May 29 2023
Check out the 2023 MUD AND SALTWATER SHORT FILM FEST PROGRAM for the Premiere screening on Friday night June 2nd 2023 at the Mangrove Hotel in Broome.
Up to 28 short films will be beamed onto a large screen at the Mangrove Hotel for a sublime ‘under the stars’ viewing experience. With only 4 days to the Premiere of the 2023 Mud and Saltwater Short Flm Fest, tickets are flying out…
Director Kandy Curran says the short film entries are extraordinary in 2023, with filmmakers from across the Kimberley region telling unique stories and showcasing the region’s iconic landscapes through animation, music, drama-narrative, documentary and comedy.
The short films hlave been judged and the category winners will be announced at the Premiere by emcee Bart Pigram. Speaking of Broome’s talented Pigram family, this year, Ngaire Pigram, whose pronouns are she/they, is a proud queer Wajarri and Yawuru, multi-disciplinary storyteller from Broome, and a new addition to the judging panel, which includes Neil Turner, Manager of Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media, Paul Bell owner of Feral Films and Mark Jones , who is another profesional filmmaker. The Film Fest will celebrate World Environment Day, Bargana and is a drawcard event in the Broome Fringe Festival.
Thanks to Major Sponsors: Mangrove Hotel, Rangelands NRM, National Landcare Program, Sobrane Gallery, Cygnet Bay Pearls, Damian Kelly Photography, Pearl Shed Framing & Printing. Prize Sponsors: Broome Bird Observatory, Broome Whale Watching, Camera Electronic, Good Cartel, Feral Films, Harvey Norman, Reef Chief and Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises. In Kind Sponsors: Broome Fringe Festival, Feral Films (Paul Bell Film Fest judge), Goolarri Media, Kimberley Kolors, Kimberley Kolors, Mark Jones Films (Film Fest judge), Paul Zanetti, Ngaire Pigram (Film Fest judge), Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media (Neil Turner Film Fest judge), Unbound Sound.
Mangrove Hotel - Carnarvon Street
Broome Western Australia 6725
0400 003 864 Kandy Curran
0427 502 822 Pia Boyer