8th April 2022

This April Flickerfest crosses the country including stops at the Kino Palace Cinemas Melbourne – Wed 13 Apr, The Palms Canowindra – Sat 16 Apr & the Empire Theatre Toowoomba – Fri 22 Apr, sharing the best of short films from Australia & the world.



Flickerfest is thrilled to showcase an exciting programme of 12 inspiring and award-winning films in our handpicked Best Of Melbourne Shorts Programme when the Flickerfest Tour lands at the Kino Palace Cinema on Wednesday 13th April. Selected for competition at Flickerfest Bondi, our Best Of Melbourne shorts features an amazing bunch of talented Melbourne creatives and their stories, giving Flickerfest Melbourne audiences the first look at the hottest shorts films made and produced in their hometown.

Featuring Object Of Life, clever award winning animated tale of not being weighed down by materialism, Hellbender, a suburban comedy about an unremarkable man on his quest for significance, Sandra, a women whose voyeuristic addiction to online shopping is brought to light by a nervous gamer and The Quirky Best Friend, a delightfully classic rom com that takes an unexpected turn when the leading ladies best friend is called out for hiding behind her sidekick role, the Flickerfest Best Of Melbourne Shorts will take you on a not to be missed journey through some incredibly creative and inspiring cinema gems grown in your own Melbourne backyard, from a super charged team of super talented directors.

For $25 a ticket, you’ll get to watch all the hand-picked shorts and festival award-winners in one evening. Plus, as part of your ticket, you’ll get either a Gage Roads beer, Rosnay organic wine or PS Organic drink on arrival, not to mention the chance to hear from the filmmakers before the screening.



Are you an emerging filmmaker looking to break into the short film industry? SAE Creative Media Institute are partnering with Flickerfest to host a series of masterclasses across their campuses in Australia: Brisbane, Byron, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to share tips on festivals, marketing, storytelling, forging success in the film industry and more.

In Melbourne on Tuesday 12th April, 5-7 pm, Flickerfest director Bronwyn Kidd will be in conversation with Charlotte George, the director and producer of short film Assets which screened in competition at Flickerfest 2022.  

Charlotte was the online director for EastEnders: E20 (BBC3), before going on to direct Electronic Press Kits for many high-profile UK drama series. She was Second Unit director on ‘Giri’/’Haji’ (Netflix/BBC) and recently filmed an episode of the new Netflix/Werner Productions YA show ‘Surviving Summer’ along the Great Ocean Road. 

As a writer, Charlotte has a feature film in development, ‘Bird’, supported by Screen Ireland, as well as a TV comedy, ‘Invisible’, with Kat Stewart, and other original projects and has also written for hit comedy/history podcast ‘The Dollop’.

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