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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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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Callum (dir. Michael van der Put, 2012)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    Callum (dir. Michael van der Put, 2012)

    Rounding off the Student Film Month we have the winner of 2013′s Van d’Or Independent Film Award for Best Film; ‘Callum‘ (dir. Michael van der Put, 2012) Callum is a brilliantly executed drama that depicts the protagonist, Callum, distraught after having just suffered a severe loss in the form of his girlfriend of late. This heart throbbing narrative follows Callum during the aftermath of the event as he tries to come to grips with the scenario at hand. Brilliantly acted [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Harley (dir. Tom Teller, 2013)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    Harley (dir. Tom Teller, 2013)

    Our twenty-seventh film in Student Film Month is ‘Harley’ (dir. Tom Teller, 2013) This mixture of live action and brilliant executed visual effects embraces the story of an odd looking fish and the perils of receiving no love from its owner. The use of CG in Harley, animated by the wonderful Tom Teller, has attracted wealths of attention that has brought this narrative to the forefront of student short films produced within the last year. With over 200 hours of hard work, [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Out of Sight (dir. Ya-Ting Yu, 2010)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH: Out of Sight (dir. Ya-Ting Yu, 2010)

    Our twenty-sixth film of Student Film Month is ‘Out of Sight’ (dir. Ya-Ting Yu, 2010) This beautifully animated short revolves around the story of a little girl and her pup who are confronted by a robbery that strays from the her off on an unfamiliar path. After entering foreign territory, she enters an unknown world and embarks on a magical adventure dependent entirely on her senses. Using soft pastel colours and working on this beautifully animated piece opens us up [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Happily Ever After (dir. Yonni Aroussi & Ben Genislaw, 2013)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    Happily Ever After (dir. Yonni Aroussi & Ben Genislaw, 2013)

    Number 25 in our Student Film Month is ‘Happily Ever After’ (dir. Yonni Aroussi & Ben Genislaw, 2013) This beautiful animation takes us on the conveyor belt of life as we rush through the degenerative life of a couple as they embark on a new stage in their relationship through the purchase of their first home. This quirkily animated short touches on the subjects of both life and death, with all the bits in between. Animated by the israeli duo Yonni Aroussia [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Doodlebug (dir. Christopher Nolan, 1997)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH: Doodlebug (dir. Christopher Nolan, 1997)

    Our 24th film in Student Film Month is Christopher Nolan’s ‘Doodlebug‘ – One of few shorts he directed before moving on to produce his infamous first feature; Following. Doodlebug depicts a deranged man on his hands and knees, holding a shoe by its toe, trying to kill a bug of some sort that so far has managed to evade him. He keeps up the chase and whacks at it a few times. Then, we get a look at what he’s been [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: En Route (dir. Colin Levy, 2011)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    En Route (dir. Colin Levy, 2011)

    Our twenty-third film of Student Film Month is ‘En Route’ (dir. Colin Levy, 2011) En Route takes us through the life of the protagonist amidst a cataclysmic plane crash. We begin at the aftermath of the event where a reversed sequence of shots takes us back through the life of an inspired child with dreams of becoming a pilot. This heart touching short implements an array of stunning VFX shots alongside superb sound mixing that took gold that year at [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Mac ‘n’ Cheese (dir. Tom Hankins, Gijs va Kootenm Guido Puijk and Roy Nieterau, 2011)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    Mac ‘n’ Cheese (dir. Tom Hankins, Gijs va Kootenm Guido Puijk and Roy Nieterau, 2011)

    Our twenty-second film in Student Film Month is ‘Mac ‘n’ Cheese’ (dir. Tom Hankins, Gijs va Kootenm Guido Puijk and Roy Nieterau, 2011) When you find yourself running scared and out of energy, there are only a few options one can turn to in order to outrun your opponent through the southern desert. Stopping at nothing, watch these two guys wear each other out and rip through boundaries hitherto unbroken. Inspired by Valve’s highly successful video game Team Fortress, Mac ‘n’ [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH:‘Cotard’ dir. Christopher Bradshaw (2013)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    ‘Cotard’ dir. Christopher Bradshaw (2013)

    Our twenty-first film of Student Film Month is ‘Cotard’ dir. Christopher Bradshaw (2013) Humankind has been wiped out by a zombie invasion which proceeded to move down the food chain, infecting every species of plant and creature on earth. Due to the denial of having to face a banal and meaningless existence, the human zombies rallied together creating order via a new government. Soon after, everything ran as it had before the invasion and no one remembered or accepted that they [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: From The Inside Out dir. Nick Archer (2013)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    From The Inside Out dir. Nick Archer (2013)

    Our twentieth film in Student Film Month is the powerful documentary ‘From The Inside Out’ dir. Nick Archer (2013) Steve Pendleton hasn’t seen himself in 20 years after being blinded in a helicopter crash in Northern Ireland. This film follows the process of Steve describing himself and his 15 year old daughter to a forensic artist in an attempt to understand how Steve imagines life around him. Producer – Josh Andrews Director – Nick Archer Cinematographer and Editor – Yannick Hausler Associate Producer [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: What is Wrong With The Global Development Organisation? dir. Monika Dzicowicz (2013)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    What is Wrong With The Global Development Organisation? dir. Monika Dzicowicz (2013)

    Our nineteenth film in Student Film Month is ‘What is Wrong With The Global Development Organisation?’ dir. Monika Dzicowicz (2013) What is Wrong With The Global Development Organisation? is a two and a half minute micro-documentary about what can go wrong when organisations with good intentions lose sight of their founding principles. Produced at Bucks New University on the BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects Course. Student Film Month In celebration of student filmmakers everywhere and our Student Film In Transit competition, we’ve launched Student Film Month at Cannes in [...]

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  • STUDENT FILM MONTH: Hadley TK-421 dir. Jonathan Reid-Edwards (2011)

    STUDENT FILM MONTH:
    Hadley TK-421 dir. Jonathan Reid-Edwards (2011)

    Our eighteenth film in Student Film Month is ‘Hadley TK-421′ dir. Jonathan Reid-Edwards (2011). The Hadley TK-421 is here to revolutionize the work place. A black comedy set in 1960s London, it’s the kind of short you don’t see often. More than just a punchline, and with a particular sensibility on a very low budget, you’ll wonder where you can get your hands on a Hadley once you’ve seen one in action. www.hadleytk421.com   Student Film Month In celebration of student filmmakers everywhere and our Student [...]

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