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The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is a celebration of independent short film from around the world. It supports emerging and established filmmakers by giving them a platform to showcase their work. Films screened at the festival are also eligible to enter the BAFTA British Short Film and Animation Awards.

ASFF 2016 will run from 3 to 6 November in York, UK. The festival takes place in 15 distinct locations, transforming the city into a dynamic multi-venue cinema. It invites you to explore a range of genres: advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller, plus guest programmes.

Some of the world’s most acclaimed talents offer masterclasses on directing, editing, cinematography, branded content and journalism, with previous speakers from Association of Camera Operators (Star Wars, Gravity, James Bond), Rankin Film, Channel 4 and Oscar and BAFTA Award Winning VFX Giant Framestore among others.

ASFF 2016 opens for entries on 1 December 2015. See more details here.

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