Animated Short

From Home posting from Shevon Burrows

The highly talented artist and illustrator, Shevon Burrows, has made her own inimitable contribution to the Lockdown project initiated by Moving Pictures Theatre.   Shevon has posted has a brilliant and uplifting 30 second video showing the creation of one her current series of paintings, inspired by the patterns of virus cells, but transforming them …

Untimed by Fabio Reitano part of the From Home series

A further contribution to the From Home project for the Lockdown, part of a series organised by Lucy Nordberg and Marc Green of Moving Pictures Theatre, comes from Italian Director Fabio Reitano. The short film explores the director’s new discovery of his own home. He says “In April 2020, Italy faced one of the most …

Isabella and Coral McCarthy Sommervile and Deborah Espect “From Home”.

So, this is continuing the “From Home ” project, initiated by Brighton-based Moving Pictures Theatre and Language Umbrella Media. Two more beautiful contributions from Brighton filmmaker Deborah Espect (This Blog, July 16th, 2019. Moggy Productions, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts-7lmrM93o&t=44s) on her own experience of life under, what has become known as, “Lockdown” and where her current situation relates …

Wired Sussex Festival: “Three Sixty Degrees: New Ways of Experiencing Creative Performances”. Update: Saturday 12th October: This event sold out in 48 hours.

Date and Time” Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1800-2100, Location, 3 Hanningtons Lane, Hanningtons Estate Brighton, BN1 1GS. Saturday 12th October: Following the news that this event sold out in 48 hours we will report back on how it was received. “As part of Brighton Digital Festival, the city’s hub for emerging technologies, The FuseBox, is …

Pleased to announce new initiative for all independent film makers.

Greetings, after a Summer break we are back with new promotions, announcements on independent filming productions and promotions and, immediately, a new national and international initiative to promote and support the work of independent filmmakers around the World. If you are an independent filmmaker, no matter how small, this can include you. It is what …

Brighton & Hove Pride 2019 and a new film festival

Brighton & Hove Pride has become one of the biggest Pride festivals in the World, having started  out as a one off demonstration by the Sussex Gay Liberation Front in October 1972. With a history of innovation this year introduces, for the first time, a Pride Film Festival to run from 24th July – 4th …

Turbine, written and animated by Alex Boya

A quite extraordinary film from Alex Boya and the National Film Board of Canada. Turbine is an animation, originating from monochrome drawings on paper and at only eight minutes long is another of the powerful short contributions for which the NFBC has become famous. Boya has succeeded in achieving significant and original insight into a …

I’m OK from Director and Animator Elizabeth Hobbs

  Elizabeth Hobbs takes on the life and work of Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980), the Austrian artist, poet, essayist and playwright, for her six minute animated short film “I’m OK”. Using simple broad brush water colour artwork with a stop-motion approach Hobbs presents dozens of pictures that take us through Kokschka’s life with art, highly emotional …

Review of 2018 Part Two May 2018 – December 2018

J’aime les filles (Reviewed May 21st 2018) A wonderful, unique, eight minute film from Diane Obomsawin exploring love, identity awakening, exploration, joy, passion, confusion and discovery. The profound sensitivity with which Obomsawin goes about her craft is evidenced in her ability to tell such a complete story in so short a time period. Rightly recognised …

International Moving Image Society event Tuesday 29 January.

The IMIS starting off its excellent work this year with a good Networking opportunity. Hope you can make it. We will be continuing to report on the work of the IMIS from this Blog throughout the coming year. Post-Holiday After Party: Xmas Might Be Gone, But The Party Is Still On