It’s always a great feeling when someone you admire admires you in return!

The unique and amazing magazine Four & Sons from Australia — which features art, photography, books, films, products with a canine theme — ran a generous article describing the Dog Film Festival. Their journalist did a fine job of capturing the essence of what I hope to create for dog-lovers with the Festival — take them on a magic carpet ride of new ideas and emotions about dogs and their people.

In addition, by featuring the Festival Down Under, the magazine brought the Festival to the attention of an Australian-based event producer in Brisbane, who reached out to me about bringing the Festival to Oz!

We’re in the process of planning an Australian tour for the Festival — Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth — and I will have the great good fortune to experience the beauty of Australia and see for myself the passion that Aussies have for their dogs.

We’ll be welcoming Australian businesses as sponsors very soon. is the place  to contact me with ideas!

—Tracie Hotchner
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