There is a high possibility that in a little under a week, the first Hungarian short film in over fifty years will find itself on the list of the prestigious Academy Awards nominations –  Sing (also Mindenki), the  excellent 25-minute short about the competitive world of children’s choirs that is based on a true story […]

Try to picture it: Pinewood Studios on a brisk Friday night, the champagne is flowing, and filmmakers, actors, and guests of honour are dressed in their finest. Guessed what the event is yet? No? It’s the Lift-Off Film Festival Awards Show. It’s not quite the Oscars, but it’s the largest independent film festival in the […]

The international independent film festival, the Lift-Off Film Festival, is back in town this week to celebrate the winners of the network’s overall season. Taking place at Pinewood Studios on Friday night, the festival’s year-end awards show will present the biggest and best films prizes from around the world. Filmmakers, whose products were shown as […]

I have always found crowdfunding campaigns very exciting and interesting. One day I was surfing twitterland and I found a very appealing one, called ‘Three Days’. I got so excited about it that I decided to support the project immediately after it launched its campaign on indiegogo. I also decided to try and interview the […]

  Andrew Brand is an English director and writer whose shorts were shown at many international film festivals. His most popular short called ‘Things We Leave Behind‘ (2010) was nominated for a few film festivals’ awards such as: Best UK and International Short at the Hull International Film Festival (2010), Best Cinematography at the GrandOff International Film Festival (2010), Best […]

  Edward L Dark is a Creative Director of Button Up Productions in London, UK. He started as a Production Assistant on InkHeart and 10,000 B.C and as a Visual Effect Coordinator on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in 2009, then he moved into directing films. His most popular work has to be Chasing […]

  77 Beds 77 Beds is a short film by Alnoor Dewshi (Building,Spiritual Rampage,Jomeo& Ruliet). It is a story of a young man, Ishmael (Ben Whishow: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, The Tempest), whose one sleepless night caused him to count back through all the beds he ever slept in. Conversation about beds, made […]

  ‘Chasing Cotards’ is a visually stunning work of art. The short film, directed by Edward L. Dark, lasts only 13 minutes and has no dialogue to speak of. And yet it is a powerful piece telling the story of a man, Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Sea Wall), who struggles with the recent death of his […]

Playwright Simon Stephens’ short film, based on the play of the same name, has gained an incredible amount of interest as of late. This can be explained by its leading man, Andrew Scott, who is most famous for his role as James Moriarty in Sherlock. The short film, which is slightly over 30 minutes long, […]