Seven ground-breaking Polish short films, selected from nearly 300 submitted titles, make up the Short Waves Grand Prix 2014 screening, which will be showcased at Hackney Picturehouse (Attic) on Sunday 30 March. Short Waves Festival in Pozna?, Poland, have partnered up with London Short Film Festival to create this one-off, must see screening.
Portuguese filmmaker Basil da Cunha’s new film After the Night (Até Ver A Luz) will be released in cinemas 25 April. Da Cunha’s authentic crime story is set in the backstreets of Lisbon, in which he strives for a brash realism, using local actors and improvised dialogue.
Iris van Herpen’s Autumn / Winter 2014 collection combined craft and technology at Paris Fashion Week. Producing a futuristic collection that paid tribute to traditional craftsmanship and the advances of the digital age, van Herpen’s clothes have a distinctive and unique style.
Canary Wharf Screen continues its Urban Visionaries programme this month with Part Three: FLAMIN Long-Form, which exhibits the films of Charlotte Ginsborg and Georgina Starr and runs from 13 March to 13 April.
BFI Southbank will present This is Now: Film and Video After Punk this April featuring underground films from London’s post-punk era 1979-85.
Moving Image was specifically developed to give moving image-based artworks a platform for promotion. Based in London and New York, the state-side division opens today and runs until 9 March.
International Women’s Day is marked by Birds Eye View film festival with a special screening at the BFI Southbank. Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, will be open to audiences at 6.30pm and will be preceded by announcements about the full festival programme in April.
Film London has launched the 2014 Jarman Award. Key people from the UK’s art world have been invited to nominate UK moving image artists as potential recipients of this year’s Award, which is presented in partnership with Channel 4 and in association with the Whitechapel Gallery.
In a celebration of short films that explore the theme of architecture and nature, The Architecture Foundation is now accepting submissions for its first ever film competition.
Cinema Remake will run from 23 March to 1 June at EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Amsterdam, in a compelling showcase of work by filmmakers and artists who use iconic feature films as a basis with which to create something radically new.
Goldfrapp’s Tales Of Us cinema event presents a worldwide screening of the stunning film Tales Of Us followed immediately by an exclusive dramatic live performance transmitted into cinemas from the magnificent surroundings of the legendary Air Studios in London.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art have announced the complete line-up for the 43rd edition of New Directors/New Films.
London-based designer, Hannah Weiland, has launched faux-fur fashion label, Shrimps. Weiland’s multi-coloured pieces are inspired by the witticisms of modern art and reflect her background in History of Art.
The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 is now open for entries, accepting submissions in all genres. Now in its fourth year, the festival offers both emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their films to new, international audiences in a range of stunning locations across the historic city of York every November.
Fashion house, Bottega Veneta, has joined forces with South African photographer, Pieter Hugo, to shoot the Spring /Summer campaign. Every season the new collection is conceived and captured by an exceptional photographer in conjunction within Creative Director Tomas Maier.
Real Emotions: Thinking in Film considers what the world is and what it has the potential to be. Film is a medium that is able to directly addresses human emotions and effect collective experience.
A spectacular restoration of Nicholas Ray’s iconic film Rebel Without a Cause will open at BFI Southbank and selected cinemas nationwide on 18 April.
You can now read Aesthetica Magazine wherever you are with our new digital subscriptions accessible via iPad, iPhone and Android devices. A bi-monthly publication, Aesthetica brings you the latest news in contemporary art and culture.
This spring, Create London and the Barbican will be taking over the Grade II listed Vestry House Museum for a weekend of screenings, talks and events. The seminal works by Alfred Hitchcock will be the focus from 28 February – 2 March. The Birds