An annual one-off chance to catch the Best of Australian & International shorts.


#FLiCKERFEST 2024 Everyone's Invited!

Celebrating its 33rd year, Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® Award and BAFTA qualifying short film festival, and the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screens the best of shorts from Australia and the world, selected from 3,400 entries; ensuring the presentation of A-list short film programmes recognised amongst the best in the world.

Flickerfest screens for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January, with selected highlights of the most entertaining and innovative short films from Australia & around the world touring the country on a 50 venue national tour from Feb - Oct 2024.

Flickerfest returns with this annual one-off chance to see the Best of Australian & International shorts officially selected for Flickerfest National Tour programme, before they continue their journey around the world.

*This programme contains mature themes & is not recommended for children under 15.

Classification: Children under 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 09 March - 5:30pm & 8:00pm

Empire Cardholder - per screening $10.00
One Screening $20.00
Both Screenings $30.00
*a transaction fee of $5 applies per transaction for phone and internet bookings.

Film & Literature, Festival

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Empire Theatres acknowledges the Traditional Custodians, the Giabal, Jarowair and Western Wakka Wakka people, where we work and present stories. We would like to pay respect to the Elders, past and present and to all First Nations people.

Artwork: Kim Walmsley

Empire Theatre