Celebrating its landmark 25th year, Flickerfest, Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival, and the country’s largest short film competition, is now accepting entries from Australia and around the world for our 2016 Festival. Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2016, with selected highlights touring Australia on a 50-venue national tour after the festival. Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from around the world, judged by a panel of leading industry experts.
GreenFlicks – Films with an environmental focus or theme from across the world
FlickerUp – National high school and primary school competition.
In 2015 our out of competition showcase programmes will include Flickerkids – short films for children and families, Love Bites – short films about relationships, a Best Of Flickerfest 25th year anniversary programme and a global comedy short film showcase.
All competitions are open to any short film under 35 minutes, completed within 2 years of the entry closing dates.
An international jury will award the following prestigious awards and prizes:
Award for Best Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
Award For Best Short Animation Film (Academy® Accredited)
Award For Best Australian Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
Award For Best Short Documentary (Academy® Accredited)
Plus a host of other Awards and Industry prizes valued at over AUD$40,000, celebrating excellence across the film making craft.
All films must be in English or have English subtitles. Due to the competitive nature of the Festival Flickerfest prefers NSW premieres and films that have not been broadcast or made available for download in Australia.
International and Australian and Documentary competition entries must be received by 5pm, Wednesday 30th September 2015
Call for Entries Now Open On-line at http://flickerfest.com.au/entries
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