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The 16 Finalists and their films competing for over $50,000 in prizes at Tropfest

Tropfest Australia, supported by foundation partner CGU Insurance will see 16 finalist films representing a multitude of storytelling focused on diverse issues and peoples tomorrow.   From psychological thrillers to captivating true stories and heartfelt family dramas, the films will premiere on Saturday 9 February 2019 to thousands of Tropfans at Parramatta Park before a panel announces the winner of this year’s prize.

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Papparazzi . Congrats to the winners! The show went on despite a lashing from the storm the night before damaging the main screen, so after a tiny location change and people working around the clock to save the day, the night was a total success! For the first time in the event’s 27-year history, audiences from around the globe will be able to watch all 16 finalist films from the comfort of their own homes, exclusively on Facebook Watch. . . The show, Tropfest All Access presented by @cguinsurance , will feature the winners’ announcement, exclusive footage from throughout the night, including the juror’s deliberations and interviews with celebrities. Airing live on the Tropfest Facebook page, . . Tropfest All Access will be hosted by Australia’s most fabulous film-geek Maude Garrett and will be broadcast TODAY at 4pm!!! . . . . 🎵 Composed, arranged and performed by EmanMusic © 2017 emanmusic #tropfest #tropfest2019 #tropfestjr #independentfilm #independentfilmmaker #movienight #movies #actor #sydneyactor #screenaustralia #parramattapark #filmfestival #sydneyyouth #screening #westernsydney #fcba #eventcinemas #fitfam #eventcinemaparramatta #parramattapark #indiegogo #whatsonsydney #cityofparramatta #parramattariver #discoverparramatta #redcarpet #moviepremiere #cguinsurance #westernsydneyuniversity #ericbana #queerscreen

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The winner of Tropfest 2019 will be awarded:
– a shiny new Equinox LS+ valued at $32,000 thanks to Holden;
– a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of Kennedy Miller Mitchell;
– a $500 Camera Hire voucher;
– a 12 month Gold Pass courtesy of Event Cinemas; and
– a Professional Subscription to Digiital Pigeon
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12 things to see out West during Sydney Festival

The reach of Sydney Festival widens each year and we take a look at some of the world exclusives and unique installations on show at destination venues in the outer Western Suburbs with associate, Sydney Scoop.   A range of thrilling circus acts, cabaret and slapstick comedy set to the soundtracks of punk rock and lost soundtracks of 1930s Chinese jazz.   A thought provoking blend of rap and literature unlocks the thoughts and feelings from a Muslim-Australia perspective. Two days of action packed adrenaline rush experiences, open air orchestra and immersion into the First People’s concept of ‘deep listening’ will theme the Western Sydney cultural experience.

The complete program of events across all Western Sydney events and venues:

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Top 10 Sydney NYE Destinations

Australia is one of the first in the world to toast in the new year.  More than a billion people globally tune in to the LIVE broadcast of our world class pyrotechnic shows.  The City of Sydney is brought to a standstill in a spectacle of daytime aerial shows, a parade of harbour lights, finally culminating in a multimillion dollar sky flaring art display that is powered by over 8 tonnes of fireworks.   Continue reading Top 10 Sydney NYE Destinations