rushesfred has written 14 posts for Soho Shorts


And so Underwire 2012 has come to a close. As with previous years, the festival was all about championing the belief that women in the British film industry need greater support and a platform for their work. A move away from the Shortwave Cinema saw this year’s festival take place – to great success – … Continue reading

Last chance to enter the First Cut Short Film competition – deadline 30th June

Have you already got a short film that could fit the creative brief of “First Press”, in one of the many ways that this could be interpretated?  Well if so, grab your last chance & complete the entry form by the deadline of 30th June this Thursday! Japanese beer, Kirin Ichiban is running its inaugural … Continue reading


Brick Lane-based Kino host a monthly open-mic screening at Vibe Bar that is accessible to all short filmmakers, provided your film is less than 6 minutes long. Their night has a totally unique set-up. A true open screen, a ready-made audience, and a chance to hang out with other short filmmakers up close and personal. … Continue reading

One Day Left for Orbital and New Prizes Announced

There’s only one day left to register for our Orbital London challenge, so if you’re interested in becoming one of the dozens of teams taking part, get over to the website now. In order to mark this final day of registrations, we’ve also announced a brand new and incredibly exciting prize, to be given to … Continue reading

Open City London Documentary Festival

Open City, London’s biggest documentary festival, prizes this town apart to find all the documentary goodness hidden inside.  Opening 16 June, the festival tackles both big issues and incredible human stories from around the globe, travelling to the badlands of Iraq and Afghanistan, the rise of organised crime in Russia, the last outpost of the American West, and outer space. With appearances … Continue reading

London Film Academy on Location returns to Algarve in June 2011

London Film Academy returns to Location, with courses on offer in the Algarve in June 2011.  With the Algarve’s backdrop of coastline, mountains and historic architecture, and top tutors leading the courses,  it promises to be an unforgettable experience. London Film Academy offers professional, vocational and up-to-date training in all key areas of film & … Continue reading


Orbital London has begun! We are pleased to team up with Create11 Festival, Nokia, FujiFilm, Audio Network and StarNow, as well as Kino London, Rotoreliefs, The Smalls, and The London Short Film Festival, to announce a new competition for the 13th Rushes Soho Shorts Festival. The motivation behind Orbital London is simple: to engage people, … Continue reading

Rotoreliefs and Channel 4 at Roxy!

Come one, come all on the 18th of May for an extra special short film night at Roxy Bar at London Bridge. This one is shrouded in secrecy as, at the event, a film crew will be shooting a documentary for Channel 4, featuring one of the shorts being screened by Rotoreliefs. Intrigued? Get down there. The … Continue reading

The Smalls Short Film Fest 2011 Call for Submissions

  The Smalls are calling for submissions to their upcoming festival, this September. They’re looking for creative and original ideas, expressed through exciting scripts. Films submitted will be judged by a panel of industry professionals, who will award prizes in two categories: “Under 5 Minutes” and “Over 5 Minutes”. Each category has a cash prize of £1,000! … Continue reading

Soho Shorts Puts on a Show at 33% London

After the huge success of its 2010 festival, 33% London is back in its fourth year, celebrating London’s vibrant and diverse new generation of creative practitioners. Conceived, programmed and run by people aged 16- 25, particularly those less likely to work in the arts industry, the festival features theatre, film, dance, visual arts and masterclasses. This … Continue reading