See the best super 8 shorts made for Straight 8’s 2022 competition. Each film is made on just one roll of super 8, without any editing or post-production, with no restriction on content or genre. No retakes, no editing, no grade, no post-production at all, with sound and music only added after the film is complete.
2022’s filmmakers saw their work for the very first time as they premiered at a packed BFI Southbank, and there’s another chance to see them at LSFF this year. Growing in ambition and international scope since 1999, the straight 8 results are always surprising and inspiring, full of happy accidents. A must for aspiring filmmakers or anyone fond of super-experimental shorts. Expect comedy, horror, mockumentary, and explorations of unique themes and all emotions across this selection of 25, 3-minute, super 8 shorts.