This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s Australian Academy® Accredited competition programmes in Bondi 2018.
Flickerfest, celebrating 28 years bringing you the Best of Australian ‘Kapowerful Short Films’!
A polar bear cub, the Ghostbear, wanders through the Arctic wasteland in search of his place in the world and his birthplace in the stars.
Director: Paul McDermott | Writer: Paul McDermott | Producer: Justine Kerrigan, Lincoln Wogan | Runtime: 6min | Year: 2017 | Country: Australia
Tormented by the news that they bear, two men from town watch over a family whose lives are about to change forever.
Director/Writer: Peter Gurbiel | Producer: Iris Tascon, Jess Black, Peter Gurbiel | Runtime: 16min | Year: 2018 |Country: Australia
|NO SINCERER LOVE
Harriet has prepared a tea party for her friends. But that afternoon, the girl's anxieties run rampant, and their seemingly perfect lives begin to unravel.
Director/Writer: Amelia Saunders | Producer: Shireen Narayanan | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2018
|DELLA MORTIKA: CAROUSEL OF SHAME
This is the fantastical world of Della Mortika, where steam is king, where life is hard, but where adventure is always adventure.
Director: Marisa Martin | Writer: Geraldine Martin | Producer: Marisa Martin, Geraldine Martin | Runtime: 17min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia
|ALL THESE CREATURES
An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unravelling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.
Director: Charles Williams | Writer: Charles Williams | Producer: Charles Williams | Runtime : 13min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia
A young Aboriginal man, Jarman, is tasked with protecting his younger disabled brother from life in a harsh remote community. His father, Thunder, wants him to become the leader of the tribe and mocks any weakness in him.
Director/Writer: Nathan Mewett, Curtis Taylor | Producer: Glen Stasiuk | Runtime: 13min | Year: 2017 | Country: Australia
In outback Australia, a wild female camel is captured and fitted with a tracking device known as a Judas Collar based on a real-life practice, Judas Collar explores the importance of connection and the tragedy of self-sacrifice.
Director/Writer: Alison James | Producer: Brooke Silcox | Runtime: 15min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia
On the outskirts of Australia, Opals are now the currency for survival in the game of Desert Dash. When a feisty heroine gets the opportunity to ‘level up’ there is no choice but to win. Game On.
Director/Writer: Gracie Otto | Producer: Gracie Otto, Jessica Carrera, Francesca Duncan, Graig Deeker | Runtime: 13min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia