SCINEMA: Putting the Science in Cinema

Bring SCINEMA To Your Classroom

SCINEMA is the largest international science film festival in the southern hemisphere, showcasing the best science feature, documentary, animated and experimental films from filmmakers around the world.

You can see a selection of this year’s winning entries, completely free, for the next 12 months!

Films cover a range of STEM topics, each with dedicated teacher resources packed full of lesson inspiration, classroom activities and thought-provoking questions all linked to the Australian National Curriculum.

How to get started

  • Choose a film below
  • Log in or create a FREE education account
  • Download the resource best suited to your year group – you can download as many of these as you like.
  • You’ll need a screen, speakers and connection to the internet (we recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox browser)

That’s it! It’s super simple to get in on the fun.

This year’s films

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About Education

The Education platform, along with Australia’s Science Channel and Ultimate CareersCosmos – a quarterly science print magazine and online science news site, and SCINEMA International Science Film Festival are developed and operated by The Royal Institution of Australia, an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science.