FLiCKERFEST 2010 & Byron All Shorts

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19th International Short Film Festival
22rd – 24th January 2010 – A&i Hall, Bangalow

Screening:
International 1 on Friday night
International 2 on Saturday night
Best Of Australian Shorts on Sunday night
Doors: 7.30pm each night – Films start: 8.30pm

Tickets(available @door):
Friday: $20/15conc includes Opening Night Party with Jameson whiskey, Coopers beer, Rosnay organic wine & Phoenix drinks.
Sat or Sun: $15/10con (each night)
Festival Pass: $35/30conc

This year Flickerfest received 1600 entries, of  which 97 were selected for the final competition from all around the world.

In it’s 11th year, Byron Shires longest running film festival, Flickerfest will screen a selection of multi-award winning International Shorts on Friday & Saturday night.

International 1 highlights include: (Friday 22nd Jan)

THE CLEARING
Australia/18min/Video/2009
WRI/DIR: Seth Larney
PROD: Lisa Shaunessy
Adam awakes in a clearing in the jungle, injured and with no memory of how he arrived there.  He searches for clues but soon realizes he is running in circles.  Will Adam be able to escape the clearing and discover the truth?
World Premiere

International 2 highlights include: (Saturday 23rd Jan)

THE CAT PIANO
Australia/8min/35mm/2009
DIR: Eddie White & Ari Gibson
PROD: Jessica Brentnall
A vibrant city of singing cats is preyed upon by a shadowy figure intent on performing its own twisted feline symphony.
Best Short Animation – Sydney Film Festival 2009; Best Animation Short – Melbourne Film Festival 2009; AFI AWARD Best Short Animation 2009

Screening on Sunday night is the Best Of Australian Shorts programme which has been especially curated for the FLiCKERFEST National Tour.
The films are a selection from 5 Australian Competition programmes at this years FLiCKERFEST 2010 in Bondi.

Best Of Australian Shorts highlights include: (Sunday 24th Jan)

MIRACLE FISH
Australia/18min/35mm/2009
DIR: Luke Doolan
PROD: Drew Bailey
8 year old Joe has a Birthday he will never forget. After friends tease him he sneaks off to the sick bay wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality.
Sundance Film Festival 2009; Winner Youth Jury Prize, LA Award – Aspen International Film Festival 2009; Dendy Award for Best Live Action Short 2009; Craft Award + SBS Television Award – St Kilda Film Festival 2009; AFI AWARD for Best Film & Best Script 2009

RALPH
Australia/10min/Video/2009
DIR: Deborah Mailman
WRI: Deborah Mailman and Wayne Blair
PROD: Jessie Mangum
For Maddie it will take more than just dreaming about the Karate Kid to survive school, it will take a friend.
Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival 2009; Best Short Film – IF Awards 2009

Byron Flickerfest, & Byron All Shorts are presented with the iQ Arts & Eco Centre, and is a fundraiser for iQ Inc.

Byron All Shorts 2010

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Northern Rivers Short Film Competition presented with iQ
Screening Sat 23rd Jan Films Start: 5.00pm (Doors open – 4.30pm)
Awards Sun 24th Jan Prior to Flickerfest screening: 8.00pm (Doors open – 7.30pm)
Bangalow A&I Hall

Films Start: Sat 5.00pm (Doors open – 4.30pm)
Tickets: $8/5 conc (also included in Flickerfest 3 day Festival Pass $35/30)
Running Time: nearly 2hrs with intermission
Session Rating: 15+

The ‘Byron All Shorts’ competition will celebrate the film making talent in the Northern Rivers region and encourage audiences to experience the many local stories that are produced in the region each year.

This competitive local programme will screen on the 23rd January 5pm over the Australia Day long weekend 22nd- 24th of January 2010, alongside the Byron Flickerfest 3 day screening’s of the best of the worlds short films.

BYRON ALL SHORTS 2010 Programme: (Official Selection)

AfterswellAFTERSWELL 5min
Wri/Dir: Nigel Carboon
Prod: SAE
“For whatever we seek, like a you or a me, it is always ourselves we find in the sea”

Dreaming ManDREAMING MAN 3min
Dir: Amber Wright
“The Dreaming Man is a comment on the ways in which Western society continues to fail Aboriginal Australians. Inspired by Worimi/Biripi Elder Gordon Syron’s painting, “The Dreaming Man” (2003), the film explores the losses and dreams that many urban-based Indigenous people experience.

