Jun 10 2021
The packed to the rafters audiences said it all “The Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest is the best run community event I have ever been to!”, “The films just get better and better every year”, “I make sure I never miss the Mud and Saltwater Film Fest – it’s the best event in Broome”, “The Film Fest makes me feel proud to live in the Kimberley”. 👏👏
Thank you to the filmmakers who submitted such wonderful films, to our incredible sponsors, the audiences who kept clapping and cheering, to our lovely volunteers, the judges Mark Jones, Neil Turner, Dr Michael McCall, Paul Bell, Bart Pigram for being a legend of MC, Abby Murray Photography for the great photos and to the Director Kandy Curran and Producer Pia Boyer who do such outstanding work to make it all happen.
THE 2021 CATEGORY WINNERS:
Roebuck Bay-Comedy Where’s ya bin? by Leon Kelly, Mark Fogliani
Roebuck Bay-Drama/Narrative The Cave by Paul Zanetti
Roebuck Bay- Animation Lily the Lonely Dinosaur by Alby Bell, Paul Bell
Roebuck Bay-Documentary Wing Threads: Flight around Oz by Milly Formby, Michael Portway
Roebuck Bay-Science Molly’s Wild World – Humpbacks by Molly Bell, Paul Bell
Roebuck Bay-Music Underground by Miles Brotherson, Adele Oliver, Mick & Bart Pigram, Environs Kimberley
Kimberley Calling: Gaarragoon Guardians – A Bardi Jawi Rangers’ Story by Bardi Jawi Rangers, The Australian Institute of Marine Science, The Western Australian Marine Science Institution, Sam Frederick
Broome: Stay by Trish Pepper, Yindi Newman
Feature Film: “How to Make Saltfish” by Paul Bell
Best in Fest: Wilimirimiri by Mervyn Street, Mangkaja Arts, Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman
Best World Environment Day Film: Yawuru Seasons by Kate Carr, Broome Primary School
Thank you to the major sponsors: Rangelands NRM with support from the Federal Government National Landcare Program, Inspiring Australia, Gallery Sobrane, Cygnet Bay Pearls, Yane Sotiroski Photography, Camera Electronic and Broome Whale Watching.
Thank you to our generous donors and partners Broome Betta Home Electrical, Broome Bird Observatory, Broome Fringe Festival, Broome Historical Walking Tours, Camera Electronic, Feral Films, Good Cartel, Goolarri Media, Kimberley Kolors, Mark Jones Films, Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media, Press Play, Reef Chief, Sun Pictures and Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises.
Your support is very much appreciated.
Mangrove Hotel - Carnarvon Street
Broome Western Australia 6725
0400 003 864 Kandy Curran
0427 502 822 Pia Boyer