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Two Short Nights Encore: Local Talent

Sun 16 Dec 2018


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Two Short Nights Encore: Local Talent

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Local Talent

Initially screened at the 17th annual Two Short Nights Film Festival, this selection of shorts proved to be in high demand so we’re honoured to bring it back to Studio 74 for one additional screening!

The Local Talent shorts are a showcase dedicated to the most promising emerging filmmaking talent from across the South West.


Rebecca Gosnell, 2018, UK, Drama, 15mins

After enduring weeks of abuse and becoming a prisoner in her own home, an elderly widow is forced to fight back against her tyrannical neighbours as their cruel pranks begin to threaten the safety of her young granddaughter.


Grace Fox, 2018, UK, Drama, 17mins

A middle-aged Cornish fisherman struggles to work after suffering a great loss which leads to a debilitating fear of the sea.

Cut From Cloth

Tommy Gillard, 2018, UK, Drama, 15mins

Three estranged siblings gather round their father’s coffin to mourn and discuss their inheritance. But when a knock sounds from within the casket, the siblings need to decide which is more important… Family, or fortune?

Intelligent Life

Paddy Earle, 2018, UK, Drama, 11mins

In a Somerset town filled with sceptics, two siblings set out to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life.

This is Phonic

Chris Jones, Guy Natanel & Benjie Croce, 2018, UK, Documentary, 10mins

This is Phonic takes you to the heart of Exeter’s community radio station Phonic FM. Shot in their tiny basement studio, this film lays bare the passion and personalities of the dedicated DJ’s that launch their voices onto the airwaves.


Heidi Jones, 2018, UK, Drama, 5mins

After a night of failed new year’s eve celebrations, two very different women find common ground after discussing their approaches to risk taking.


Mike Wozniak, 2017, UK, Drama, 13mins

When Sally’s husband is trapped in an underground cave during a diving accident she finds herself trapped in the company of a talkative constable and an unwelcome guest.


Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74


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