Jury duty – CinefestOZ Film Prize jury announced 

Ahead of CinefestOZ Film Festival’s impending August 24 opening night, the Festival today is delighted to announce the CinefestOZ Film Prize jury, who will decide on the winner of the Festival’s third annual, and Australia’s greatest, $100,000 Film Prize. Jury Chair and acclaimed Australian filmmaker, Gillian Armstrong will be joined on the jury by Producer Sue Taylor (The Tree, Looking for…

Indigenous film and culture explored at CinéfestOZ

CinéfestOZ film festival introduces an exciting program of Indigenous film and culture as part of this year’s festival. IndigifestOZ celebrates and builds awareness of Australian culture through Aboriginal film, art, music and food, and by recognising artists creating important work. CinéfestOZ Deputy Chair Helen Shervington said IndigifestOZ provides a showcase for Indigenous film and other…

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…