CinefestOZ acknowledges the Wardandi, Piblemen, Menang and Yawuru people, the spiritual and cultural custodians of this land on which we live and work. We honour and respect the significant role First Nations people play in our community and in guiding us and allowing our festival to flourish.
Devina is a proud Widi Yamatji and Noongar woman, who currently works on Wadjuk Noongar Boodjar as the Indigenous Executive at Screenwest.She’s currently responsible for Screenwest’s Indigenous scripted and factual development, investment and production programs for Western Australian Indigenous practitioners and projects. Devina’s previous experience includes Series Producer and Production Manager at the Film and Television Institute for nearly a decade, where she worked on a hundred Indigenous Western Australian Elders and community stories to create screen content through the archival and factual program, Indigenous Community Stories. Her passion is to nurture and create opportunities to give First Nation creatives a voice and platform, to not only tell their own stories but to thrive in this Industry, and to get their stories heard and seen around the world.