• 11.06.14 Screen Social: COMPULSORY Viewing

    11.06.14 Screen Social: COMPULSORY Viewing

    COMPULSORY Viewing This month Screen Social invites award-winning London-based production company COMPULSORY to take centre stage for an evening of music videos, shorts & more. There’ll also be an eclectic set from KissFM’s Charlie T as well as a live set from none other than CLOUD BOAT & MY PANDA SHALL FLY, who will be bringing the latest in their electronically fuelled hybrid of downcast Dubstep and melancholy folk.   The charity we’re supporting is Shelter which helps millions of people every year struggling with [...]

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  • Cannes Film Festival 2014 – The Winners

    Cannes Film Festival 2014 – The Winners

    Here’s the list of winners from the 67th Cannes Film Festival. Congratulations to all.

    Simon Mesa Soto, winner of the Short Film Palme d’or for Leidi:

    “Only four months ago, I was in Colombia shooting this film and now I’m here standing with this award. It’s totally unreal. When you live in a country like Colombia, something happens every day. Numerous aspects regarding Colombia and, more generally, Latin America, have been condensed into the story of this film.”

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  • ‘Reels on Wheels’ – Metropolitan Magazine Feature

    ‘Reels on Wheels’ – Metropolitan Magazine Feature

    Eurostar’s Metropolitan magazine features an article about Cannes in a Van for May’s edition. The four-page feature written by Emma Howarth touches on the history of Cannes in a Van with a few glimpses of the obstacles we had to overcome to lead us to where we are at present. Co-founder of CIAV Andy Greenhouse spoke about his time on the road to La Croisette… “We didn’t have a van until the eleventh hour, then when we did get one we were [...]

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  • Whirlygig Cinema: Spotlights: Ladies’ Night – 7 May 2014

    Whirlygig Cinema: Spotlights: Ladies’ Night – 7 May 2014

    Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice of outstanding new filmmakers. Every month, three emerging filmmakers are given just 30-minutes each to screen and talk about their films, providing a gripping insight into their background, ideas and filmmaking process. This month is no different. Spotlights: Ladies’ Night on Wednesday 7th May will showcase shorts by women, featuring work by A D Cooper, Lydia Esler and Lily Smith, in partnership with Underwire [...]

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  • The Fugue (dir. Xavier Bonnin): International Trailer

    As part of our short listed drama’s for The 2013 Van d’Or Independent Film Awards and subsequently cemented into our Official Selection for 2014′s Cannes in a Van season, ‘The Fugue‘, written and directed by Xavier Bonnin through the support of french production and research group G.R.E.C, has launched its first international trailer. A little snippet on G.R.E.C: G.R.E.C (or GREEK) Group Research and Testing Cinema was created in 1969 by Pierre Braunberger, Anatole Dauman and Jean Rouch – producer and filmmaker – [...]

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  • Big Society The Musical Premieres

    When no one hears you shout… Sing. Premiering as the opening film today at the London Labour Film Festival is Big Society The Musical, an innovative new feature film from independent not-for-profit filmmaking & arts organisation First Take. The film began as a quirky idea from director Lynne Harwood, but quickly grew into a creative hub, drawing in writers, actors and musical talent from around Liverpool including lead actor Paula Simms. It was back in 2011 that producer Jennifer Monks (also [...]

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  • Festival De Cannes: 2014 Short Films Selection

    Festival De Cannes: 2014 Short Films Selection

    With the Official Selection of Feature Films for this years Cannes Film Festival less than 24 hours away, the highly anticipated Short Films listing has gone public. The 67th edition of Festival De Cannes received 3,450 short films,  representing 128 production countries. Out of all the submissions only Ten films will compete in 2014 for the Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Abbas Kiarostami, President of the Jury, at the Awards Ceremony of the 67th Festival de Cannes on [...]

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  • SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL – A short comedy drama (Indiegogo)

    At last years Van d’Or Independent Film Awards, Dollface, winner of Best Comedy Film, kept our mouths wide open with laughter as this dark comedy took us on a tale of a man with a tragic yet humorous obsession. Directed by the wonderful Louis Paxton, this short opened the world to the start of what is certainly set to be a successful career. Louis next project ‘SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL’ is a story of a two men from very different generations, [...]

