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Explore York Experience Film

15 venues. 300 films. 4 days.

5 - 8 November 2015 Official Programme

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FESTIVAL PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

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Welcome The Aesthetica Short Film Festival opens on 5 November and continues until 8 November. 2015 is the festival’s 5th anniversary and in that time we have screened over 1,500 films from over 65 countries. There have been countless masterclasses, networking, parties, and of course, ASFF becoming a BAFTA Qualifying Film Festival. Things have been busy, since we set out in 2011 to use York as a cinematic playground. Every year, we are expanding our programme and offering more opportunities for industry and public engagement. ASFF has once again attracted thousands of entries, and this year’s Official Selection demonstrates the universal appeal of film and outstanding storytelling. It’s our most ambitious selection to date across genres from fashion and experimental to drama, comedy and thriller. This year’s guest countries include China, Cuba and Brazil. We also have a special screening of Simon Armitage’s and Richard Heslop’s film The Raft. ASFF also teams up with the NRM to present rare archive film. We will also be showing winners from previous festivals with panel discussion afterwards – not to be missed. Some of the film world’s most acclaimed talents will be in York to offer masterclasses, including Channel 4, Ridley Scott Associates, National Theatre, director Tim Pope and editor Robbie Gibbons, together with festivals and programmers from across the word. All films that are part of the Official Selection are in competition for awards in 11 categories. It has been wonderful hosting ASFF and we’re excited about the future.   Cherie Federico, Director 3


Everything You Need to KNow Buying and Collecting Tickets, Passes and Industry Sessions Advance Tickets are available from www.asff.co.uk/tickets. Passes and Single Screening Tickets can be collected from 5 November at the Festival Hub. If you have booked for Industry Sessions or Special Ticketed Events you will be issued with a ticket at the Festival Hub. Please bring your receipt. Thursday 5 November is Early Doors Screenings – please note there are limited capacities in these venues and you should arrive early in order to secure your place. Seating is non-allocated. Due to the historic and unique nature of the venues, seating capacities for some screenings are limited. Please see pages 24-29 for more detailed venue information to ensure access to the screenings of your choice. Collect your Festival Pass, Single Screening Ticket and Masterclass Tickets before accessing the venues from The Festival Hub, Visit York, 1 Museum Street, YO1 7DT, 01904 629 137. Open from 09:00 - 17:00. Additional Box Offices Locations: City Screen York, National Centre for Early Music, 1331, National Railway Museum & Friargate Theatre. For purchasing tickets only. Advance Tickets and Passes must be collected from Visit York.

Ratings Most films are C12A, but some may be C15. Please see the programme and venue for details. Some films may contain flashing images. Family Friendly programmes are clearly indicated. All films are screened in their original language; if this is other than English, subtitles will be provided. This programme is subject to change at any time. For the latest up-to-date information, please visit the venue or the Festival Hub, or keep in touch via the ASFF website and social media sites.

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CONTENTS Practical information Programmers Best of Fest Jury Tickets Masterclasses Venues Map & Venue Locations Film Schedule Family Friendly Animation Music Video Artists' Film Documentary Thriller Comedy Dance Fashion Advertising Experimental Drama Special Screenings INDEX

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Meet the Team Cherie Federico Dale Donley Alexandra Beresford Rob Cheung Alex Tobin Cassandra Weston Selina Oakes Julie Hrischeva

Katherine Smira Sam Agnew Eleanor Turner Bryony Byrne Dave Smith Stephen Burke Mosaic Events Lindsay Whitwell

Hannah Clugston Abbe Robinson Rob Speranza Sophie Brown Jim Poyner Firefly AV All Venue Technicians All our wonderful volunteers

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PROGRAMMERS Cherie Federico

Dale Donley

Cherie is the Editor of Aesthetica Magazine and the Director of the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF). Originally from New York, Cherie moved to the UK in 2002 to study for her Masters degree and founded Aesthetica, which she has developed into an international brand.

Dale is the Production Director and co-founder of Aesthetica. He spent his early career working as an artist and then moved into graphic design. He is passionate about film and animation in particular. He loves to see animators pushing the boundaries of their craft to create something entirely new.

Abbe Robinson

Sophie Brown

Abbe is a multi-award winning short filmmaker. She has worked as an assistant director for over 15 years and has been commissioned twice as a by the UK Film Council and Screen Yorkshire. Her film Private Life played at over 150 film festivals, and her recent film La Ragazza e la Gondola is currently on the circuit.

Sophie views submissions for the BFI London Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest. She also writes the Doc/Fest short film catalogue and is a film journalist, published in Aesthetica, Dazed & Confused and Sight & Sound. She is the Brighton coordinator for Scalarama, a nationwide celebration of cinema.

