Call for Entries 2019
FLiCKERFEST 28th International Short Film Festival
11-20 January 2019, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Flickerfest is an Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival.
FLiCKERFEST, Australia’s premier international short film festival, will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach in January 2019. The Festival in 2019 will celebrate 28 years of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world in competitions and special showcases. Following the Festival in Sydney, a selection of films will go on tour to 50+ capital cities and regional centres around Australia.
FLiCKERFEST 2019 Call for Entries NOW OPEN!
We can’t wait to announce our programme in December 2018 for our Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival.
2019 is promising to be a bumper programme with FLiCKERFEST celebrating our 28th year of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world, across 10 days & nights of our competition and special showcase programmes once again on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach.
Join us on the red carpet in Bondi this January!
To submit your film you must fulfill the Eligibility criteria, & abide by the Terms & Conditions.
The 2019 Festival will include the following competitions:
International: Open to films from anywhere in the world (outside of Australia) under 35mins
Australian: Open to films made in Australia or by Australian residents under 35mins
Documentary: Open to Australian & International short documentaries under 35mins
FlickerUp: Australian Youth & Schools Competition – open to films from students enrolled in primary or secondary schools in Australia, or individuals under 18. (This competition is divided into 2 sections: one for primary age & one for secondary age youth/students) films under 35mins.
Award for Best Short Film – (Academy® Accredited)
Special Jury Award
Yoram Gross Award for Best Short Animation – (Academy® Accredited)
Award for Best Short Documentary (Academy® Accredited)
SAE Award for Best Use of Digital Technology in a Short Film
Award for Best Australian Short Film (Academy® accredited)
Award for Best Direction in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Script In an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Cinematography in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Editing in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Achievement in Sound in an Australian Short
SAE Award for Best Australian High School/Youth Short Film
Yoram Gross Award for Best Australian High School/Youth Animation
Award for Best Australian Primary School/Youth Short Film
Industry and cash prizes will be awarded in the above categories of over $40,000 AUD in value.
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