Flickerfest International Short Film Festival

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Sydney, Australia
Start Month: January


Flickerfest began as a small local festival at the Balmain High School in 1991. Over the last 23 years it has grown to become Australia’s only Academy® accredited & BAFTA recognised competitive International Short Film Festival with entries coming from filmmakers across the globe.

Flickerfest is considered in international circles as the leading Australian competitive short film festival and increasingly filmmakers view it as one of the main festivals on the world circuit. To maintain this high standard each year the festival director visits festivals around the world seeking new films most of which have not been seen in Australia.

Submission Requirements:

35mm for competition. Betacam only accepted for documentaries. Maximum running time 30 minutes. Films must be in English or subtitled in English

Submission Deadline: September


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Awards / Prizes:

Best Film & Best Animation, both Academy Award accredited prizes

Contact: Bronwyn Kidd (info@flickerfest.com.au)

Website: http://www.flickerfest.com.au/

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