Two Short Nights, the Exeter Phoenix Media Centre’s annual short film festival is back, bringing the best of this year’s local, national and international short films to Exeter, supported, of course, by D+CFilm, with our own international open screening kicking off events on Friday, November 28 at 6.30pm.
Last year’s Two Short Nights film festival premiered The Revenge of the Jazz Hoodie by Exeter based filmmakers Jerry Hart and Ben Sherriff which went on to win the 2008 Media Innovation Award for Best Independent Film/Video, not the mention the D+CFilm trophy designed by Helen Snell.
Two Short Nights 2006 bursary winner The Crinoline and The Rose by Devon based fashion designer and filmmaker Emma Kempton, went on to be screened at the London Fashion Show and also won the 2007 South West Media Innovation award for Best Film.
TWO SHORT NIGHTS 2008 Programme:
D+CFILM OPEN SCREENING
Fri 28 Nov/6.30pm/£3.50 (£2.50)
An exciting selection of short films by filmmakers from the UK and abroad.
48 HOURS FILM SCREENING
Fri 28 Nov/8pm/FREE
Screening of the results of the 48-hour film challenge, where filmmakers were given 48 hours to get a film made from scratch.
GUERRILLA FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS
Sat 29 Nov/10amâ€“4pm/£30 (£25)
Learn the ins and outs of making a movie outside the studio system and on a budget. Workshops will be held in the Black Box, teaching the basic skills, tips and shortcuts in budget filmmaking.
PHOENIX MEDIA BURSARY SCREENING 2007
Sat 29 Nov/7-8pm/£3.50 (£2.50)
Premiere of the Phoenix Media 2008 Short Film and Digital Animation bursary films. Followed by the Two Short Nights award ceremony. Join us after the screening for a networking event, with DJ, in the CafÃ© Bar.
On the lead up to the festival we will be bringing you interviews with the bursary winning filmmakers. Stay tuned to D+CFilm.
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