Short film

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 …

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