A Life In ShapeBOB McTAVISH-A LIFE IN SHAPE (doco) 10m 23s
Wri/Dir: Kane Bloomfield
Prod: Gary Bloomfield
BoB McTavish, one of the legends of the Australian longboard culture and a household name among the Australian surfing scene. This is a small portrait of his life and times, from where surfing entered his life to how surfing became it. Meticulously shot in Byron Bay and fused with archival footage, and local music, Bob tells his story.

ReasonsREASONS TO BE CHEERFUL 1, 2 & 3 3m 50s
Wri: Amy Hoogenboom/Jake Jaquiss
Dir/Prod: Amy Hoogenboom
Inspired by the music of Ian Dury, one man shares the three ways that enable him to maintain some kind of equilibrium in his life.

BrittaniWHERE THERE IS LOVE, THERE IS LIFE (doco) 4m 19s
Wri/Dir/Prod: Brittini Nicholl
Brittini Nicholl talks about her battle with Crohn’s Disease & how she is still able to surf with an ileostomy bag.

PAINT THE TOWN 6m 18s
Wri/Dir/Prod: Michael Rogowski
The art is in the archetecture…Today’s technology enables us to visualize how something could look, easily and cheaply. The towns of the northern rivers are largely testaments to the Art Deco period. Lismore in particular has many different styles from each of the decades from the previous century.

Mardi GrassMARDI GRASS 14m 35s
Wri/Dir/Prod: Kierra Hopper
A observational documentary where thousands of tourists flock each year to view and participate in what is now known as such an intriguing and popular event today. Exclusive interviews with local residents, tourists, journalist and festival volunteers. This documentary will captivate you with its diversified cultural backgrounds, music, history, art, beliefs and views on protesting the laws of marijuana.

DUPIN’S VALISE 2m 53s
Wri/Dir/Prod: Jon Liddell
The surrealistic & frightening adventures of Augustus Dupin & his magical suitcase in the land of dreams.

Memoirs Of A CraneMEMOIRS OF A CRANE 8m 18s
Wri/Dir/Prod: Sachiko Kotaka
I am teaching an elderly German woman the art of origami as a way of freeing myself of guilt that I still feel about the war.

D-BagD-BAG DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (doco) 21min
Wri/Dir: Sharon Shostak
Prod: Andrew Polidano
Dangerous or adventageous? The bird-men of Byron Shire attempt to launch their paragliders in a whole new way.

Redemption Of Joe FrameTHE REDEMPTION OF JOE FRAME 8m 58s
Wri/Dir: Ly deAngeles
Prod: Ly de Angeles/Joshua Rushton/Marion Rushton
There’s a fine line between mysticism and madness
Joe Frame is the name people call him. It’s not who he claims to be. He claims to be from another universe inhabited by people that those in this world can’t see or hear. Consequently, in this world, despite being a savant, he is considered mentally ill and spends much of his life institutionalised.

SplendidSPLENDID @ SPLENDOUR (doco) 8min
Dir/Prod: Guy Mansfield
‘Splendour in the Grass’ 2009 – the hand picked ‘Splendid’ Arts Lab participants & provocateurs.

Brotherly DemiseBROTHERLY DEMISE 4m 30s
Wri: Vanessa Leske/hugh Salisbury
Dir: yr 11 – mullum High/ Hugh Salisbury
Prod: Vanessa Leske
A short film about sibling bullying & suicide

Where Mandrakes GrowWHERE MANDRAKES GROW 10min
Wri/Dir: Even Hafnor
Prod: Olivia Feng
Based on Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, “Where Mandrakes Grow” is a
short film that addresses the absurdity and significance of mundane conversation.

Lash 100hLASH 5m 26s
Wri/Dir: Elka Kerkhofs
Prod: Karen Maxwell
What if you live your whole life in one day and that day is today?’ Celina confronts this question, as she relives past lives in which she and her lover Olisa shared a forbidden love in the midst of a hostile world.

Programme Running Time: approx 110min

See & support our local film-makers alongside the best in the world at Flickerfest on the Australia Day weekend, in the 2nd Annual BAS Short Film Comp.

