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Shorts #3: Regional Talent

Two Short Nights 2024

Thu 08 Feb 2024


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Recommended 18+


£5* | £25* Festival Pass (£20* U25)



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Shorts #3: Regional Talent

83 mins | Recommended 18+ 

This screening platforms the wealth of talent and skill emerging from the region. Expect good humour, authentic voices and exceptional storytelling.


Slow Burn

Dir. Tommy Gillard | 14 mins | UK

After an accident, a firefighter must extinguish terrifying trauma as he attempts to reignite his career.



Dir. Lois Norman | 9 mins | UK

On a deserted East Sussex beach, a sixty-two-year-old woman struggles to face down her inner demons as she makes her way into the water.



Dir. Theo Watkins | 10 mins | UK

An overworked single mother encounters a bloodthirsty interdimensional demon—and possible salvation—in the laundry basket. LODE is a short cosmic horror starring Tamzin Outhwaite, backed by the British Film Institute’s Short Film Fund.



Dir. Amy Hope | 6 mins | UK

A loving father accompanies his young daughter to her audition for a prestigious school, encouraging her to do her best while coming to terms with what it will mean for him.


For The Land

Dir. Romy Robbin | 9 mins | UK

Inspired by the 1917 Hallsands disaster and the fascinating life of Elizabeth Prettejohn


The Gentleman Farmer

Dir. Nathan Powles | 11 mins | UK

Struggling financially and dependant on his livestock, The Farmer must search for his lambs when they are stolen the day before the big market


After The After Party

Dir. Jess Mountfield | 3 mins | UK

After a couple of drinks, a girl admits to her best friend that she’s always wanted to know what it feels like to be kissed by a girl.


Not Surgery Hours

Dir. Tia Salisbury | 7 mins | UK

Dr Goldsworth is on an idyllic marathon training run when she’s derailed by anxious patient Geoff, who’s desperate for medical advice for his intimate problem and won’t take no for an answer.



Dir. John Panton | 12 mins | UK

The 1890’s. Jeremy, an academic, is plagued by glimpses of a ghostly figure. He confides in his condition to his closest friend Alfred. Is Jeremy’s affliction in his mind, or is there more to the tale of Sleepyman than meets the eye.

About Two Short Nights

Two Short Nights Film Festival is returning once again to celebrate short films and the people who make them. The 22nd edition of Two Short Nights will take place on 08 & 09 February 2024, highlighting the best international, national and regional short films.

Two Short Nights has always focused on great stories, and that’s what our 22nd edition will continue to do. We invite our audience to celebrate creativity, diversity and variety. The festival is proud to nurture new and emerging talent through selected screenings, commissions, and our famous 48 Hour Film Challenge!


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