Best of International Short Films & Best of Australian Short Films
Celebrating 29 years, FLiCKERFEST is Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTArecognised Short Film Festival, and the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screening the best of shorts from Australia and around the world, hand-picked from 3,500 entries. FLiCKERFEST screens for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2020, with selected highlights touring Australia on a 50+ venue national tour from January - May. FLiCKERFEST remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from Australia and around the world.
Best of Australian Short Films Program
It’s not easy for a movie-star to age, especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster.
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Director: Michael Shanks
Writer: Michael Shanks
Producer: Nicholas Colla, Chris Hocking/LateNite Films
This Perfect Day
Jules, a wayward youth, walks into a music store. This could be the day that changes their life- AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Director: Lydia Rui
Writer: Lydia Rui
Producer: Olivia Cheung
A Day in Your Life
A meditation on homelessness, A Day In Your Life is quiet, thoughtful and deeply human, it is a gentle look at the world around us and the people pushed to its margins.
Director: Milena Bennett
Writer: Milena Bennett
Producer: Emma Diaz
Tas takes up boxing in an effort to get away from her unstable mother and get closer to her estranged father.
Director: Sam Lara
Writer: David Vincent Smith
Producer: Jess Parker
Under the punishing and watchful eye of an elderly woman, a young girl, bored and lonely in a world of foreign suburbia, becomes determined to claim a larger Easter egg as her own.
Director: Jane Cho
Writer: Jane Cho
Producer: Jane Cho, Ilana Lazar
A man returns to his country after decades abroad only to discover a society where there are more freedoms inside prison than outside it. Desperate, but unable to escape, the brave act of one woman gives him his freedom.
Director: Kosta Nikas
Writer: Kosta Nikas
Producer: Kosta Nikas, Aaron Bush, Rishi Shukla
While moving into a new apartment, a young woman must content with the advances of a neighbour. A taut social drama, The Complex is an exploration of the patriarchal bear-trap that is modern gender relations.
Director: Dane McCusker
Writer: Dane McCusker
Producer: Jessica Murphy, Chris Squadrito, Jamie Lewis
For the Girl in the Coffee Shop
To get his book published, a hopeless romantic must divulge his true feelings to his muse; the only problem is that he’s never actually spoken to her before.
Director: Rebekah Jackson
Writer: Rebekah Jackson
Producer: Rebekah Jackson, Elaine Beckett
All Barbara wants to do is watch the Simpsons, but her recent migrated mum has just been overcharged at the local shops, and its up to Barbara to sort it out. As usual.
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Director: Alana Hicks
Writer: Alana Hicks
Producer: Sleena Wilson
Best of International Shorts Program will be released soon.