Wagga Waggafest

Vote in the 365 Cups People's Choice Award

The 365 Cups People's Choice Award

This part of the competition is now open, people! 

The Waggafest entry that gets the most votes can win a $500 prize. People all over Australia and the world will get to watch a bit of Wagga on film, and of course the video that goes the most viral will win that fantastic prize.

To get voting, make sure you check out all of the entries here and then vote!

Waggafest 2015 Winners

Hume Bank 

Hume Bank Best Overall Film

The Wagga Wagga Sky by Sheraden Robins

Charles Sturt University 

Charles Sturt University Award

Don't waste Wagga by Thomas Parker

Mayfly Media 

Mayfly Media Best Young Filmmaker 

Blue by Jacob Hillis-Skerry

Thirsty Crow Logo 

Thirsty Crow Best Wagga Story

Wagga Unveiled by Jessica and Amy Martin


Waggawagga.tv Best Wagga Visual 

The Wagga Wagga Sky by Sheraden Robins

Wagga Wagga City Council logo 

Wagga Wagga City Council Best Original Score 

The Future is Bright, Bright Is The Future by The Kooringal Public School Year 5/6 Tech Team

You can also check out the winners from previous competitions while you're in the Waggafest frame of mind!

More about this year's Judges

Peter Cox 

Peter is a retired Drama Teacher, who has directed well over 100 school, community and professional productions. His writing and directing achievements include, Darren Coggan's "Moonshadows", Catherine Alcorn's "Divine Miss Bette" and "The Fabulous Chandeliers" who have all performed nationally. Peter's most recent project was creating the feature film "Backyard Ashes" in partnership with Mark Grentell. Peter and Mark, in 2014 also wrote and produced the highly successful children's show for the Australia Day Committee, "The Lizard of Oz.

Sonya Gee 

Sonya Gee is the ABC Open producer for the Riverina. She helps audience members tell their stories through photos, videos and text and publish them on the ABC. In addition to delivering storytelling workshops, Sonya has produced mini documentaries about life in our region that have been screened across the ABC. She's excited to return as a festival judge because she loves discovering new local filmmakers and following their work.

Lex Marinos

Actor, Director, Arts & Events Consultant. Lex is a former Wagga resident and sports nut with an extensive career in theatre, film and television, most recently in the Logie Award winning TV Drama "The Slap" and "Rake". Lex agreed to be a judge because he is a great supporter of young people's involvement with the arts and very fond of Wagga Wagga.

Competition Terms and Conditions

All the nitty gritty stuff about the Waggafest competition is located in the Waggafest Terms and Conditions.