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The 10th London Short Film Festival returns in January to celebrate 10 years

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 The 10th LSFF returns in January to celebrate 10 years, across multiple London venues with screenings, events, panels, music and much more. ·     ·         25 programmes of new British short films consisting of over 300 shorts selected from 1200 open submission ·         Special focusses on Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio), Alice ...

Best Short nominees at the 2012 9th London Short Film Festival

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We’d like to announce the 12 short films competing for the British Council Award for the Best Short at the 2012 9th London Short Film Festival (5 – 16 January 2012). The 12 films were selected by LSFF Director Philip Ilson and LSFF Producer Chloë Roddick:Baroque (Ruth Paxton) Come To Harm (Borkur Sighthorsson)Communion (Andrea Harkin)Compulsion (Andrew McVicar) A Cuillin Rising (Catriona MacInnes)Dylan (Ania Winiarska)Guerrillera (Elle Sillanpaa)A Gun For George (Matthew Holness)Hackney Lul...

Edinburgh festival kicks off this weeks with new vi

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The EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL kicks off this week, 15 – 26 Junehttp://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/ There’s a lot happening across the 12 days of the Festival, but we wanted to pick out a few highlights and events (some of which are connected with our partners and fellow travellers):• Nokia Short Weekender23 – 26 Junehttp://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/films?src=strandlink§ion=Nokia%2BShorts%2BWeekenderA selection of international shorts including drama, animation and documentary, incl...

Branchage fest wrap

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THE BRANCHAGE FESTIVAL in Jersey came to a spectacular close last Sunday night with Zombie Zombie performing live to BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN from the back of a tug boat anchored out in St Helier harbour, with 300 excited people watching from the harbour-side. Check out this photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/branchagefilmfestival/5036406718/ plus all the Branchage 2010 photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/branchagefilmfestival/ • We'd like to thank the following filmmakers and film gu...

Edinburgh Film Festival short film winners

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Best International Short:Winner: RITA (Fabio Grassadonia / Antonio Piazza, Italy)Special Mention: MEGAHEAVY (Fenar Ahmad, Denmark)Special Mention: OUT IN THAT DEEP BLUE SEA (Kazik Radwanski, Canada)Jury: Philip Ilson / Damian Spandley (The Works UK) / Alexandra Heneka (Hamburg Short Film Agency)Best UK Short:Winner: BABY (Daniel Mulloy)Special Mention: DEFOE (Ross Neil)Jury: Jane Giles (BFI) / Shira Mcleod (Riverside Studios) / Jukka-Pekka Laakso (Tampere Short Film Festival) ...

Michael Powell Jury President at Edinburgh

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Today the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), announced 2010’s Michael Powell Jury in addition to the other six juries deliberating across the Festival’s awards. Previously announced President of the Michael Powell Jury, acclaimed and beloved actor Sir Patrick Stewart (X MEN; STAR TREK) will be joined by former Bond girl Britt Ekland (THE WICKER MAN), director Mike Hodges (CROUPIER; GET CARTER); New York’s Museum of Modern Art’s senior film curator Laurence Kardish and Iranian ...

Shorts season in the UK: coming up next march...

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Birds Eye View Film Festival, LondonMarch 4 - 12BFI Southbank, Institute Contemporary Arts (ICA)http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/2014/overview/birds-eye-view-film-festival-2010.html  Back for their 6th annual Film Festival of celebrating, championing and showcasing women filmmakers. Multi-talented actress Jane Horrocks will officially open the festivities, and present to you a trademark showcase of the world's best new shorts by women.Sounds and Silents will feature Patti Plinko, Gwyneth Herbert...

Highlights for Branchage 2009 include...

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Branchage Jersey International Film Festival is coming back to the island in October, screening an incredible selection of films in absolutely breathtaking and unusual locations. Highlights for 2009's festival will include British Sea Power performing their poignant soundtrack to the renowned 1934 fisherman film Man of Aran; an Icelandic band performing to a classic silhouette fairytale from 1920s Germany and the latest Andrew Kotting film. Branchage Jersey International Film Festiva...

Highlights for Branchage 2009

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Branchage Jersey International Film Festival is coming back to the island in October, screening an incredible selection of films in absolutely breathtaking and unusual locations.Highlights for 2009’s festival will include British Sea Power performing their poignant soundtrack to the renowned 1934 fisherman film Man of Aran; an Icelandic band performing to a classic silhouette fairytale from 1920s Germany and the latest Andrew Kotting film.Branchage Jersey International Film Festival launched i...

East End Film Festival

Lasting 8 days, the EEFF showcases an array of contemporary films that explore the potential of cinema to cross cultural, political and artistic boundaries whilst interrogating the issues associated with living or working in the East End of London.

London Short Film Festival

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Are you cold? Morose? Sunken by January blues? Here, let us put some mittens on those hands so bitten and raw. This year London Short Film Festival is all about the journey. And the nice warm cinema destination. And then the bar...

London Short Film Festival

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Details announced for UK capital’s short film festival: 9th-18th January 2009London’s premier short film festival returns for a 6th year this January, and with support from Vauxhall promises to offer a cutting edge survey of the best filmmaking action in the UK right now.This year, the 6th London Short Film Festival will be taking place across more venues in London then ever before. Venues already confirmed are the ICA, Curzon Soho & Renoir Cinemas, Roxy Bar & Screen and Rich Mix, with a num...

selective highlights from Branchage Jersey Film Fest

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It’s just one week to go before the inaugural BRANCHAGE JERSEY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (25 – 28 September). The Festival team (Xanthe Hamilton, Philip Ilson, Laura Smith, Jenny Horwell, India Hamilton, Warren Holt and Nina Herve) are all holed up at the headquarters at Vinchelez Manor de Haut in the rural west of the island, planning the final stages of the four day Festival. www.branchagefestival.com If, as a filmmaker or film industry person, you are interested in attending the Festiva...

The East End Film Festival came to a close

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The East End Film Festival came to a close last week with an awards ceremony at Dalston’s Rio Cinema hosted by Perrier-winning comedians Noble & Silver. 8 days, 10 venues, over 20 feature films, countless short films, plus the panel sessions, networking, parties, and gigs by bands such as Youthmovies, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Spork, The Caesareans, and more – it was a full-on week, but was a massive success all round. Check out the action at http://www.flickr.com/photos/eastendfilmfestival/ Awar...

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