@JCU James Cook University & the Great Barrier Reef Film Festival 2017
This year’s Great Barrier Reef Film Festival (GBRFF), held on idyllic Magnetic Island, offers film lovers and industry professionals a scrumptious variety of quality screenings. These include a World Premiere, an Australian Premiere, short films incorporating “Shorts @ the Sea”, student films, documentaries and more.
In addition, the GBRFF presents workshops and interactive forums, involving a host of world-class film professionals.
As may be expected, there are a number of JCU Alumni and staff participating in this year’s festival as well as a selection of short films that were produced by students over the last three years. The JCU show reel will be showing in Cinema 2 at 2.15pm on Sunday 10 September.
Notable JCU contributors to this year’s festival include:
Dr Jan Cattoni – Arts & Creative Media
Dr Stephen Campbell – Arts & Creative Media
Ben Green – Arts & Creative Media
Ben Southwell – JCU Alumnus
Tim Hempstead – JCU Alumnus
Discounted festival and ferry passes are available for the GBRFF weekend. These include special JCU student rates for film passes and return ferry fares.