EVENTS: MOBILE SF3 SMARTFONE FLICK FEST 2016
8 Oct 2016 | Matinee 1.30pm & Finalists 6.30pmBook Tickets
SF3 are bringing their SmartFone Flick Fest to the Casula Powerhouse with Mobile SF3.
The SmartFone Flick Fest is Australia’s only international smartphone film festival for filmmakers of all ages. It provides a platform for budding filmmakers to bring their ideas to life and have their films seen by a global audience, without the need for fancy equipment or a big budget. It is an international festival open to anyone with a smartphone or tablet and a great idea for a short film.
The festival’s founders are taking their Smartfone Flick Fest on the road for the first time with the Mobile SF3 at Casula Powerhouse. Showing on the big screen there will be a curated selection of films for two screenings at the Casula Powerhouse this October. Providing something for all ages, there will be a matinee screening showcasing a family friendly line-up of entries from the last two years, some made by budding filmmakers as young as 13 years of age. In the evening, there will be a screening suitable for ages 15+ featuring this year’s festival finalists, it will be followed by refreshments and a Q&A with the SF3 founders and some of the featured filmmakers.
|MATINEE SCREENING | 1.30pm - 2.30pm|
Duration: 60 min | All ages | BUY TICKETS
|THE FINALISTS SCREENING | 6.30pm - 8.30pm|
Q & A: 8:00pm – 8:30pm | Canapes & Champagne: 8:30pm - 9:30pm | Ages 16+ | BUY TICKETS
KIDS FLICK PICK
Holiday of Holidays by
Talia Cohen Vigder, New Jersey, USA
Uplifting and inspiring, this film is a documentary about the preparations for a children’s annual holiday festival at a school in the Israeli village of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al Salam, a purposely integrated community of Arabs and Jews.
The 2016 SF3 Top Ten Finalists
1. No Budget by
Christopher Stollery, Bondi, NSW
This is a film with no plot, no story and no characters but these two cineasters and this ambitious film are going places.
Don’t Give Up by
Liam J. Phelan, Surry Hills, NSW
Inspired by the real stories of PTSD sufferers, this explores the tumultuous experience of veterans as they transition from the heightened tension of a war zone to their quiet suburban home.
2. How I Became A Movie
Theatre Murderer by Aris Tyros, Toronto, Canada
After investigating the phenomenon of movie theatre murders, a frightened film-obsessed man finds that he becomes the thing that he feared the most.
3. Tofu Man by Andrew
Robb, Sunshine, VIC
A surprisingly candid and poignant portrait of Duc Nga, a former refugee from Vietnam who came to Australia as an Orhan.
4. Baggage Claim by
Carla DeLuca, Woolloomooloo, NSW
A film adaptation of an award winning Short+Sweet play about a politician and his indiscretions.
5. Good Day to Die by
Adrian Jeffs, Badger Creek, VIC
A powerful story of the filmmaker’s own 30 year battle with depression and anxiety.
FOUNDERS’ PICK FLICKS
Fly Away by Luis
A music video filmed in beautiful Hawaii and edited backwards.
Time to Pay Off Debts by
Conrad Mess, Zaragoza, Spain
This film weaves a story that outlines the capacity for humans to carry out noble and unselfish acts, but also the worst atrocities.
Seconds to Live by Levi Austin Morris, Los Angeles, USA
Obstacles and memories blend as one man desperately attempts to reach his love before a bomb makes impact.
Weird Sisters by Blake Worrell, Berlin, Germany
Based on a monologue by Don Nigro and filmed in the tunnels and corridors of Berlin’s U-Bahn this film illustrates the inescapable torment of a human mind.
Estate by Laurence Rosier Staines, Newtown, NSW
Hitting a raw nerve for Sydney Siders, this mockumentary follows three millennials who create their own solution to the rising house prices in Sydney.
Man Who Knew Poe by Steve McGrath, Camperdown, NSW
Agernon joined the book club and met Edgar Allan Poe. Midnight just got a whole lot darker as you hear the tale of his beloved Vicky. A Short+Sweet adaptation from the 2015 SF3 winner.
Don’t Lie by Stephan Etrych, Prague, Czech Republic
A wonderfully absurd story in which everybody discovers there is a number above their head. What the number means isn’t as important as what it reveals.
AgesMatinee all ages
8pm screening for ages 16+
Costtickets start from $10
Phone02 9824 1121
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