You squeeze into the last seat on the train, smile at a young boy sitting opposite. The man up close on your right seems chatty at first. Then, hypocrites, he says loudly, pointing to the boy and his father — the boy with a climate strike placard laminated in plastic.
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
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
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
All sessions are free, however bookings are recommended as places are