In news that’s not going to get anyone ‘mad’ (heh heh), Tropfest has revealed it has recruited a home-grown Aussie legend to serve on the judging panel this Sunday.

Fans of Australian cinema rejoice:Mad Maxstar and bona fide living legend Mel Gibson has been announced as a judge for this Sunday’s Tropfest short film festival.

The addition of one of our best known artistic exports to the judging panel represents the significant pulling power of the event, and is testament to just how unbowed and unbroken Tropfest is. The festival got knocked down, but it got up again, and is marching onwards with a host of celebrities in tow. After all, Gibson isn’t the only high-profile judge:The Dressmaker director Jocelyn Moorhouse andThe Mentalist star Simon Baker are also sitting on the panel.

All lovers of cinema should pledge their allegiance to celluloid and head along to Tropfest: it’s sure to be a night to remember.

Tropfest hits Centennial Park this Sunday February 14. More information is available on the Facebook pagehere.

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