"Eight small wonders, stocked with infinite space [...] a cinema release of the eight short films that competed at the BAFTAs is a joyous subversion of the norm." - Ryan Gilbey, New Statesman
A feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).
In cinemas around the UK from 28 February 2014.
Orbit Ever After
Dir: Jamie Stone | UK | 2013 | 20 mins
Cast: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mackenzie Crook, Bronagh Gallagher, Bob Goody
Life in space isn’t easy. And living in orbit, indefinitely, with only your close family for company is even worse. A science fiction romance where two star - crossed lovers overcome all probabilities and sacrifice all they have in order to spend one perfect moment together.
Sleeping With The Fishes - WINNER for Best Short Animation
Dir: Yousif Al-Khalifa | UK | 2013 | 9 mins
Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.
Dir: Ben Mallaby | UK | 2012 | 16 mins
Mim has lived her whole life on a little island with her best mate Danny. Her life is idyllic but going nowhere and she fears she’s left it too late to grow up. She makes the impetuous decision to have a baby – surely a one-way ticket to adulthood? Not in Mim’s case, as she finds herself embroiled in a deeply unpleasant situation that no one could have foreseen.
Dir: Jane Linfoot | UK | 2013 | 24 mins
Cast: Eloise Smyth, Ciaran Griffths
Jess and Jason meet at the bus station in a seaside town, seeing each other in daylight for the first time. What at first seemed exciting, forbidden, and divinely careless, soon threatens to be a regretful experience for both. This is not how things were meant to be...
Everything I Can See
Dir: Sam Taylor, Bjorn-Erik Aschim | UK | 2013 |