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’ ...
Encounters & Annecy Festivals

19.04.10
Rabbit Punch, Kristian Andrews Encounters Short Film Festival celebrates new talent in filmmaking and provides a platform for emerging filmmakers to screen their work. In 2009 over 150 films screened in competition over five days with newcomer Kristian Andrews winning the 4mations International Newcomer in Animation Award for his MA graduation film Rabbit Punch. Filmmakers take note that submission to the festival is now open and ...
Stereo 3D arrives at Encounters Film Festival

17.11.09
Encounters Festival 2009 Date: November 18 2009, 13:30-15:30pm | Location: Showcase Cinema de Lux Bristol It’s not just the likes of Pixar and Dreamworks that are excited about Stereoscopic 3D. Interest is spreading across a range of media, and with serious backers like BSkyB, Sony and Blitz Games all creating product for the medium it won’t be long before images will be leaping out of your screen ...