Flickerfest call for entries now open

05 June, 2014 by IF


Celebrating its 24th year, Flickerfest, Australia’s leading Academy Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition, is now accepting entries from Australia and around the world, for our 2015 Festival. Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2015 with selected highlights heading off after the festival around Australia on a 50 venue national tour. Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short film making from around the world, judged by a panel of leading industry experts.


* International
* Australian
* Documentary
* GreenFlicks – films with an environmental focus or theme from across the world
* FlickerUp- National high school and primary school competition.

In 2015 our out of competition programmes will include Flickerkids short films for children and families, Love bites – short films about relationships, and a global comedy short film showcase.

All competitions are open to any short film under 35 minutes completed within 2 years of the entry closing dates.

An international jury will award the following prestigious awards and prizes:

* Award for Best Short Film (Academy®Accredited)
* Award For Best Animation Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
* Award For Best Australian Short Film (Academy®Accredited)
*Award For Best short Documentary (Academy®Accredited)

Plus a host of other Awards and Industry prizes valued at over $40,000AUD, celebrating excellence across the film making craft.

All films must be in English or have English subtitles. Due to the competitive nature of the Festival, Flickerfest prefers NSW premieres and films that have not been broadcast or made available for download in Australia.

International and Australian and Documentary competition entries must be received by 5pm, FRIDAY 19th September 2014
GreenFlicks- and FlickerUp Entries must be received by FRIDAY 26th September 2014
Keep in touch with festival announcements at http://facebook.com/flickerfest