Shorts Relief: Flicks for the Fires is a curated festival of award-winning short films and web series with 100% of profits from ticket sales going to Wildlife Victoria & the Victorian Bush Fire Appeal to be held at the iconic Capitol Theatre, Melbourne on Sunday, March 8, with all organisers, Event Partners, filmmakers and celebrity Guest Presenters donating their time and talents to the cause.
The program consists of comedy, drama, documentary and animation short films and web series, featuring an array of Victorian talent from the big and small screens including Guy Pearce (Memento, LA Confidential, etc), Christopher Kirby (The Matrix Trilogy), Ditch Davey (Spartacus), Angus Sampson (Mad Max), Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries), Michala Banas (Upper Middle Bogan, Winners & Losers), Toby Truslove (Koko: A Red Dog Story, Utopia), Scott Major (Neighbours) and Genevieve Morris (Ride Like A Girl, Comedy Inc., No Activity) among others, held at one of Melbourne’s most iconic cinema venues – the Capitol Theatre, Melbourne.
Special Guest Presenters appearing in person at the event include Michala Banas, Alan Fletcher, Toby Truslove, Christopher Kirby, Ditch Davey, Cam Faull, Emily Medbury, Dr Susan Bye and award-winning YouTube and Facebook comedy stars Cameralla (Troy Larkin & Nat Bond), among others.
As March 8 is also International Womens’ Day, the program has been curated to include a large selection of films and series featuring female directors, producers, writers, actors and other creatives, to highlight the impressive contribution that women make to our creative screen industry.
Tickets are $30 Full/$20 Concession. Bookings essential.
All info: www.shortsrelief.com