CinefestOZ Screen Legend award a double-yolker

CinefestOZ will award both Scott Hicks and Jacqueline McKenzie the title of the 2017 Screen Legend. Both will be recognised individually for their outstanding achievements and invaluable contribution to the Australian film industry. Scott Hicks is an internationally acclaimed writer and director, having been nominated for and won many prestigious awards for his work. His film Shine was an international box office…

Special guest lineup announced for CinefestOZ

Australian film fan? You’re going to want to get to this year’s CinefestOZ. This year’s talent list is an added drawcard in the lead up to the full program release on July 28 and begins with internationally acclaimed and Academy Award nominated writer and director, Scott Hicks, who will attend in the role of this year’s Film Prize…

Ewen Leslie joins the CinefestOZ Film Prize Jury

Priscilla Cameron’s The Butterfly Tree will have its WA premiere at this year’s CinefestOZ. Directed by Priscilla Cameron and produced by Bridget Callow-Wright, The Butterfly Tree stars Melissa George, Ewen Leslie, Ed Oxenbould and Sophie Lowe. The film tells the tale of Evelyn, a burlesque queen who bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin. When…

Shine director Scott Hicks announced as CinefestOZ Festival Jury Chair

CinefestOZ Film Festival has announced renowned Australian film director, producer and screenwriter, Scott Hicks as the 2017 Festival Jury Chair. Internationally acclaimed, Hicks has been nominated for and won many prestigious awards for his work. His film Shine was an international box office sensation and was nominated for seven Academy® Awards, including two for Hicks…

Ozflix set to launch on Australia Day

Ozflix, a new video-on-demand service dedicated to streaming every Australian film ever made, is set to launch at 6:00pm on Australia Day, 26th January, 2017. Acclaimed by Australia’s most influential directors, producers and actors, Ozflix will begin streaming with around 250 Australian films and three free original content shows, with more free content to be announced. “There are…