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

WOMEN IN FILM

11th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival proudly showcasing: WOMEN IN FILM   As part of its massive ten day program this October, Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF) proudly highlights the incredible work of women behind and in front of the camera. Festival Director J’aimee Skippon-Volke herself has blazed a trail for the industry and her

Meet The Filmmaker: BAFTA Winner, Hattie Dalton

After travelling the world and producing several critically acclaimed films, BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Hattie Dalton has made Byron Bay her home. In 2014 BBFF launches ‘Spotlight on Byron’ to celebrate the work of the exceptional filmmakers living right here in the region. This year this retrospective highlights the work of Hattie Dalton including One of

Meet The Filmmaker: Nathan Hunt

By Linda Wall and Amanda Blennerhassett Many previous BBFF Young Australian Filmmaker Award winners have gone on to do great things in film. Nathan Hunt, winner of the Award in 2011 with his 7-minute film The Bleed, is now based in the United States, where he is currently making his debut independent feature film, The