The Peninsula Film Festival, proudly presented by RYOBI and R U OK? returns this Summer with a star-studded judging panel.
The Festival, which runs from January 31-February 2, features a ticketed launch at Rosebud Cinema on the Friday Jan 31, the popular FREE short film festival at the Village Green in Rosebud on Saturday Feb 1 and a filmmaking workshop at Rosebud Cinema on Sunday Feb 2.
The FREE short film festival is the highlight of the program and runs on Saturday 1 February 2020. 20 shortlisted Australian filmmakers showcase their films in front of a panel of celebrity judges and film luminaries. Judges award monetary prizes for best short films and other categories including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best International and the Woodleigh School Emerging Filmmaker Award.
This year, the festival’s judging panel includes Lachy Hulme (Offspring, Romper Stomper TV series), Kat Stewart (Underbelly, Offspring, Five Bedrooms), Stephen Curry (Pine Gap, The Castle and Mr Black), Michala Banas (Upper Middle Bogan, McLeod’s Daughters), Madeleine West (Underbelly, Playing for Keeps and The Wrong Girl) and Sigrid Thornton (Seachange, The Code and Wentworth). The Festival has Rockwiz legend, Brian Nankervis as MC on the night!
A firm fixture on the regional Victorian calendar, film fans will once again roll out their picnic rugs at the FREE short film festival in Rosebud and enjoy an evening of short films and live music performances along with great local food and wine from the gourmet food truck alley.
A special R U OK? Category is continuing in the Festival, showcasing short films with connection as the theme, “We are delighted to collaborate with the peninsula film festival. The R U OK? Award for short films enables us to showcase the power of conversation in building meaningful connection”, said Katherine Newton, R U OK? CEO.
For a detailed three-day program and to purchase tickets to the Friday feature film screening, Sunday Filmmaking Workshop or Saturday VIP tickets www.peninsulafilmfestival.com.au
To win a double pass to the entire event, simply email [email protected] with why you need to be there. Most creative entries win!