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.
John V. Soto – AVARICE
John V. Soto
Producer, Director, Writer
Director John V. Soto has been working in the Australian film industry for over a decade. He has written and directed five features including the Sci Fi Drama, The Gateway (2018), which was selected for the London Sci Fi festival, the Boston Sci Fi Festival and the Austin Revolution Film Festival where John won Best Director. His earlier film, The Reckoning (2014),was selected for the British Independent Film Festival where John also won Best Director. His horror film Needle (2011) was selected for Screamfest while thriller Crush (2009) was selected for the Shanghai Film Festival.