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  • 09.04.14 Screen Social: STUDENT FILM SPECIAL

    09.04.14 Screen Social: STUDENT FILM SPECIAL

    STUDENT FILM SPECIAL This month, to tie-in with our Student Film In Transit competition, April’s Screen Social showers us with some of the best student-created music videos, shorts and animations from across the student-sphere. There’ll also be an eclectic live set from WILDEAST, who create  a kind of world music with a twist – the Gypsy clarinet meets Dubstep meets the Sufi flute.“Fueled by the vibrant world music scene of London, WILDEAST offers a ritualistic journey for the dwellers of the urban concrete jungle.” The [...]

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  • 11.06.14 Screen Social: COMPULSORY Viewing

    11.06.14 Screen Social: COMPULSORY Viewing

    COMPULSORY Viewing This month Screen Social invites award-winning London-based production company COMPULSORY to take centre stage for an evening of music videos, shorts & more. There’ll also be an eclectic set from KissFM’s Charlie T as well as a live set from none other than CLOUD BOAT & MY PANDA SHALL FLY, who will be bringing the latest in their electronically fuelled hybrid of downcast Dubstep and melancholy folk.   The charity we’re supporting is Shelter which helps millions of people every year struggling with [...]

    Continue reading »

  • The Fugue (dir. Xavier Bonnin): International Trailer

    The Fugue (dir. Xavier Bonnin): International Trailer

    As part of our short listed drama’s for The 2013 Van d’Or Independent Film Awards and subsequently cemented into our Official Selection for 2014′s Cannes in a Van season, ‘The Fugue‘, written and directed by Xavier Bonnin through the support of french production and research group G.R.E.C, has launched its first international trailer. A little snippet on G.R.E.C: G.R.E.C (or GREEK) Group Research and Testing Cinema was created in 1969 by Pierre Braunberger, Anatole Dauman and Jean Rouch – producer and filmmaker – [...]

    Continue reading »

  • Festival De Cannes: 2014 Short Films Selection

    Festival De Cannes: 2014 Short Films Selection

    With the Official Selection of Feature Films for this years Cannes Film Festival less than 24 hours away, the highly anticipated Short Films listing has gone public. The 67th edition of Festival De Cannes received 3,450 short films,  representing 128 production countries. Out of all the submissions only Ten films will compete in 2014 for the Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Abbas Kiarostami, President of the Jury, at the Awards Ceremony of the 67th Festival de Cannes on [...]

    Continue reading »

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  • Whirlygig Cinema: Spotlights: Ladies’ Night – 7 May 2014

    Whirlygig Cinema: Spotlights: Ladies’ Night – 7 May 2014

    Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice of outstanding new filmmakers. Every month, three emerging filmmakers are given just 30-minutes each to screen and talk about their films, providing a gripping insight into their background, ideas and filmmaking process. This month is no different. Spotlights: Ladies’ Night on Wednesday 7th May will showcase shorts by women, featuring work by A D Cooper, Lydia Esler and Lily Smith, in partnership with Underwire [...]

    Continue reading »

  • Big Society The Musical Premieres

    Big Society The Musical Premieres

    When no one hears you shout… Sing. Premiering as the opening film today at the London Labour Film Festival is Big Society The Musical, an innovative new feature film from independent not-for-profit filmmaking & arts organisation First Take. The film began as a quirky idea from director Lynne Harwood, but quickly grew into a creative hub, drawing in writers, actors and musical talent from around Liverpool including lead actor Paula Simms. It was back in 2011 that producer Jennifer Monks (also [...]

    Continue reading »

  • SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL – A short comedy drama (Indiegogo)

    SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL – A short comedy drama (Indiegogo)

    At last years Van d’Or Independent Film Awards, Dollface, winner of Best Comedy Film, kept our mouths wide open with laughter as this dark comedy took us on a tale of a man with a tragic yet humorous obsession. Directed by the wonderful Louis Paxton, this short opened the world to the start of what is certainly set to be a successful career. Louis next project ‘SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL’ is a story of a two men from very different generations, [...]

    Continue reading »

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