Ashton Designs to present SWIFF 2020

Boutique furniture design company, Ashton Designs, has signed on to present the next three years of the Coffs Coast’s Screenwave International Film Festival as its Presenting Partner, starting by presenting the SWIFF 2020 from January 9th to 24th on the Coffs Coast.

“Now that the festival is well and truly rolling, we are delighted for SWIFF to take that next step in its journey with Ashton Designs, particularly as creative industries companies working together. This new partnership will mean bolder programming, more risk-taking, the development of new audiences, and a better festival for film lovers all across Australia,” explains SWIFF Co-Director Dave Horsley. 

Ashton Designs will become a symbiotic part of SWIFF, including in the festival’s new redesigned logo, and through all aspects of the festival.


Ashton Designs takes SWIFF to next level

The Sawtell-based Ashton Designs builds tailor-made furniture, combining artistry and craftsmanship to make custom pieces for people who enjoy creative design in their home.  

“To create a thriving arts scene in our community, it takes local businesses stepping up to the plate and supporting arts festival like SWIFF, boosting them into something the whole region can benefit from. We are really thrilled to join on and take SWIFF to new heights for our beautiful Coffs Coast,” said Ashton Designs owner Dean Bridgman. 

Ashton Designs will lead a 30-strong group of Festival Partners that will help to present the fifth edition of SWIFF this Summer. SWIFF, Coffs Coast heart of film, will screen 72 feature films, 25 short films, screen art performances, a live soundtrack event, industry networking meet-ups, along with premieres, gala events, and the Nextwave Youth Film Awards. 

With the full festival program available from Dec 7th, check it out at More info about Ashton Designs can be found at

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