FLiCKERFEST 30th International Short Film Festival
Friday 15 – Sunday 24 January 2021
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Flickerfest is an Academy® qualifying and BAFTA recognised festival.
FLiCKERFEST, Australia’s premier international short film festival, will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach in January 2021. The Festival in 2021 will celebrate 30 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 2021 Entries!
Official entries for our International, Australian and Documentary competitions open:
5pm, 7th JULY 2020!
SAE FlickerUp Schools & Youth competition entry details here.
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We can’t wait to announce our Flickerfest 2021 programme in December 2020 for our Academy® qualifying and BAFTA recognised festival.
2021 is promising to be a bumper programme with FLiCKERFEST celebrating our 30th year of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world, across 10 days & nights of our competition and special showcase programmes once again on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach.
Join us on the red carpet in Bondi this January!
To submit your film you must fulfill the Eligibility criteria, & abide by the Terms & Conditions.
The 2021 Festival will include the following competitions:
Click the Competition to Enter for Eligibility, Online Entry, T&C’s.
International: Open to films from anywhere in the world (outside of Australia); under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
Australian: Open to films made in Australia or by Australian residents; under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
Documentary: Open to Australian & International short documentaries; under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years.
FlickerUp: Australian Youth & Schools Competition – open to films from students enrolled in primary or secondary schools in Australia, or individuals under 18. (This competition is divided into 2 sections: one for primary age & one for secondary age youth/students) films under 35mins, completed in the last 2 years …more>
Award for Best Short Film – (Academy® qualifying)
Special Jury Award
Yoram Gross Award for Best Short Animation – (Academy® qualifying)
Award for Best Short Documentary (Academy® qualifying)
SAE Award for Best Use of Digital Technology in a Short Film
EUDEL Award for Best EU Short Film
Award for Best Australian Short Film (Academy® qualifying)
Award for Best Direction in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Script In an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Cinematography in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Editing in an Australian Short Film
Award for Best Achievement in Sound in an Australian Short
SAE Award for Best Australian High School/Youth Short Film
Yoram Gross Award for Best Australian High School/Youth Animation
Award for Best Australian Primary School/Youth Short Film
Industry and cash prizes will be awarded in the above categories of over $40,000 AUD in value.
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