The volunteer team dedicated to steering the film festival will be back in 2015, along with a new face in South West based tourism and marketing practitioner Robyn Fenech. David Barton and Helen Shervington, CinéfestOZ Chair and Vice-Chair respectively, founded Geographe French Australian Festivals Inc in 2006 with an ambitious vision to make CinéfestOZ the […]
The depth and vitality CinéfestOZ’s program and events springs from so many dedicated groups and individuals. The Board and staff sincerely thank our partners, audiences, VIP guests and volunteers for ensuring this stellar event continues to shine for all Western Australians to enjoy. This was a major year for CinéfestOZ where we expanded our team, […]
Entries to the CinéfestOZ Film Prize will open in February 2015. Plus, a special Perth-based event to increase the profile of CinéfestOZ in the metropolitan area is coming up. Keep in touch for more information.
CinéfestOZ has won the Perth Airports Events and Tourism Award at the 2014 WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards, announced at a Gala Presentation Dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The awards encourage, acknowledge and pay tribute to individuals, communities, businesses and groups who are making a significant contribution to regional and rural […]
Cinesnaps, the CinéfestOZ schools program reached new heights in 2014, with 2500 students involved in this year’s exciting suite of film-related activities. Cinesnaps Short Film Competition Entries to the Cinesnaps Short Film Competition for South West students (13 -18 years) doubled to 27, with the Grand Finale event at Georgiana Molloy Anglican School screening seven […]
Paper Planes, the uplifting Australian film starring Sam Worthington, David Wenham and Ed Oxenbould (it also took out this year’s CinéfestOZ Film prize), is coming to cinemas 15 January. See trailer here The film tells the story of an Australian boy’s passion for flight. Inspired by true events, the screenplay is by Robert Connelly and […]