Last February 22, the latest version of Tropfest festival was held at the Domain in Sydney. Tropfest is regarded as one of Australia’s most iconic cultural events, and the largest short film festival in the world. Tropfest is also known for its contribution to the development of the Australian film industry by providing unique platforms for emerging filmmakers through its events and initiatives, and new audiences for their work.
Entire families enjoyed a day with picnic watching the nominated short films in a real “audiovisual party”. This festival is so Far a great example of how to support our new talents and growing film industry, an initiative to be followed by other the countries.
Walking the red carpet were all the competitors and also some Australian celebrities from tv and cinema. Actors from Underbelly like Vince Colosimo, the young actor Brandon Walters and David Wenham from the film “Australia”, Top model and writer Tara Moss were just only a small part of all the celebrities at the venue.
The big winner of the night was Genevieve Clay from New South Wales with the first prize at Movie Extra Tropfest 2009 for “Be My Brother.”
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