Top Dog Film Festival returns this July and August!

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people. The Top Dog Film Festivaltouring Australia this July and August.

After the sellout success of the inaugural Top Dog Film Festival in 2017 the cunningly canine filled program of heartwarming and inspiring dog films is back with even more stops on the 2018 tour.

Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2018 Top Dog Film Festival. From the wild world of the wolf to the primed and pampered pooches of the dog grooming world, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Meet 4 legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine companions that enrich the lives of all those they encounter.

Dog loving audiences will gain an insight into the life of an inspiring and passionate dog trainer, delve into the competitive dog grooming scene, meet a crew of committed disabled dog adorers and be introduced to the adorable, George, who is just looking for a good home, a good run and a good cuddle.



The 2018 Top Dog Film Festival presents a 2 hour cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and their people. Filled will delightfully doggy moments of joy and celebration of our beloved canine companions.

This carefully curated program of 8 short canine-themed films is comprised of the most inspirational, heartwarming and entertaining stories about dogs and their human companions, from independent films makers around the globe.

Get your tickets before they all sell out – you’d be barking mad to miss it.

Top Dog Film Festival 2018
BYRON BAY: Sat 7 July Byron Theatre
NEWCASTLE: Sat 7 July Tower Cinemas
DARWIN: Wed 11 July BCC Darwin City
ALICE SPRINGS: Sat 14 July Araluen Arts Centre
SYDNEY NORTH: Sun 15 July Hayden Orpheum
GOLD COAST: Wed 18 July Home of the Arts
HOBART: Sat 21 July Farrall Centre, Friends School
TOWNSVILLE: Sat 21 July Riverway Arts Centre
BRISBANE: Tues 24 July venue TBC
CAIRNS: Thurs 26 July Event Cinemas, Cairns City
AVOCA BEACH: Fri 27 July Avoca Beach Picture Theatre
CANBERRA: Sat 28 July National Film and Sound Archives
WOLLONGONG: Sat 28 July Anita’s Theatre
SYDNEY EAST: Sun 29 July Randwick Ritz
MELBOURNE Crown: Tues 31 July Village Crown Cinemas
MELBOURNE St Kilda: Wed 1 August Astor Theatre
NOOSA: Sat 11 August The J
ADELAIDE: Sat 11 August The Capri Theatre