Film Festival

Education In 4D

Phil Clapp | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Phil Clapp

During the past three weeks more than 200,000 young people across the UK have joined with the National Youth Film Festival, an array of over 1,000 experiences in 400 cinemas with the support of hundreds of film and cinema professionals.

The 57th BFI London Film Festival

Tom Linay | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

The 12 days of the BFI London Film Festival rivals the much more famous 12 days of Christmas as the best week and five days of the year. If you're a London based film nerd, which I'm proud to say I am, it is cinema heaven.

Is Crowdfunding the Way Forward for Indie Films?

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Laxmi Hariharan

"I put up on my blog that I had written a movie script titled LUCIA, and was looking for investors," remarks Pawan. "I gave the audience the option to put in little chunks of money in the project, the idea was to make a good movie which was purely an artist's work and was free of market pressures. I was able to raise 51lakhs (£ 55,584) in just 27 days."

Doing It for Ourselves: The Makings of a Student Film Festival

Helen Simmons | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Helen Simmons

Julia (my co-director and long-time friend) and I are both history students, and both about to sit our finals at one of the most demanding universities in the world. But that's the boring part. We also run what is fast becoming the world's leading international student film festival: Watersprite.

The Problem With Arab Culture

Omar Kholeif | Posted 13.11.2012 | Home
Omar Kholeif

I often get asked the question - "do you think Arab culture is having an international renaissance?"... Answering the question honestly, I would argue that contemporary Arab culture is in an incoherent and helpless state.

Future Shorts Summer Festival Checks In

Hanna Flint | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

For this season's Future Shorts programme, Future Cinema, (the creators of Future Shorts and Secret Cinema) have partnered up with Morgans Hotel Group to include London's St Martins Lane and Sanderson hotels in their ever expanding network of Future Shorts locations.

Make the Most of London 2012

Natasha Lipman | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK
Natasha Lipman

With less than two weeks to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games, the international media, sports fans and a larger than usual cohort of tourists are starting to make their descent on our fair capital.

Review - Future Shorts Film Festival Spring 2012

Hanna Flint | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Cannes, Tribeca, Berlin...Just a few of the most significant international film festivals that I never seem to get an invite to. Thus, I am forced to join the ranks of those not privy to the cinematic offerings from the leading film makers and innovators in the world.

Why We're Challenging the Attitude Towards Student Film

Francesca Creed | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Francesca Creed

Most people accept their graduate unemployment with grace. For some reason, and to the horror of my bank, I decided this was the best time for a bedroom start-up. I now run the British Student Film Festival, a national exhibition of student film showcasing unheard and under-appreciated British talent.

LIFF Coverage: Day One - Love/Best Intentions

Julian Benson | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Julian Benson

I'm in Leeds for the 25th Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF for short). The programme continues to prove Leeds has one of the most diverse selec...

Lily Cole Looks Blue Wearing Red At Abu Dhabi Film Festival

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Style

Model-turned-Cambridge-graduate-turned-actress Lily Cole (hereafter to be referred to as 'Lily') has been promoting film The Moth Diaries as part of t...