Festival Award Winner & Tour News

26th February 2016

Canon win brings smiles all round!

Director Brooke Goldfinch, winner of the Canon Award For Best Direction in an Australian Short Film, at FLiCKERFEST 2016 for her short Red Rover was thrilled this week to receive her Canon EOS C100 camera prize from Paul Stewart, Manager Of Canon Professional Motion Imaging at Sun Studios and Festival Director, Bronwyn Kidd.

We wish Brooke all the best for her career and can’t wait to see more of her great short film work. A big thank you to Canon, a generous long-term partner of FLiCKERFEST, for their continued support of the festival and the Australian film industry. More from Canon


FLiCKERFEST National Tour

We’ve just had a huge weekend with the FLiCKERFEST tour, taking in 7 locations in NSW, VIC and QLD. Huge audiences and a sold out session in Melbourne were all delighted with our Best of Australian Shorts programme and we’ve been thrilled to add some locally made films to several of our stops. Thanks to all the venues and locations we’ve visited so far on the tour including Melbourne, Gold Coast and Newcastle last week.

Check out our latest tour gallery on Facebook.

Screenings Coming up in March:

Perth, WA – Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th March, Camelot Outdoor Cinema
Townsville, QLD – Friday 4th – Sat 5th March, School of Arts Theatre
Ayr, QLD – Friday 4th – Sat 5th March, Burdekin Theatre
Mackay, QLD –  Friday 4th March, Central QLD Conservatorium of Music
Dungog, NSW – Sat 5th March, James Theatre
Barraba, NSW – Sat 5th March, Playhouse Hotel

See full festival tour dates


Upcoming Tour Highlights

ImageMackay – We are very pleased to include filmmaker (and Flickerfest Trailer Director!) Kacie Anning’s short film First & Second in our Mackay session, as Kacie hails from Mackay originally and her supporters will be out in force we’re sure!

Mackay screening details and tickets


ImagePerth – There will be plenty to celebrate when 5 WA-made films screen across the 4 nights at Camelot, starting with Karroyul on Opening Night (Thurs, 3rd March) and including Pale Blue Eyes, ONO, Harvey’s Dream and Setting them Straight.

Join us and the filmmakers to celebrate our 21st Tour to Perth and some fine Australian filmmaking from local talent and beyond!

Perth screening details and tickets


ImageIf you live in NSW and missed the festival in Sydney, you can catch a mini version at Dungog in the Hunter Valley on Saturday 5th March, when 4 programmes will screen from 11.00am at the historic James Theatre.

Take the train from Sydney and enjoy a lovely weekend in the country with fine films, a screen dinner and some fresh air!

Dungog screening details and tickets

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