The screening will be held at the Bangalow A&i Hall in conjunction with the Flickerfest screenings, 23rd January, Door: 4.30pm – Films: 5pm, $8/5 concession

We are very happy to have received nearly 60 films in our 2nd year, with filmmakers having just over 4 weeks opportunity to enter; we have some great entries competing for nearly $5000 in prizes, which includes in  the Country Energy Best Short Film jury prize of cash, Avid software, a Gaia Retreat & Spa Package, Dinner for 2 at Utopia, Flickerfest Distribution Bureau consultation & Screenworks membership and the Audience award voted by those in attendance consisting of Gorilla software, Gaia Retreat & Spa packages & door prize, Dinner for 2 at Fresca, Bangalow Chamber of Commerce cash prize, Flickerfest Distribution Bureau consultation & Screenworks membership.

It is a sign of recognition to have Country Energy as a partner for Byron All Shorts, and we look forward to the spark & power they can bring to this special Short Film competition dedicated to the Northern Rivers.

BYRON ALL SHORTS 2010 – Award Winners

Jury Award – Country Energy Best Short Film goes to:
‘The Redemption Of Joe Frame’ – Wri/Dir/CoProd: Ly de Angeles

Jury Award – Highly Commended Short Film goes to:
‘Bob McTavish-A Life In Shape’ – Wri/Dir: Kane Bloomfield

Audience Award – Best Short Film goes to:
‘The Dreaming Man’ – Wri/Dir/Prod: Amber Wright

Audience Award – Runner Up by 1 vote goes to:
‘The Redemption Of Joe Frame’ – ri/Dir/CoProd: Ly de Angeles

Awards

Two prizes will be awarded as part of the competition. The Directors Award selected by Industry professionals, Flickerfest festival director Bronwyn Kidd (who will be present to introduce the screenings), Screenworks GM Jill Moonie & Scott McGregor; and an Audience Award voted by those in attendance.

The BAS Jury Award for Best Short Film will consist of a film industry package; local sponsor major prize; dinner for two; tickets to FF2010 Australia -wide; a Screenworks membership; and a personal consultation with Flickerfest director Bronwyn Kidd regarding the marketing and distribution pathways for their project.

The BAS Audience Award for Best Film winner will receive a dinner for two; local sponsor prize; $100; two festival passes to Flickerfest Byron Bay 2010; a Screenworks membership; and a consultation with Flickerfest director Bronwyn Kidd.

Conditions & Entry Forms

Films may originate from any format, but must be entered in DVD format and no more than 30 mins in length. All genres are acceptable for this competition and films are to be completed within two years of the close of entries from residents of Northern Rivers.

The Byron All Shorts screening will be on Saturday afternoon at 5pm with announcement of the winner to the Sunday night Flickerfest screening.

Enquiries: byronallshorts@iQ.org.au or 02 6685 9999 – ENTRIES CLOSED

Food & Drinks Available | BYO cushion | Chairs supplied | Arrive early for best comfort

Tickets: Barebones Artspace (Bangalow-noBF) | All Music and Vision (Byron, Ballina, Lismore.+BF) |& @ door.

Byron All Shorts Major Partner & Country Energy Best Short Film Prize Partner

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Prize Partners

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Media Partners

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Industry Partners

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Accommodation Partner

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Food & Drink Partners

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Arakwal Naidoc Week Film Screening

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Wednesday 8th July

The Arakwal people of Byron Bay would like to welcome you to the 2nd year of our special NAIDOC screening of entertaining and award winning Indigenous short films, all of which have been screened to great acclaim at festivals around the world

Presented by the Arakwal corporation, Flickerfest and The Island Quarry this selection of highly entertaining, contemporary indigenous short films provide great insight into what it means to be indigenous in Australia today, as told by Indigenous people themselves.
We are proud to present the exciting showcase of award winning shorts. They have been embraced by audiences all around Australia, and screened at festivals all around the world. They provide an excellent insight for all Australian’s into the richness of indigenous culture.

Highlights of the programme include:

Djarn Djarns 1The ‘Djarn Djarns‘ by acclaimed actor and director Wayne Blair,

Two Bob MermaidTwo Bob Mermaid‘ by award winning director Darlene Johnston,

Turn Around 2the fun romantic comedy ‘Turnaround‘,

Mimi 1and ‘Mimi‘ starring Aaron Pederson and David Gulpilil. by Warwick Thornton who’s first feature film ‘Samson and Delilah’ recently won the Camera D’or in Cannes.

