StarBurst Film Festival and Filmmaking Symposium 2023
Live, Work, Create
Be inspired by local filmmaking talent and hear from experts in the industry at the StarBurst Film Festival and Filmmaking Symposium on Saturday 1 April at The Joan in Penrith.
From 9am, join a panel discussion with experts in the film industry who will share tips and insights on how to access film funding and broadcasting agreements. Then from 12pm, enjoy a range of short films made by local creatives that were submitted as part of the StarBurst Film Festival competition.
The StarBurst Film Festival is the passion project of Kirstie Boerst, a Penrith local and highly experienced creative producer. After the passing of her partner, Tom, Kirstie developed the StarBurst Film Festival to celebrate the industry, which was significantly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These films may contain coarse language, sexual references, drug use and violence.