We are delighted to announce that Town of Cottesloe has approved our application to host the Cottesloe Film Festival for another three years! We are also happy to confirm that $2 from every adult ticket will once again be donated to Cottesloe Coastcare Association.

The Cottesloe Film Festival was launched in 2017 with the aim of bringing world-class cinema to the Town of Cottesloe. The inaugural program included:

  • Tanna (Australian) – Oscar nomination, Best Foreign Language Film 2017
  • Embrace of the Serpent (Columbian) – Oscar nomination, Best Foreign Language Film 2016
  • Paper Planes (Australian)
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (NZ)
  • Film & Television Institute’s Indigenous Community Stories short documentaries

In 2018, Cottesloe Films is collaborating with Buzz Productions to host the Festival.

Festival Director Miranda Edmonds owns Cottesloe Films with her brother Khrob Edmonds. Their award winning short films have competed at numerous Oscar- qualifying festivals, and screened on airlines and television networks around the world including SBS Television, Qantas and United Airlines. As a local resident, Miranda has always wished an outdoor cinema experience existed in Cottesloe. For more information, visit

Estelle Buzzard is a publicist, producer and the founding director of Buzz Productions and Buzz Corporate Communications. Estelle has more than
 20 years experience in the entertainment industry, specialising in event management, marketing and promotions. She has represented award winning actors and directors; consulted to numerous film production companies, international sales agents and distributors; and hosted countless film events. For more information, visit

We are also pleased to announce that Richard Evans has joined the Festival team. Richard has been working in arts, music and film industries for more than 20 years, hosting various events, concerts and festivals. The former entertainment lawyer turned producer has a number of feature film, TV series and Broadway theatre projects in development.