RSSF 2010

For Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2010 we celebrated our 12th year.

The non-profit event took place from 21st to 30thJuly and is recognized as one of UK’s best Short Film Festivals, with an equal focus on emerging and established talent.

Initial requests and interest (for festival info Jan to May 2010) came from 1,665 cities across 112 countries. Filmmakers in 639 cities across 80 countries chose to consider entering the festival with filmmakers in 49 countries fully completing registration and submitting their work. 1,050 films were received, 170 of which have been chosen for competition, from 23 countries.

The festival highlights:

  • Soho Film Lab Seminars… Experienced film-makers feedback their views on pitching, editing, grading, VFX, 3D and Sound Production in a range of free weekday seminars.

SFLSeminar 3D

SFLSeminar Broadcast VFX

SFLSeminar Film London

SFLSeminar Life size virgin shorts

Mosaic London Recut

SFLSeminar Pitching

SFLSeminar RADA Directors&Actors

SFLSeminar RADAshorts

SFLSeminar Satusfaction Editing

SFLSeminar Satusfaction Grading

SFLSeminar Sound Production

Apple Store Panels… In collaboration with the APA, ArtHertz, The Documentary Filmmakers Group, Nexus Productions, Radar, Promo News and Directors UK, 6 panel discussions will be held at The Apple Store in Regent Street.


Future of Advertising

Future of Animation

Future of Documentary

Future of ShortFilm

Future of Music Video

Guest Programmes… 14 exclusive selections of film screenings including straight 8, Kerry Film Festival, Kerry Film Festival, Shorts Film Festival, Dazzle Films, Brighton University, Bornshorts, Best of Boroughs,  Dorset Cereals and many more.

Best of Boroughs


Brighton University 2010


Dorset Cereals

Fuji Film

Holly Shorts







Shorts Film Festival (Australia)

Films included the record-breaking Evian Skating Babies ad (in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most-watched viral of all time) and Michel Gondry’s latest music video; actors such as Robert Pattinson (Twilight), Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings), Camilla Rutherford (Gosford Park, The Darjeeling Limited), Celia Imrie  (Cranford), Jenny Agutter (An American Werewolf in London), Iwan Rheon  (Misfits), Talulah Riley (St Trinian’s), Jodie Whittaker (Perrier’s Bounty), and Michael Maloney (Truly Madly Deeply); music videos from Laura Marling to Faithless, Franz Ferdinand to Eminem, Plan B and Gorillaz; and many more.

Click here for more information on Official Selection

  • BAFTA Short Filmmakers Market… Rushes Soho Shorts and BAFTA are hosting a day of screenings, discussions and seminars highlighting all aspects of film production, with a focus on short format work on Sunday 25th July.
  • Flicker Alley Street Party… Over a century ago Cecil Court was home to the early British film industry; now it is known worldwide for its independent, knowledgeable shop owners. As part of the Cecil Court Summer Festival, many of these shops will be adorning their windows with displays invoking its cinematic past. There will be lectures, screenings of experimental short films, and a recreation of an early film screening with live musical accompaniment from pianist John Sweeney.
  • Click here for more information on Guest Screenings

    Click here for more information on the BAFTA Day and Flicker Alley Street Party

    If you’d like to get involved with the festival, hold an event or guest screening, let us know:


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