2018 Awards

Flickerfest presents a huge range of cash & industry-supported prizes to our competing filmmakers for all competition programmes.
*Flickerfest is an Academy® Accredited and BAFTA Recognised Short Film Festival.
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INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

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Flickerfest Award
Best International Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
Prize: $2,500 AUD cash
THE WORLD IN YOUR WINDOW (New Zealand)
Writer/Director: Zoe McIntosh
Writer: Zoe McIntosh, Costa Botes
Producer: Hamish Mortland

Special Jury Prize – Best International Short Film 
TEMOINS (WITNESS) (France)
Writer/Director: David Koch
Producer: Lucie Mareau, Gaetan Rousseau, Pierre Cazenave

 

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Yoram Gross Award
Best International Short Animation (Academy® Accredited)
Prize: $1,500 AUD cash
SOG (Germany)
Writer: Jonatan Schwenk, Merlin Flügel
Director /Producer: Jonatan Schwenk

 

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SAE Qantm Award
Best Use of Digital Technology In A Short Film
Prize: $500 AUD cash
WAVE (Ireland)
Writer/Director: Benjamin Cleary
Director: TJ O’Grady Peyton
Producer: Rebecca Bourke

 

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Flickerfest Award
Best Short Documentary Film (Academy® Accredited)
Prize: $500 AUD cash
HELLO SALAAM (The Netherlands)
Writer/Director: Kim Brand
Producer: Renko Douze, Hasse van Nunen

Special Mention for Documentary
KAYAYO, THE LIVING SHOPPING BASKETS (Norway)
Writer/Director: Mari Bakke Riise
Producer: JØrgen Lorentzen

 

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EUROPEAN DELEGATION IN AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER
Best EU Short Film
Prize: $1000 AUD cash
WATU WOTE (ALL OF US) (Germany)
Writer: Julia Drache
Director: Katja Benrath
Producer: Tobias Rosen

 

AUSTRALIAN AWARDS

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Virgin Australia Entertainment Award
Best Australian Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
Prize: $2,500 AUD cash
ON HOLD
Director: Jake Nielsen (Composer)
Musical Director: Matthew Predny (Composer)
Writer: Jake Nielsen
Producer: Alicia Easaw-Mamutil, Grace Rein & Tom Montefiore

 

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Yoram Gross Award
Best Australian Short Animation
Prize: $500 AUD cash
AFTER ALL
Director/ Writer: Michael Cusack
Producer: Richard Chataway

 

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Canon Award
Best Direction in an Australian Short Film
Prize: Canon C100 DAF Camera valued over $7,800 AUD
SECOND BEST
Director: Alyssa McClelland
Writer: Alyssa McClelland, Simone Moessinger
Producer: Daisy Bray, Alyssa McClelland

 

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Media Super Award
Best Screenplay in an Australian Short Film
Prize: $500 AUD cash
AFTER ALL
Director/ Writer: Michael Cusack
Producer: Richard Chataway

 

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Avid Award
Best Editing in an Australian Short Film
Prize: Avid Media Composer Editing System valued at over $3,450 AUD
SOMERSAULT PIKE
Editor: Kate Lefoe
Writer/Director: Kate Lefoe
Producer: Honeylyn Lisson

 

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John Barry Award
Best Cinematography in an Australian Short Film
Prize: Tripod valued at over $1000 AUD
MELON GRAB
Cinematographer: Dane Howell
Writer/Director: Andrew Lee
Producer: Kiki Dillon and Ashlea Richie

 

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Flickerfest Award
Best Performance in an Australian Short Film
Prize: A year’s worth of cinema tickets from Palace Cinema
ACTRESS: MATILDA RIDGWAY
(Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow)

 

Samantha Rebillet award
Rebel8 Award
Outstanding Emerging Female Director 
In honour of Samantha Rebillet
Prize: $1000 AUD
WRITER/DIRECTOR: GRETA NASH
(The Locker Room)

 

FLiCKERUP AWARDS

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SAE Qantm FlickerUp Award
Best High School Short Film
Prize: $500 cash
PUPILS
Writer: Nick Ward and Toby Goodman
Director/Producer: Nick Ward

 

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Yoram Gross FlickerUp Award
Best High School Short Animation
Prize: $250 AUD cash
SCHOOL BUT WITH A GHOUL
Writer/Director/Producer: Rory Dalitz

 

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Avid FlickerUp Award
Best Editing in a High School Short Film
Prize: Avid Media Composer (Educational version) valued at $3,400
iRONY
Writer/Director/Producer: Radheya Jegathev

 

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Parker’s Organic Juices FlickerUp Award
Best Primary School Short Film
Prize: $250 AUD cash
CONNECTED
Writer/Director: Chloe French, Tasmin Thomas, Claire Williams
Producer: Table Cape Primary School