Black Talk 2The 75 min programme is complete with ‘Black Talk‘ by Wayne Blair.

Last years programme was a great hit and screened to capacity audiences.

Our special Naidoc week screening is in honour of Aunty Linda Vidler Arakwal elder, who recently passed away.

Wednesday July 8th
7pm for 7.30 screening (rating PG)
Tickets $8 / $6 conc (Byron Bay Community Centre or at the door)
Refreshments will be available afterwards
The screenings is a fundraiser for the Arakwal corporation

For more information call: 6685 9999

FUNDED BY INDIGENOUS CO-ORDINATION CENTRE

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FLiCKERFEST 2009 & Byron All Shorts

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18th International Short Film Festival 
Fri 23rd, Sat 24th & Sun 25th January 2009
Bangalow A&I Hall

Films Start: 8.30pm nightly (Doors open – 7.30pm)
Prices:
Opening Night w/ drinks sponsored by Coopers & the Wine Society Fri $20/15conc; Sat or Sun $15/10ea; Season Pass $35/30conc
Session Running Times: approx 2hrs with intermission
Session Rating: 15+

This is the Festivals 10th year in Byron Shire.

Friday & Saturday a different 100min Flickerfest International program will screen each night.

Sunday night screening will be The Best Of Australian Shorts.

This year Flickerfest received over 1350 entries, of  which 85 films were selected for the final competition from all around the World & Australia.

Flickerfest will screen a selection of multi-award winning International Shorts on Friday ‘International 1′ & Saturday ‘International 2′.
Highlights include:
BAFTA winner Yours Truly from the UK; & Eve directed by actress Natalie Portman starring screen legend Lauren Bacall, fresh from its premiere in Venice.

Screening on Sunday night is ‘Best Of Australian Shorts’. This programme has been especially curated for the FLiCKERFEST National Tour. The films are a selection from 5 Australian Competition programmes at this years FLiCKERFEST 2009 in Bondi.
Highlights include:
Chicken Of God by Frank Woodley (of Lano & Woodley) On a drought-ravaged vineyard, Yirri is about to kill his last chicken. He’s stopped by his wife, Teresa, who claims the chicken’s comb resembled the face of Jesus.
fOUR: Free love, friendship, family and fondue. (IF Award-Best Short Film)

Food & Drinks Available | BYO cushion | Chairs supplied | Arrive early for best comfort
Tickets: Barebones Artspace (Bangalow-noBF) | All Music and Vision (Byron, Ballina, Lismore.+BF) |& @ door.

*FLiCKERFEST 2009 – BYRON

The Academy®accredited Flickerfest 18th International Short Film Festival has celebrated it’s 10th year of being hosted with iQ Arts & Eco Centre. Shane Rennie organiser of Flickerfest Byron said Flickerfest’s Director, Bronwyn Kidd has delivered another wonderful selection of the best of short films and programmes from Australia & around the World, the bigscreen in Byron Shire being the first stop on it’s 18 venue national tour. A great audience bared the humidity & bathed in great film in full houses all weekend, launched with a fantastic Opening Night of wine tastings, cheeses, grapes and cooling beverages. Audiences were treated to incredible films such as 2009’s Oscar nominee ‘On The Line’ in Friday Nights International 1 programme & in Saturday nights International 2 programme, 2009 Oscar Animation nominee ‘Lavatory Love Story and the Flickerfest 2009 Award for Best Film ‘Dennis’. On Sunday night ‘The Best Of Australian Shorts’, a selection from Flickerfest’s 5 programmes of Australian films in Competition, showcased a great selection of Australian film talent including Frank Woodley’s ‘Chicken Of God’.

