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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

INDIELISBOA FILM SESSIONS

IndieLisboa Film Sessions, 19th & 20th September, West Reservoir Centre We’ll be popping along to see this great selection of 10 Portuguese short films showcased at the IndieLisboa Festival including the New Talent Award 2012 awarded to a Portuguese short film director that stands out annually by the quality and artistic freedom of his work.  The award helps … 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

ENCOUNTERS STUDENT CAMPUS

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (17-22 September 2013, Bristol) is now taking bookings for its Student Campus – an exciting opportunity to attend screenings, workshops, talks with high profile industry guests and networking sessions at this year’s festival. Encounters is one of the world’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent and the … Continue reading

ENCOUNTERS & SOHO SHORTS LAUNCH NEW MUSIC VIDEO AWARD

  We are thrilled and excited to tell you that Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival has launched a new competitive festival strand for music videos presented in partnership with Soho Shorts. Encounters has always had a flexible approach to programming that responds to industry developments and the needs of different sectors. 2010 saw the introduction of … Continue reading

BRIGHTON – NICK ABRAHAMS NIGHT (20 APRIL)

An evening not to be missed! Nick Abrahams was recently winner of the British Council Best Short Film of the year award for his film Ekki Mukk starring Aidan Gillen (The Wire/Game of Thrones) and the voice of legendary folk singer Shirley Collins, who plays a lonely snail, which will be screening as part of … 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

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

CURTAIN DOWN ON THE RUSHES SOHO SHORTS FESTIVAL

RUSHES BRINGS THE CURTAIN DOWN ON THE RUSHES SOHO SHORTS FESTIVAL. LONDON:  December 2012 The 14 year old festival, created by Joce Capper and her team at Rushes will go into retirement as Rushes focuses on continuing to grow its business within the VFX and post sectors. “We loved the Festival and has been an integral part … 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

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