New Shorts

New Shorts #2 Lo-Budget Mayhem

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21:00 Fri 6 Jan 2012

ICA Theatre

Expect a raucous show with our regular and popular Opening Night selection of out-there gems, from bad-taste depravity to bizarre animation. These films go to show that Lo and No Budget is the way to get noticed.

This programme includes the Little White Lies Award for Best Lo-Budget Short, which will be presented at the end of the screening. The winning film will receive a Little White Lies gift bundle, including a year’s subscription to the magazine.

Book tickets for this programme on the ICA website, or by calling 020 7930 3647.

Films listed below are in alphabetical order: 

ICA

The Mall, St James's
SW1Y 5AH
020 7930 3647
£14 / concs £11
  • ABCDEAD

    Camilla Robinson 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    A tale of sadness and woe follows the decline and fall of Amy, Basil, Cythia and Doris who all come to untimely ends.
  • AN ORAL FIXATION

    Kevin Gaffney 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    Three female characters performing in a haunted park-keeper’s lodge.
  • BABY MEAT

    Matilda Myszka 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    A young girl living in South East London, consumed by loneliness and isolation, finds happiness in mothering the child of her dreams. However, the child is not human... nor is it alive.
  • BICYCLE BOTANIST

    Sarah Dixon 2 mins (UK, 2011)

    Hairy tare, bush vetch, nettle-leaved bellflower...Bicycle Botanist shows us a quick glimpse of the mysteries of local plants to the accompaniment of Rob's musical tribute.
  • CAN’T

    Matt Fackrell / James Bailey / Leigh Thorne 17 mins (UK, 2011)

    3 Film Makers from Jersey travel to Cannes with two films looking to make it big in the cut-throat world of international cinema
  • CLAUDE AND THE DRAGON

    Abe Buckoke 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    Claude puts his head in his hands, and suddenly starts seeing the world in a very different way.
  • HOGAN

    Peter Millard 2 mins (UK, 2011)

    Hello Hulk Hogan, don't worry we will be OK in the end.
  • JOURNEY ON A BUS

    Naren Wilks 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    A man and a woman take a bus journey. An issue arises.
  • NEED & GREED

    Daisy Scholte 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    'Give us back that forest, take this city away’ This film tells the story of two men living side by side but in opposite worlds. A wealthy business man takes advantage of a desperate and poor farmer.
  • OLD SEA DOG

    Alistair Green / Arnab Chanda / Adam McNicol 7 mins (UK, 2011)

    A lost tourist receives directions from a local.
  • POUNCER

    Louis Paxton 15 mins (UK, 2011)

    Roddy loves his job as a 'Jumper- Ooter' on Edinburgh's ghost tours... probably too much. Join him on a fear odyssey into the heart of his craft, learning the tricks of the trade and the philosophy behind 'The Pounce'.
  • SMOGA

    Ninian Doff 2 mins (UK, 2011)

    Everyone knows yoga is good for you. Everyone knows smoking is good for you.
  • SWEETS

    Anita Shukla 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    Lurking beyond the dark shadows of a little sweet shop is a mystical being that protects and shields.
  • THE GREENGROCER’S APOSTROPHE

    Ian Godden / Adam Perchard 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    Follow two post-apocalyptic industrial shamans as they muster an army from the detritus of the London streets; see two greengrocers eaten alive; rap along with the apostrophe posse; dance the dance of the righteously punctuated.
  • THE MOUSTACHE MAN

    Michael Everett 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    This man really loves his facial hair.
  • UNDER A VEST

    Kal Bonner 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    As darkness falls across the city, and the law fights for anyone who can afford it, one man with a secret, almost but not quite, as dark as the darkness that falls across the city, is about to confront his nemesis - the truth.
  • VIKING NIGHTMARE

    Luis Nieto 10 mins (UK, 2011)

    Alison is a young woman immersed in a world of confusion. Hallucinations, thoughts and reality interlace together to create her interpretation of reality.
  • YOUR DOG ATE MY CAT

    Claire Winter 2 mins (UK, 2011)

    A little girl is worrying about her missing cat, Misty. She imagines what Misty might be up to and fears for her safety, whilst having her suspicions about her neighbor.