CinefestOZ acknowledges the Wardandi, Piblemen, and Menang 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.
Leigh Dawson – Public Engagement Director
Public Engagement Director
Leigh Dawson (Public Engagement Director, U.S. Consulate Perth) serves as the leading strategist for the Consulate’s public diplomacy engagement in connecting audiences to promote an understanding of and support for U.S. policy. Leigh is former journalist and public affairs specialist, and current WAFL umpire.