FLiCKERFEST 2021 ICONIC THEME REVEALED

1st December 2020

FLiCKERFEST 2021 ENTRIES OFFICIALLY CLOSED – STAY TUNED FOR PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENTS!

In what has been a massive year across the globe we have been blown away by both the quantity and quality of entries that have flooded in from near and far for Flickerfest 2021!!   We have had over 2,700 entries and our programming team have the popcorn at hand getting together an incredible programme of hot shorts that will grace the big screen at Bondi this January.

In 2021 Flickerfest will hand pick 200 of the very best, most innovative, provocative and hugely entertaining shorts for the big screen experience, all guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and gasp with delight! Supported by Waverley Council, Flickerfest will then kick off the summer cinema season in a Covid safe enchanting pop up festival garden under the stars and under The Famous Spiegeltent, park side at Bondi Beach from the 22nd through to the 31st January 2021 before touring over 45 venues across Australian between February and October.

Our thanks goes out to all of the filmmakers who’ve submitted this year, our fantastic selection committee members who’ve been glued to their screens the last couple of months and our incredible programming team who are now hard at work  putting together a wonderful program for us all.

Stay Tuned To Our Social Media Channels and the Flickerfest Website for Program Announcements coming mid-December!

FLiCKERFEST 2021 TRAILER REVEALED!

Flickerfest 2021 Trailer shoot picYes, our ears are alive with the sound of music, and short film as our Flickerfest 2021 Festival & Tour trailers wrap celebrating yet another ode to an iconic film, our very own  tribute to Baz Luhrman’s iconic classic ‘Moulin Rouge’. We can’t wait to share our modern day loved-up Satine & Christian in a perfect nod to our glam new 2021 venue The Famous Spiegeltent!

Written & directed by Flickerfest alumni Rebekah Jackson, & produced by Elaine Beckett of Trackdown and Angus Young of Brew Casa, our Moulin Rouge tribute features the wonderful talents of Tysan Towney, Ariane Sallis & Stephen Hunter and was made possible by some incredible supporters including Trackdown StudiosSpectrum FilmsThe Solid StateBrewcasa CreativePanavision, & Chicken & Chips Casting with photography by Alina Gozina.

Launching soon so watch this space!

FLiCKERFEST 2020 TOUR – THAT’S A WRAP!

After a hectic year on the road with a few delays, and a lot of rescheduling along the way, the Flickerfest 2020 tour has reached the finish line on its journey around Australia taking stacks of hot shorts from the Bondi competition programmes to towns small and large along the way!

We capped off the 2020 Tour last week at HOTA on the Gold Coast with a second screening due to popular demand after the initial screening in October sold out!  Over the last month we have taken our much loved shorts to Alice SpringsKatherineCairns and Kalgoorlie and stopped off in our capital city of Canberra with the ASEAN Shorts programme.

Thanks everyone for coming out to support and share Flickerfest across the country and to all of our tour partners who adapted to the challenging times to share Flickerfest in their town

We look forward to journeying around Australian once again in 2021, celebrating 30 years and  taking the very best in short film on tour to a town near you!  Stay tuned!

A WARM FLiCKERFEST WELCOME TO OUR NEW PARTNERS FOR 2021!

Joining an incredible Flickerfest partnership family who through their generosity make Flickerfest possible each year Flickerfest would like to warmly welcome some fabulous new partners who will be joining us in 2021 for our 30th birthday celebrations.

Mini Garage Sydney will be joining us as our Exclusive Motor Vehicle Partner for Flickerfest 2021, keep an eye out for their presence in our fabulous Festival Garden precinct!

Panasonic will be joining the fold as the sponsors of our Panasonic Lumix Award for Best Australian Short film, with the winning filmmaker taking home an incredible DC-S1RMKIT-S Series Camera Kit and Lens!

The fab team at Spectrum Films have come on board this year and will be sponsoring the Spectrum Films Award for Best Direction in an Australian Short film with an incredible prize of post-production support valued at $5000 as an in-kind prize for the winning Director!! They are also currently hard at work in post production of the Flickerfest 2021 trailer which we can’t wait to share with you soon!

A huge thanks to all of our festival partners who make Flickerfest possible each year. we couldn’t do it without you!

SAE’S VIRTUAL INFO NIGHT
THURS 10 DEC | 6PM-8PM AEDT

SAE Virtual Info NightYou’re invited to SAE’s Virtual Info Night! SAE is the world’s leading educator in creative media and this free online event is a great opportunity to learn about pursuing your passion in this dynamic and expanding industry. You’ll hear from SAE’s industry-experienced lecturers and discover the types of career opportunities available to you after graduation.

What’s on at Virtual Info Night?

• Exclusive behind the scenes tours of SAE studios and equipment
• Live Q&A – Get your questions about studying at SAE answered
• Student work and showreels from the animation, audio, games, design, and film crew
• Industry-experienced lecturers will discuss how SAE develops your technical ability and employability skills
• Course information sessions

The live event will be held online on Thursday 10 December. Register for Virtual Info Night and you will receive an event reminder and access link to the online event closer to the date. Register now!

Categories: News, Press Releases