Alex Tobin

Bryony Byrne

Alex is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice incorporates elements of animation, programming, performance and music. He studied in Edinburgh and Kyoto, and has exhibited and performed across Scotland. A former co-editor of Dundee arts collective Yuck ’n Yum, he works at Aesthetica Magazine.

Bryony is a writer and filmmaker living in London. She is a passionate advocate of short film and has worked at a number of film festivals including TIFF, LSFF and LOCO. Outside film, her other interests range from Stewart Lee to marine ecology... and everything in-between.

Rob Speranza Rob is a producer and line producer from New York. He has been living and working in Sheffield for 20 years and holds an MA and PhD in film studies. Rob worked on feature films Arthur and Merlin, Entity and Small Creatures (nominated for Best Film at EIFF 2013). He has won over 60 awards for his film work.

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BEST OF FEST JURY Anna Smith Anna is a well-known UK film critic and broadcaster who is currently Film Reviews Editor at Metro. An interviewer and feature writer, she is a long-standing contributor to The Guardian, Sight & Sound, Time Out, ELLE, Empire and The Telegraph and she also appears regularly as a pundit on BBC radio and TV.

Charles Cecil Awarded the status of “Industry Legend” by Develop magazine, Charles has more than 30 years’ experience in the video games business. The founder of Revolution Software, he has a particular interest in the narrative and aesthetic aspects of interactive entertainment and how the medium will develop.

Elliot Grove

Kate Kinninmont MBE

Despite being unable to watch TV or films until his late teens due to the constraints of his Amish background, Elliot quickly progressed in the industry, founding his own film festival, Raindance. It began as a thought experiment: could you make a film with no training, no experience or no money?

Kate is the chief executive of Women in Film and Television (UK) the leading membership organisation for women in creative media. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, she is a member of BAFTA, Women in Journalism, Directors UK, and the Royal Television Society as well as an Honorary Associate of The London Film School.

Lynda Myles

Jay Arnold

Lynda is Head of Fiction Directing at the National Film and Television School. She was director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and the co-producer of BAFTA-winning film The Commitments. She has worked for Columbia Pictures and as the BBC’s Commissioning Editor for Drama for two years.

Film Business Manager of the National Media Museum, Jay worked at Sheffield’s independent cinema The Showroom from its opening in 1995 until 2003. He then joined the Regional Screen Agency Screen Yorkshire and became Head of Film Culture with Creative England before taking up a role at the BFI.

Colin Pons

Melanie Iredale

Managing Director and producer at SON and FearFactory, Colin has worked in the UK film and TV industry for 25 years, often mentoring first time directors and producers. He has worked as a producer or mentor on 32 feature films, including The Acid House, iLL Manors and BAFTA-winning This Little Life.

Melanie is the Deputy Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest, one of the top three documentary festivals and marketplaces in the world which celebrates the art and business of documentary making for six intense days. Melanie joined Doc/Fest in 2014 after five years as director of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival.

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Buy one and trade it in ticket deal Bought a Single Ticket? Liked what you saw? Want to see more?

Trade in your Single Ticket for a Festival Pass and receive a £5 discount – making a Day Pass £10 and an Unlimited Pass £25. Choose from over 300 films throughout the festival, plus experience the guest countries and special screenings. Exchange your Ticket for a Pass at the Festival Hub: Visit York 1 Museum Street YO1 7DT Festival Hub Opening Hours: Thursday 5 – Saturday 7 November 09:00 - 17:00 Sunday 8 November 09:00 – 17:00

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TICKETS: FESTIVAL PASSES

4 DAY UNLIMITED SCREENING PASS

1 DAY SCREENING PASS

SINGLE TICKET SCREENING

4 Day Unlimited Pass An all-inclusive pass for all screenings offering complete freedom of choice. Mix and match your favourite venues, genres and the best screening times for you. This ticket is valid during the entire festival from Thursday 5 November until the end on Sunday 8 November. Please note that Thursday 5 is Early Doors screenings in select venues only.

1 Day Festival Pass Valid for all screenings at all locations across the city on your chosen day (Thursday-Sunday), allowing you to see the films you want to and enjoy free time in York in between. Please note that you will need to exchange your email receipt for a festival pass at our Hub before you can access the screenings on the day. Open from 09:00.

Single Ticket Screening Valid for one screening at any venue from 5-8 November. The ticketholder may attend any screening at any location. You will need to exchange your email receipt for a ticket at our Hub before you can access the screening. Please bring the ticket to your screening. Valid for one use only, seating allocated on first-come, first-served basis.

