Aussie screen stars will unite at The Capitol to aid bushfire relief | 8 March
Shorts Relief: Flicks for the Fires is the independent film industry sector’s response to Australia’s bushfire crisis, a one-day-only festival comprising screenings of short films and web series. The event will be hosted by a star-studded line-up of television and film celebrities, with all profits directly donated to Wildlife Victoria and the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.
The short films and series will feature prominent actors including Guy Pearce (Neighbours), 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.
The event will also showcase on-screen performances from stars who have built their following through Facebook, YouTube and other platforms such as Kate McCartney & Kate McLennan (Get Krackin’), Aunty Donna, Goodall & Gallagher, Stepmates and Cameralla Comedy.
Confirmed celebrities attending the event will include Michala Banas, Alan Fletcher, Toby Truslove, Christopher Kirby, Ditch Davey and award-winning YouTube and Facebook comedy stars Cameralla Comedy and Goodall & Gallagher.
Shorts Relief is being produced by Incognita Enterprises in conjunction with The Lost Artist and Melbourne WebFest. Event partners include Ozflix, Auspicious Arts Projects, Zilla & Brook, Balloon Tree Productions, Humanitix who are donating their booking fees for ticket sales to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery fund, the Capitol Theatre who are generously waiving the venue hire fee for the day and The Mahony Group who are donating a percentage of bar profits toward the total amount raised.
Shorts Relief: Flicks for the Fires
Sunday 8 March, 2pm – 8pm
The Capitol Theatre, 113 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC
Bookings essential: events.humanitix.com.au/shorts-relief-flicks-for-the-fires
For more information visit www.shortsrelief.com