Motion Pictures is a new festival in Western Sydney that aims to support the development and presentation of ambitious screen-based work. With a focus on fostering emerging artists and filmmakers, Motion Pictures looks towards the future of cinema in a region undergoing significant transition.

Directed by Kate Blackmore and David Capra, Motion Pictures is a unique cinematic event that pays tribute to Australian film industry pioneer A.J. Beszant and his dedication to building culture and community cohesion through cinema in Sydney’s western suburbs.