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NEW SHORTS: Creative England i-Shorts Showcase
Wed 13 Jan 18:30 Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)
Creative England present an iShorts showcase, their entry level shorts initiative for new filmmakers outside of London, delivered through the Sheffield and Brighton Talent Centres as part of the BFI.NETWORK.
Film running order:
A SIX AND TWO THREES Andy Berriman 13 min
WILD FLOWER Claire Molloy 15 min
HOLES IN THEIR SOLES Andy Smith 14 min
STRAIGHT EDGE Misha Vertkin 15 min
STAGES Ellen Waddell 12 min
CIRCLES Dean Puckett 15 min
A SIX AND TWO THREES
Andy Berriman 13 mins
'A Six and Two Threes' is about two kids from different sides of the tracks who meet when one of them goes looking for his real Dad. Over the course of the day, they realise they may have more in common than they think.
Dean Puckett 15 mins
Circles is a Comedy/Horror which follows a pair of paranormal investigators as they discover a string of crop circles around their small town of Totnes, Devon. Will they be the first to gather evidence of extraterrestrial life and prove the world wrong, or are Andy and Martine the real Aliens?
HOLES IN THEIR SOULS
Andy Smith 14 mins
'Holes in their Souls' is short film project that fuses both drama and documentary, based on a true story that has become one of Merseyside Police's most bizarre cases to hit the headlines. To many it was just believed to be rumor or gossip, an urban legend or myth at best, but to others it was all too shockingly real.
Ellen Waddell 12 mins
'Stages' follows Richard, a smarmy yet lovable fellow, who arranges a fancy dinner in a fancy restaurant in a bid to impress his boss, and his boss's wife, and gain a promotion.
Misha Vertkin 15 mins
The film follows Dan and his best friend, Louisa, who blindly follow their idol, Craig, into dangerous terroritory that will only end in tears.
Claire Molloy 15 mins
'Wild Flower' is a personal film trying to give a balanced portrayal of mental illness. Showing that people and love can be complicated and that children can show incredible strength when responsibilty roles are reversed.