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Tap into red shoes for Festival

Red shoes are the signature item

that will be featured in entries in

the upcoming Creative Creatures

Film Festival which returns to the

Avalon Bowling Club on April 8 after a

year’s hiatus.

In fact, festival organiser and founder

Katy Young has requested all audience

members wear red shoes, to get in

the spirit while viewing the impressive

schedule three-minute films.

Katy says judges for this year’s films

– which are in the running to win cash

from a combined $4000 prize pool as

well as the coveted ‘Willbe’ trophies –

are director/producer team Stephan

Elliott and Rebel Penfold Russell

(‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’), Lucy

Durack (who plays Glinda in the current

stage production of ‘The Wizard of

Oz’), Christian Byers (who played Stevie

Wright in the recent TV mini-series

‘Friday on My Mind’), local actor Peter

Phelps and casting manager Allison

Meadows.

“The gates open at 1pm and there

will be fabulous local talent supplying

food and tunes including Mexican

from Azteca Taqueria and brilliant

burgers from Cafe Rukus,” said Katy.

“Local bands Backbeat, Liquid Time

and Nativosoul will play up until

the films commence at 5pm,

projected onto the huge outdoor

LED screen.”

This year’s festival opening

are courtesy of designer The

Kingdom of Ludd and DOP

Steven Murray, unearthing

an array of local talent and

set to the Angus and Julia

Stone tune ‘Yellow Brick

Road’.

Katy said prize money

was made up from ticket

sales, with 10% of proceeds

donated to Lifeline

Northern Beaches; the

festival Gold Sponsor is St

George Bank.

Tickets for this 1pm-8pm

event are available online

now ($10) at creativecreaturesfilmfestival.com.au

or

$15 at the door. Free entry for

children under 5. – Nigel Wall

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