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 ...
Awards Season by Ajay RS Hothi
23.09.10
Ajay RS Hothi considers two development programmes for artist filmmakers. The shortlist for the second annual series of FLAMIN Production awards has just been announced. A funding scheme for London-based artist filmmakers, Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network provides in 2010 eleven development awards of £1,000 before shortlisting between two to five artists for production awards of up to £50,000. Five production grants were awarded in the ...
The Personal Profile Project: Ben Rivers and Charlotte Ginsborg

25.02.10
Jack Stephenson by Ben Rivers We are pleased to be able to present Husne Tekagac by Charlotte Ginsborg and Jack Stephenson by Ben Rivers, part of the 12 films made for The Personal Profile Project series by Project Art Works. Project Artworks is a creative intervention in the transition of young people with complex needs from children’s to adult services. ‘Project Art Works proposed that a short ...
When artists are put to purpose by Angela Kingston

25.02.10
Anisa Mayet by Charlotte Ginsborg The meaning, value and purpose of art cannot consciously be determined: these come as after-effects, and can only be understood once the artwork has been made. We learn all this as a habit of mind at art school, and it’s one aspect of our understanding of the term ‘independent’, as applied to artist-filmmakers. True artists’ films are self-initiated, and free from ...
London Short Film Festival Lineup announced

16.12.09
Ben Rivers, I Know Where I'm Going Dates: 8-17 January 2010 | Location: London The programme for the 7th London Short Film Festival has been revealed. It’s a packed lineup; screenings, events and workshops will be taking place at venues across the city, and works by some of APEngine’s favourite contemporary filmmakers – including Max Hattler, Tal Rosner, Kayla Parker and Stuart Moore, Sarah Cox, Laurie Hill ...
Ben Rivers at Picture This

25.11.09
Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species Dates: 26 November – 5 December 2009 | Location: Picture This Atelier, Bristol Picture This presents  two works by Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species and Slow Action. Both are about man’s relationship to nature and the legacy of Charles Darwin: Slow Action (which, appropriately enough, is a work in progress) addresses island biogeography, considering how life might flourish and develop ...
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 ...