Film Festival Category

How Shiny Awards Founder Caroline Bottomley Is Connecting Emerging Film Creatives With Commissioners

Film Festival

19th February, 2021

Caroline Bottomley discusses Shiny Awards' mission of levelling the commissioning playing field for emerging filmmakers who and wherever they are.

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Ten Terrifying Shorts to Catch at Final Girls Berlin 2021

Film Festival

3rd February, 2021

DN offers a selection of ten must-see horror shorts currently available to stream at the 2021 edition of the Final Girls Berlin film festival.

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Ten Shorts to Stream at London Film School’s 2021 Online Graduate Showcase

Film Festival

20th January, 2021

DN offers ten recommendations from the London Film School's 2021 online graduate showcase of their prestigious MFA Filmmaking programme.

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How the Shark Awards Is Evolving Into One of the UK’s Most Exciting Short Film Festivals

Film Festival

11th December, 2020

Chairman Peter Brady introduces us to The Shark Awards' latest venture Shark Awards Short Film, a brand new stand alone festival and awards event.

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How Festival Formula Are Streamlining the Festival Circuit for Filmmakers in a Post-COVID Landscape

Film Festival

18th November, 2020

Festival Formula's Katie McCullough reveals her essential Do's & Don'ts for filmmakers approaching the film festival circuit in a post-Covid world.

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10 Unmissable Short Films at Manchester Animation Festival 2020

Animation, Film Festival

15th November, 2020

From stop-motion space-musicals to encounters with immortal creatures these are the 10 unmissable short films at Manchester Animation Festival 2020.

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10 Must-Watch Shorts From Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2020

Film Festival

11th November, 2020

DN has dug deep into the programme to select a list of ten eclectic and unmissable shorts streaming online as part of Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2020.

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Bill & Turner Ross Document the Last Night at a Las Vegas Dive Bar in ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’

Documentary, Film Festival

6th November, 2020

We discover how DN alums Bill & Turner Ross chronicled the final night at a Las Vegas dive bar for their observational doc 'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets'.

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Benjamin Ree Reinvents the Documentary Form with the Boundary Breaking ‘The Painter and the Thief’

Documentary, Film Festival

28th October, 2020

Best Documentary winner at the London Film Festival Benjamin Ree talks 'The Painter and the Thief' his strange empathetic take on the artist/muse genre.

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The Top Short Films To Stream at NFFTY 2020

Film Festival

22nd October, 2020

DN selects ten of our favourite shorts from the best emerging filmmakers at the 14th National Film Festival for Talented Youth.

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10 Essential Feature Films from the London Film Festival 2020

Film Festival

18th October, 2020

From great local talent to international provocateurs, here is our complete can't-miss selection from the London Film Festival 2020.

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10 Unmissable Shorts From the London Film Festival 2020

Film Festival

12th October, 2020

Narrowing down the superb selection on offer, DN picks out ten of our favourite short films from the 64th BFI London Film Festival.

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