This year's Theme is Student Films!!!!
Our Festival is a live viewing of all the winners & selections at the Whirled Cinema in London
We are a community of filmmakers and artists who want to come together to experience new and raw talent, we want to see your films so send them in, we also are looking to expand our community and help others create networks, the festival will contain a few talks from new and experienced filmmakers who will introduce themselves, along with all festival winning pieces.
This is our first year running, expect talks from a range of people. The festival will be in a small, cosy cinema with an open bar. We can reserve seats for Artists who have submitted work to the event.
Rules & Submission
Films submitted to the 2018 Screen Culture International Film Festival must comply with the following;
1.All films must not infringe copyright as all the rights in footage, music, ex. Any breach of this will result in disqualification of the film and any penalties for misused rights will fall on the filmmakers/submitter and not on any of the film festival employees or volunteers.
2.All films must be original, and sent in the correct format and labelled clearly in order to be accepted into the festival.
3.When you submit your film(s) you are agreeing that we may use any and all footage and names from the movie in our festival information and website.
Judging & Categories
The Award Categories are as follows:
Student Best Short (up to 20 minutes)
Student Best Micro Shorts (up to 5 minutes)
Best Documentary (up to 30 minutes)
Best Music Video (up to 6 minutes)
Special Category (Best Animation)
This can be any film about where you come from or where you live/have lived and have roots.
Rossana is a young sound recordist and sound artist, working across different fields from sound art for landscape and garden design (Chelsea flower show amongst others) to sound design for short films and sound recording for more high end productions. She recently worked for feature films produced by Netflix, theatre productions at the London Palladium and award winning short films. Always looking for what is challenging and different and in love with storytelling.
Javier Navarro Montero
Javier (Valencia, Spain), is a screenwriter, director and film producer. Formed as an Industrial Engineer, but passionate about audiovisual, he specializes in CINEMA, at Madrid and Valencia and participates in different productions as an assistant director. His first professional short film as a director, "I’ve just had a dream" (2014) gets more than 235 awards, mostly international and is selected in more than 800 film festivals around the world. "Trust me" is his second short film.
Mazin M Sherabayani
Mazin is a Kurdish/British filmmaker based in London. Born in the city of Kirkuk in South Kurdistan. Holds MA Film, TV and Screen Media from Birkbeck University. Graduated from London Metropolitan University with Honour’s degree in Digital Media and Cultural Studies. Winner of many international awards for short films, documentaries and script completion. Currently working on developing his first feature film.
Winners & Selections
Presenting our first year winners...
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Best Short Film Finalists:
Razor by Daryna Dolesko
Wheels of Fortune by Sannah Maclean
Blessed Days by Valentina Casadei
Best Documentary Finalist:
The Ashes of Water by Antonia Perello
Best Animation Finalist:
Consent by Aoife Moiselle
Best Music Video Finalists:
Dream-Alone by Liam Woolmer-Thompson
St. Anthony's Fire by Samantha Bloomfield
Web design by Amy Hayden
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