Date 5 - 8 November Prices Adult £30.00 Senior £27.00 Student £27.00 Child £18.00 Family £72.00

Date 5 - 8 November Prices Adult £15.00 Senior £13.50 Student £13.50 Child £9.60 Family £36.00

Date 5 - 8 November Prices Adult £5.00 Senior £4.00 Student £4.00 Child £3.50

Collecting Tickets

Restricted Screenings

Student Tickets

Please note that you will need to exchange your email receipt for a Festival Pass at the Festival Hub (Visit York) before you can access the screenings. The Festival Hub will be open from 09:00 on Thursday 5 November and will remain open from 09:00 - 17.00 throughout the four days of the festival.

Please note that the majority of screenings will be certificate 12A with some certificate 15. All screenings suitable for children aged 4-12 will be classified as Family Friendly and have been programmed throughout each day. Please see the festival programme for the Family Friendly screening times.

Please note that in order to purchase a Student Ticket, you must have a valid student card as proof of ID. The student card must be valid during the festival period and must be shown in order to pick up your festival pass. Festival passes with a student discount cannot be issued without a valid student card.

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Special Events Build your contacts list and gain industry tips at ASFF Special Events.

Meet today’s top film-world professionals at Networking Sessions, including representatives from Creative England, Film London, Edinburgh International Film Festival and more. Connect with UK and international festivals at the popular Meet the Film Festivals event; a unique chance to find out exactly what programmers are looking for. Expand your contacts list and interact with your peers at Meet the Filmmakers, with a lively bar and music. To celebrate five years of ASFF, we welcome back a collection of short films from previous years. Comprising Category Winners from years one to four, the programme is accompanied by an anniversary panel discussion with filmmakers who have won in previous years. Not to be missed, taking place at NRM Friday and Saturday from 6pm and Friargate Theatre on Sunday afternoon.

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TICKETS: SPECIAL EVENTS Opening Night Raising the curtain on ASFF’s 5th anniversary edition is the Opening Night at York’s own riverside arthouse cinema and live performance venue, City Screen. The event features a taster of the festival’s Official Selection in a specially curated screening, followed by an after-party. Guests will receive a complimentary drink, as well as an ASFF VIP Bag.

Friday Night Party Located in York’s vibrant Latin Quarter, 1331 is the ideal place to start the weekend. Alongside its role as ASFF’s official restaurant and bar, the venue plays host to the festival’s upbeat Friday Night Party, where you can connect with friends old and new. 1331 is a go-to place throughout the festival with screenings in its Brandy Brown’s Little Cinema.

Meet the Film Festivals Speak with the programmers behind leading UK and international festivals and tune in to what they are looking for at this unique networking event. Expand your contacts and chat to creatives from organisations including London Short Film Festival, Raindance, ECU Film Festival, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin and Cambridge film festivals.

Networking Sessions The perfect platform to interact with film aficionados and experts alike, this year’s sessions offer a professional, yet relaxed environment in which to establish new connections. Returning to the Middletons Hotel, ASFF 2015 welcomes representatives from Film London, Creative Scotland, Showroom Workstation, and more.

Date Thursday 5 November Venue City Screen Time 18:30 - 23:00 Price £12

Date Friday 6 November Venue 1331 Time 20:00 - late Price Free with a valid pass

Date Friday 6 November Venue Middletons Hotel Time 17:30 - 19:00 Price £7.00

Date 6 - 8 November Venue Middletons Hotel Time Various. See timetable. Price £7.00 per session

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TICKETS: SPECIAL EVENTS Meet the Filmmakers Social Get to know the creatives at the heart of ASFF 2015 at Yorkshire Museum on Saturday night. Sponsored by Creative England, this event invites filmmakers and guests to network with artists from the Official Selection. Meet the Filmmakers is your chance to expand your contacts list and liaise with industry and fellow filmmakers. Music and bar.

Fifth Anniversary Screenings Celebrate ASFF’s 5th anniversary with this stimulating compendium of short film from previous years. Since its inception, the festival has championed independent filmmaking from around the world, and in 2015, proudly welcomes back a plethora of past winners. Showing across two screenings, and featuring a panel discussion.

Creative England: iShorts Part of the BFI NET.WORK, iShorts is Creative England’s entry level short film initiative. Supporting filmmakers outside London whose work has not yet attracted financial backing, iShorts helps a diverse group of talents to take their first professional steps. A fresh party of filmmakers will show and discuss their work.

