Tired of Swimming – Short Film Review

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/45410684] A stained carpet. A man looks forlorn. The stained carpet again, but this time a stop motion figure falls to the floor and a voice-over can be heard saying, ‘I never did manage to bring you that cup of coffee did I?’. So begins Anna Eijsbouts’ Tired of Swimming, a short and sad animation about…

Brand Spanking New: Greenhorn Short Film Festival

The third Greenhorn Short Film Festival took place from 6th – 7th of October at the New Diorama Theatre, situated just off Regent’s Park in a sparkling marble block plaza. Started by Flora Bradwell and Alix Taylor back in 2011, Greenhorn is dedicated to shedding light on the work of new creative talents. As filmmakers themselves, Bradwell and Taylor understand…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Seven

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Last night saw the final installment of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 festival, with the event breaking away from its pop-up roots by taking place in the Royal Spa Centre’s cinema. The auditorium was full, with some people rounding off a full week of LUC attendance, and others…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Five

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Day five of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 festival saw a return to the arts and music venue, LAMP, the place where it all began. As with the first night of the festival, this space was close to capacity, meaning that the air was alive with the…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Six – Day Seven Leamington Underground Cinema‘s first ever film festival begins tonight. Taking place at a number of venues in the monarchy-endorsed town of Royal Leamington Spa, the festival will showcase six feature films and 85 shorts over the coming week. The festival’s organisers have been inundated with over…