Festival News – Day 2, Saturday 9 January

9th January 2016


Thanks to everyone who cam along to celebrate our Opening Night/Birthday Bash last night. It was a blast and we have no doubt there are a few sore heads this morning!What better way to recover than with some big laughs and big drama! Today we have you covered with our international comedy session Short Laughs followed by back to back home-grown talent in Best of Australian 1 and Best of Australian 2.Don’t miss the first sessions of our local screen storytellers in competition for the prestigious Academy® accredited Virgin Australia Award for Best Australian Short Film.Short Laughs. Today at 4:30pm
Best of Australian 1. Tonight at 6:30
Best of Australian 2. Tonight at 8:45


Opening Night pics

ImageDrop by our Facebook page to check out the gallery from last night’s Opening Night Party. Tag yourself and your buddies and if you took some snaps of your own hashtag them with#FLiCKERFEST2016 . We’d love to see them!



Coming up tomorrow

ImageFlickerKids – Awesome shorts for kids! Don’t miss this special programme of shorts from around the world especially for young people. Featuring kid friendly films from Norway, Chile, Germany, France, Ireland, The Netherlands and from here at home! Sunday at 2:00pm.



ImageMagic From The Oscars – What makes a short Oscar worthy? Find out in this session of Academy®  Award winning or nominated FLiCKERFEST shorts from the last few years. This is truly a showcase of short filmmaking at it’s finest and a popular one for local filmmakers. Sunday at 4:30pm



ImageBest of International 1 – The 1st of five programmes featuring international short films in competition for two Academy®  accredited awards – Best Short Drama & Best Short Animation.  All Australian premieres and two world premieres, this session is like a quick trek around the globe and definitely one to add to your must-see list. Sunday at 6:30pm



ImageBest of Australian 3 – Our third session showcasing our home-grown talent.  Featuring Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale And The Rose and Cherokee this session will give you faith that the Australian film industry is in safe hands with these talented local filmmakers in the mix. Sunday at 8:45pm





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