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Why short films matter: Roisin Mullins on her FEDS placement at Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Posted on June 7, 2018
Short films are a unique and powerful art form, so why do we not give them more space in film culture? Roisin Mullins, one of our FEDS trainees, working at Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York, tells us why shorts are much more than a stepping stone and deserve to have a place in your cinema.
Cannes 2018: Jonny's blog
Posted on May 18, 2018
Slow-burning psychological dramas, Wages of Fear -esque thrillers and a story of a young boy surviving in poverty with his family in Lebanon are amongst the cinematic highlights seen by our Senior Film Programmer Jonny Courtney at Cannes Film Festival this year.
What I learned from Developing Your Film Festival '18
Posted on May 10, 2018
This year our Developing Your Film Festival course took place during the 23rd edition of Vilnius International Film Festival in Lithunia. CINECITY - The Brighton Film Festival's Film Events Coordinator Kate Wood reports why the course is a must for any organiser who wishes to take their festival to the next level.