The importance of soundtracks to film will be the focus of the BrekFest Film & Music Festival to be held on Sunday 4 August at the Valhalla Cinema Glebe, Sydney.

The festival is a one-day event that involves an industry discussion forum, short film and music video screenings and live soundtrack performances

The aim of the festival is to support and encourage emerging filmmakers and musicians, giving them much needed exposure and the opportunity to gain feedback. Filmmakers and musicians will be given the opportunity to make contact with both industry professionals and potential collaborators.

BrekFest is calling for short films and music videos. A panel of film and music industry members will award prizes. Entries are free and must be submitted by 19 July 2002.