FUJIFILM SPONSORS MUDFEST 2014 FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
SYDNEY, 14 March 2013 – Fujifilm Australia is again the major sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Bunnamagoo Mudfest – Mudgee International Short Film Festival. Screening on the lawns of the Bunnamagoo Estate Wines cellar door and featuring some of the best short films from around the globe Mudfest, now in its tenth year, attracts thousands of people to watch of some of the best short films from Australia and all around the world.
Co-founder of Mudfest Peter Scott said, “Mudfest could not exist without the amazing support of our sponsors and we are particularly pleased that Fujifilm is again sponsoring the Best Australian Film award with a prize of $1,500 worth of Fujifilm recording media products. Fujifilm’s support really is greatly appreciated and it truly demonstrates their ongoing commitment to the Australian film industry.”
Mudfest has grown in size and stature to become a very highly regarded short film festival with a record number of entries this year. This year’s Mudfest is on Saturday 15 March with the festival again having live entertainment, food and of course great wine to accompany all the excellent short films.
Fujifilm Australia General Manager Recording Media Products Marc Van Agten said, “Fujifilm is a proud supporter of Mudfest and the Australian film industry as a whole. Mudfest has proven itself to be a great event and it’s very important that companies like Fujifilm along with our partners and fellow sponsors Silver Trak continue to support these excellent film festivals that showcase some of the world’s best filmmakers.”
Peter Scott concluded, “Gates open at 5pm with live music from the Blue Ruins followed by the movies’ screening at 8pm as the sun sets. As ever we suggest people get out to Mudfest early to enjoy the live music, great local food and wine we have for them. A special thank you again to Marc Van Agten, Fujifilm and Silver Trak for their amazing, ongoing sponsorship of Mudfest.”