Experience CinefestOZ beyond the cinema

Girl Asleep won last year’s $100,000 Film Prize.

Set in the seaside centres of Busselton, Bunbury, Dunsborough and the Margaret River wine region, CinefestOZ premieres feature films and events in the region’s cinemas, wineries, small bars and galleries, making it a feast for the senses and an unforgettable five-day getaway.

Here are just some of the amazing events coming to the CinefestOZ this year:

Busselton Opening Night at Orana Cinemas, Busselton
A glittering gala function that launches with a screening of Three Summers, one of the four films vying for the $100,000 Film Prize. Watch as festival VIPs and filmmakers walk the red carpet, and get the chance to do so yourself, watch the film then head to the Festival Hub and enjoy fine food and wine at the star-studded party.

Premiere Events
CinefestOZ arrives for its 10th anniversary with glittering opening night festivities and a number of Premiere screenings. Enjoy generous local canapés, wines and entertainment. Mingle with filmmakers before celebrating the premieres of these unique films including WA films OtherLife and The Gateway.

In Conversation Events
Join the teams behind our finalist films for unique In Conversation film-meets-food events offering sublime local produce peppered with film insights from cast and crew. Bus transport is included from Orana Cinemas.

CinefestOZ Film Prize Jury Lunch at Amelia Park Restaurant
Amelia Park Restaurant is Margaret River’s most prestigious new winery eatery and the location for the CinefestOZ Film Prize Jury Lunch. In a setting overlooking vines and roses, meet the high profile and inimitably fascinating Jury, chaired by award-winning writer and director Scott Hicks. A sumptuous lunch by Chef Blair Allen will be served with beverages. Bus transport is included from Orana Cinemas.

Gala Night – Film Prize & Screen Legend Awards at Orana Cinemas Busselton
The festival culminates in one spectacular celebration of Australia’s best. From the four deserving Film Prize finalists, one film will be awarded Australia’s greatest film prize of $100,000. The festival will also honour an Australian actor or filmmaker of international repute, recognising their contribution to the Australian film industry. After the formalities, celebrate with the Australian film industry in the Festival Hub with great music, sumptuous food and beverages by Forester Wines and Eagle Bay Brewery.

For more information on any of these events, or to purchase early bird tickets, visit http://www.cinefestoz.com

This is a Cinema Australia Promotional Feature. If you’d like to promote your film or festival across the Cinema Australia network, email cinemaaustralia@gmail.com to request one of our affordable advertising packages.

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