Fly to CinefestOZ from Sydney or Melbourne to experience the festival and the magnificent South West with Qantas holidays. We’ve packaged up some of the best events to make it easy and affordable to be part of this magnificent destination film festival. 


Stay four nights at Busselton’s Abbey Beach Resort and use your Weekend Cinepass to share in immersive film experiences at the region’s cinemas, wineries, boutique breweries, small bars and galleries from 24 – 26 August 2018.

Be part of the excitement as a selection of Australia’s finest new films vie for the nation’s richest film prize, and filmmakers and stars join the party. Your weekend of film and functions begins on Friday night with your choice of either two Film Prize Premiere screenings and functions in Busselton or a Bunbury Premiere event. Enjoy a breakfast In Conversation event on Saturdaymorning, where you will hear from the filmmakers and talent of a Film Prize finalist film.

A casual lunch with the Film Prize Jury is a highlight. Then frock up for the festival’s night of nights – the CinefestOZ Film Prize Gala Night, with a VIP guest red carpet event and Gala After Party.

Aside from these icon events, there is a sensational slate of general screenings, plus community screenings of short films and documentaries and other events. You may decide to explore our exciting menu of Side Bars to complete your festival experience. Rest assured you will be inspired and delighted by this world class film festival.