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Ben Wheatley Roundtable

Ben Wheatley Roundtable

Ben Wheatley comes to the North East for an exclusive roundtable event. The session, taking place on Wednesday 1 March, will be jointly hosted by Northern Film + Media and Tyneside Cinema.

Inspiring Animation

Inspiring Animation

Oberhausen Reveals

Oberhausen Reveals

The 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen unveils the first films selected for its International Competition 2017. Prominent works include John Akomfrah’s Tropikosis.

Showcase Your Films

Showcase Your Films

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival is open for entries for its seventh edition, taking place from 8 to 12 November. Screen your film and be in with a chance of winning a number of awards.

Postgraduate Talent

Postgraduate Talent

London College of Fashion are showcasing a dynamic collection of work at House of Vans. Programme Director Nilgin Yusuf shares ideas about the upcoming event.

Imaginative Forms

Imaginative Forms

London College of Fashion continues its annual MA Season with Found in Translation, showcasing a dynamic collection of from the School of Media and Communication courses.

Effervescent Styling

Effervescent Styling

A group of fresh-faced young students at an all-girls boarding school. A new girl arrives. A new friend will teach her how to break the rules. Victor Claramunt won the fashion category at ASFF 2016.

Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives

ETHETICS (ethics+aesthetics), which screened at ASFF 2016, is a series exploring and celebrating ethical and socially responsible brands around the world. Enter your film for 2017.

Visceral Storytelling

Visceral Storytelling

Ahead of a screening of Godless at the Barbican, hosted by The New Social, Ralitza Petrova talks about the dialogues opened up through an emotional connection with cinema.

SHORTFLIX: Supporting Imagination

SHORTFLIX: Supporting Imagination

UK Screen Agency Creative England have launched a new short filmmaking schemed aimed at young adults, alongside the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and Sky Arts.

Literary Adaptation

Literary Adaptation

The White King is Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel’s feature directorial debut, a bold adaptation of György Dragomán’s novel. Youthful innocence contrasts with adult malice and oppression.

Promoting Independent Cinema

Promoting Independent Cinema

ASFF’S tailored talks reflect the intention to champion talent and enhance interest in independent cinema. Paced across two days, these unique events were open to anyone and everyone.

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