BAFTA Shorts 2015
Mon 15 Jun 2015
With new immersive cinema experiences, special post screening events, plus discussions and Q&As, you can now get more out of your Monday night trip to the cinema. Look out for our special events symbols.
A feature length selection of superb live-action and animated short films, all of which have been nominated for this year’s British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). This screening comprises of eight shorts from the most impressive British short filmmakers of 2014. An eye-opening night of variety that wed recommend to all film lovers.
‘Cinema at its purest – this is an incredible set of mini-movies that leaves most multiplex flicks in the dust’ ?????
Post-screening discussion: Hang around after the screening for an opportunity to chat about the films alongside a panel of film makers and enthusiasts. Well be talking about the strengths and pitfalls of the short film format and giving advice from experienced filmmakers about how to approach this dynamic and diverse area of filmmaking.
Philip Ilson is the Director of the London Short Film Festival, which he co-founded in 2004. He is also the short film programmer for the BFI London Film Festival and has worked as a freelance programmer, including at the East End Film Festival, London, Cork Film Festival, Ireland, and the Branchage Festival, Jersey, Latitude music festival, and at Curzon Soho Cinema.
Sophie Brown is one of the judges for Aesthetica Short Film Festival. She is also a film journalist and writes for magazines including Aesthetica, Dazed & Confused and Sight & Sound. She also judges for Sheffield Doc/Fest and writes their short film catalogue. She has previewed for BFI London Film Festival (feature length).
The Bigger Picture, Daisy Jacobs, 8mins
Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.