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Shorts Showcase, Western Australia made
Whole Day

A series of short films showcasing some of the best and emerging talent in WA. These films slip between the gaps, sometimes sad, sometimes unnerving, sometimes funny, often playing at the edges of genres, and always exploring the possibilities of cinema and the nature of storytelling.


Me, Myself & Pie

Ryan Cartlidge


After a class presentation goes horribly wrong, a young boy seeks refuge at a quiet park bench where he gets some life advice from the most unlikely person.

The Falling Star

Lachlan Smith


A group of children go looking for a meteorite that lands near their small Western Australian town.


Jennie Feyen


In the near future, a woman tries a new therapy to overcome her fear of being touched.

Room 8

Russell Wyatt Roberts


A grief-stricken man in need of work, takes on a mysterious assignment from an anonymous online benefactor, involving an eerie corner, inside Room 8 of a rundown motel.

The Last Trip

Amanda Dow


As three friends descend into a drug-fuelled nightmare, their lives entwine with two detectives amid a high-profile murder case, weaving a web of crime and consequence.

Esperance to Fremantle

William Sebastian Turner


Tracking his Father to a pub, Rob resolves to approach him as if he were a stranger in order to discover who he really is and his reasons for leaving.

Marlu Man

Zac James


An Aboriginal man who is pushed to his limits by a racist society creates the gammonest superhero alter-ego; Marlu Man. With a pouch ball of ping pong balls and a belly full of pelony, his hunt for vengance knows no bounds.


Danielle McDonald


In a dark, abandoned warehouse, Dean tortures rival hitman Cole for information on the whereabouts of their mysterious leader.


A selection showcasing the sheer variety of WA films. This program includes animation, micro-documentaries, intimate portraits, experimental films, and all points in between

What unites them is a sense of the potential of the moving image, a sense of possibility, imagination and the importance of making personal works.



Wadjella Woolgar 

Leon Ewing, Loretta Lincoln 


Ceramicist, Loretta Lincoln, works clay onto her skin in situ on the banks of the Derbal Yerrigan near Ashfield Flats.

Bird Drone

Radheya Jang Jegatheva


A heartfelt story of unrequited love explored through a lonely seagull struggling to accept that his newfound object of affection is a human-operated drone with a limited battery life.


Ben Nixon


A young boy sneaks into the kitchen to steal some chips, only to encounter some night-time monsters.

Our Wellbeing, Our Way

Luisa Mitchell, Radheya Jegatheva


Indigenous Australian’s holistic and interconnected ways of experiencing wellbeing is brutally disrupted by British colonisation, leading to intergenerational trauma and systemic disadvantage.

Mr Kimberly 

Jake Blackburn


They call him Mr Kimberley, but his mates just call him Sammy.

Tee KenNg

Ella Wright


From freezing cold swims in the depths of winter to the wildest imaginative artistic outputs, Tee Ken Ng’s mind is one that pushes the boundaries of life and art to extremes.

Kalbarri Kid

Paulina Hobbs, Ed Hobbs


A maverick who defied a loveless father and turned his love of horses into a lifelong dream: a vast dude ranch in the Northwest visited by thousands from the world over.

In Conversations With Myself and Others

Lucy Messenger


A heart-warming profile of the life of a talented artist who defies ableist assumptions and conquers the art world with humour, creativity, and a trusty wheelchair.

Night Walks

Jacob Cvetkoski Brinkworth


A worker and an artist in a despondent, empty world of the night.

A Leap of Faith 

Mikey Hamer 


Observing the shared experiences of loving, losing, and ultimately transforming through the passage of time.

Common thinking is that a short film should be no more than fifteen minutes long, but there can be a case for long shorts and this session offers a taste of longer for shorts from WA. These films all showcase ambitious ideas that demand a little longer….


Paradise Valley

Abby Garratt


Following the sudden death of her husband, a young widow in a 19th century Australian settlement faces eviction from her property; an unexpected visit from her untrustworthy brother-in-law further complicates the situation.


Outstanding Young Performers

Nicola Kinnane & Liam Bryant


Shawn and Lisa attempt to pitch their short film script at a party full of young creatives.


Work From Home

Scott McArdle


In the 22nd Century, Australia has grown inhospitable after years of climate inaction. Those who have survived live in government run pods where they spend their days living in virtual worlds.

Ngaala Kaaditj, Whadjuk Nyoongar Moort, keyen kaadak nidja boodja.
Revelation Film Festival acknowledge the mighty Whadjuk Nyoongar people as the original custodians of this land. We pay our respects to their elders past, present and future. We also support First Nations people internationally and their struggles for recognition, justice and equality. We reflect these voices in our program and demonstrate this commitment through our approach to the sector from the Board down.

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