The Dirigo Film Festival takes place next Monday at the Arnolfini Arts Centre, Bristol on Monday, January 27th 2020 from 18:45 pm. Tickets are free - so come along and support your fellow student film-makers. Let's make some noise!
Offcut by Petroc Menuhin
"Offcut" was directed by third year animation student Petroc Menuhin, produced by Tosin Ogunleye and Ethen Dent, and completed as part of the third year animation Module PR6001, a Studio Project worth 60 Credits.
Working with a team of ten students from VFX and animation departments, this collaborative short was filmed on location at a luthier's workshop in Camden Town.
Offcut at IMDB
You can find Offcut at the IMDB here.
Where and when
Offcut is also in the Cineshots festival in London on February 11th, at the Streatham Space Project, Sternhold Avenue, London SW2 4PA
Adam & Eve Mk II
Sebastian Kuder's graduation film Adam & Eve Mk II has been selected for four new festivals
- Brussels Independent Film Festival on Feb 9th
- Wild Indie Sci-fi & Fantasy Film Festival in Greenwich, on 1 February at Greenwich iMax Odeon. Tickets are on sale at Event Brite. The festival also offers a friends and family discount of 25%. To buy tickets, follow this link; apply the code WISFFFF_Family
- Move Summit animation festival in Edinburgh on February 19th
- Deptford Film Festival on 7th March.
Written and directed by Escapee Sebastian Kuder, Adam & Eve Mk II won the award for Best Short Film Under 5 Minutes at the Arch 1 Festival of Film in London in October, and best Sci-Fi at the Golden Nugget Film Festival.
|"Flame" is shortlisted for Best Animation|
- Cineshots festival in London on February 11th at the Streatham Space Project, Sternhold Avenue, London SW2 4PA
- Horsham Film Festival on 13th February, in Horsham, West Sussex. You can buy tickets for £10 here.
- Canterbury Anifest 2020, which takes place in Canterbury, Kent, from 28 February to March 1st. You can buy festival passes here.
- Deptford Film Festival on 7th March
|"Flame" is in Canterbury Anifest 28 Feb-March 1st|
Both Jerich0 and Home Sweet Home continue to enjoy festival success, with both shorts being recently accepted into the Monstra Film Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, which takes place on 18 March 2020.
Jerich0 has also been selected for the KinoFilm Manchester International Short Film Festival, which takes place from 22-29 March.
Jerich0 is a short film about a lonely robot searching for a friend, was directed by Sarah Andrews and completed by our third year undergraduate animation students.
Jerich0 has won multiple festival awards, including Best Animation at the Melrose Film Festival in Orlando, Florida.
Jerich0 was shortlisted for a student BAFTA, and won Best Animation and Best VFX at the 2019 Nexus Film Festival. Jericho also won an award in the 2019 Zero Budget Film Festival, and was a finalist in the 2019 Deep Focus Film Festival.
Golden Acorn directed by Maciej Osuch has been selected for the Bucharest ShortCut CineFest which takes place in Bucharest on 16th April 2020.
Congratulations to all our talented students and Escapees on their continued success.
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