With the deadline for submissions now only a few short weeks away, we’re looking forward to sifting through a selection of fascinating and highly original work from film-makers across the world...For more info on the deadline and some details about our plans for the 2016 edition and the Rising Star Award see the link..
We're delighted Film Festival Life have covered the Edinburgh Short Film Festival in their latest blog - with an interview, discussions on what makes a good short film and submission tips amongst other things!
George Watson wants to re-live his life, do the things he misses doing, avoid the mistakes he made before and take new opportunities.
Cast (in order of appearance)
George Watson - Bryan Samson
Doctor Robert Briggs - Daniel Ings
Doctor Mary Thomson - Siobhan Finneran
Young George Watson - Aidan O'Callaghan
Nurse Nancy Williams/Margaret Brown - Billie Fulford-Brown
Director of Photography - Tom McMahon
Focus Puller - Neal Parsons
Gaffer - Huw Garratt
Sound Recordist - Joe Harris
Costume Designer - Natalie Willis
Make-Up Artist - Leanna Henthorne
Hair & Make-Up Artist - Helen Currie
Hair Stylist - Pascal Lombardo
Runner - Luke Wallis
Editor - Nicholas Peel
Directed, Written and Produced by Will Nash
Produced by Zara Ballantyne-Grove
Produced by Upbeat Productions
A little while back we published a blog article on some of our favourite films from the last few years. One of our followers got in touch and asked for online links to the films. This was an excellent idea which in our hurry to publish the article we omitted to add to the article and so we’ve addressed that in this post.
An adaption based on Black Sabbath's song 'Black Sabbath' and the story behind the conception of the song, based on the account of Geezer Butler's visit to Ozzy Osbourne.
In this short film we explore the occult with a cultist conducting his own ritual of fire and blood.
This was a part of the 24 hour film challenge for Bridport Film Festival.
FilmDaily.tv have released a fascinating and fairly comprehensive guide to grants available to film-makers! From Women in Film Finishing Funds to The World Cinema Production Grant all the way to our own, Scottish Documentary Institute Consultancies.
There's a range of funds available pretty much globally! Qualifying criteria vary from award to award but since there's 8 pages!
I would like to introduce you my production company to you. We specialise on crowdfunding and fashion films, although we have other services. Why don't you check it out and share it on Facebook! We will be doing summer internships for PR and Social Media. We are also building a freelancers list of filmmakers who could fit our projects so if you have an interesting profile get in touch!
10 OF THE BEST:THE BEST 10 SHORTS SCREENED AT THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL We’ve compiled a list here of some of the Festival’s favourite films over the last few years and some directors to look out for in the coming years..
We're pleased to announce that we're holding another Italian arts partnership as we're teaming up with CortoGlobo Film Festival, based in the beautiful medieval setting of Castello Doria in Angri, Campania for 2016! CortoGlobo holds film screenings (as well as art and theatre events) in Castello Doria - south of Naples - from 28th April - 30th April 2016 and is in it's eleventh year. We met up with the charming Festival Director Andrea Recussi in Edinburgh last winter and we've agreed to host the winning film from their 2016 edition at Hidden Door in May and at our Festival in November and they will be screening our Rising Star Award winner 'A Wee Night In' directed by Stuart Edwards at their event in Castello Doria in April as well as at CortoGlobo's annual art and film showcase held in Berlin in July! We'll have more information about CortoGlobo and their film festivals in Campania and Berlin over the next few weeks so watch this space!
The Independent Filmmaker's Ball - Fundraising Gala CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF INDEPENDENT FILM Filmmakers and indie film lovers alike are invited to join us for an evening of celebration and fundraising as we host the hottest party in town. Held at the swanky Cafe de Paris, there'll be drinks, live music from Natty Congeroo & the …
I'm a rather excited chap! I have been asked to direct the fantastic true story of an incredible British legend. I can't say what it is yet but it's big and it's beautiful! Watch this space, on Spotlight and IMDb for further announcements! Sean x
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Sean Cronin, Actor: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Sean Cronin was born in West London to an English mother and an Irish/Welsh father but has both Spanish and Sicilian in his bloodline. Destiny struck in the early nineties and Sean was badly bitten by the film bug. Due to his intense and menaci…
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Velton 'veg' Lishke: Ill make sure I give you my full story 😍 (16 minutes ago)
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John Bagenal: Nice one Sean, well done. (11 minutes ago)