Australia’s richest film prize is open for submissions!

CinefestOZ Film Festival (28 August – 1 September) is accepting submissions for the 2019 festival. Official selection categories for Australian films and Australian co-productions are Film Prize, General submissions for narrative and documentary feature length films, Short films and VR. CinefestOZ film festival will be held in the iconic Margaret River tourism region and throughout Western Australia’s South West. It…

Jirga takes out the CinefestOZ 2018 Film Prize

Jirga, directed by Benjamin Gilmour and produced by John Maynard, has been named the winner of the 2018 CinefestOZ $100,000 Film Prize, Australia’s greatest film prize.  Both Benjamin Gilmour and John Maynard were presented with the film prize on Saturday night as part of CinefestOZ’s dazzling Gala Night celebrations in Busselton, in the South West…

CinefestOZ Industry Program shines spotlight on Australian filmmaking

CinefestOZ, in partnership with Australia’s leading film industry groups, will present an exciting industry development program in Busselton, Western Australia, as part of the CinefestOZ Film Festival 22-26 August. A significant line-up of presenting Australian film professionals, led by Zareh Nalbandian, co-founder of Animal Logic, the team that created the The LEGO® Ninjago and The…

Trailer of the Day: Roll With It

Written, Directed and Produce by Christopher Mill Roll With It is a documentary following the Australian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, on their two year journey to the 2014 World Championships held in South Korea. After losing the gold medal playoff at the London 2012 Paralympics, the Rollers are out for redemption. Brad Ness…

Tasma Walton set for CinefestOZ jury duty

CinefestOZ has revealed leading Australian actress Tasma Walton (Mystery Road) will be attending the 2018 CinefestOZ Film Festival and will join Sigrid Thornton on the Film Prize Jury, tasked with deciding the winner of the $100,000 Film Prize. Western Australian-born Walton will also attend the festival as IndigifestOZ Retrospective guest. Tasma Walton is acclaimed actress with an…