Posts tagged "UK"
The London Short Film Festival is coming soon!

The London Short Film Festival is coming soon!

The London Short Film Festival (LSFF) returns to London for its 13th year to be as confrontational as ever, and to prove that the UK is truly a hotbed of film creativity. This year, LSFF received an unprecedented number of submissions – nearly 2,000 in total. For the 2016 festival, taking place from 8-17th January, LSFF is working...
Official short film programme of Annecy Film Festival!

Official short film programme of Annecy Film Festival!

The 2015th Annecy International Animated Film Festival is opening today, delivering yet again a fine collection of feature and short films from the animated film industry. This list of the short films is created from the Official Selection, and Out of Competition, which turned out to be truly diverse and colourful this year. Official Selection A...
The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival the UK’s leading short film festival and gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the Oscars®, European Film Awards and Cartoon d’Or. The festival presents a unique opportunity for industry and creatives to discover new talent, network and develop new collaborations. Now is your...
The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival prides itself on breaking new talent, many of the filmmakers they do retrospectives with screened their first film at LSFF, so keeping the festival open to those people who are just starting out is a top priority. Submissions are now OPEN for the 12th London Short Film Festival (9 – 18 Jan 2015)...
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...
The 0117 Hour Challenge is now open!

The 0117 Hour Challenge is now open!

Bristol Film Office, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival and M Shed present the 0117 Hour Digital Short Challenge, inviting filmmakers, animators, visual and sound artists to make digital shorts focused on the theme of ‘Journeys’ and exploring Bristol Temple Quarter in just 117 hours. This high-energy event is part of a series of Bristol Temple Quarter commissions coordinated by...

DepicT! wants your super-short films

DepicT! is challenging creatives across the globe to show their creative stuff in just a minute and a half. Enter for free online to be in with a chance of winning £1500, priceless industry exposure at the 18th Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival (18 – 23 Sep 2012) and beyond as well other exclusive...

WOSH – Small is beautiful

There’s a definite feeling, both in the UK and spreading into Europe and across the great ponds, that there’s a bit of a heyday in short filmmaking at the moment. Despite global economic meltdown and tough times all round, innovative and mould breaking shorts are proving to be the order of the day. Despite the...