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Poster for Flickerfest (Best of International)

Flickerfest (Best of International)

Opens on May 11

Run Time: 120 min.

Celebrating 33 years, Flickerfest is Australia’s only Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised 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 over 3,400 entries.

Flickerfest has gone to great lengths to curate it’s 2024 National Tour to bring you the best of Australian & the world’s short film excellence, hand-picked from FLiCKERFEST’s Australian & International competitions in Bondi.

FLiCKERFEST 2024 ‘Everyone’s Invited’!

*This programme contains mature themes & is not recommended for children under 15.
Classification: Children under 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult.

Download: Best of International Shorts Tour programme pdf
View: Best of international Shorts Tour sizzle reel – National

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 120 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

On The 8th Day

It took 7 days to create the world, it only took one to disrupt its balance. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
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Director: Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, Théo Duhautois
Writer: Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, Théo Duhautois
Producer: Carlos De Carvalho
Runtime: 8min
Year: 2023
Country: France


A lonely priest’s housekeeper encounters a young Irish girl of exceptional promise. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Director: Portia A. Buckley
Writer: Michael Lindley
Producer: Serena Armitage, Michael Lindley
Runtime: 17min
Year: 2023
Country: Ireland


Stella is out for a special date with her husband Stanley, whose health and mind are failing. She yearns for connection, capturing brief moments of lucidity before he slips away, again.  One final dance recalls memories of their first, and Stella accepts that their life together is ending.

Director: Alison Titulaer
Writer: Alison Titulaer
Producer: Emma Mortimer
Runtime: 14min
Year: 2023
Country: New Zealand


The Masterpiece

Leo and Diana, a rich couple, bring a broken TV to a recycle point. They meet Salif and his son, two scrap dealers. Diana asks them to come to their house to get more objects. Once there, Leo looks at them collecting objects with mistrust, until they see the scrap dealers have something they want.

Director: Àlex Lora
Writer: Lluis Quilez, Alfonso Amador
Producer: Sandra Trave, Lluis Quilez
Runtime: 20min
Year: 2023
Country: Spain


A Day In The Life Of A Female Frame

While a large painting of a naked woman is being transported from the studio to the exhibition, she seems to fall victim to a harsh and masculine outside world. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE 

Director: Ilke Paddenburg
Writer: Ilke Paddenburg
Producer: Rachel van Bommel, Ivo Siebum, Hanna van Vliet, Hannah van Helden, Hannah Schwarz
Runtime: 7min
Year: 2023
Country: Netherlands


My Name is Edgar and I Have a Cow

Edgar’s ordinary life is disrupted by a newborn calf he sees on a tourist trip to a slaughterhouse. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
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Director: Filip DIVIAK
Producer: Bara Prikaska, Zuzana Mistrikova
Runtime: 8min
Year: 2023
Country: Czech Republic


My Week With Maisy

Mrs Foster, a retired, middle-class Daily Mail reader, whose cup is half empty, is starting chemotherapy and is understandably anxious. The last thing she needs is to have to share the treatment room with a ‘know-it-all child’ who wants to grow up to be a lesbian. But through their unexpected friendship, Maisy gives Mrs Foster much more than just a glimmer of hope.

Director: Mika Simmons
Writer: Mark Oxtoby
Producer: Georgina French
Runtime: 18min
Year: 2023
Country: United Kingdom


Last Days Of Summer

A recurring mysterious sound from mountains in the Himalaya is heard only by two curious young shepherds. Unable to convince the villagers of the scary nature of such sound, they journey into the unknown to unravel the mystery. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
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Director: Stenzin Tankong
Writer: Stenzin Tankong, Jigmet Wangchuk
Producer: Flore Cavigneaux, Jérôme Blesson, Stenzin Tankong, Urgain Phuntsog
Runtime: 14min
Year: 2023
Country: India


The Film Might Be White

A final feedback meeting is being held before the release of an art school’s new commercial. Everyone is happy, but then a thought arises as to whether the commercial can be perceived as too white. The meeting suddenly escalates into a debate about how it happened, if it can be solved, and above all – whose fault it is. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
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Director: Sebastian Johansson Micci
Writer: Sebastian Johansson Micci, Manne Indahl
Producer: Manne Indahl, Sebastian Johansson Micci
Runtime: 14min
Year: 2023
Country: Sweden

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