Call for Entries 2024
FLiCKERFEST 33rd International Short Film Festival
Friday 19 – Sunday 28, January 2024
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Flickerfest is an Academy® Award Qualifying and BAFTA Qualifying festival.
FLiCKERFEST, Australia’s premier international short film festival, will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach in January 2024. The Festival in 2024 will celebrate 33 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 2024 Entries
FLiCKERFEST 2024 Official entries for our International, Australian & Documentary competitions are now closed, except for invited entries.
To submit your film you must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria & abide by the Terms & Conditions on the How To Enter page.
International, Australian & Documentary competitions – How To Enter page here
Regular Entries deadline: Monday 11th September 2023
Late Entries deadline: Monday 9th October 2023
FlickerUp Youth competition – How To Enter page here
FlickerUp extended deadline: Wednesday 22nd November 2023
Please email: [email protected] with any enquiries.
We can’t wait to announce our Flickerfest 2024 programme in December 2023 for our Academy Awards® Qualifying and BAFTA Qualifying festival.
2024 is promising to be a bumper programme with FLiCKERFEST celebrating our 33rd 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!
The 2024 Festival will include the following competitions:
Click the Competition to Enter for Eligibility, Online Entry, T&C’s.
International: Open to films from anywhere in the world (outside of Australia); under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
Australian: Open to films made in Australia or by Australian residents; under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
Documentary: Open to Australian & International short documentaries; under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
FlickerUp: Australian National Youth Competition – open to films from students enrolled in secondary schools in Australia, & individuals 18 and under. Films to be under 35mins, completed inthe last 2 years. …more>
Flickerfest Award for Best Short Film (Academy Awards® Qualifying)
Flickerfest Special Jury Award
Yoram Gross Award for Best Short Animation (Academy Awards® Qualifying)
Flickerfest Award for Best Short Documentary (Academy Awards® Qualifying)
EU In Australia Award for Best EU Short Film
Azure Productions Award for Best Rainbow LGBTQi Short Film
Panasonic Lumix Award for Best Australian Short Film (Academy Awards® Qualifying)
Yoram Gross Award for Best Australian Animation
Spectrum Films Award for Best Direction in an Australian Short Film
John Barry Award for Best Cinematography in an Australian Short Film
Avid Award for Best Editing in an Australian Short Film
Avid Award For Best Original Music In An Australian Short Film
Rebel8 Award for Outstanding Emerging Female Director
Flickerfest Award for Best Australian Youth Short Film
Yoram Gross Award for Best Australian Youth Animation
Avid Award for Best Editing in an Australian Youth Short Film
Industry and cash prizes will be awarded in the above categories of approx $30,000 AUD in value.
(please email [email protected] with any enquiries)