Film Festival Director. Mental health advocate. AMP Tomorrow Maker. Lifelong movie tragic.
Dave Horsley is passionate about cinema’s power to connect people.
Based in Coffs Harbour, Dave has developed a thriving film scene by founding the Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF), elevated regional youth film across Northern NSW with REC Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival, dabbled in public projection art with SWIFF Light Box, connected local industry by starting the Coffs Coast Creative Industries Network, and is now on a new journey activating film scenes in regional communities across Australia through his new venture Film Outreach Australia.
Together with his team at Screenwave, Dave Horsley has stuck his hand up to be part of the evolving face of Regional Australian arts.