The Quay Brothers are influential stop-motion animators, internationally renowned for their inventive, other-worldly films that merge objects, puppets and people from real life with gloomy fantasies and haunted visions.
Exploitation movies were low-budget feature films, usually considered to be of low moral or artistic merit. Regardless, conceptual artist Jamie Shovlin has now produced an entirely new film of this genre for Cornerhouse, Manchester.
The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 is open for entries, inviting submissions from filmmakers who are driving the genre of film with innovative and inspirational works.
There is still plenty of time to get some last minute shopping in and we’ve got lots of ideas to help you out. Whoever you’re buying for we’ve got a multitude of suggestions that are bound to enhance the following year and offer new cultural opportunities.
Six short films written and directed by young and talented Iraqi directors are featuring in the Dubai International Film Festival special section, Iraq Legacy: Children of Future.
With the days getting colder and the nights drawing in, what better way to stay warm this winter than curling up with a selection of films from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013? 2013’s ASFF was sensational with over 300 outstanding films being screened throughout the weekend of 7-10 November.
Krzysztof Kieslowski’s trilogy on Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, representing the three colours of the French flag, is now available for the first time on Blu Ray. The polish director released the three films during the 1990s and along with The Decalogue and The Double Life of Véronique, are the works for which he is best known.
In recent years a pioneering generation of international filmmakers has arisen that seeks to create new film projects able to become successful cinema hits apart from the traditional formula combining big budgets and popular film stars.
An intriguing showcase of video art and short film finds its way to Istanbul this winter under the annual programme of Artists’ Film International: a curated collection of moving images from global artists.
The ICA launches its new programme of short artists’ films today as part of the Random Acts project in association with Channel 4. Random Acts is a short-form daily arts strand on Channel 4, first launched in 2011.
Arab cinema is celebrated in a specially curated programme, Discover Arab Cinema, at BFI for an entire year. The season combines contemporary Arab films with classics from the past, and includes shorts and feature length films.
Silent Shakespeare is a unique and rare opportunity to see seven silent films of Shakespeare plays, collected from around the world and produced between 1899 and 1911.
Alice Lowe, co-writer and star of Ben Wheatley’s acclaimed black comedy Sightseers, joined us at ASFF 2013 to share her expertise on screenwriting. Working in British comedy for years, she has been part of some of the UK’s best loved comedies such as Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place, The Mighty Boosh and Black Books.
Late at Tate Britain is a special programme of events for young and diverse audiences held at Tate Britain on a bi-monthly basis. The evening covers a variety of activities and regularly features music, film, fashion and live performance.
As the UK/Russia Year of Culture begins, GRAD collaborates with Antikbar to present Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen.
Screen Yorkshire champions and supports new and emerging talent in the TV, film, video games and digital sectors in Yorkshire and Humber. Its unique and successful national talent development scheme Triangle 2014 is open to applications.
ASFF is one of the most exciting site-specific film festivals in the UK. While introducing festival-goers to memorable short film, its use of 15 distinct venues across York provides an opportunity to explore the historic and the contemporary as the festival’s backdrop.
The 3rd instalment of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) presented a rich selection of outstanding films, showcasing 300 shorts from 36 countries spanning all genres from Drama and Documentary, Music Video and Animation, to Experimental, Artist Film and more. A judging panel selected the winning films for Category Awards and Best of Fest.
The ICA’s Artists’ Film Club has been running since 2008 and features work by artists in the medium of film. The new season includes up and coming artists as well as more established names in artists film.
Last night saw the closing ceremony of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival. It was a fantastic affair, with guests joining us from all across the world.
Yesterday’s masterclasses at York St John University and York Theatre Royal were a resounding success. Five hundred people showed up to pack out the theatre for Barry Ryan’s discussion about Warp Films, creators of pioneering British cinemas including Four Lions, This is England and Dead Man’s Shoe.