We aim to be Central Queensland's premiere film arts organisation through administering a yearly film festival including associated activities, inspiration and mentorship in film education and support networks to provide an avenue for participation by Central Queensland students, artists and community members.
Capricorn Film Festival has four areas within our yearly program including education through workshops, mentorship through networking activities and our film festival events.
CAPS FILMMAKER WORKSHOPS
A short film course offered to regional towns and Schools within CQ leading up to the film festival.
CAPS FILMMAKER NETWORKS
Bi-monthly networking events based throughout CQ major regional towns film artists to meet and support one another.
CAPRICORN FILM FESTIVAL
CQ's premiere film destination exhibition celebrating the best of world and CQ filmmakers over a three day event.
CAPS SHORT FILM TOUR
Traveling across CQ, we bring the best of the that years short film submissions to those selected regions.
FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT TEAM
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Luke Graham is an international award-winning filmmaker based regionally in Queensland those goal is to produce content in Central Queensland for the world market, which inspires audiences and societal change.
He started his career producing films such as Bella, Spoonman and Last Roll of the Dice where his shorts played at over one hundred international festivals and included awards from; Tropfest, Flickerfest, Paris International Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival. He has also created music videos for some of Australia's leading artists including; Stan Walker, Justice Crew and Guy Sebastian, Illy, Alpine, Hugh Sheridan, Rogue Traders and Shannon Noll. Luke produced his first micro budget independent feature film in 2010 called Braille. It was sold internationally to Japan, USA and South Africa.
In 2016 Luke created the multi award winning feature film, Broke an international festival gem and one of Australia's theatrical success stories of the year. Broke went onto be one of most profitable rugby league stories made in Australia. It was also distributed in New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, Germany & South Africa.
2021 sees the production of Luke's first feature documentary currently titled, Sharko. It tells the story of New Zealand’s greatest rugby league player and the destruction behind his success. The feature length project has Australian and New Zealand distribution through Rialto and Bonsai Films and mental health Partner Movember, for its community impact strategy.
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