FLiCKERFEST 2017 general submissions are now closed.
*Note: Entries Deadline for FlickerUp is extended to: 19 October.
(please email coordinator@flickerfest.com.au with any enquiries)

Thanks to all the filmmakers who have entered this year. We’ve had an exceptional response.
Stay tuned we cant wait to announce our programme in December 2016, for our Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival.

2017 is promising to be a bumper programme with FLiCKERFEST celebrating our 26th year of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world across our competition and special showcase programmes once again on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach.

Join us on the red carpet in Bondi this January!

OFFICIAL ENTRIES CLOSED.
ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR INVITED FILMS ONLY.
UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
(please email coordinator@flickerfest.com.au with any enquiries)

Celebrating its 26th birthday in 2017, Flickerfest has grown to become Australia's leading competitive International Short Film Festival with entries coming from filmmakers across the globe. Flickerfest screens under the stars over 10 days in the peek of the Australian summer at the iconic Bondi Beach with highlights of the festival touring to 50+ venues Australia wide. Nowadays it's seen as one of the main festivals on the world circuit.

Since 2003 Flickerfest has been a recognised festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. With four awards qualifying for consideration across our International, Australian and Documentary Competition categories.

Since 1995 Flickerfest has a national tour which takes the main competitive programmes and some Special sessions to many regional and metropolitan areas, which rarely have an opportunity to view this collection of the best of the world's short films.

Awards & Prizes

* Flickerfest Award for Best Short Film – cash prize (Academy® Accredited)
* Flickerfest Award for Best Australian Short Film – cash prize (Academy® Accredited)
* Yoram Gross Award for Best Animation – cash prize (Academy® Accredited)
* Flickerfest Award for Best Documentary – cash prize (Academy® Accredited)
* SAE Qantm Award for Best Use of Digital Technology in a Short Film – cash prize

Plus many other cash and industry prizes.

Industry and cash prizes will be awarded of over $40,000 AUD in value.

Rules & Terms

To be eligible for Flickerfest film competitions all shorts must be no more than 35 minutes in length.

All selected films must be available for screening on H264 or APPLE PRO-RES FILE

All productions screening at Flickerfest 2017 must have been completed within 2 years of the entry closing date. (final EXTENDED deadline: Monday 10 October 2016)
*Note: Entries Deadline for FlickerUp is extended to: 19 October.

All films must be in English or have English subtitles.

DUE TO THE COMPETITIVE NATURE OF FLiCKERFEST, WE FAVOUR AUSTRALIAN FILMS THAT ARE NSW PREMIERES.

AUSTRALIAN FILMS SELECTED FOR COMPETITION SHOULD NOT HAVE SCREENED IN NSW WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF THE FESTIVAL DATES.

WE PREFER INTERNATIONAL SHORTS THAT ARE AN AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE.

FOR ALL COMPETITIONS WE PREFER FILMS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN BROADCAST IN AUSTRALIA OR MADE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET.

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