This very special hybrid version of the festival incorporates both live and virtual events, as well as screenings from 2-30 November. Discover new cinema, masterclasses and more.
What does it take to be an award-winning actor? We take a closer look at this year’s ASFF masterclasses and highlight 10 sessions to attend for all things acting and casting.
Films from our Official Selection encourage wider conversations about the world in which we live. We preview the third curated thematic strand from this year’s ASFF.
ASFF is a hotbed for fresh ideas and discovery. Here is a guide to the unique VR and audio experiences that await at this year’s festival – from interactive films to panel discussions.
The BFI London Film Festival enters its second week, and has already welcomed the likes of George Clooney, Kristen Stewart and Idris Elba. Here, ASFF selects five of its best movies.
Ahead of his masterclass at ASFF 2021, acclaimed British director Peter Strickland discusses shorts films, his new movie and the impact of Covid-19 in this exclusive interview.
Film has the power to spark conversation. The ASFF 2021 Official Selection features some remarkable documentaries, exploring new ways to broaden horizons. Here are 10 must-sees.
This year’s ASFF Official Selection features a range of incredible shorts – from comedy to drama, documentary to thriller. Learn more about our second thematic film collection.
The BFI London Film Festival gets underway on
6 October, with its usual dazzling collection of gala premieres, world cinema movies, screen talks and industry events. Here are five must-see films.
We have always been dedicated to promoting new talent. Join us at ASFF 2021 to see the latest work from the brightest rising stars in the British film industry.
We are delivering a range of masterclasses on commissioning, production and development at ASFF 2021. Hear from Black Dog Films, BFI, BBC Film and more.
This year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival presents the work of some incredible filmmakers across six carefully curated thematic strands. Here is a preview of the first strand.
We are delivering a variety of masterclasses on documentary and storytelling at ASFF 2021, with speakers from the BBC, The Guardian, Channel 4 and BetaJester.
This year’s ASFF guest programmes are as wild and wonderous as life itself. Read more about the opportunities they provide to experience someone else’s point of view.
This year ASFF presents a selection of masterclasses on the worlds of animation and VFX. Gain first-hand insights from top stop motion directors and VFX supervisors.
For the 2021 edition, ASFF Official Selection has been divided into six conceptual strands, organised by theme and including multiple genres. Here’s the low-down on what to expect.
The 11th edition of Aesthetica brings you more ways to enjoy the festival. Learn more about this year’s hybrid festival and find out which option suits you best.
Quentin Dupieux is the cult French filmmaker behind ‘Rubber’ and ‘Deerskin’. He’s back with the even more bizarre dark comedy ‘Mandibles’, the story of two friends who find a giant fly.
The international Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival runs in October in Cardiff, with a collection of must-see films and shorts celebrating global diversity – and competing for a prestigious prize.
This year’s Venice Film Festival comes to a close this weekend. ASFF selects five of the best films and television shows to have premiered in the second week.