Flickerfest 2010 returns to Noosa by popular demand and spreads out to Nambour Civic Centre on 19th of February 2010.
Flickerfest 2010, the original Bondi short film festival -- launched its 19th annual program with an intimate gathering of distinguished filmmatic personalities at Bondi's Icebergs Dining Room and Bar on Tuesday 8th December. Screened on the night was the Australian short film Franswa Sharl directed by local Bondi filmmaker Hannah Hilliard and funded by Screen Australia, an exotic piece, which will have its world premiere at Flickerfest 2010.
The original Bondi short film festival, Flickerfest will screen this summer season from 8 -- 17th January 2010 under the stars at the Bondi Pavilion before travelling to an extended 23 venues around the country including a return to Noosa by popular demand, capital centres, key regional areas and for the first time Nambour (QLD), Canowindra (NSW) and Dungog (NSW).
Flickerfest is Australia's only Academy Award accredited short film festival with a program that offers competitive categories, International, Australian and Documentary.
Friday 19th Feb 2010
Bar opens 7:00pm
For 7:30pm Start
Phone: 5455 4455 for bookings
Flickerfest celebrates its 19th year as Australia's only Academy Award accredited Short Film festival, with a record 1600 entries and 23 touring venues nationally. Flickerfest screens the most creative and inspirational shorts films from across the globe, many are Australian and World premieres. A total of 97 Australian and International shorts were officially selected in competition in 2010.
This not to be missed showcase of award winning Australian shorts will be visiting Nambour Civic Centre and The J in Noosa on 19 February 2010. This year Flickerfest includes the recent Australian Film Industry-AFI Award winners, The Cat Piano (AFI Award Best Animation) and Miracle Fish (AFI Award Best Film & Best Script).
After the ten day Sydney competition & festival, Flickerfest packs its little red suitcase and rolls out the show for the 23 venue National Tour! The films on the tour are the pick of the crop - all united by their excellence within the short film genre and represent the freshest trends in global cinema! Home delivered!
"We are thrilled with the response this year and have been overwhelmed with a record of over 1600 entries received from around the globe, Flickerfest continues to attract the latest in cutting edge and award-winning shorts from the world's most exciting new filmmakers", said Festival Director, Bronwyn Kidd. "This guarantees that the festival presents our Australian audiences with a short film competition amongst the best in the world."
Flickerfest will screen a selection of multi-award winning program of the Best Of Australian Shorts. , The films are a selection from 5 Australian Competition programmes at this year's FLiCKERFEST 2010 in Bondi, which has been especially curated for the FLiCKERFEST National Tour, including the 2 award winning shorts:.
FLiCKERFEST 2010 - 19th International Short Film Festival
date: 19th February 2010
time: 6.30pm bar for 7.30 pm start
price: $12 / $10 plus $3 BF
running time: approx 2 hours, incl intermission
age group: 15+, licensed event, all under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
DIR: Luke Doolan
PROD: Drew Bailey
8 year old Joe has a Birthday he will never forget. After friends tease him he sneaks off to the sick bay wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality.
Sundance Film Festival 2009; Winner Youth Jury Prize, LA Award - Aspen International Film Festival 2009; Dendy Award for Best Live Action Short 2009; Craft Award + SBS Television Award - St Kilda Film Festival 2009; & most recently AFI AWARD Best Short Film & Best Short Script 2009
DIR: Deborah Mailman
WRIT: Deborah Mailman and Wayne Blair
PROD: Jessie Mangum
For Maddie it will take more than just dreaming about the Karate Kid to survive school, it will take a friend.
Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival 2009; Best Short Film - IF Awards 2009
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