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 ...
Painting with L I G H T

16.11.10
Photographs of Jesus, Laurie Hill, image courtesy of Getty Images Date: 20 November, 2-4pm | Location: Cafe Gallery Projects, London APEngine recommends an illuminating screening event happening this Saturday at Cafe Gallery Projects. The programme, selected by Jane Colling,comprises of a wealth of awe inspiring experimental and animated short films by some of our favourite filmmakers, including Tal Rosner, Ruth Lingford, Laurie Hill, Tony Donohue, Joe King ...
1923 aka Heaven & 1925 aka Hell by Max Hattler

08.04.10
1923 aka Heaven, Max Hattler “I am interested in the space between abstraction and figuration, where storytelling is freed from the constraints of traditional narrative. My work contemplates microcosms, moments, atmospheres: Close­ups as reflections on the big picture. While my films tend to be without dialogue, they explore the relationship between sound, music and the moving image.” Here is the latest animated offering from artist Max Hattler ...
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 ...
Max Hattler

23.11.09
Max Hattler APEngine talks to Max Hattler, director of Collision and Aanaatt, and master of the live re-mix. How did you come to start making films? I came across film really in a very random way. As a kid I was always drawing and painting. My dad’s a musician – he’s a bit famous in Germany – and I had this musical thing but never wanted to go ...
Sparkle The Dark Up

22.11.09
Sparkle The Dark Up Date: 4 December 2009 | Location: Design Museum, London An evening of screenings and performances curated by Ranko Andjelic, Sparkle The Dark Up will celebrate experimental animation of all sorts while spreading a little off-key Christmas cheer. Screenings will run throughout the Design Museum as well as the outside of the building, and will feature recent and brand new work by some of the ...
Holland Animation Film Festival 2009: Official selection

27.09.09
The Black Dog's Progress, Stephen Irwin The official selection of the competitions of the Holland Animation Film Festival 2009, which runs from 4-8 November, is now online. Gerben Schermer and Erik van Drunen selected the films for the competition shorts, the competition commissioned films and the competition student films from the Netherlands and Belgium. The competition commissioned films include Aannaatt by Max Hattler, Gaëlle Denis and SSSR’s ...