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young filmakers with festival director J'aimee Skippon-Volke

Byron Bay Film Festival a hit with young filmmakers

J’aimee Skippon-Volke and some of the Young Australian Filmmakers at this year’s BBFF, including on her right, Brodie Poole, whose Flight of the Buffalo won the award. More than 100…

Jack Thompson and Paul Cox at opening night

Fight the good fight: Paul Cox’s Opening Night speech

On the Opening Night of BBFF2015, our patron and renowned filmmaker Paul Cox made a call to arms to young filmmakers to express what’s in their hearts … and not…

Oney Anwar surfing barrel

Surfers ride the planet’s waves at Byron Bay Film Festival

The Byron Bay Film Festival recognises that surfing is the No. 1 passion for many of its local audience and this year is screening 11 films on the sport, hobby,…

Tony Brenn, subject of doco at bbff

Opening Night Film: Tony Benn, Will & Testament

The Opening Night festivities will be followed by a film chosen for its celebration of a politician of principle and vision. Tony Benn: Will and Testament is a feature-length documentary…