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.
Vince Carter – On My Father’s Country
Cinematographer | Director | On My Father’s Country
Vince Carter is a descendant of the Gooniyandi and Kija people of the Central Kimberley and Butchella and Jagera people from the Southeast Queensland. Vince graduated from Scotch College in Perth in 2014 and then took a gap year to travel to China for 10 months, teaching English as a second language to university students. He came back to Australia in 2016 and started working with Goolarri Media Enterprises as a Cameraman. In 2018, Vince took 6 months off to attend the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) completing a Diploma in Camera. In 2017 and 2018 he participated in the AFTRS-sponsored WA and National talent camps, which provided him with the opportunity to pitch and work on his own stories. Vince has worked in the camera department on a number of short documentaries and films for Ramu Productions including in the award-winning Short documentary “Marrimarrigun”, the short drama “Doug, the Human”, which won Best Indigenous Short at CinefestOZ 2020 and documentary “Saving Seagrass”. He has shot a number of television commercials for Goolarri Media. In December 2017 he was a camera attachment on the TV Series “Mystery Road – Series 1” and “Black Comedy”. He has a passion for filmmaking and has recently directed his first short documentary “On My Father’s Country” for NITV.