A collection of South West indie films are to be screened at the Exeter Phoenix as part of the Indielense tour.
Plymouth is celebrating its connection to the ocean in the city’s Ocean City Festival, and as you would expect, movies can add to that enjoyment, and there are free screenings in the offing.
The Puny Gods film events are popping up again, the is time as part of Unexpected Exeter.
Exeter’s Two Short Nights 2013 film festival is always a fantastic festival of film and filmmaking, and you’ve still got time to get your movies in.
PUNY GODS! is a free pop-up film festival in Exeter, Devon. We are taking over a dead shop and turning it into a cinema and using it to showcase the best of Devon independent filmmaking.
The night of February 10th 2013 saw what was, in my view, one of the most balanced and even-handed BAFTA ceremonies in a long time.
One Gear Exeter and BikeCaffe Exeter present a casual evening of films for those with an interest in cycling. Featuring a selection of beautifully shot short films plus special guests.
John Dies at the End (Coscarelli, 2012) was the second film I attended at the 56th BFI London Film Festival and fortunately it was miles better than Cronenberg Jnr’s, Antiviral. Here’s my verdict on John Dies at the End…
Just last weekend I took a trip to the big smoke. While there I consumed far too much whisky and strutted about London in my brand new Buffy t-shirt, which is aces, obviously! Apart from making yet another, bold fashion statement, the purpose of my visit was to attend the 56th BFI London Film Festival – and attend it I did. Here’s the first review of two films screened in the festival’s cult section.
The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to The Blue Walnut Cafe and Cinema in Torquay from the 1st to the 5th of October 2012.
Do you have a favourite film that you’ve never seen on the big screen? Would you like to pick a film to be screened at Dartington’s Barn Cinema? Of course you would, and the good folks at Dartington are making that a reality. Yes, you, the lovely cinema-goers have the opportunity to choose what film is screened at the Barn Cinema’s, Facebook Film Lover’s Night, on Sunday, October 21 at 8pm.
To some they are nothing but a nuisance, while for others, they simply make the skin crawl. But the world’s insects will be celebrated in all their forms with an event taking place at Plymouth University.
Devon’s never had it so good. Midway through 2010, rumours began to arise. Had the world’s most famous film director, Steven Spielberg, been spotted on Dartmoor filming his adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel War Horse? The answer was yes, but we had a while to wait. Fast forward 18 months and we finally got to see the results, the majesty of the moors plain to see from the opening frames of Spielberg’s sweeping film.
I recently had the good fortune to attend the 8th edition of the annual Dubai International Film Festival (or DIFF as it’s referred to in the trade) – in fact, the first film festival I’ve attended as a cinema journalist.
Filmmakers in Cornwall and beyond are reminded that the deadline for the 10th annual Cornwall Film Festival call for entries is 6pm on Monday, August 1.
The early bird deadline for entries for this year’s Cornwall Film Festival is fast approaching, with submissions required to reach the festival office by 5pm on Monday, July 4 to be eligible for the early bird discount.
Devon filmmaker Ashley Thorpe had a wonderful Fantastic Film Weekend at the Bradford National Media Museum where he interviewed one of horror cinema’s greatest directors, and chatted aesthetics, art and hobnobbing with Sirs Jonathan Miller and Christopher Frayling.
Now in its 10th year, Two Short Nights is one of the top film festivals in the region, bringing together South West and international filmmakers together for two short nights and more of a celebration of film and filmmaking.
There an evening of exciting and diverse short films by Devon filmmakers at the Tavistock Wharf as part of the Tavistock Music and Arts Festival on Tuesday, April 26 at 7.3pm.
Martin Scorsese is curating a unique four-night film season at this year’s Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall.
Cottage Industry Film’s next filmmakers’ networking event, CINE, for anyone interested in or involved with film, returns for its monthly incarnation at the Exeter Phoenix on Saturday, November 6 from 2pm to 5.30pm.
D+CFilm and Cottage Industry Films launched their Short Shoot Film Challenge at the CINE screening and networking event last Saturday (October 2).
Brixham-based writer-director Ben Barfoot presented the Devon premiere of his sci-fi thriller Fuse at Exeter Phoenix yesterday.
Ben, pictured above left with producer Lee Wade, played the flick, along with a short ‘making of’ documentary, to an enthusiastic standing-room-only crowd.
Did you manage to pop to The Barn Cinema, Dartington to catch SHOOT, the Totnes Film Festival as part of the Totnes Festival? If not, you’ve got another bite of the cherry tonight (Wednesday, September 8) as the movies decamp to The Barrel House in Totnes. And it’s worth getting to, there’s a stonking list to top South West made movies in the line up. Here’s what you saw/missed/will be seeing (delete where applicable).
Board Shorts, Cornwall Film Festival’s celebration of perspectives on surf culture in film, video, photography, paint, picture craft, and kitchen sink, is back again this year.