Flickerfest 2012 - Call for Entries Deadline Extended
Flickerfest 2012 - Call for Entries Deadline Extended

Flickerfest 2012 - Call for Entries Deadline Extended

Flickerfest has extended its deadline for entries to September 23, 2011. Celebrating its 21st year,  Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition, is accepting entries from Australia and around the world, for the 2012 Festival.

Flickerfest-logo Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2012 with selected highlights heading off after the festival around  Australia on a  30 venue national tour.

Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short film making from around the world,  judged by a panel of leading industry experts.


  • International
  • Australian
  • Documentary
  • GreenFlicks – films with an environmental focus or theme from across the world
  • Flickerup- Shorts films from Australian primary school and high school students

Out of competition programmes will include Flickerkids for children and comedy.  

All competitions are open to any short film under 35 minutes completed within 2 years of the entry closing dates. 
An international jury will award the following prestigious awards and prizes:
  • The Flickerfest Award for Best Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
  • Yoram Gross Award For Best Animation Short Film (Academy® Accredited)
Plus a host of other Awards and Industry prizes valued at over $50,000 AUD celebrating excellence across the film making craft.
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.
Australian entries must be received by 5pm, FRIDAY  23 SEPTEMBER 2011
International entries must be received by 5pm, FRIDAY  21 OCTOBER 2011

Entry is ONLY available online at the website.

For more information:
Email: info@flickerfest.com.au or
Phone: 61 2 9365 6888


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