Book your tickets now and feel the excitement of the 2019 Mud and Saltwater ‘Premiere Night’ on Friday Sept 13, 2019 (always books out), with the short films on the big screen for the first time. Filmmakers will have a chance to win the much sought after ‘Muddy Award’ for the Best in Fest, but… there are so many fantastic films this year!
Sun Pictures is perfect to screen the short films about Roebuck Bay, Broome and the Kimberley Region, with the Kimberley rugged scenic and rich in natural heritage and cultural values, there are fascinating, and at times hilarious and perilous stories to be relived through films. What is especially unique about the short films, is that they almost all made by local filmmakers who live in the Kimberley region, so its a unique insight into our way of life and values. You may also meet some of the film crew and actors from Mystery Road!!
Organiser: Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest
Purchase your tickets here: https://www.shinjumatsuri.com.au/program/
Book your tickets now for the 2019 Mud and Saltwater ‘All Films Night’ on Saturday September 14, 2019 (sells out every year). A compilation of films entered in the 2019 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest will be screened at historic Sun Pictures, along with all the award winning documentary The Secrets of the Kimberley. Audiences will be inspired by the cinematography and photography, and opportunity to see the Kimberley region through the eyes of the people who live in this incredibly beautiful, and at times, tough part of the world. On that note, what is especially unique about the short films, is that they almost all made by local filmmakers who live in the Kimberley region, so its a unique insight into our way of life and values.
Organiser: Mud and Saltwater Short Film Festival
Book tickets: https://www.shinjumatsuri.com.au/program/
SUN PICTURES SPLASHED WITH MUD AND SALTWATER
The Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest is popular in Broome’s Shinju Matsuri program. Held over two nights at Sun Pictures, the Premiere is on September 13, with September 14, screening the winning entries for 2019 and ‘The Secrets of the Kimberley’. Made by filmmaker Trevor Almeida with photography by Broome’s Peter Strain, the award-winning documentary puts the lens on the fascinating marine life in the oceans and bays along the Kimberley coast.
Sun Pictures, in Broome’s historic Chinatown, is the perfect location to screen the short films made by local filmmakers about Roebuck Bay, Broome and the Kimberley region. With the Kimberley, rugged, scenic and rich in natural and cultural values, there are plenty of fascinating, and at times, hilarious and perilous stories to be relived through film.
The categories include films of varying lengths, drama, documentary, science, comedy, animation and music. Broome is a new category and Kimberley Calling will amaze, with films on nesting turtles on the Lacepede Islands, the Fitzroy River, Eighty Mile Beach and Cygnet Bay.
The short films are judged by Paul Bell, Mark Jones, Dr Michael McCall and Neil Turner, with the winners of each category announced at the Premiere September 13, 2019.
There is no doubt, audiences will be inspired by the cinematography and storytelling in the 2019 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest, with the opportunity to see the Kimberley region through the eyes of the people who live in this incredibly beautiful, and at times, tough part of the world.
The 2019 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest, Directed by Kandy Curran and Produced by Brad Turton and Pia Davids, is an initiative of the award winning Roebuck Bay Working Group. The major sponsors of the Film Fest are Sobrane Gallery, Cygnet Bay Pearls, Camera Electronics, Inspiring Australia, and prize donors Good Cartel, Betta Electrical, Fitzgerald Photo, Broome Bird Observatory, Kimberley Whale Watching, Diverse Water Sports and Dr Alex Brown.
Sun Pictures - Carnarvon Street
Broome Western Australia 6725
0400 003 864 Kandy Curran