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February 1, 2023

Byron All Shorts entries now open

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Byron All Shorts entrants, Dylan Lalor, Miro Salom, River Walker and Jahvis Loveday on the job by the Brunswick River. Photo Jeff ‘Up The Lazy River’ Dawson

Byron All Shorts, presented by IQ Inc, celebrates the filmmaking talent of the Northern Rivers region and encourages audiences to experience the many amazing short films that are produced here each year.

Organisers say ‘Filmmakers from across the region are invited to submit their short films of up to 30min in length, from all genres’.

Byron All Shorts screens on Saturday, February 18, from 4pm, and is in conjunction with Flickerfest’s three-day annual film festival, which is held at Bangalow A&I Hall from Thursday February 16 to Saturday February 18. 

Prizes on offer

Prizes and cash to the value of $3,000 will be presented for the iQ-Flickerfest Best Short Film Award, the Emerging Talent Award and the Best Short Film Audience Award, recognising the incredibly talented filmmakers in our region.

Byron All Shorts is a dedicated Northern Rivers short film competition, judged by a team of Northern Rivers film industry professionals, and provides a platform to celebrate, encourage and support local filmmakers to produce and share their short films.  

Jan 16 deadline

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival celebrates its 32nd year in 2023, and is Australia’s only Oscar® and BAFTA Qualifying short film festival. Entry deadline is Monday, January 16. For entry forms, visit iQ.org.au, or call 0414 779 881.

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