Live action Short Film

“The Mirror”, from Moving Pictures Theatre

The Mirror is a beautiful and haunting short film for Moving Pictures Theatre, following up on their recent offering “The Last Lighthouse Keeper”. Filmed in Preston Manor, Brighton, a magnificent Edwardian country house, this two and a half minute film sees into the heart, mind and history of an Edwardian young lady. The Edwardian woman, …

International Moving Image Society changes for a new age and industry.

I have been honoured by being invited to join the board of this great film institution. The invitation comes at a time when our industry from top to bottom and end to end is facing its greatest challenges. But with these challenges go significant opportunities to develop, diversify, encourage and grow. No more so than …

Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Delighted to confirm that this year’s Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ film Festival is going ahead. Now in its second year, Deborah Espect, herself of Moggy Film Productions, says the following: “Like many festivals in 2020, due to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve had to cancel our live events and switch to delivering our programme online. We’re …

A New Story From Moving Pictures Theatre

We have met Moving Pictures Theatre before on this Blog and here we have a new initiative from this inventive multi-media company that is suitable for the age. Previously the company have produced short films like “The Mirror”   “The Last Lighthouse Keeper” as well as dramatic plays such as “King Arthur”.  The Brighton, U.K., …

Like Glass, Director Adam Spinks

Adam Spinks’ recent film, “Like Glass”, has been touring Europe and beyond making its presence felt in film festivals the world over. Now it is home and going public on Film Shortage, Vimeo and various other distribution platforms starting today, 12 February, and this blog is delighted to be in the vanguard of the publication. …

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 …

Elliott Hasler of Relsah Productions update.

Further encouragement for independent film makers, with little capital but bags of talent, comes from Elliott Hasler. You may remember that we met Elliott last year (“Charlie’s Letters”, “To Hunt a Tiger”). Well, with some smart footwork and as exclusively predicted on this Blog, Relsah Productions has achieved the kind of Premier showing status for …

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 …

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