FLiCKERFEST 2019 SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED
Great news for all of you filmmakers working frantically to finish that short! Due to an overwhelming number of requests, we have extended the submission deadline for Flickerfest 2019 by just over a week. You now have until Wednesday 10 October to get your short films in front of the selection panel for next year's Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH 2018
Flickerfest, Australia’s premier International Short Film Festival will be held under the summer stars at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach from 11–20th January 2019. The Festival will celebrate 28 years of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world in competitions and special showcases. Following the Festival in Sydney, a selection of films will go on tour to 50+ capital cities and regional centres around Australia.
Flickerfest looks forward to welcoming all selected filmmakers with full accreditation and accommodation packages, allowing them to participate in all gala parties, networking events and screenings across our ten day celebration of short film at Australia’s most iconic beach in the peak of summer.
#5 Reasons to submit to #Flickerfest2019:
* Industry and cash prizes awarded across categories totalling over $40,000 AUD in value.
* Flickerfest is an Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival.
* Walk the red carpet and screen your work at Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach.
* Flickerfest is a hub of filmmaker and industry events and a fantastic opportunity for screen practitioner networking.
* Eligible films are screened to a high profile industry jury.
The 2019 Festival will include the following competitions.
* International competition (live-action and animation) – Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA recognised
* Australian competition (live-action and animation) – Academy® Qualifying
* Documentary competition – Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA recognised
* Best European Union Short from International Competition
* SAE FlickerUp – Australian School Students Competition
* Flickerfest will also screen special showcases out of competition including Short Laughs comedy, Love Bites relationship shorts, Rainbow Shorts LGBTQI+ spotlight and Flickerkids short films for children.
2019 Flickerfest International Short Film Festival
Extended deadline: Wednesday 10 October 2018