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FlickerKids Shorts – 2022

A delightfully entertaining programme of shorts that will appeal to the kid in everyone. (suitable for 5-12 years & families)

Screening: Sat 29 Jan, 1.30pm | Runtime: 88 mins | Classification: PG

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  • Drumtalk

    Frame-by-frame animated music video for the song ‘Drumtalk’ by Sydney musician ‘Cousin’.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Miro Wine

    ‘Miro Wine’ is a short student film about two of New Zealand’s native birds – a kererū and a piwakawaka. The film is ultimately about compassion and not taking what you have for granted.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Pimento!

    Pimento! Follows a tiny goblin’s misadventures as she’s sent out on a special errand: stealing from the sprawling human-populated metropolis Ballyhoo! Only time will tell if she’s enough of a monster to commit heinous crimes—or if her moral compass will stand in her way!
    NSW PREMIERE

  • Hopper’s Day

    A cricket wants to achieve the dream in an abandoned quarry.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • Blockhead And Sparkles And The Flood Of Tears

    Best friends, Blockhead and Sparkles, are struggling under the pressure of running their own cake shop, but when the Sad Prince’s tears threaten to flood the village, they must do what they can to mend their friendship and save the day.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • Idodo

    An animated short film based on a Papua New Guinean folk tale about how reef fish became so colourful.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Mr. Spam Gets A New Hat

    A man with a head full of dreams is beaten down by the foremen in the factory where he works. Then he meets the Woman in the Polka Dot dress who brings meaning, love, and dreams back to his life.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Jarli

    Jarli Jones, a young First Nations girl in outback Australia, dreams of flying to the stars and sets out on an adventure to do just that.

  • The Sausage Run

    An animated short film which, with the help of multiple Zoetropes, tells the tragic story of a little lamb, loosely based on the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale.
    WORLD PREMIERE

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  • Bristles

    When the most beautiful brush in the jar suddenly dries out, he does everything he can to save his beautiful bristles to be able to paint again.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • Kiko And The Animals

    Kiko is a nightmare for all the animals. He bullies them all the time, even the smallest mouse can’t escape from him! How could the animals stand out and make him understand that they are just like him, capable of emotions, love, and deserve respect?
    WORLD PREMIERE

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  • Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)

    A story by Glenna Burmer based on the Japanese saying Nanakorobi-Ya Oki, or fall seven times, but get back up the eighth. A little girl faces seven challenges to save an orphan who is lost in the snowy woods of Hokkaido.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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  • Günter Falls In Love

    One Christmas day, Günter, a pudgy family pug falls madly in love with an inanimate object.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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  • Ink (Inkt)

    In this ultra-short animated film, we follow an octopus who is a clean-up neat-freak. But sometimes, even though you have so many arms, you still cannot reach what you are aiming for.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE