SPONSORS & PARTNERS
MADE IN THE WEST FILM FESTIVAL SPONSORS
Still Searchin' Productions are the team that plans and produces Made in the West Film Festival each year, sponsoring the event and all major awards. We are strong advocates for Western Sydney filmmakers and the emerging talent in our local film scene. When we're not hosting events, you can catch us on The Pagey Train podcast interviewing local artists and celebrities. We love saying YES to new projects, particularly ADR & Foley work, music videos, short films, documentaries, podcasts and promo videos.
Event Cinemas Liverpool is the proud venue sponsor of Made in the West Film Festival. Located on the top floor of Westfield Plaza, Liverpool, the cinema provides our Made in the West film audience with access to a huge V-max cinema screen with digital projection, comfortable theatre seating for 330 people and a fully licensed bar. We love our venue sponsors and we can’t wait to screen your Western Sydney-made films again this year at such an awesome cinema venue.
Western Sydney University is a Gold+ Screen Sponsor and a key supporter of the local film scene. WSU offers a Bachelor of Screen Media with hands-on experience and strong links to the screen industry, providing real skills in screen production across drama, documentary, VR, interactive and web series. Plus, their new Liverpool campus is right next door to Event Cinemas! Western Sydney University generously supports the production of our festival chat show Made in the West TV, which is recorded at their state-of-the-art TV studio at Parramatta South campus.
Media Hub Australia are joining Made in the West for the third time, supporting local filmmakers and contributing to the festival as an individual category award sponsor. Media Hub is Australia's leading broadcast channel play-out and online live-streaming service provider, managing over 260 digital and free-to-air television and radio broadcast and streaming services locally, nationally and internationally. If you're watching television in Australia, chances are it's coming to you from Media Hub Australia, located in Sydney's West!
An Australian owned company established in 1983, Sydney Prop Specialists (also known as 'Sydney Props') focus on providing Event Theming, Styling, Prop Hire and Photographic Studios. With the largest collection of props in Australia and an extensive collection of backdrops, furniture and staging equipment, Sydney Props can help you source everything you need for your next film set.
Creative + Business provides training, coaching, resources, events and words to help you find self-employed success in your creative field. No matter who you are, or where in your creative practice and profession, you'll find what you need – the right information from the right people, a bit of support, and the encouragement to inspire you to pursue your creative and business dreams.
A Western Sydney based commercial photographer that specialises in corporate / business lifestyle, headshots, artist portraits and product photography, Irierootsini is dedicated in producing images that sell and transcend any client’s expectations. Possessing creativity and fuelled with imagination, Irierootsini is always focused on creating works of art.
CThe Australian Production Design Guild was established in 2009 as a non-profit organisation that aims to represent designers and their associates in screen, live performance, events and digital production across Australia; to recognise and nurture excellence in design through awards, mentoring and accreditation; and to raise the profile of stage and screen design and facilitate a vibrant design community.
The Australian Guild of Screen Composers is a community of professional screen composers, dedicated to supporting both emerging and established Australian screen composers in film, television, gaming or related industries. They provide support, information, community and education for all Australian screen composers, and advocate at the highest levels of government for a sustainable and prosperous screen composition sector within the Australian screen industry sector.
Since 1984, ICE has worked with Western Sydney communities, artists and creative producers. In 2010, they established a digital arts facility in Parramatta offering digital media and professional development courses and production and training programs that have helped hundreds of Western Sydney creatives, delivering professional development pathways for emerging cultural entrepreneurs.
Fotogenic is a local lighting warehouse in Seven Hills with a huge range of video and photography equipment including Video Lighting, LED Lights , Full Studio Flash Packages, Speed Lights and a whole lot of camera accessories. They are major suppliers of universities, TAFE, colleges, TV programs, and 1000's of businesses all over the country. Get their equipment for your next project!
Made in the West is always looking for new sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the festival
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