Robin Whenary’s film 1471, which premiered at the first View from Here film festival in 2007, has won the Bronze Medal in the Amateur category at the 50th Brno16 International Short Film Festival, in the Czech Republic.
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For this week’s film of the week we’ve returned to South Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary. Why? Because he’s picked up another prize that’s why!
Last week we received news that Robin Whenary had won a prize in Hungary for his short film Fear, and for this week’s D+CFilm Film of the Week, we thought we’d bring you another of Robin’s offerings – Motion.
Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary has picked up the Students’ Jury Prize at the Kid’s Eye Film Festival in Hungary for his film Fear, which has had screening at both Two Short Nights and the View From Here film festivals.
South Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary picked up second prize in the international section in the Short Film Festival of India for his naturalistic documentary Wwoofing.
Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary reviews A Prophet, which added the BAFTA for Best Foreign Language Film to its shelf of awards. It’s at The Barn Cinema, Dartington until Thursday, February 25
The title refers to the main character, Malik El Djebena, a 19-year-old man of North African origin, arriving in a French prison to start a six-year term. Without allies, he finds himself forced by Cesar, the aged leader of the Corsican faction, to murder a new Muslim prisoner who is due to be transferred to testify against the mob.
Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary reviews the masterful Still Walking at The Barn Cinema, Dartington runs until Thursday, February 11
This masterful film unfolds over 24 hours, as the middle class Yokoyama family gather at the family home in the leafy suburbs, for an annual reunion to mark the accidental death of the eldest son 15 years ago.
South Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary has been awarded the Grand Prix diploma from the 40th KRAF Short Film Festival, in Rijeka, Croatia.
If your New Year’s Resolution is to get your film out there, in front of people and at film festivals, then check out the D+CFilm guide to film festivals with a January deadline on our social network site.
The Devon film festival scene is focused on Two Short Nights and the View from Here, and screenings still make the majority of these festivals. South Devon filmmaker Robin Whenary stepped behind the curtain to find out how the selection process takes place… and if there’s anything to be learned from watching days and days of short film… Over to you Robin
When Lee Morgan asked if I’d like to help with the selection process for the D+CFilm Open Screening at Two Short Nights, and the View from Here festival, I jumped at the chance. As a maker of short films myself, which I regularly submit to festivals, it was a great opportunity to watch lots of shorts before they had been sifted through, and to observe the other end of the submission process.
Within the whirly, swirly world of disavowed CIA operatives knocking seven bells out of each other along the streets of London, there is a style of lush richness that makes All The Devil’s Men look more Caravaggio than cartoon.[Read more…] about Dark and beautiful menace captured in action thriller All The Devil’s Men
Cinematographer extraordinaire Robin Whenary got in touch about Jerri Hart’s latest short, The Oliver Complex, a dark musical comedy short, about a rare mental disorder whereby the sufferer experiences everyday life as a West End musical.
Three international award-winning filmmakers, David Salas (Uncomfortable), Ben Borley (Memories of Childhood) and Robin Whenary (Seeing) are making a film about the marks we make upon the earth, and the thought and feelings that lie underneath them, and they are in need of cast and crew.
Devon film Mort-Gage has secured a US Premiere. Playing alongside films from the USA, Korea, Germany & Canada, Mort-Gage, directed by David Salas, is the sole representative from the UK at the Who Likes Short Shorts? film festival in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, November 19.
Exeter filmmaker David Salas picked up the SHOOT, the Totnes Film Festival, award for his film Uncomfortable.
Following on from the success of last year’s Uncomfortable, award-winning Devon filmmakers David Salas and Benjamin Borley are holding an exhibition at Exeter’s Picturehouse cinema to promote their new film Mort-gage, which will premiere at the Two Short Nights festival on Friday, October 22.
Sex, Leins & Videotape #44. Paignton film critic Tom Leins takes a walk on the wild side with this week’s DVD reviews.
Tera Toma, by Syndrome Pictures, Uncomfortable, by David Salas and the Sundog Media production Sea Front are the three films fighting out the for the Media Innovations Award for Independent Film/Video – and all three hail from the D+CFilm stomping ground.
The winning film from this year’s Two Short Nights film festival, sponsored by D+CFilm, are an eclectic mix, but one thing is sure, they point to the deep and developing talent of filmmakers in Devon and Cornwall. Now for the results!
Did you know there are 31 deadlines for film festivals in July? That’s 31 chances to get your film in front of an audience – an international audience no less, now that can’t be bad.
It may only be June 9, but if you’ve been looking to submit your film to international festivals, then you’ve already missed the deadline for 13 already this month. To make sure you don’t miss out on any more opportunities, check out the D+CFilm social network for the ongoing monthly updates for film festival deadlines.
The film community is growing, and on the D+CFilm social network, David Salas – the brains behind the innovative Simple Lies Experiment – has posed the question of creating a self-funding filmmaking co-operative.
If you should be around Newton Abbot today between 4pm and 7pm, you may well see some wonderful images screened outdoors courtesy of some great filmmakers and Skylight Open Air Cinema. It’s all a precursor to the gala event at Coombeshead Theatre, which takes place later that night and is as close to a red carpet as you can get. This image is from the film Motion by Robin Whenary, which will feature in the evening.
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