The Best of Australian Shorts
2012 National Tour
Sunday April 1
(Under the marquee)
All tickets $15 | Tickets on sale March 5
Returns to Albany by popular demand..
All tickets $15
Tickets on Sale March 5 at Paperbark Merchants
Wignalls Wines (under the marque…so there is no excuse!)
Gates 0pen at 6pm | screening commencing around 7pmish
BYO picnic, rugs, beanbags, chairs and all things comfy!
No BYO alcohol on licensed premises
Come and join the GSFI team to see this specially curated Best Australian Shorts line up for the 2012 FlickerFest National Tour
“Bite Size Chunks Of Great Cinema”
The Best of Australian Shorts National Tour Line up
FISH & CHIPS
WRI/DIR: Anna Broinowski
PROD: Steve Kearney & Leanne Tonkes
When 10 year old Pauline Hanson goes on Chef of the Universe to cook against culinary geniuses Barry, Kim and Vlad, she breaks the rules – and turns the whole world upside down.
AFTER THE CREDITS
WRI/ DIR: Josh Lawson
PROD: Miranda Culley
We’ve seen it a hundred times before- boy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back, and they live happily ever after. Until the credits roll. And AFTER that, it’s a completely different story.
Australian Premiere. Los Angeles International Short Film Festival 2011 Winner – Best Comedy Australian Writer’s Guild Awards 2011 Nominated – Best Original Screenplay
25th Village Roadshow Queensland New Filmmakers Awards Nominated – Best Drama. Palm Springs Short Film Fest 2011 Official Selection
WRI: Peter Templeman
DIR: Mike Hoath
PROD: Dan Wood
Beau and Jamie two brothers from a rural Western Australian town are caught poaching a lamb from a
neighbouring property. When Beau refuses to go quietly his younger brother becomes a pawn in a violent showdown.
WRI: Alister Lockhart & Patrick Sarell
PROD: Katrina Mathers, Merrin Jensen, Patrick Sarell & Daryl Munton
Brash young punk Bernie is desperate for a cigarette as he cruises across the vast and barren landscape of Australia’s Nullarbor Plain; the longest, straightest stretch of road in the world. When he encounters cantankerous old Waddy in his rusty old jalopy, a contemporary road-rage ‘tortoise and hare’ story ensues.
Melbourne International Film Festival 2011 – Holmseglen Award for Best Animation Short Film. Palm Springs International ShortFest 2011 – Special Jury Award
Annecy International Animation Festival 2011. Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011
Best Sound Design – Flickerfest 2012
THE OP SHOP
WRI: Christopher Gist
DIR: Lee Rogers
PROD: Lee Rogers, Christopher Gist & Paul Kooperman
It came in a box. No name. No job description. Just a strange donation that three women at an op shop were determined to sell for $3.50. But then…and then again…and once more…they unlock the mystery.
WRI/DIR: Owen Trevor
PROD: Lucas Jenner
Two Friends. One Race. Two Laps. No Prisoners.
SXSW. Sydney International Film Festival. Stockport Short Film Fest
WRI/DIR: Nick Waterman
PROD: Charlotte McLellan
From Here explores the reality of facing death during the final conversation between a young man and his grandmother. This brief moment in time captures the ever-changing relationship between
past and present and the disorientating experience of saying goodbye.
WRI/DIR: Matthew Jenkin
PROD: Matthew Jenkin & Oliver Leimbach
On the sixth month anniversary of his break-up with his ex-girlfriend, Michael decides to celebrate by ordering a girl from an agency and tries to recreate his failed relationship. Sometimes it’s best to let sleeping birds lie…
World Premiere. SMH Award for Best Original Screenplay In An Australian Short Film – Flickerfest 2012
WRI/DIR/PROD: Robert Stephenson
The new suburb of Paris Lakes has all the conveniences desired for modern living. It’s an oasis in the endless sprawl between city and country. Put your roots down there and you’ll stay forever.
Australian Premiere, Annecy International Animation Festival 2011
WRI: Nash Edgerton & David Michôd
DIR: Nash Edgerton
PROD: Lauren Edwards & John Polson
Jack means well, but sometimes good intentions have horrible consequences.
Cannes International Film Festival- Nominated for Palm d’Or for Best Short Film. BFI London Film Festival. Iceburgs Dining Room & Bar for Best Direction in an Australian Short Film – Flickerfest 2012
WRI/DIR/PROD: Matthew Moore
Set in a year 4 classroom in 1981 Julian explores a day in the life of a 9 year old boy. Julian’s need to speak his truth and his strong urge to do what he thinks is right begins to unravel his world. How does Julian deal with a bully an impatient teacher turning a blind eye and a Principal with a secret? As Julian faces these challenges we begin to see qualities emerge that will inform the man he is to become.
World Premiere. Berlin International Film Festival 2012- Crystal Bear Nominee
Special Jury Award – Flickerfest 2012
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