I had the pleasure of opening the 2009 Travelling Film Festival when it came back to Newcastle today.
The Sydney Travelling Film Festival returned to Newcastle tonight at the Greater Union Cinemas in King St. The Festival travels around the country offering local audiences a great selection of world cinema and Australian films.
A particular highlight was the AFI-winning animation Dog with Electric Collar, that was the first film screened.
The program included great films over the entire weekend and one of the organisers told me that the opening night surpassed all previous years.
Thanks to Dan Cox, from 2NC, who was the Master of Ceremonies for the opening and to Sarah Lancaster, the manager of the Travelling Film Festival.
Well done everyone involved!