2019 Microflix Festival – Green Square Library, Sydney

We are delighted to be partnering with the City of Sydney Library Programs to present the second annual Microflix Awards and Festival at the Green Square Library, September 24-26, 2019.

Whether you’re a film buff, a lover of literature or a budding filmmaker, come and experience this exciting showcase of contemporary Australian storytelling through film. Enjoy free film screenings, the awards ceremony and a mobile filmmaking workshop over three days.

Special screening event: 7.30–9pm, Thursday 24 October
Get a taste of the entries in this year’s competition with a special preview of selected films. Discover the stories the films are based on with some behind-the-scenes insights into how they were made. Reserve ticket

Microflix awards ceremony: 7.30–9pm, Friday 25 October
Join our esteemed judges, Fenella Kernebone, Stephanie King and Will Simon for the screening of finalist films, followed by the awards ceremony. Categories include Best Adaptation, Best film and Best direction. Reserve ticket

Shawn Spina, Filmmaker from CuriousWorks and Screenability
Shawn Spina, Filmmaker from CuriousWorks and Screenability

Mobile filmmaking workshop: 12pm–3.30pm, Saturday 26 October
Get hands-on experience in this free workshop for new and emerging filmmakers with Microflix Festival and short story publishing house, Spineless Wonders. With a focus on story-to-film adaptation, you’ll explore smartphone filmmaking including how to adapt micro-stories for the screen. Presented by Shawn Spina whose short film ‘Prone To The Drone’ had its premiere screening at the 66th Sydney Film Festival. Reserve ticket

Screenshot from Prone To The Drone film (by Shawn Spina)

No prior knowledge of filmmaking is required to attend the workshop. While the workshop is suitable for ages 16 years and over, parental guidance is advised for the screening and awards night due to adult themes in the films screened.

All sessions are free, however bookings are recommended as places are limited.

Presented with City of Sydney Library