Flickerfest hits record entries for 2009

11 November, 2008 by IF

[Press Release by Flickerfest]

With a record 1350 entries from around the globe this year, “Flickerfest continues to attract the latest in cutting-edge and award-winning shorts from the world’s most exciting new filmmakers” said Festival Director, Bronwyn Kidd. “This guarantees that the festival presents our Australian audiences with a short film competition amongst the best in the world.’


Due to the exceptional standard of Australian short films over past years, Flickerfest is delighted to have; the opportunity to showcase our exceptionally talented homegrown filmmakers to audiences with the addition of another local session this year, bringing our national competition from 4 to 5 programmes.

The 10-day short film exhibition kicks off on Friday 9th January at Bondi Beach with a screenings and a glamorous Opening Night party and closes on 18th of January. After concluding, the festival hits the road for a 19-venue national tour from January to March. The tour encompasses capital centres and key regional areas in NSW, VIC, ACT, SA, QLD, NT and TAS.