Our Sponsors and Partners are vital to the success of our one-of-a-kind, multi-dimensional, multi-day event. Winda provides a rare opportunity for cross-sector communications and engagement. You will be able to connect with Indigenous leaders, frontline service providers, creative and enthusiastic individuals in the Film and Arts Industry and Community.

Major Sponsors

UTS - Jumbunna

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research
Jumbunna Research – Strengthening Indigenous Communities aims to produce the highest quality research on Indigenous legal and policy issues and to develop highly skilled Indigenous researchers.

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NSW Department of Industry

through the Office of Responsible Gambling The Activate Sydney@Night Grants Program encourages vibrant night time economy in Sydney. This funding program aims to boost cultural and creative night time industries and contribute to Sydney as an exciting global city.

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NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Through Create NSW
Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.

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Events Cinema at George Street has been a venue partner with us for three years.

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UTS- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

FASS – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences specialises in communication, education and international studies with a strong practice-based orientation and a focus on technology, creativity and internationalism.
NOTE: Sponsoring Opening Night

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The TATU (Talking About Tobacco Use) program is part of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program. They run workshops with school students, youth groups, partnering with organisations and workplaces to co-develop smoke-free environments and events. NOTE: Sponsoring VR and Youth Workshop

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AFTRS' purpose is to find and empower Australian talent to shape and share their stories with the world by delivering industry-relevant and future-focused education, research and training.
NOTE: Sponsoring Youth Animation Workshop

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Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative was established in 1987 and continues to survive over thirty years later. Boomalli strives to improve access for Aboriginal Artists from both regional and metropolitan NSW. NOTE: Venue for Welcome for International and National

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33 Creative

As one of the only Aboriginal companies in the large-scale event space, we have honed an approach that is proactive and results-focused. We believe in the power of positive messages, constructive communication and ethical intentions.

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ICTV, Indigenous Community Television, is a not-for-profit Indigenous organisation, whose mission is to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians through the provision of meaningful, targeted and accessible media platforms NOTE: Sponsoring Bush Shorts

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Festival Supporters

imagineNATIVE Film Festival

Celebrating it’s 20th year, ImagineNATIVE is the largest Indigenous Film Festival held in October each year.

Clems Chicken

A part of the Sydney institution of takeaways that has supported the Indigenous community for over 50 years.

Maoriland Film festival

Held in Sunny Otaki in New Zealand, Winda has a proud association through the creation of NativeSLAM the 72 hour challenge for Indigenous filmmakers, created by Producers Libby Hakaraia and Pauline Clague

Rotorua Indigenous Film Festival

The new festival on the circuit.

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