
  • All ticket prices are GST inclusive.