‘Byron All Shorts’
the Inaugural Northern Rivers short film competition

Screening Sat 24th Jan (prior to Flickerfest screening)
Awards Sun 25th Jan (at the opening of Flickerfest screening)
Bangalow A&I Hall

Films Start: 5.30pm (Doors open – 5pm)
Price: $5/gold coin conc; (or, included with 3 night FLiCKERFEST Festival Pass $35/30)
Running Time: approx 2hrs 15m (with intermission)
Session Rating: 15+

*BYRON ALL SHORTS ’09   –  AWARD WINNERS

The inaugural ‘Byron All Shorts’ – Northern Rivers Shorts Competition screened on Saturday at 5.30pm.
Nearly 60 entries were received from around the region, & 16 shorts were selected for screening by Byron All Shorts. Director Shane Rennie, Jury members Bronwyn Kidd (Director: Flickerfest), Deb Cox (writer & co-producer: Seachange/East Of Everything), Jill Moonie (General Manager: Screenworks) were suitably impressed with a number of the entries, & gave the following outstanding film awards of Best Film to ‘Warchild’ by Richard Jones – a story around the Iraq war (winning over $2k in prizes-being: *Gorilla Producers Software package,*Dinner for 2-Utopia Café Bangalow,*Lunch for 2 & 1 Body Polish-Gaia Retreat & Spa,*1 Screenworks membership,*Season Pass to Flickerfest 2010,*Consultation with Flickerfest Director on marketing and distribution; a lovely little doco received Highly Commended ‘Woodwork For Women’ by Miriam Salomom, and a great music video clip received Highly Commended to ‘Black Widow’ by Tomer Barzide & Tom Jones.  <>The patrons voting at the screening gave Audience Award Best Film to ‘Woodwork for Women’ by Miriam Salomon (winning nearly $1k prizes- being: *Dinner for 2-Fresca Café Bangalow,*1 Body Polish-Gaia Retreat & Spa,*1 Screenworks membership,*$100 Bangalow Chamber of Commerce,*2 Season Pass to Flickerfest Byron 2010,*Consultation with Flickerfest Director on marketing and distribution).

iQ Arts & Eco Centre looks forward to further developing ‘Byron All Shorts’, filmmakers/stoytellers and independent cultural expression by continuing to create opportunities through unique activities at iQ Reserve and around the region. To help raise iQ, or to be part of Byrons iQ visit: www.iQ.org.au  or ph: 6685 9999

Byron All Shorts ’09 Northern Rivers Short Film Competition presented with iQ

Finalists selected for the inaugural ‘Byron All Shorts’ competition 2009 presented by iQ Arts & Eco Centre

The official selection is as follows:

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Dir/Writ/Prod: Miriam Salomon (16m 22s)
From a backyard workshop in Mullumbimby, Pat Gregory has introduced hundreds of women to traditional woodworking skills.

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Dir/Writ/Prod: Kaisha Hekimian (5m 10s)
A personal journey to remember the ancient wound of the Armenian genocide.

Ricochet – Dir/Writ/Prod: Laurel Barickman (8m 4s)
Are you willing to lie to keep the memory alive?

Natural Justice – Dir/Writ/Prod: Larry Larstead (2m 18s)
It seems that man has done just about all he can do to finish nature off, but perhaps nature still  has some fight-back left in her!

Earth Spirit Action_man web smEarth Spirit Action – Dir/Writ/Prod: Ruth Rosenhek (16m 21s)
Earth Spirit Action features Starhawk, John Seed, Vandana Shiva, Ruth Rosenhek, and Matthew Fox speaking on Deep Ecology, Living Democracy and Revolution in Consciousness in a fast moving discussion of the type of change that needs to take place for a Sustainable Future. Includes beautiful nature footage and a colourful array of global action shots.

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Dir/Writ/Prod: Sachiko Kotaka (5m 8s)
A mysterious classical Japanese beauty interacting with the work to create a ‘beauty shrine’ in an old Japanese tea-house in a bamboo forest garden, aims to investigate & explore the facination with idealised, yet ambiguous notions, around ‘beauty’ in our society.

Hot Chicks
Dir/Writ/Prod: Sarah Tosone, Tomas Roger (5min)
Burn baby burn.

Faces In The Sky
Dir/Writ/Prod: George Greenough; Music: Will Conner (2m 30s)
Riding one wave causes yo to see clouds form faces. INTERMISSION

Cut & Paste
Dir/Writ: James Bushill; Prod: Stefen Pagenstecher (13m 15s)
A television pilot adaptation of the short film Ricochet.

Ride On A Shooting Star
Dir/Writ/Prod: Aaron Haak (2m 20s)
Music video clip

Colourless
Dir/Writ/Prod: Nathan Christoffel (7m 29s)
Even in death life prevails.

