Last Call for Entries for FLICKERFEST 2013

Press Release from Flickerfest

Flickerfest, Sydney’s premier international short film festival, is calling for the latest wave of cutting edge film makers from across the globe to get involved in the one of a kind film celebration with entries closing Friday 12 October, 2012. Held at Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, Australia’s only Academy® Accredited and BAFTA recognised short film competition will be screening at the Bondi pavilion from the 11 – 20 January 2013. After the Bondi season highlights of the festival will tour to over 44 venues across Australia between January and May.

Celebrating 22 successful years, Flickerfest remains a platform for showcasing the most entertaining and innovative short film making from around the world. Filmmakers can enter works into the International, Australian and Documentary categories as well as GreenFlicks for films with an environmental focus or theme and the category aimed at Australian high school and primary school students, Flickerup, to be judged by a panel of leading industry experts.

All competitions are open to any short film under 35 minutes completed within two years of the entry closing dates. An international jury will grant the prestigious awards; The Flickerfest Award for Best Short Film (Academy® Accredited) and the Yoram Gross Award for Best Animation Short Film (Academy® Accredited). In addition to this a host of other Awards and Industry prizes will be given valued at over $50,000 AUD celebrating excellence across the film making craft.

Flickerfest, renowned as Sydney’s first outdoor beachside cinema, kicks off the summer movie season under the stars at Bondi Beach screening the best short films from Australia and the world in a unique and relaxed summer environment. Balmy nights, summer breezes and a hotly contested competition are sure to herald the most innovative, provocative and entertaining shorts in the industry.

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