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SHORTS @ BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

The British Independent Film Festival taking place this Friday & Saturday at The Empire in Leicester Square.   The festival has two fantastic shorts programmes:   Friday shorts Programme at 8pm  http://www.thefilmfestivalguild.com/#!friday-night-biff2013/cvr   Take Me To Pitcairn dir.  Julian McDonnell (55mins) The Driftwood  dir. James Webber (11mins) The Runner  dir. Michael O’Kelly (3mins) Rotkop  dir. Jan & … Continue reading

LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL & BEYOND

London Short Film Festival has created a new series of events. The first of which is: LSSF: MEET THE FILMMAKERS – Wednesday 24th April. A chance to look at the careers of 3 filmmakers who’ve had success in the London Short Film Festival; they will talk about how the Festival impacted on their work, and what they … Continue reading

BFI PUTS 2.5 MILLION DEVELOPMENT CASH UP FOR GRABS

The BFI has put up £2.5m to support 15 film and production companies via a new scheme, entitled the Production Company Vision awards 2013 – 15. The awards will provide up to £200k per company for the next two years, allowing film businesses to develop new projects by maintaining momentum on development activity across a … Continue reading

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES TO UK’S FASTEST GROWING SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Want to be in with a chance to have your film viewed by the major players in the film industry and win £10,000?  Then this is the last call for entries to the RSFC 2013 (reed.co.uk Short Film Competition).  Budding film makers have 6 weeks remaining to make a 3-minute film around the theme of … 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

THOUGHTS ON SHORTS: ACTOR-TURNED-DIRECTOR PATRICK MYLES ON SANTA’S BLOTTO

I don’t know about you but I think “We need to talk about Christmas”. And I’m sure actor-turned-director Patrick Myles would agree, since this is the witty tagline of his second short film, Santa’s Blotto starring Brian Blessed, a very successful short that won international distribution and can also be found on iTunes. SYNOPSIS: Last year, 7 year old Jonny sent a … 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

GUSTAV TO SCREEN AT EXPLODING CINEMA

Exploding Cinema is a multi-roomed extravaganza, as part of the Besides the Screen conference at Goldsmiths college. It features ten rooms of film and video installations & performances, live music and soundtracks, Psycho-Haptic visuals, special guests and surprise acts. Among these will be a new cinematic offering from long-time RSSF friends, ArtHertz, with their short film GUSTAV. The … Continue reading

JIMMY’S END GOES LIVE

During this year’s festival, Mitch Jenkins turned up with Lex Projects to talk us through ‘the Anatomy of a Transmedia Project’. That project was Alan Moore’s ‘Jimmy’s End’, and it today went live on the project’s website: http://www.jimmysend.com.  Jimmy’s End is a 30 minute short film, the first in a series, which is described its … Continue reading

FRAMED FILM FESTIVAL 2012

Framed Film Festival 2012, a showcase for London’s younger generation launches this weekend. Taking place at the Barbican and eight different venues across the city until 25 November, families, children and aspiring young professionals can enjoy a series of films and engaging activities for 4 to 18 year olds. The first of what will be … Continue reading

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