Awards Ceremonies.

Elliott Hasler to feature at 2020 Berlin Film Festival

Quick update on one of this Blog’s favourite Sons. Elliott Hasler (Charlie’s Letter, To Hunt a Tiger, Vindication Swim) has landed a plumb placement at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Brilliant news and further encouragement for all Independent Filmmakers.  The Festival runs, this year, from Thursday 20th February until 1st March. More news on this …

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 …

St Andrew’s School, Hove, filmmaking and the art of the possible……

Around 2012, Dave White and Steve Griffiths were teaching literature to year 6 pupils (so ages 10-11 in the English classroom system) at St Andrew’s School Hove, UK. The book they were focussed on was the C. S. Lewis legendary classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The two teachers wanted to bring the …

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 …

International Moving Image Society 88th Awards Ceremony.

The International Moving Image Society hold their 88th Awards Ceremony at The Regent Street Cinema tomorrow evening, 19th February, beginning at 1800. The evening features the annual Bernard Happe lecture and a series of awards to the elite in the filming industry for innovation, development and career and lifetime achievements. Hosted by Vivien Creegor, news …