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CinefestOZ Screen Legend Awards

The CinefestOZ Screen Legend Award honours an Australian actor or filmmaker of international repute and is presented at the CinefestOZ Gala Night along with the $100,000 Film Prize.

The Screen Legend is recognised for playing a valuable role in supporting CinefestOZ celebration of excellence in Australian filmmaking, which is showcased through a variety of film events and screenings at venues in Busselton, Margaret River, Bunbury, Dunsborough and Augusta during the festival.

Actor Steve Bisley was the first recipient of the award in 2010. He has since been joined by actors Hugo Weaving, Joel Edgerton, Jack Thompson, Bryan Brown, David Wenham, filmmaker Fred Schepisi and director Bruce Beresford.

In 2012, the CinefestOZ Walk of Fame was unveiled outside of Orana Cinema in Busselton, featuring plaques and pavers commemorating the glamour and excitement of the film celebrities and identities visiting the region during the festival.


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2016 – Gillian Armstrong

Gillian Armstrong is one of Australia’s most successful and respected filmmakers.  Her feature film Directorial...

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2015 – Hugo Weaving

Critically acclaimed film, TV and theatre performer, Hugo is one of the most celebrated actors....

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2014 – Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton is a Sydney born actor, producer and screenwriter best known for his roles...

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2014 – Bruce Beresford

Bruce is an Australian Director who has made more than 30 films over a 50...

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2013 – Jack Thompson

Jack has appeared in many Australian and American films including the classic Sunday Too Far...

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2012 – Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown became not only an Australian star but also an international name with the...

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2011 – Fred Schepisi

Fred Schepisi is one of Australia’s finest and most internationally successful film directors. His film...

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2011 – David Wenham

David Wenham is an Australian actor with a formidable acting career, including major roles in...

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