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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

REED.CO.UK COMPETITION TOP PRIZE £10,000

REED.CO.UK IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES Calling all amateur and professional filmmakers – one of the UK’s biggest short film competitions is now open for entries and will be giving entrants the chance to win cash prizes and have their films appear on Channel 4. Now in its fifth year, the reed.co.uk Short Film Competition 2014 invites budding … Continue reading

HOW TO SHOOT A £1 MILLION CAR COMMERCIAL ON A ZERO BUDGET

Crewed entirely by award-winning women and with everyone volunteering their time,  this is not your usual car commercial! The Feminist Car Commercial, three interconnecting short films made to look like genuine car commercials, aims to highlight female film-making talent in the UK and to show advertisers how their marketing communications could be devised for women. The film will … 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

UNDERWIRE 2012

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

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

NATIONAL YOUTH FILM ACADEMY

The NYFA (National Youth Film Academy) is a not-for-profit organisation created to locate, educate, develop and showcase the talents of exceptionally gifted Young Actors and Film Makers aged 16-25 years old from around the UK. Through Apprenticeships and Film Making courses they provide all Young Film Makers and Actors with the opportunity to train with … Continue reading

LIMELIGHT AWARDS 2013 // OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Limelight Film Awards short film competition has now opened for the sixth round. To celebrate this all submissions are FREE for the first month – the deadline for free entry is Wednesday 31st October. Last year they received over 265 submissions and they’re anticipating even more this year.  “This not only shows the growth of … Continue reading

BOMBAY & TRIBECA ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF THE FIRST IMAGINATION FILM COMPETITION

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN & TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF THE FIRST IMAGINATION SERIES FILM COMPETITION Five filmmakers have won the chance to bring their Imagination to life, as they participate in producing and directing their very own short film. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® in association with Tribeca Film Festival®, today announced the five winners of the Bombay … Continue reading

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