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FLICKERFEST | FlickerKids Shorts

Wide Angle Tasmania and Salamanca Arts Centre are proud to support Flickerfest’s National Tour in 2022.

Flickerfest :
‘A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films’!

A delightfully entertaining programme of shorts that will appeal to the kid in everyone.

Saturday 19 March 2022, 5:00pm – 6:30pm

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General Admission / Children & Adults $10 (+BF)

Tickets available ONLINE via humanitix

Tickets available online until 1hr prior to screening.
Tickets also available at the door from 45minutes prior to each screening – subject to availability.

Information: 0414 779 881

Program : FlickerKids Shorts

Program Running Time: 95 min | Classification: PG suitable for 5-12 years & families)


Frame-by-frame animated music video for the song ‘Drumtalk’ by Sydney musician ‘Cousin’.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Magic Steven | Writer: Magic Steven | Producer: Magic Steven | Runtime: 4min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia

Miro Wine

‘Miro Wine’ is a short student film about two of New Zealand’s native birds – a kererū and a piwakawaka. The film is ultimately about compassion and not taking what you have for granted.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Bree Greally, Lily Martin-Babin | Writer: Bree Greally, Lily Martin-Babin | Producer: Bree Greally, Lily Martin-Babin | Runtime: 4min | Year: 2021 | Country: New Zealand


Pimento! Follows a tiny goblin’s misadventures as she’s sent out on a special errand: stealing from the sprawling human-populated metropolis Ballyhoo! Only time will tell if she’s enough of a monster to commit heinous crimes—or if her moral compass will stand in her way!

Director: Caleb Nelson | Writer: Caleb Nelson | Producer: Caleb Nelson | Runtime: 6min | Year: 2021 | Country: United States

 Hopper’s Day

A cricket wants to achieve the dream in an abandoned quarry.
WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Jingqi Zhang | Writer: Jingqi Zhang | Runtime: 5min | Year: 2021 | Country: United States


Blockhead And Sparkles And The Flood Of Tears

Best friends, Blockhead and Sparkles, are struggling under the pressure of running their own cake shop, but when the Sad Prince’s tears threaten to flood the village, they must do what they can to mend their friendship and save the day.
WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Lauren Orrel, Digby Webster | Writer: Lauren Orrell, Rosie Lourde | Producer: Rosie Lourde | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia


An animated short film based on a Papua New Guinean folk tale about how reef fish became so colourful.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Ursula Ulmi | Writer: Ursula Ulmi | Producer: Ursula Ulmi | Runtime: 10min | Year: 2021 | Country: Switzerland

Mr. Spam Gets A New Hat

A man with a head full of dreams is beaten down by the foremen in the factory where he works. Then he meets the Woman in the Polka Dot dress who brings meaning, love, and dreams back to his life.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: William Joyce | Writer: William Joyce | Producer: Shelley Smith, David Prescott | Runtime: 13min | Year: 2021 | Country: United Kingdom


Jarli Jones, a young First Nations girl in outback Australia, dreams of flying to the stars and sets out on an adventure to do just that.

Director: Chantelle Murray, Simon Rippingale | Writer: Jon Bell, Andrew Dillon, Erica Harrison | Producer: Ryan Greaves | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia

The Sausage Run

An animated short film which, with the help of multiple Zoetropes, tells the tragic story of a little lamb, loosely based on the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale.
WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Thomas Stellmach | Writer: Thomas Stellmach, Paul Driessen | Producer: Thomas Stellmach, Ignace Collin | Runtime: 10min | Year: 2021 | Country: Germany


When the most beautiful brush in the jar suddenly dries out, he does everything he can to save his beautiful bristles to be able to paint again.
WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Quintin Haberham | Writer: Quintin Haberham | Producer: Chris Stenger, Floor Onrust | Runtime: 2min | Year: 2021 | Country: Netherland

Kiko And The Animals

Kiko is a nightmare for all the animals. He bullies them all the time, even the smallest mouse can’t escape from him! How could the animals stand out and make him understand that they are just like him, capable of emotions, love, and deserve respect?
WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Yawen Zheng | Writer: Yawen Zheng | Producer: Reginald de Guillebon | Runtime: 7min | Year: 2020 | Country: France

Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)

A story by Glenna Burmer based on the Japanese saying Nanakorobi-Ya Oki, or fall seven times, but get back up the eighth. A little girl faces seven challenges to save an orphan who is lost in the snowy woods of Hokkaido.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Glenna Burmer, Gaby Breiter |

Writer: Glenna Burmer | Producer: Glenna Burmer | Runtime: 7min | Year: 2021 | Country: United States

Günter Falls In Love

One Christmas day, Günter, a pudgy family pug falls madly in love with an inanimate object.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer Director: Josephine Lohoar Self | Writer: Josephine Lohoar Self | Producer: Carla Mooney, Delwyn Mooney, Joseph Wallace | Runtime: 2min | Year: 2020 | Country: Ireland

Ink (Inkt)

In this ultra-short animated film, we follow an octopus who is a clean-up neat-freak. But sometimes, even though you have so many arms, you still cannot reach what you are aiming for.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Erik Verkerk, Joost van den Bosch | Writer: Erik Verkerk, Joost van den Bosch | Producer: Erik Verkerk, Joost van den Bosch | Runtime: 2min | Year: 2020 | Country: Netherlands



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