Two Weeks Left to Enter Flickerfest

By September 11, 2015 Entries

With entries flooding in, there’s only two weeks left to get your entries in for Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2016!

Celebrating it’s landmark 25th birthday year, Flickerfest is Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition. As always Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2016 with selected highlights heading off after the festival around Australia on a 50-venue national tour.

Joining our international fiction and animated awards in Academy® Award eligibility is our Short Documentary Award so we look forward to receiving lots of film entries in that category as well.

Competitions for 2016 include:

• International
• Australian
• Documentary
• GreenFlicks—films with an environmental focus or theme from across the world

In 2016 our out of competition programmes will include Flickerkids short films for children and families, Love Bitesshort films about relationships, and a global comedy short film showcase. All competitions are open to any short film under 35 minutes completed within two 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 filmmaking craft.

All details for entering can be found at:

This year we are using Reelport and Film Festival Life as our entry platforms. All entries must be received by Wednesday 30 September 2015.

We cant wait to see your new shorts!