Don’t Miss Out On The Final Weekend Of Flickerfest Bondi

27th January 2024

Get A Ready For Our Final Weekend!


Today is the last day to catch incredible showcases from at home and around the world, as we share our final weekend of screenings in Bondi before heading off on our national tour! 

At 1.30pm, don’t miss out on FlickerKids Shorts, a delightfully entertaining family programme that will appeal to the kid in everyone. Go on an extraordinary journey through the cosmos in Seed Squad from Australian filmmaker Justin Archer, watch the lovely French animation On the 8th Day, charming stop-motion The Dog Ate My Homework, and beautiful short Raising Thunder, as a young girl discovers a magical cloud that may hold the key to mending her father’s broken heart.’

At 4pm, Celebrate the amazing talent of young filmmakers 18 and under at our FlickerUp Youth Shorts competition! Follow the journey of a boy who struggles to connect in our digital world in (Dis)Connected, don’t miss out on the clever The Youth Have A Voice from Taylor Jia Yun Chilwell and Liz Zhi, and the delightful animation Hot Chip. ‘The only thing Gab loves more than a hot chip is a whole basket full of crispy, steamy, salty hot chips. But Gab is not the only one…’

At 6.30pm, be the first to watch shorts from brilliant European filmmakers at our Best Of EU Shorts Showcase presented by the European Union Delegation to Australia. Dive into the captivating award-winning animation A Kind Of Testament from French filmmaker Stephen Vuillemin, follow the journey of a large painting of a woman who falls victim to a harsh and masculine outside world in A Day In The Life Of A Female Frame from the Netherlands and don’t miss out on the fabulous Irish short Clodagh.

At 9pm, join us for a fun after-dark screening session at our beautiful outdoor cinema. The 2nd programme of Short Laughs Comedy will take you on a laugh out loud journey. Check out the hilarious Favourites where a fathers choices have unexpected consequences. From France, escape your everyday life with the stunning Spoon. And from the UK, meet the delightful Linda whose colourful life surprises everyone around her. 

And don’t forget if the weather’s rainy at 9pm our outdoor session moves indoors to the comfort of our indoor theatre 

Don’t miss your last chance to catch Flickerfest Bondi on the big screen. Grab your tickets below!


We cant wait to celebrate our 33rd successful festival at our Flickerfest closing night awards ceremony, screening & after party this Sunday night. Our closing night is sold out and we look forward to welcoming film lovers, filmmakers, partners, juries and panelists to the final night of Bondi Flickerfest 2024. 

Were getting ready to applaud all of our 2024 filmmakers at our awards ceremony and share a selection of award-winning films.

Our Jury members have worked hard this week to make some very difficult decisions. Over 15 awards will be given to filmmakers and crew across all areas of the filmmaking craft that recognise creative excellence. 

In the Australian Award Category:
– Panasonic Lumix Award for Best Australian Short Film- Academy® Qualifying
– Spectrum Films Award for Best Direction 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
– John Barry Australia Award For Best Cinematography In An Australian Short Film
– Yoram Gross Award For Best Australian Animated Short Film
– Rebel8 Award For Outstanding Emerging Female Director In An Australian Short Film – In honour of Samantha Rebillet
– AFTRS Award For Best Screenplay In An Australian Short Film
– Specsavers Award For Best Australian Comedy Short

In the International Awards Category:
– Flickerfest Award For Best International Short Film- Academy® Qualifying
– Flickerfest Special Jury Award For International Short Film
– Yoram Gross Award For Best International Animated Short Film-Academy® Qualifying
– EU in Australia Award For Best EU Short Film

In the Documentary Award Category:
– Flickerfest Award For Best Documentary Short Film- Academy® Qualifying
– Flickerfest Special Jury Award For Documentary

In the Rainbow Awards Category:
– Azure Productions Award For Best Rainbow Short Film
– EU In Australia Award For Best EU Rainbow Short Film

After the screening, we will toast the filmmakers at our official Closing Night Party beachside, in celebration of all the filmmakers, our attending audiences, generous partners and Flickerfest’s 33rd year.

Flickerfest hits the road across Australia from Mid February to 40+ venues.
Check out Flickerfest soon at a town near you. 

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