Steve Bastoni founded the festival in 2011. With a string of film and television credits including the Golden Globe nominated On The Beach, Steve became a household name as Angel in the long running TV series Police Resuce. Steve has also starred in Blue Murder, The Water Diviner, Hawaii 5-0 and Underbelly. Steve has written, directed and produced numerous short films and videos.
Meg Pascoe has produced and run many events, with a keen interest in Film and has worked on Tropfest, Australian Fashion Week and Melbourne’s Grand Prix. Meg has produced several award-winning short films.
The Peninsula Film Festival Advisory Board
Esteemed Australian Director, Festival Patron and Golden Globe winning director, Fred Schepisi is best known for Six Degrees of Separation, Roxanne, Plenty, Last Orders, Empire Falls and more recently The Eye of the Storm and Words and Pictures. Fred is the Festival patron and provides invaluable industry advice. Fred Schepisi was awarded the Order of Australia for his service to the Australian ﬁlm industry as a director, producer and screenwriter.
Steve and Meg are supported by a team of event professionals, led by Event Specialist Michael Wittingslow (former chief advisor to Melbourne’s Moomba Festival). Michael holds a wealth of experience in managing large scale events.
Yvonne is an experienced human resources professional with a background in the delivery of leadership programs designed to achieve cultural transformation for client organisations.