Wide Angle Tasmania - Flickerkids screening
Wide Angle Tasmania presents Flickerkids - a delightfully entertaining programme of short ﬁlms for shorties, designed to appeal to the big kid in everyone.
The FlickerKids programme is collection curated by Flickerfest - eight of the best Australian and International short films produced in 2010 and 2011.
With a total running time of 77 minutes, this is a free screening for Wide Angle Tasmania members only (and their kids!)
Enquiries - call 6223 8344 or email us at email@example.com
If you are not currently a member of Wide Angle Tasmania, joining is easy via our website.
The full programme can be downloaded below, but includes:
PIERRE AND THE SPINACH DRAGON Germany/4 min/ Video/ 2010 WRI/DIR: Helene Tragesser
Pierre doesn"t like spinach but today he is geting it on his plate... again. Something suspicious moves in his plate... A green, angry spinach dragon! In his fantasy, Pierre
becomes a brave knight. But to beat this dragon, he will need a special ruse.
Toronto; Indie Lisboe
TOOT TOOT Australia/8 min/Video/2011 WRI: Seth Williams DIR: Simon Williams and Brendon Skinner PROD: Megan Huitema
Its early Christmas morning. Real early. Armed with loads of sugar, and a vivid imagination, Stan, a geeky and excitable 6 year old is on a covert mission to experience the true spirit of Christmas.
Jameson IF Awards: Nominated for Best Short Film; Children's Seattle; Bigpond Adelaide; St Kilda, Winner - Best Achievement in Editing
A TREE AND A FLOWER USA/6 min/ Video/2010 WRI/DIR: Tomoko Oguch
The tree was lonely, but one day he found a flower growing on his shoulder.
Wildlife Vaasa, Winner Youth Animations; W. Puchalski, Special Award
PLAY LUNCH Australia/9 min/Video/ 2011 WRI/DIR: Cassandra Nguyen PROD: Tamara
Small Shy, little Molly is determined to finish her big lunch before the siren sounds. While the other kids have already eaten and are off having fun, Molly watches on, still eating. During lunch, an encounter between Molly and a new friend brings the possibility of food, footy & friendship. T
okyo Kinder; Kids First!; Canberra; Chicago International Children's
MOBILE Germany/6 min/Video/2010 WRI/DIR: Verena Fels PROD: Regina Welker
At the edge of society, a cow tips the balance of destiny, with quite some impact...
Oberhausen, Best Childrens Film; Stuttgart, Best German’s Film; Curtas Vila do Conde Festival, Special Jury Mention; Anima, Best Children’s Short Film
BETRAND THE TERRIBLE Australia/11 min/ Video/ 2010 WRI/DIR: Karen Farmer PROD: Bridget Curran
Betrand believes he is a medieval knight; Cassie dreams of being a pirate. A group of bullies kidnap Betrand’s goblin sidekick, Fretel. To save the day, Betrand and Cassie need to decide if they really believe in the power of their fantasy world, and the friendship, which underlies it.
WA Screen Award (WASA)- Peoples' Choice Award
LEXDYSIA Norway/3 min/ Video/ 2010 WRI/DIR: Marc Reisbig
This is the story of a boy fighting dyslexia. It threatens to overwhelm him as jumbled words come alive and manifests themselves in various forms. The boy has to reach
into his imagination to overcome the nightmare around him.
Kristiansand; Norwegian Short; Chicago International Children’s; Tindirindis
THE ITCH OF THE GOLDEN NIT UK/30 min/Video/2011 WRI: Dave Ingham DIR: Sarah Cox PROD: Helen Argo
Beanie’s life changes forever when Evil Stella goes in search of The Golden Nit, kidnapping Beanie’s parent’s thinking they have it! The Golden Nit is the battery that powers the sun and if Beanie doesn’t get it home by sunset the sun will die and the universe is doomed.