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IT STARTED WITH A SHORT… CUTIE AND THE BOXER OPENS IN UK CINEMAS

When you set out to make a short you’re on the path to refining your filmmaking skills and learning a lot about ‘the craft’ but sometimes  you might end up with a little more than you first imagined. Dana Knight explores one such case… Zachary Heinzerling’s Sundance documentary hit, CUTIE AND THE BOXER, is a … Continue reading

THE EVOLUTION OF STRAIGHT8

It’s all change in 2013 for those stalwarts of the London film scene, straight 8. From Cannes to Edgar Wright and back, the filmmaking phenomenon, started in 1999, is building up to its first foray into feature filmmaking. In their own words: we are attempting to make the first straight 8 feature film, working with … Continue reading

AS VINTERBERG’S ‘THE HUNT’ OPENS; HERE ARE HIS THOUGHTS ON SHORTS

Thomas made his first short film at the age of 16 and was admitted three years later to the National Film School of Denmark, thus becoming their youngest student ever. He graduated in 1993 with his short Last Round garnering a nomination for a Student Academy Award. He was catapulted to international fame in 1998 when his … Continue reading

6th RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL STARTS 2 NOV (TODAY!)

The Russian Film Festival is returning to London on the 2nd November for its 6th year! The festival will present the UK premieres of the most illustrious Russian films of the past year – works by established film directors as well the new generation of Russian filmmakers. From poetic parables to poignant documentaries and perceptive … Continue reading

THE UNOFFICIAL LEVESON FILM SERIES

THE UNOFFICIAL LEVESON FILM SERIES // 30 Oct, 7 & 21 Nov TCOLondon and The Media Reform Coalition have teamed up to present three films on journalism, with introductions by special guests from within the industry. Featuring… 30/10 PARK ROW – A 1952 tribute to the ideals of a free press amid the rise of tabloid journalism, presented … Continue reading

NYC: ROOFTOP FILMS CALLING FOR 2013 SUBMISSIONS

My screening at Rooftop was one of the most memorable nights of my life—seeing my New York movie in a distinctly New York locale, with the most attractive, stylish and enthusiastic audience I can imagine… Rooftop does more than program unusual films in remarkable locations (and vice versa)—it fosters a deep sense of community among … Continue reading

5 BROKEN CAMERAS SAT 20 OCT @ ICA (LONDON)

★★★★★ ‘A hugely powerful, moving study…The year’s best home movie’ Total Film 5 BROKEN CAMERAS Dir. Emad Burnat/Guy Davidi, Occupied Palestinian Territory/Israel/France/Netherlands, 2011, 94 mins At the birth of his son Gabreel, Emad Burnat is given his first movie camera and begins recording both Gabreel’s childhood and the conflict growing around them. Filmed from the perspective of … Continue reading

CAMBRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL FINAL DAYS

It’s the final weekend of the Cambridge Film Festival, and at Soho Shorts, we want to wish good luck to everyone who’s had their short film screened over the past 9 days. This year, the shorts were grouped into several thematic categories: To Accommodate,  To Be in the Present, To be a Man, To Belong, To … Continue reading

THE RSSF 2012 FINALISTS

Here are the results of this years shortlisting and judging process. Over 1200 films were submitted for consideration. 199 films were shortlisted for the competition screenings and here are the three finalist films, as chosen by our judging panels, from each category. Winners will be posted on Friday 20th July following our Awards Ceremony the … Continue reading

RSSF OFFICIAL SELECTION 2012

THANK YOU very much to everyone who has entered this year’s festival. Once again we’ve reviewed over 1200 entries from 50 plus countries and the competition has been tough. The work entered has been stronger than ever making the shortlisting process very tough. 15% of the work entered has made final selection for competition, and the work listed below represents only the … Continue reading

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