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8 Oct 2016 | Matinee 1.30pm & Finalists 6.30pm

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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.

Be amazed by the storytelling potential carried in our pockets every day and see how the Smartphone can transcend from an object of utility to a medium for creativity.

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MATINEE SCREENING | 1.30pm - 2.30pm                                                                                                       

Duration: 60 min | All ages | BUY TICKETS

TICKET PRICES Adult $12 | Conc/Senior $10 | Child (under 16) $8 | Family of 4 $34 | Family of 5 $39
Extra Child purchased with family ticket $5 

THE FINALISTS SCREENING | 6.30pm - 8.30pm                                                                                            

Q & A:  8:00pm – 8:30pm | Canapes & Champagne: 8:30pm - 9:30pm | Ages 16+ | BUY TICKETS

TICKET PRICES Adult $25 | Conc/Senior $23 (includes screening, canapes & glass of Champagne)
Extra Child purchased with family ticket $5

The Finalists


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.


Fly Away by Luis Juarez, Venezuela
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.

6. 90 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.

7. The 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.

8. Real 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.

9. The 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.

10. Bubbles 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.

Event Information


AgesMatinee all ages
8pm screening for ages 16+

Costtickets start from $10

Phone02 9824 1121


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