Blue Heeler Film Festival

 ALL of the short film submissions are in and judges now have the tough task of wading through an unprecedented number of entries and selecting the winners.

The 5th annual Blue Heeler Film Festival is just around the corner and there are five awards, and a host of great prizes, up for grabs at the event.

Opening Night - Friday 08 September

Highbrook Park Muswellbrook, from 5:30pm
Screening of finalists' entries
FREE entry

The evening begins with family friendly screenings of finalists' film entries rated G, then finalists' entries rated PG. There will be a 20 minute interval before finalists' entries rated M are screened.

Voting for the People's Choice Award is easy

The opening night audience at Highbrook Park will vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award. Voting will close at the end of the screening session and the winner announced on Saturday night. Visit the Blue Heeler Film Festival Facebook page on the night and “like” or leave a comment on the post of your favourite film.

Red Carpet Awards Night - Saturday 09 September

Two Rivers Wines, Denman, from 5:30pm
Awards ceremony and screenings
Turn up and vote for the People's Choice Awards.
FREE entry

The Junior, Senior and Open categories, and the coveted Bluey Award, will be selected by the judging panel and will also be announced at the Red Carpet Awards Night at Two Rivers Winery on Saturday night.

All winning entries will be screened and awards and prizes presented to the successful entrants.

Great prizes will be won!

The selected winner from each category will win the following prize:

  • HP Laptop for the winner of the Bluey Awars
  • NikonD3400 (Open) Drone with Camera (Senior)
  • Samsung Tablet (Junior)
  • GoPro for the winner of the People’s Choice Award.


Hot food, coffee, soft drinks and – of course – popcorn will be for sale at both events and Two Rivers Winery will have wine for sale on Awards Night for those 18 years and over.

All children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult at both events.


Supported by Bengalla, Regional Australia Bank, Harvey Norman, Two Rivers, Screen Hunter, Muswellbrook Shire Council

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