Australia’s only Academy®Award accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival, and Australia's largest short film competition, screens for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach, with a selection of films heading off after the festival around Australia on a 40 venue national tour.
Competitions: * International * Australian * Documentary * GreenFlicks (environmental films from across the world) * Flickerup (Australian high school & primary school competition)
Out of competition programmes include: * Flickerkids (films for children) * Comedy showcase
An international jury awards the following prestigious awards and prizes: * The Flickerfest Award for Best Short Film (Academy®Accredited) * Yoram Gross Award For Best Animation Short Film (Academy®Accredited)
We also select a number of short films for special showcases outside of competition. After the main Sydney festival we tour a number of short film programmes across Australia. Flickerfest seeks exciting and creative shorts that celebrate independent story telling from the worlds most inspiring new film makers. All films screened at Flickerfest compete for a number of prestigious prizes.