David Wenham named CinéfestOZ Film Prize Jury Chair

David Wenham will attend the CinéfestOZ film festival (26-30 August) as Jury Chair for Australia’s biggest film prize, the CinéfestOZ Film Prize. The CinéfestOZ Film Prize encourages excellence in Australian filmmaking by providing a $100,000 award to an Australian feature film or feature-length documentary. David Wenham’s role as Chair is to head the five-person jury…

Son of a Gun opens CinéfestOZ with a bang

The wet weather couldn’t keep crowds away from the glamorous opening night of the 7th annual CinéfestOZ film festival in Busselton last night. As rain fell steadily throughout the evening, VIP guests, stars and film enthusiasts enjoyed endless tucker and drinks in the CinéfestOZ tent before heading across the road to the Orana Cinemas. Inside, Pemberton born filmmaker Julius…

Cinefans presents The Babadook in Busselton

The Babadook is a psychological thriller starring Essie Davis (The Matrix, Girl With a Pearl Earring, Australia) as a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called ‘Mr. Babadook’ turns up at her house she is forced to battle with her son’s deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister…