The charm and mystery of the Cornish character coastline is at the heart of a new film which is being prepared to be shot on part of the county’s timeless beaches. We caught up with the filmmakers to find out what drew them to Cornwall[Read more…] about Grief, loss and forgetting: new short set for Cornwall
South Of Devon Films are a collective of independent filmmakers offering a different vision of the South West. It’s a vision that includes folklore, modern life, the mundane and the extraordinary. We caught up with Russel Cleave (Rusty) of South Of Devon Films to talk about their latest film, Whistler, and what excites them as filmmakers[Read more…] about South of Devon Films: tapping into pockets of culture
The Hurlers is a beautiful post-apocalyptic sci fi thriller that touches on companionship, community and a search for identity. We chatted to filmmakers James Chegwyn and Mitchell Snell to find out what inspired them and what it was like working in Cornwall[Read more…] about The Hurlers: companionship and belonging in sci fi thriller
The Sky One drama series became a smash hit since filming last year at Pentillie Castle, in Cornwall’s Tamar Valley, and became the channel’s highest-rating show since 2011.
Here comes the sound of silence, as those who were once Tom and Jerry used to sing. But when you say hello to the darkness it will be to welcome in ‘a major new project of silent film and live music events’, courtesy of the Cornwall Film Festival and The Poly, Falmouth, and the Film Audience Network from the British Film Institute (BFI).
Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession… falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest – only the bankers are smiling, says the press surrounding the return of BBC drama Poldark. They haven’t updated the classic show –plus ce change -it’s 1783 and Ross Poldark is back!
Cornwall Film Festival is working with Carn to Cove this year on an exciting new project funded by FEAST and Creative England to bring the cinema experience to rural communities across Cornwall –C-Fylm!
Restrepo is a 2010 documentary about the Afghanistan war, directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British/American photojournalist Tim Hetherington, and will be screened at The Poly, Falmouth as part of the Shifting Sands exhibition.
Get behind the scenes of the Cornwall Film Festival as a volunteer -not only will be get a snazzy ‘festival crew’ T-shirt, you’ll get free film festival tickets, invitations to exclusive festival parties, and you’ll be part of one of the region’s cultural highlights did we mention the free tickets?
For cinephiles Cornwall is a great place to be this season. In the run-up to the big weekend of November 4-6, the Cornwall Film Festival team is organising a number of special pre-festival screenings.