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…

CinéfestOZ Film Prize jury announced including Sarah Snook and Wayne Blair

CinéfestOZ is delighted to announce the CinéfestOZ Film Prize jury who will decide on the winner of the Festival’s second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Jury Chair, Festival Patron and acclaimed Australian actor, David Wenham will be joined on the jury by actress Sarah Snook (Predestination, These Final Hours), writer/actor/director Wayne Blair (Redfern Now, The Sapphires), actor/casting director Annie Murtagh-Monks (Director of Skills & Engagement at…

Finalists announced for $100,000 CinéfestOZ Film Prize 2015

CinéfestOZ has announced the five finalists in contention for its second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Backtrack, Now Add Honey, Pawno, MIFF@CinefestOZ film Putuparri and the Rainmakers and The Daughter have been shortlisted for Australia’s biggest film prize, to be announced at the festival on Saturday, 29th August. The Film Prize is awarded to the producer of an Australian feature…