8th London Short Film Festival

27.12.10
London Short Film Festival Dates: 7-16 January | Location: various London cinemas and venues The London Short Film Festival is back for it’s eighth year with yet another jam packed programme. We recommend that you check out a few choice highlights at the very least in this short film fiesta: Clio Barnard: Before the Arbor – a selection of short plus Q&A with the Director; Shorts a ...
Andrew Kötting talks to Gary Thomas

04.06.10
Andrew Kotting Photo: Aonymous Bosch Ivul opens the UK at the Curzon Renoir, London, on Friday, 23 July 2010. Off Ground He, a multi-screen installation, is showing at The Gallery, Sketch, 9 Conduit Street, London W1, from 5 June to 17 July 2010. We’ve known each other quite a while… 1874 we first met. Well, 1988. You were a skinhead and I had an Afro and you kept chasing me ...
Adam Pugh, Director of Aurora Festival

08.11.09
The Wooden Lightbox: A Secret Art of Seeing (Alex MacKenzie) Adam Pugh, Director of the Aurora Festival, talks to us about this year’s event, and why it’s the last. Aurora has always explored intriguing themes – this year it’s Common Ground – what the thinking behind that? I usually start with a core idea – it might be quite insignificant or fleeting at first – and work from ...
Common Ground: Aurora 2009

04.11.09
Aurora 2009 Dates: 5-15 November | Location: Norwich Aurora is a unique festival based in Norwich which focuses on artists’ moving image in the most diffuse sense. Under the theme Common Ground, this year’s festival spans ten days, with a Festival Week (5 – 12 November) of films, live music, workshops and talks; and the unique Festival Weekend (13 – 15 November), an antidote to the ever-bigger, ...
Sarah Turner on Perestroika

16.10.09
Sarah Turner APEngine talks to Sarah Turner, about her new experimental feature, Perestroika, which premieres at the London Film Festival. Why did you start making films? Oh god, I wasn’t really expecting a question like that! I went to art school because basically I was useless. Like everyone who goes to art school. There’s a quote – something like “People who go to art school don’t know what to ...
Mark Webber

14.10.09
Showing the festival: Gustav Deutsch's FILM IST. a girl & a gun APEngine talks to Mark Webber about his programming for the London Film Festival. How – why – did you start programming? As a teenager I was obsessed with Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground and reading books about The Factory and getting a little glimpse into that world, the New York underground. That’s my way in. I ...
Artists’ Film and Video at the London Film Festival 2009

29.09.09
FILM IST. a girl & a gun, Gustav Deutsch Dates: 24-25 October 2009 | Location: BFI Southbank, London At this year’s London Film Festival, Mark Webber presents a varied selection of international artists’ film and video works ranging from the contemporary ethnography of Mirza/Butler to Jim Trainor’s witty, naïve animation of ancient civilisations. Gustav Deutsch introduces FILM IST. a girl & a gun, a battle of ...