Cinephiles get excited – there’s an exclusive club based in Sydney that you can join!


Brendan Cowell, Shaun Gladwell and Nashen Moodley have just launched ‘The Film Crowd’, a place where enthusiastic film supporters gather at Sydney Film Festival talks over drinks.

Being part of the ‘Crowd’ is all about engaging with film, gaining a unique insider perspective, meeting film industry and like-minded people in a social environment, extending your networks and having an unforgettable Festival experience.

Joining The Film Crowd gives enthusiasts a chance to support and contribute to Sydney Film Festival’s continued success and passion for world-class cinema. It will unite film enthusiasts for a more dynamic Festival experience with special insider access to exclusive events and other perks, including: Invitations to the Directors picks (directly from Nashen Moodley); Invitations to the Filmmaker party; an official Festival Program in your letterbox; and a plethora of other Sydney Film Festival goodies and exclusives.

“I am very pleased that we are offering this new level of supporter a more involved Festival experience. THE FILM CROWD is an excellent way for lovers of cinema to connect with the festival in a more profound way,” said Festival Director Nashen Moodley.

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