Australian Consulate-General
Hong Kong
Also accredited to Macau

Flickerfest in Hong Kong - 8 August 2021

About Flickerfest

Flickerfest began as a small local festival at the Balmain High School in Sydney in 1991. Since then it has grown to become Australia’s leading Academy® accredited & BAFTA recognised competitive Australian & International Short Film Festival with 1000’s of entries coming from filmmakers across the globe. Flickerfest tours nationally in Australia – taking the main competitive programmes and some special sessions to many regional and metropolitan areas.

The Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong, in partnership with venue sponsor Tai Kwun, brings Flickerfest to Hong Kong for the very first time with a programme of some incredible Australian shorts selected from the competition. Join this public screening at Tai Kwun on 8 August 2021!


Date & Time: 8 August 2021, 4:00-5:30pm

Venue: Laundry Steps, Tai Kwun

Runtime: 90 minutes

Language: English with Chinese subtitles

Ticket: Free of Charge


Rundown and synopsis:

Welcome To Country / 10min

Wri/Dir: Dean Gibson | Prod: Helen Morrison

When a hotshot public servant is sent to a remote Aboriginal community to prepare for the Prime Minister’s visit, he quickly learns the true meaning of Welcome to Country.


The Eleven O’Clock / 13min

Wri/Prod: Josh Lawson | Dir/Prod: Derin Seale | Prod: Karen Bryson

The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets increasingly out of control.


Boggabilla Bus / 11min

Wri: Yianni Papamanolis | Dir: Mitch Kennedy | Prod: Samantha Laidlaw

Words have never come easy to eight-year-old Oscar, so saying goodbye to his best friend Ashley before her big move was always going to be tough.


Lost Property Office / 10min

Wri/Dir: Daniel Agdag | Prod: Liz Kearny

Ed is the sole custodian of the Lost Property Office. In many ways, he’s lost as the items he is tasked to look after.


Fysh / 13min

Wri/Dir: Billie Pleiffer | Prod: Rita Walsh

This is the story of an old man and a fish that changed his life.


Rebooted / 13min

Wri/Dir: Michael Shanks | Prod: Nicholas Colla, Chris Hocking

It’s not easy for a movie-star to age, especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster.


The Egg / 10min

Wri/Dir: Jane Cho | Prod: Jane Cho, Ilana Lazar

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.


Lost And Found / 8min

Wri/Dir: Bradley Slabe | Dir: Andrew Goldsmith | Prod: Lucy J. Hayes

A bumbling knitted dinosaur must unravel himself to save the love of his life.