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NEW YORK SHORTS FEST 2014 OPENS TUES 27 MAY

We are really looking forward to this year’s New York International Short Film Festival – it’s only two weeks away and full of amazing shorts including new films from RSSF Alumni. See the full line up here including links to booking. This year their showcase shorts include Bingo Night, starring Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers), The Lord of Catan, … Continue reading

MY STREET FILM COMPETITION DEADLINE 30 MAY

MyStreet is a living archive of the experiences and people of a place that means something to you. All videos are geotagged to a MyStreet map where anyone can find short docs around the world. A UK shortlist is selected from our submissions (deadline 30 May 2014) by a jury chaired this year by Pawel Pawlikowski. Chosen work will be shown … Continue reading

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival Announces “Europe’s Best Independent Film” Of 2014

Europe’s premier event for independent cinema, ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival announces its 2014 award-winning films, including its highest honor, “Best European Independent Film 2014”. After showcasing 85 films from 32 countries, ÉCU 2014 ended its indie-packed weekend with a spirited final ceremony recognizing 24 award winners in 15 categories. Winners included: BLIND … Continue reading

17th Holland Animation Film Festival unveil their programme

The 17th Holland Animation Film Festival have unveiled their 2014 programme! FEATURES SELECTIONS: Eleven films have been selected for the international competition feature films, from romantic comedy and road movie to a documentary including: Is the Man Who is Tall Happy by Michel Gondry is an animated conversation with the famous linguist and political activist Noam … Continue reading

UTOPIA – THE FOURTH UK PORTUGUESE FILM FESTIVAL

Filmville proudly announces UTOPIA – the Fourth UK Portuguese Film Festival.  Showcasing an exciting international line-up selected around the thematic of Film,  Memory and Landscape, this is the most ambitious UKPFF yet, expanded to include  mostly recent productions and emerging talent. The programme combines  contemporary works by renowned directors such as London Film Festival habitués … Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEUVEN OPENS 30 NOV

The 19th edition of the International Short Film Festival Leuven  will take place from November 30 to December 7, 2013 in the beautiful city of Leuven, close to Brussels, Belgium. The festival programme consists of more than 120 screenings in 5 venues. The programme contains live-action films, animated shorts, music videos, short films for children and non-narrative shorts. Every … Continue reading

AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (ASFF)

AESTHETICA IS OPEN! See their full programme here: http://issuu.com/aesthetica_magazine An established and dynamic player on the UK film festival circuit, the Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is a celebration of independent film from across the world, and an outlet for championing and supporting short filmmaking. Spanning all genres including drama, documentary, animation, comedy, music video, thriller, … Continue reading

10TH ROMANIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON

   The 10th Romanian Film Festival in London: TURNING THE PAGE brings you the latest, the most exciting and the most illuminating productions from the ferment of the Romanian film industry. Shown for the first time in the UK, these films tell the story of a rapidly evolving society. Hugely popular actors and immensely insightful directors will … Continue reading

IRIS – CARDIFF’S LGBT FILM FEST OPENS WED 9 OCTOBER

Guests from India, USA, Netherlands, Ireland, Australia, Norway, Germany to descend on Cardiff for 7th annual LGBT film festival.  30 short films up for £25,000 Iris Prize – the worlds largest short film prize, supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation.  Cupcakes and a mini Eurovision Song Contest to open 2013 film festival! Organisers of the 2013 Iris … Continue reading

FEEDING FIVE HUNDRED @ ENCOUNTERS FILM FESTIVAL

CAT LOVERS WILL LOVE IT BUT ITS SO MUCH BIGGER THAN THAT Feeding 500 is a 20 minute documentary in Arabic with English subtitles and has been directed by a 25 year old Emirati from Abu Dhabi, called Rafed Alharthi.  It is the evocative story about one man’s passion, determination and struggle to feed 500 stray cats each day – which … Continue reading

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