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Flickerfest call for entries

13 Jul, 2015

Only four more weeks to go until Flikerfest closes submissions for the 2016 festival.

Celebrating its 25th year, Flickerfest, Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival, and the Australia's largest short film competition, is now accepting entries from Australia and around the world for its 2016 Festival.  

Flickerfest will screen for 10 days at Bondi Beach in January 2016, with selected highlights touring Australia on a 50-venue national tour after the festival. Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from around the world, judged by a panel of leading industry experts.

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

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

  • Award for Best Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
  • Award For Best Short Animation 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 $40,000, celebrating excellence across the film making craft.

Entry deadlines:
International and Australian and Documentary competition entries must be received by 5pm, Wednesday 30th September 2015

Call for entries now open online at Flickerfest website.

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