Byron Bay International Film Festival Screenplay Competition Winners

Local Byron Shire screenwriter and filmmaker, Clare Sladden, has won the inaugural 2017 Byron Bay International Film Festival Screenplay Contest for her screenplay Broken Head. Contest Director, Pim Hendrix, presented the US$2500 first prize and Final Draft Screenwriting software package to the writer at the festival’s final night gala at the Byron Community Centre on

Showcasing First Nations

Showcasing First Nations Film is one of the great mediums for connecting us to story and culture.  Both are vital elements in many indigenous communities, and we love having the opportunity to use film to bring otherwise untold stories to our audience in celebration of global diversity and connection. Byron Bay Film Festival is proud

Creative Canada

A decade of artistic connection between Byron Bay Film Festival and the Canadian filmmaking community has this year been formalised into a showcase program called Creative Canada. Highlighting the best of Canadian culture from across the country – in film, music and the emerging realities mediums – Creative Canada is based on our nations’ common