Tickets & Venues Information

Doc Edge Festival is a cashless event. Get your tickets via this website.

All in-cinema and virtual cinema tickets, Industry passes, membership and gift vouchers are fully accessible via this website as a “one-stop shop” so that it is easier for you to secure your tickets and plan your festival.

Film tickets are available at the Doc Edge hub in cinema foyers. We accept cards only.

Here is the list of venues that host the Festival.

Christchurch | 19-30 June

In Christchurch, all festival events are within the Christchurch central city precinct.

Film Screenings
Hoyts EntX, 617 Colombo Street
Alice Cinema, 209 Tuam Street
Lumiere Cinemas, 26 Rolleston Avenue
Christchurch Art Gallery, 312 Montreal Street

Immersive Exhibition
Exhibition Hub, 321 High Street
Tūranga Central Library, 60 Cathedral Square

Industry Events
Town Hall, 86 Kilmore Street.

Auckland | 3-14 July

In Auckland, all festival events are within the Auckland central city precinct.

Film Screenings
The Capitol Cinema, 610 Dominion Road, Balmoral

Immersive Exhibition
Auckland Central Library, 44/46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD
Silo 6, Beaumont Street &, Jellicoe Street, CBD

Wellington | 3-14 July

In Wellington, festival events are located within the city centre and an easily accessible suburb.

Film Screenings
The Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road, Miramar

Immersive Exhibition
Te Auaha Gallery, 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro

Film Tickets & Passes

Here are the ticket prices for films for all in cinemas and virtual cinemas.  


Full / $25

Concession / $21
Available for students, seniors 60+, and community services cardholders.
Appropriate card and/or proof of age required

Doc Edge Members / $17.50
30% off, use your membership number to buy


5 Film Pass / $100
20% off, save $25, valid for up to 5 films with max 2 tickets per film

10 Film Pass / $187.50
25% off, save $62.5, valid for up to 10 films with max 2 tickets per film

** Virtual cinema will stream online nationwide only from 15 to 31 July. **


Full / $21

Concession / $17
Available for students, seniors 60+, and community services cardholders.
Appropriate card and/or proof of age required.

Doc Edge Members / $14.70
30% off, use your membership number.


5 Pass / $84
Save $21, valid for any 5 films

10 Pass / $157.50
Save $52.50, valid for any 10 films

Short Films Pass / $50
Watch all 23 short films

Binge Pass – Full / Doc Edge Members $399 / $299
Watch all 66 films.  For Doc Edge members, use your membership number to save $100.  Once purchased, all films will automatically be added to your cart to watch online.

In-Cinema Passes

In-cinema runs from 19 June to 14 July in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

Virtual Streaming Passes

Virtual cinema streams online nationwide from 15 to 31 July.  

Gift Vouchers and Membership

Vouchers and memberships are valid for year round Doc Edge events. 

Additonal Information

Gift Vouchers
Give an unforgettable Doc Edge experience to your nearest and dearest. Gift Vouchers are available at any value, and can be redeemed for Doc Edge festival tickets, passes or memberships.

Doc Edge Members
Doc Edge Members receive the guaranteed lowest ticket prices along with exclusive benefits. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to become a member today to enjoy discounted ticket prices and other privileges.

Cashless Festival
Doc Edge is a cashless event. We encourage you to pre purchase tickets online. Cards only accepted at cinemas.

Allocated Seating
All cinema seats at the festival are allocated, you can choose your preferred seat when booking your tickets. Seats are limited, so we recommend booking early to secure the desired seats.

Accessible Seating
If you require accessible seating or have any other special seating requirements, please contact us.
We will be happy to assist you in making the necessary arrangements for a comfortable and enjoyable festival experience.

Industry Passes

All industry events will be ticketed with limited seating capacity. Book early to secure your seat.

  • 4-day pass-holders can access all four-day industry events from 26 – 29 June. A total of 100 seats are available.
  • 2-day pass-holders can access the two-day Forum event only from 28 – 29 June. A total of 160 seats are available.
  • Passes are non transferable. 

Full  2-day $299 / 4-day $399

Industry Concession  2-day $199 / 4-day $299
Industry proof required. Refer to the Industry concession notes below

Students  2-day $99 / 4-day $199
Student ID as proof required

Additonal Information

Enjoy a great deal of savings for the trip to Christchurch with the following:

Discount Code for Industry Events & Accommodation 
We acknowledge that times are uncertain for many in our industry and want to show our support by offering Doc Edge Industry accreditations at half-price for a limited time. Use the code Community2024 to get a Four-Day Pass for $199.50 or a Two-Day Pass for $149.50 – get in quick as seating is strictly limited!

In addition, book with any one of four Christchurch accommodation partners to enjoy savings at your stay In Christchurch during the festival period from 19 – 30 June.  Book Christchurch accommodation.

Industry Concession
Members of industry organisations which include: AAANZ, Equity New Zealand, DEGNZ, Film Auckland, Ngā Aho Whakaari, NZAPG, NZ Cinematographers Society, NZ Game Developers Association, NZ Writers Guild, Pacific Island Screen Artists (PISA), Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC), Screen Music and Sound Guild, Screen Industry Guild, Stunt Guild of NZ, SPADA and WIFT NZ.

Student Concession
Requires proof of a student ID when collecting the Pass on the day.

Ticketing Enquiries – For any ticketing and passes enquiries, contact us via email at or by phone on (09) 360 0329 or 0800 DOC EDGE (362 3343).  Our friendly team is happy to assist you.

In Cinema - 5 Pass

In Cinema - 10 Pass

Virtual Streaming - 5 Pass

Virtual Streaming - 10 Pass

Virtual Streaming - Short Film Pass

Virtual Streaming - Binge Pass


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