Posts tagged "Encounters Short Film Festival"
Encounters Announces Swiss Theme for 2013

Encounters Announces Swiss Theme for 2013

The internationally renowned Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival returns to Bristol from 17- 22 September 2013, offering a unique chance to catch the best and brightest emerging talent from  around the world. This year the festival has announced a Swiss Focus in partnership with Swiss Films and Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, and supported by the...
Selling us all short - Encounters Short Film Festival

Selling us all short – Encounters Short Film Festival

Last month a well-known left-wing, liberal, pro-arts UK newspaper published a blog post dismissing short films as “derivative, soulless and humourless”. The piece, which complained of a lack of compelling storytelling, was a deliberate provocation focused on a prestigious British awards shortlist. Yet the author made wider generalisations and assumptions, such as: good filmmaking must...