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Derby Film Festival: Oberhausen On Tour

Following Derby’s own carefully collated shorts programme (Eat My Shorts) came another, this time chosen by Oberhausen, the world’s leading festival of short films. 110 more words


Derby Film Festival: Eat My Shorts

In collating the Festival’s own short film showcase, Eat My Shorts, the Derby team sought submissions from across the globe. Festival co-director Adam J Marsh was on hand to explain the selection process – one based entirely on merit – and its remarkable outcome that six of the programme’s seven films come from UK filmmakers. 102 more words


La Jetée: a 28 Minute Sci-Fi Masterpiece

This post is part of the Shorts Blogathon, hosted by Fritzi at Movies Silently. Check out the other great posts HERE!

Today Chris Marker’s 1962 short film La Jetée (The Jetty) is best known as the inspiration for Terry Gilliam’s 1995 movie, 12 Monkeys (and the current TV show of the same name). 814 more words


Family Portraits: Short Films

Focussing on parent-child relationships, this insightful selection of short films chosen by Flatpack’s curators encapsulates both ordinary and avant-garde families. Tackling everything from intergenerational curiosity and the creation of memories, to familial expectations, responsibility and duty, these films pull their audience into recognisable and affecting worlds. 380 more words


Flatpack 2015: Cross Frequencies Short Films

A chattering audience at the end of a screening is usually a good sign. Reactions have been provoked. Cinema has done its job. That’s exactly what happened at last night’s Cross Frequencies selection of shorts. 933 more words