James Cook University & the Great Barrier Reef Film Festival 2017

@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.

More information is available at gbrff.com.au, or visit the Great Barrier Reef Film Festival Facebook page.