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

Yes!

Yes! Byron Bay Film Festival proudly supports Marriage Equality, and was proud to screen the documentary ‘Freedom to Marry’, which showed us the thirty five year campaign of Evan Wolfson to achieve marriage equality in the USA. With several local organisations including our great festival partners Screenworks, putting their hands up as supporters of marriage

Westwind: Djalu’s Legacy

Westwind: Djalu’s Legac Pop culture enlisted to preserve Aboriginal legacy   The burning question about who will carry the traditional tribal knowledge as Aboriginal elders age and die is addressed in a documentary screening at the Byron Bay Film Festival in October.   Westwind: Djalu’s Legacy tells the story of Djalu Gurruwiwi, an ageing Yolgnu elder who is