The Revelation Perth International Film Festival continue their partnership with the City of Vincent for the 2019  City of Vincent Film Project. The initiative provides filmmakers funding and support for the production of three short documentaries. Totalling $15,000 annually, .each documentary receives $5,000 to showcase stories in and about the City Of Vincent. The 2018 City of Vincent Films premiered at GET YOUR SHORTS ON during Revelation film festival at Luna Leederville. 

2018 Recipients 

The Beeman

Directed by Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe, it went on to screen at CinefestOz and producer Cody Greenwood was awarded a spot in the SPA’s Ones To Watch program.

“We’ve received such great feedback about The Beeman, the COV film fund it is a great initiative.” - Cody Greenwood, producer, The Beeman (2018)

Quality Time

Directed by Matt Sav, it has received a Vimeo Staff pick and is now coming up to  47,000 views.

QUALITY TIME from Matt Sav on Vimeo

2019 Recipients

Revelation Film Festival and City of Vincent, now in their second year of partnership have announced the 2019 recipients: 

The Throwback

If video killed the radio star, then surely Netflix has killed the DVD store. So how can one tenacious woman keep her doors open long enough to be the last DVD store in the city? Produced by Jenny Crabb (Parkerville Amphitheatre: Sets, Bugs and Rock n Roll) and Directed by Louise Bertoncini (Chatterbox with Pete Gleeson - on finding the story).

One Girl's Fire

AFL is our national sport, it has brought communities together for over 100 years. Today, Women’s AFL is growing at a rapid rate and it’s not going to stop anytime soon. One teenage girl is right in the centre of that growth and she has her eyes on the prize. This film will follow Jasmin Stewart as she chases her dream of making it into the Women’s AFL to play at the top level. Produced by Gabby Ho and directed by Jake Blackburn (The Man & His Island).

Persia's Pantry

Persia’s Pantry follows the incredible life journey of Arad Niksefat, a man forced to flee from his own country, only to face a much harsher and demoralising life as an asylum seeker in Australia. Produced by Daniel Njegich (Men of the Shipyard) and directed by Daniel Pitcher (Broken Wings).

The 2019 City of Vincent Film fund teams recently attended a meet and greet get-together. This event celebrated their achievement and served as an introduction between the finalists and The City of Vincent and Revelation Film Festival representatives  The films are now moving into production phase after a successful pre-production workshop that covered documentary legalities, research, planning and story structure.

Executive producer Ashleigh Nicolau works directly with each film throughout the production “I am honoured to be involved in this initiative and to continue doing what I love, inspiring  and encouraging  filmmakers to tell engaging stories. This years teams are talented and driven, you could see their passion throughout pre-production. I cannot wait to see what they produce.”

The finished films will premiere on Thursday 11th July at the Perth Revelation International Film Festival event 'Get Your Shorts On'. 

More Information

Contact Ashleigh on 0404 616 354 or email

Previous Film Project Entries 

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