Film aficionado Ashley Thorpe has been ploughing his distinct filmmaking furrow more years than you can shake a spectral fist at. And his style, tenacity and downright hard-work (plus talent obs) has been paying hard-won dividends. He’ll be sharing his rich experience – plus some new news about his Borley Rectory film – with filmmakers and film fans during the English Riviera Film Festival. Not an event to miss.
There’s good value. Then there’s ridiculously good ‘we’ll have 10 please’ value, which the Saturday offering from the English Riviera Film Festival promises to be. Our advice: scare up a group of people and mosey on down for a day filled to over-flowing of screenings, events, talks and awards.
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The latest promo for the English Riviera Film Festival sees a suave secret agent type (surely modelled on the fest’s head honcho John Tomkins) on a mission to secure six golden tickets from the festival’s six venues.
The Plymouth Film Festival has created a buzz of satisfaction around it for South West filmmakers, and it’s making its return to the Plymouth Arts Centre for its fourth year.
Submissions are still open for IWM Short Film Festival 2017, a showcase of imaginative and challenging films inspired by IWM’s collections and the cause, course and consequences of conflict.
Transition Town Totnes Film Festival got in touch with details of their third film festival, which rather fittingly will take place in three venues throughout the town. There are more than 30 films on offer – shorts and features – all of which show positive contributions to the community. There are also workshops, plus live performances that have that ‘not-to-be-missed’ air about them.
Budding wildlife film-makers, presenters and photographers will display their work at a national festival, organised by students at the University of Exeter.
Paignton Picture House is confirmed as one of the new partners in the ‘bigger and better‘ English Riviera Film Festival 2017, bringing Torbay’s historic cinema into play alongside the acting and directing hopefuls of the film industry of tomorrow.
Entries are now open for one of the South West’s most vibrant and longest running film festivals, Two Short Nights.
The International Dublin Film Festival runs from February 16 to February 26. Here’s what you can expect from the film fest (sponsored by Audi, hence the A to the DIFF), which includes Vanessa Redgrave, Nathalie Baye, Kerry Fox, Ross Noble, Ben Wheatley, and Anna Friel joining top Irish talent Jack Reynor, Moe Dunford, Cillian Murphy, John Butler and Aiden Gillen on the red carpet.
Kids are becoming an ever more obvious fixture at cinemas, whether it’s parent and baby screenings, Saturday film clubs, or creeping into Suicide Squad (you know who you are!), but the Brood Film Fest, set to touch down in Exeter, offers a new view of the younglings and ‘early parenthood as never seen before in public’.
The opening night of Chagford Film Festival will be celebrated by a showing of the new Ab Fab movie, with Jennifer Saunders introducing the film and fielding a Q&A session afterwards.
Studio 74 at Exeter Phoenix will host Through a Different Lens Film Festival on Saturday 14th May. The event will screen two documentaries which feature the cultural contributions of Black, African and Caribbean culture and talent in film.
Plymouth Film Festival returns bigger and better than ever, with another outstanding selection of entertaining short films, informative workshops run by industry professionals, and fun networking parties, says the press release.
Cinema fans will be able to see an eclectic mix of movies and gain advice from industry experts at the third annual Plymouth Film Festival.
Over the past two days the Exeter Phoenix have shown international shorts, documentaries and even award winning contemporary short films.
Each year the team behind Exeter Phoenix’s Two Short Nights film festival go out of their way to put together an eclectic mix of contemporary cinema’s finest shorts.
Fun, thrills, and the occasional chill are coming to Devon in the form of the Optimus Halloween Horror Convention.
Cornwall’s very first Green Film Festival will screen thoughtful films about sustainability and host discussions in St Ives.
Mountains give rise to inspiration, exhilarating and unforgettable adventures, which is also just what you’d expect from the movies. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour combines the two for big stories on the big screen. And you’ll be able to share in the finger-number, breath-taking (literally, the air is rarified people!) films in Truro and Torquay.
The Chagford Film Festival has announced two big names for 2015. Renowned filmmaker Kevin MacDonald, director of The Eagle, Last King of Scotland, State of Play and Touching the Void has confirmed his attendance, and Michael Murpurgo famous writer of The War Horse and When the Whales Came will also be there.
Plymouth Film Festival returns to the Plymouth Arts Centre for a weekend of entertaining short films, informative Q&A, helpful filmmaking workshops and networking.
Transition Town Totnes Film Festival, which is due to take place in November 2015, us seeking submissions from young and emerging filmmakers.
The Down To the Woods trailer has been released in advance of the Aveton Gifford film festival – Surf Hams.
Plymouth Film Festival 2015 has extended from a one-day event to a full weekend of film fun to take place at the Plymouth Arts Centre.