Warchild
Dir/Writ/Prod: Richard Jones(6m 40s)
This re interpretation takes Gottfried Heinwein’s 1976 water-colour “Lichtkind” (Child of Light) into a 21st century conflict.

Black Widow
Dir: Tomer Brzide; Writ/Prod: Tomer, Tom Jones (3m 41s)
Music video clip

Dashenka
Dir/Writ/Prod: Jess Williams (19m 15s)
Dashenka needs to escape and regain her freedom, but will she?

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Dir/Writ/Prod: Watermark (5m 9s)
A story is told of the journey of initiation amid the merging of worlds, at once both ancient & futuristic.

Heads
Dir/Writ/Prod: George Greenough; Music: Will Conner (3m 30s)
Surfing series shot on 16mm; of ‘heads’

Total Running Time:122m 12s

‘The Byron All Shorts’ competition will celebrate the film making talent in the Northern Rivers region and encourage audiences to experience the many local stories that are produced in the region each year.

This competitive local programme will screen over the Australia day long weekend. 23rd- 25th of January 2009 as part of the Byron Flickerfest 3 day screening’s of the best of the worlds short films.

Awards: Two prizes will be awarded as part of the competition.

The Jury Award will be selected by Deb Cox (East of Everything, SeaChange), Jill Moonie (Screenworks) & Bronwyn Kidd (Flickerfest festival director) who will be present to introduce the screenings; and the Audience Award will be voted by those in attendance.

The BAS Jury Award will consist of: Gorilla Software (File-Maker Pro Runtime) producers package, dinner for two (Utopia Bangalow), lunch for two & a Body Polish (Gaia Retreat & Spa); Screenworks membership, tickets to Flickerfest 2010 Australia -wide, and a personal consultation with festival Director Bronwyn Kidd regarding the marketing and distribution pathways for their project.

The BAS Audience Award will consist of: $100 cash(Bangalow Chamber of Commerce), dinner for two (Fresca Bangalow), a Body Polish (Gaia Retreat & Spa); Screenworks membership, two festival passes to Flickerfest Byron Bay 2010, and a consultation with festival director Bronwyn Kidd.

Conditions of Entry: Films may originate from any format, but must be entered in DVD format and no more than 30 mins in length. All genres are acceptable for this competition and films are to be completed within two years of the close of entries from residents of Northern Rivers.

The Byron All Shorts screening will be on Saturday afternoon at 5.30pm with announcement of the winners at the Sunday night festival screening.

iQ Arts & Eco Centre thanks the following Sponsors, Partners & Supporters:

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FLiCKERFEST 2008

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JANUARY – Friday 18th to Sunday 20th
Bangalow A&i Hall

Flickerfest 17th Australian International Short Film Festival will once again visit Byron shire.

Presented with IQ Inc, the festival will screen @ A&I Hall, Bangalow, January 18th to 20th, 8.30pm each night, as part of its greater national tour.

Flickerfest is recognised as Australia’s premier short film festival and is Australia’s only Academy-accredited short film festival, thus making its films eligible for Oscar consideration.
Times: Door 7.30pm / Films 8.30pm Info: email iQ or ph 02 6685 9999

Tix: @ the Door; Presale: Barebones (Bangalow-noBF); & All Music & Vision Byron, Ballina, Lismore+BF)

Programme Details:
Friday 18th 8.30pm: International 1 +Opening night drink – ($16/15con)
Saturday 19th 8.30pm: International 2 – ($12/10con)
Saturday 19th 4-6pm: Avid ‘Editing- the Craft’ w/shop – ($12/10con)
Sunday 20th8.30pm: ‘The Bold, The Brave & The Best’ 30yrs of Oz Animimation – ($12/10con.)

Festival Pass: 3 nights films+opening night drinks & editing w/shop – ($35/30con.)

17th FLiCKERFEST International Short Film Festival & National Tour,
driven by MINI
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supported by AFC, FTO, SAE

iQ Wonderful Wetland Green Corps Project

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October ’07 – April ’08

Contact iQ for more details;or register direct online with Greening Australia
or freecall 1800 671078

Join 9 people your own age to get work,
get trained and get paid at the Island Quarry,
a fantastic community resource located in beautiful Byron Bay.

Get involved in the regeneration of a locally significant wetland, providing increased biodiversity on the site.

