We present the list of winners of the 25th International Short Film Festival “Flickerfest” that took place from the 8th until the 17th of January in Bondi Beach, Sydney (Australia).
The Flickerfest is considered in international circles as one of the leading Australian competitive short film festival and increasingly filmmakers view it as one of the main festivals on the world circuit. To maintain this high standard each year the festival director visits festivals around the world seeking new films most of which have not been seen in Australia.
Best International Short Film
Balcony by Toby Fell-Holden – United Kingdom | 2015 – 17 min.
Alles wird gut (Everything will be okay) by Pratrick Vollrath – Germany | 2015 – 30 min.
Best International Short Animation
Celui qui a deux ames (He who has two souls) by Fabrice Luang-Vija – France | 2015 – 17 min.
Best Use of Digital Technology in a Short Film
Dissonance by Till Nowak – Germany | 2015 – 17 min.
Best Australian Short Film
Slingshot by David Hansen – Australia | 2015 – 7 min.
Nulla Nulla by Dylan River – Australia | 2014 – 6 min.
Brooke Goldfinch for the film Red Rover – Australia, USA | 2015 – 15 min.
Best Australian Short Animation
The Orchestra by Mikey Hill and Jennifer Smith – Australia | 2015 – 15 min.
Michael Latham for the film Reg Makes Contact by Corrie Chen – Australia | 2015 – 11 min.
Best Editing in an Australian Short Film
Nina Buton for the film Woof! – Australia | 2015 – 8 min.
International Documentary Competition
Best Short Documentary Film
A tale of love, madness and death by Mijael Bustos – Chile | 2015 – 22 min.
Special Mention for Documentary
Giovanni and the Water Ballet by Astrid Bussink – The Netherlands | 2014 – 17 min.
International Greenflicks Competition
Best Environmental Short Film
A Passion of Gold and Fire by Sébastien Pins – Belgium | 2014 – 6 min.
Burnt by Devin Bell – United States | 2015 – 6 min.
National Flickerup Competition
Best High School Production
Malcolm & John by Miles Gibson – Australia | 2015 – 6 min.
Best High School Animation
Introspection by Lara Nguyen – Australia | 2015 – 8 min.
My Future by Olivia DeJonge – Australia | 2015 – 5 min.
Best Primary School Production
Teacher’s Pet by Tracey Rigney – Australia | 2015 – 6 min.