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Streaming the Film Festival From Your Device.*


You can stream the Film Festival from a computer or device to a TV or Projector via direct wire or wireless.

Wired*

You will need the correct cable to connect your computer or device to your TV or Projector. We recommend HDMI cables because they tend to be standard for most TVs and Projectors. While some computers have an HDMI output port, most computers and devices need an adapter to connect an HDMI cable to a TV. You will need the correct HDMI adapter that will work with your device. Listed below are the most common as well instructions on how to connect to your TV. For Apple devices, see the Youtube video in the link below.

iOS devices - iPhone, iPad, iPod*

Read Here

Video: How to Connect Your iPhone or iPad to Your TV

Android devices - Google, Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, etc.*

Read Here

3 WAYS TO CONNECT PHONE TO TV WITH CABLE HDMI WIRE AND WIRELESS ADAPTER*

Youtube Video

Wireless*

The videos above touched on how to connect wirelessly. You essentially need your TV or Projector to be connected to the internet.

If you have a smart TV or receiver that can be connected to the internet, follow your manufacturer’s instructions on how to connect a device. If not, you can connect using either Apple TV or Chromecast. Follow the instructions listed below.


What are the system requirements?

You can watch on PCs running Windows 7+, and Intel-based Macs running OSX 10.12+. You can also watch on Android tablets and phones using Chrome and on iPhones and iPads using Safari. You will need a broadband or fibre internet connection - dial up will not work. You’ll find a complete list of requirements below.

What are the requirements for Windows computers?

Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer or Opera. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported.
Internet Explorer on Windows 7 is no longer supported.
You will need a broadband or fibre internet connection - dial up will not work.

What are the requirements for Mac computers?

Mac OSX 10.12 or later.
Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Opera. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported.
You will need a broadband or fibre internet connection - dial up will not work.

Can I watch content on my iPhone/iPad?

Yes, you can watch content using Safari and this requires iOS 11.2 or later. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported.

Can I watch content on my Android Device?

Yes, you can watch content using Chrome and this requires Android 6.0 or later. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported.

I can’t stream any of the content, what’s going on?

Check your minimum system requirements above. We recommend that you update to the latest version of your browser.
We use adaptive bitrate streaming which means the streaming quality will automatically adjust based on your internet speed. For High Definition (HD) streaming we recommend VDSL, cable or fibre connections as we cannot guarantee consistent HD streaming on ADSL.

What happens if I forget my password?

Simply click Forgot your password on the Sign In page, enter the email address you used when you created an account and a link to reset your password will be sent to you.

Why does video playback stall or not play smoothly?

If your internet connection is poor or inconsistent you may experience problems during playback.

What devices can I Chromecast from?

You can Chromecast from a Chrome web browser on PC and Mac computers as well as Android devices.