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 ...
Ffilm at Glynn Vivian

17.12.10
Julie Hill, Glass Gun Ffilm 1 is the first of three exciting seasons of exhibitions at Glynn Vivian in Swansea, presenting a wide range of recent film and video in various spaces across the gallery. This focus on film will run until April 2011 and include well known and emerging artists from Wales and across the UK. In Room 1  a rolling programme of works selected ...
Clio Barnard talks to APEngine’s Gary Thomas

06.10.10
Clio Barnard, image courtesy of Verve Pictures Clio Barnard’s acclaimed first feature The Arbor has its UK premiere at the 54th BFI London Film Festival this October, before being released nationwide in the UK from 22 October. A Jerwood/Artangel Open commission, and funded by the UK Film Council, The Arbor won Clio the the Best New Documentary Filmmaker award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. We talked ...
Dark Glass by Clio Barnard

23.08.10
Dark Glass by Clio Barnard Clio Barnard’s brilliant debut feature The Arbor – an Artangel/Jerwood commission – opens in the UK on 22 October, after Barnard won the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best New Documentary Filmmaker earlier this year. We’ll be posting an interview with Clio nearer the release date, but in the meantime take a look at Dark Glass. Clio made Dark Glass in 2006 for ...
The State of Things: Mark Cosgrove

28.04.10
Mark Cosgrove, image courtesy of Watershed APEngine talks to Mark Cosgrove, Head of Programme at Watershed Media Centre and Creative Director of Encounters International Film Festival in Bristol, about connecting audiences with artist’s film. Before Watershed you worked at Cornerhouse in Manchester, didn’t you? And before that I was Plymouth Art Centre – also a cinema within an arts venue. Three places with what used to be called ‘arthouse’ ...
UK Film Council proposes ‘space and funding’ for experimental talent

19.11.09
UK Film Council Policy and Funding Priorities Consultation The UK Film Council has published a consultation document, inviting responses to its proposed priorities for 2010 – 2013. Encouragingly, there’s a proposal that they should “provide a new space and funding stream to support experimental filmmaking.” They don’t however define ‘experimental’, but that’s something they are likely to want to establish partly by way of the consultation ...