Flickerfest 2024 Entries Close 9th October | Touring To Burnett Heads & Canowindra

5th October 2023

Dear Flickerfest friends far and wide…
We have already received a record number of entries for FLiCKERFEST 2024. Do you have a film you want us to see? Be quick! You only have 5 days to go on our late deadline. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the leading Australian Short Film Festival next January. Join filmmakers from around the world for an unforgettable experience. 

Flickerfest is rewarding bold, inspiring, creative and unique short films from Australia and across the world. The festival presents a huge range of cash and industry-supported prizes to our competing filmmakers for all competition programmes – including 4 Academy® Qualifying Awards, across our Australian, International and Documentary Competitions. The next winner could be you!

Celebrate the 33rd edition of Flickerfest with us by watching Australian and World Premiere Short Films and meeting filmmakers at Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, from 19-28 January 2024. 

Everyone is welcome to submit their films! Films institutions, films schools, cultural organisations and distributors, please feel free to email us for your discount code for multiple entries and any further entry questions you may have.

Late deadline: Monday 9th October.

You still have more time to enter our FlickerUp competition for filmmakers 18 & under, which closes on Tuesday 7th November.

Live a unique experience and celebrate your films at: #FLiCKERFEST2024

On the Road To Burnett Heads on the 7th October & to Canowindra on the 15th October


After sharing the short film love at over 47 venues across Australia between now and February, the Flickerfest short film caravan is reaching his final destinations this October. Thank you to all of our tour partners and our much loved audiences who have celebrated Flickerfest in their town this year.  

Catch our final tour destinations this October. 

Don’t miss the last dates of the Best of Australian Shorts.
​Catch our best of Australian Shorts Program at Burnett Heads QLD, bought to you by the Burnett Heads Progress Association at Jack Norgate Oval on n Saturday 7th October.

Then in Canowindra the short film fun continues with our long term Flickerfest sponsor the incredible and award winning Rosnay Wines. Join them for outstanding films, delicious food and award winning organic wine at Rosnay Vineyard Cellar Door – Sunday 15th October 2023.

Dive into the delightful and mysterious adventure of Martha in Katele (Mudskipper) by John Harveywinner of Best Australian Short at Flickerfest 2023; follow the superhero Barb Barrett in the stunning comedy Wonder Down Underby Declan Arrighi; and see the hilarious journey of a nervous man being hit by a meteor in The Fritzby Conor Mercury.

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