5 prizes – 3 of them living – were awarded to filmmakers to close the Two Short Nights Film Festival at the Exeter Phoenix.[Read more…] about Shuttlecock, a musical and a talking fish | Two Short Nights
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Over half the films to be screened the 18th annual Two Short Nights Film Festival next week have been directed by South West filmmakers.[Read more…] about South West filmmakers showcased at Exeter’s Two Short Nights
The programme has now been announced for Exeter Phoenix’s short film festival, Two Short Nights. The 18th annual festival of short film will take place 27-29 November at Exeter Phoenix’s independent solar-powered cinema, Studio 74. The newly announced programme places a diverse range of must-see films from around the world alongside emerging local filmmaking talent.[Read more…] about Film fest brings sustainability to Exeter’s solar-powered cinema
It’s rare that female friendship is explored on film. For Patrick, an Exeter Phoenix commission for Two Short Nights, Louisa Fielden takes two schoolgirls, an older boyfriend and mixes in social media for a film of complex emotional truth. We asked her about how the film was made[Read more…] about Focusing on emotional truth: Louisa Fielden talks about Patrick
There was a whisper of ‘the wolves won it’ at Two Short Nights 2018. It was following the results of the live pitch for the documentary arm of the Two Short Nights commissions, which was decided at the event. Each TSN ends with a call for applications for the next year’s other commission films. Now we can reveal the whole five Two Short Night commissions for 2019.[Read more…] about Diverse stories, unique voices: Two Short Nights commissions
Two Short Nights Film Festival is one of the biggest dates in the Exeter’s creative diary. Organised by the Exeter Phoenix, the festival celebrates regional, national and international short films, and the people who make them. Filmmakers and film lovers alike can enjoy selected screenings, workshops, talks and creative sessions with industry professionals.[Read more…] about 18th Two Short Nights calls for world class submissions
For Resolutions, writer / director Heidi Jones explored a real-life situation to see how her characters would react. We spoke to her about drama, music and Sally Potter[Read more…] about It’s endlessly motivating to work with amazing people: Heidi Jones
Heaps of creativity, dedication and personality goes into creating a local, community radio station. Christ Jones captures the essence of Exeter’s Phonic FM in his documentary This is Phonic. We spoke to him about getting to what’s behind the airwaves[Read more…] about This is Phonic: Creativity, dedication and a wealth of human experience (interview)
Intelligent Life is a film about hope, scepticism and growing up in a Somerset town. We caught up with director Paddy Earle to ask what attracted him to looking for extra terrestrials in the South West[Read more…] about Intelligent Life: dealing with life’s biggest threat – ‘growing up’
Holly Summerson bagged an animation commission for her film Birdwatching. Inspired by the Cornish countryside, it gets its premiere at Two Short Nights in Exeter. We caught up with her to ask about Birdwatching, animation and her forthcoming series of documentaries[Read more…] about Learning to fly alone | Holly Summerson talks Birdwatching
There are more than 50 films on show at this year’s Two Short Nights film fest. How do we know? We used science. We counted all we could and then figured in the 48 hour film comp flicks. Et voila. You’ll be pleased to know you can now take your pick of the massive short offerings, that includes screenings plus industry events. Here’s a run-down of what not to miss.[Read more…] about 50+ films covering all of life (and a little death) What not to miss at Two Short Nights
The sudden, frightening and depersonalising effects of a panic attack are expressed in a new film by Alexander Warn. His micro short Paper Thin is a mixture of live action and animation. We caught up with him to find out how he’s put those experiences on screen[Read more…] about Reality reshaped | Alexander Warn on his film Paper Thin
Crank up your creativity, Exeter’s annual 48 Hour Film challenge is open for registration.[Read more…] about Registration opens for Exeter’s 48 Hour Film challenge
With more than 70 films to swing your gaze across, from around the globe (including Iran, Poland and the Dominican Republic, to name but three), and a pull-focus of filmmakers (if you’ve got a better collective noun, we’d like to hear it), this year’s Two Short Nights film fest has been put to bed. Enough of our dazed ramblings, here’s the press release
Teams can still register for this year’s 48 Hour film Challenge at the Exeter Phoenix, taking place on 10-12 November 2017.
The Exeter Phoenix’s annual short film festival, Two Short Nights prepares to bring flocks of filmmakers, viewers and industry specialists to the city this winter in a celebration of short film and the people who make them.
Exeter Phoenix has opened the application process for The South West Animation Commission offering the region’s filmmakers and animators the chance to win a £1000 prize to create a new animated film in 2018.
Take a gander at some of the pictures from Two Short Nights at the Exeter Phoenix, courtesy of the Exeter Phoenix people themselves. We’ve also included their press release, which *hopefully* complements our own write up.
The awarding of the People’s Choice to Timi Ajani and Hana Elias for their film The Search Party closed another creative melee (so much more dignified than a riot) of short film and celebration of local, regional and international talent that took place at the Exeter Phoenix for its Two Short Nights extravaganza -now in its 15th year.
New developments of Virtual Reality and 360 video, and their scope for creating an immersive film experience will be explored at a talk and workshop during the Two Short Nights film festival at the Exeter Phoenix.
If you and your family are getting a bit tired of the same ole same ole, step into the Two Short Nights Family Friendly screening at the Exeter Phoenix’s Studio 74, with an hour of top shorts featuring animation and live action for children aged 7+.
Exeter Phoenix’s annual short film festival, Two Short Nights, prepares to bring flocks of filmmakers, viewers and industry specialists to the city this December in a celebration of short film and the people who make them.
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.