Throughout the 6 month project, you will be involved in activities such as:
– Seed collection and propagation;
– Water quality monitoring and constructed wetland development to treat waste water on site;
– Planting;
– Track work and fencing;
– Weed control; and
– Development and enhancement of a community organic market garden business.

You will also have great opportunities to develop your artistic talent through minor activities on site.
So come on and join Green Corps for an unforgettable 6 month experience.

FLiCKERFEST 2007

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January 19th to 21st

Bangalow A&I Hall
Fri 19, Sat 20, Sun 21 Jan ’07
Tix @door: $12/10con.($30/25con.-3nights)

Flickerfest 16th Australian International Short Film Festival will once again visit Byron shire. Presented with IQ Inc, the festival will screen @ A&I Hall, Bangalow, January 19th to 21st 8.30pm each night, as part of its greater national tour.

Flickerfest is recognised as Australia’s premier short film festival and is Australia’s only Academy-accredited short film festival, thus making its films eligible for Oscar consideration.

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To join the FLiCKERFEST email list or to volunteer, email us or phone 02 6685 9999.

16th Flickerfest International Short Film Festival & National Tour,
driven by Mini, & supported by AFC & FTO.

FLiCKERFEST 2006

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15th International Short Film Festival
Fri 20th, Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Jan’06
Bangalow A&I Hall

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Start Time: 8.30pm nightly (Doors open 8pm)
Price: $12/10 conc | Weekend pass $30/25
Running Time: 94 mins | 105 mins | 77 mins
Session Rating: 15+
Tickets: @ the door

In the festivals 8th year in Byron Shire, on the Friday & Saturday a different 100 min Flickerfest program will screen each night, selected from over 900 films entered from more than 20 countries around the World and Australia, among them Iceland, Singapore, Ireland, and Mexico. This will be augmented by a third evening, with a 50min program from Multi-award-winning UK animator Phil Mulloy who is renowned internationally for his provocative brush and ink animations; following 35 mins of local films from the Byron Film Club, on Sunday.

Food & Drinks Available | BYO cushion for front rows | Chairs supplied behind | Arrive early for best comfort

Info Share & Visioning

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Thursday 15th Dec 2005

IQ- Community Arts & Eco Centre End of Year Gathering saw over 200 friends, members, guests of IQ gather for celebrations with a s ound & light experience, food & drinks. Celebrating DA + Roadworks approval – yeah! Expressions of Interest and Offers of Assistance – Byron Gateway; regional gallery/arts centre; regional one stop green shop; expo/entertainment centre & much more…Hosted & encouraged by Rainbow Guy’s theatre proposal, and many others.

IQ Inspection

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Sat 9th Apr 2005

Island Quarry hosted a hugely successful Info & Orientation Day. Hundreds came to inspect the Island Quarry’s Development Application plan – the plans that will turn our site into a new outdoor entertainment venue and model for sustainable development at “Byron’s Gateway”. Arakwal elders, Mandy Nolan (MC), Mayor Jan Barham, Dept of Lands, Govt & NGO’s, Jez, Electric Resonators, community group networking, site tours, food, activities for kids and lots more…

Peace Rally

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Sunday 20th Mar 2005

Global Day of Action Peace Rally in association with IQ presented on the 2nd anniversary of the illegal Iraq Invasion a substantial crowd gathered in Peace Park, Byron Bay. Noteable proceedings included; Aboriginal fire ceremony & prayer; Peace Walk around town featuring satin rainbow peace flags; Talks at the surf club after the Peace Walk; Speakers – Mayor Jan Barham, Cr Tom Tabart, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Danielle, Nyck Jeanes, Gareth Smith, Seedsavers, Kali Wendorf, Marcia Harris; Concert featuring reggae band, Cloud 9, Gangagiri and BlissMongers; Documentary “Outfoxed”, about the Murdoch war on journalism; Movie about depleted uranium and Into the Heart of Iraq. Also featured African dance, contemporary dance, Middle Eastern dance and Indonesian dance performances.

A Peace Expo showcased the efforts of groups like Greenpeace, Oxfam, Seedsavers, Friends of the ABC, No Landmines, Amnesty and local environment groups.

The Peace work continues at www.byronpeacecarnival.com. Visit to print off some ‘Make Peace not War’ posters and spread the word.