Creative England Networking Drinks Join the Talent Team from Creative England and the filmmakers selected in this year’s showcase for an hour to network and discuss the iShorts funding programme. Discover opportunities to apply for funding in future years and speak with industry professionals about new developments in the sector. Hosted in a gorgeous Medieval Hall. 12

Date 7 November Venue Yorkshire Museum Time 20:00 - 21:30 Price Free with a valid pass

Date 6-8 November Venue NRM & Friargate Theatre Time See timetable Price Free with valid pass

Date Saturday 7 November Venue Bootham School Time 15:00 - 17:00 Price Free with valid pass

Date Saturday 7 November Venue Barley Hall Time 17:30 - 18:30 Price Free with valid pass.


Guest Country: Brazil Associação Cultural Kinoforum transports audiences to the vibrant city of São Paulo and beyond. A fusion of drama and documentary, these films juxtapose stories of adolescence and the ancient landscape of Brazil with humour and vitality. Youthful political awakening sits alongside a careful contemplation of the capital’s Tietê River.

Guest Country: China ASFF turns its attention to independent filmmaking in China with this special screening curated by director Ting Liu. A mixture of observational drama and frank documentary-making, these films delve into the world of punk music and youth culture through the eyes of teenagers in China today; as well as the older generations adapting to keep up.

Guest Country: Cuba Muestra Joven brings a collection of innovative and haunting works to ASFF this year, with five character studies of contemporary Cuba. An elderly English teacher and a retired miner consider their modern livelihoods, while young musicians tentatively meet as competitors in these short portraits of individuals seeking meaning.

Awards Ceremony The National Centre for Early Music plays host to the festival’s closing ceremony, offering an elevated and historic finish to ASFF’s four-day run. Best of Fest,Category Winners and the People’s Choice will all be announced within the setting of NCEM’s renovated medieval interior. Tickets will include a free drink on arrival. Book early.

Date 5-8 November Venue Various Time See timetable Price Free with valid pass

Date 5-8 November Venue Various Time See timetable Price Free with valid pass

Date 5-8 November Venue Various Time See timetable Price Free with valid pass.

Date Sunday 8 November Venue NCEM Time 19:00 - 22:00 Price £8.50

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Industry Sessions Join masterclasses with industry leaders from across the film sector.

Hear directly from representatives of Channel 4, Association of Camera Operators, Rankin Film, Oscar and BAFTA winning VFX giant Framestore and more. Topics range from funding, producing and directing to cinematography, special effects and editing. Gain top advice, expand your network and share best practice. For sessions at York St John University please arrive at the Quad South Hall Arts Foyer off the Lord Mayor’s Walk entrance with your ticket. From here you will be directed to the specific room on campus.

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER) Dogwoof Promoting and Selling Documentary Globally Distributing award-winning films including The Age of Stupid, Dreams of a Life, The Spirit of ’45 and Blackfish, and with a BAFTA Best Documentary win under their belts for Joshua Oppenheimer’s ground-breaking The Act of Killing, Dogwoof is the UK’s leading documentary distributor. This is a chance to gain an insight into their process of finding and distributing the best in documentary to a wide international audience. Venue: York St John University

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 | Price: £8.50

National Theatre Live Changing Cinema Experienced by over 3.5 million people around the world, National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre direct from the London stage to a cinema near you, including War Horse, and Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein. Head of Digital Development Toby Coffey and producer Emma Keith will discuss capturing the aesthetic of the stage on camera and how their approach is changing the way people are watching film. Venue: York St John University

Time: 11:00 - 12:00 | Price: £8.50

Warp Films Crossing Creative Platforms From the company behind such distinctive films as ’71, Berberian Sound Studio and Four Lions, Warp’s Head of Production Barry Ryan will talk about how This is England has progressed from the original Shane Meadows-directed feature film to become a TV phenomenon, with its cast of characters becoming part of a generation’s consciousness. This masterclass session looks at the work’s evolution and what it took to take that leap. Venue: York St John University

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER) Professor Linda Ruth Williams Women Calling the Shots With only one Best Director Oscar win by a woman in the history of The Academy Awards (Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2009) and with 75 per cent of blockbuster crews being male, Author and Professor of Film Studies in the English Department at the University of Southampton, Linda Ruth Williams, considers why this is the case, and what needs to change to rectify this imbalance in today’s developing film industry. Venue: York St John University

Time: 11:30 - 12:30 | Price: £8.50

Association of Camera Operators Finding the Right Angle Members of the Association have been behind the lens for some of the biggest films of all time including Elizabeth, Star Wars, Gravity and James Bond. This year, the Association of Camera Operators panel returns to ASFF by popular demand, to speak about their role in production, their unique view of filmmaking and their wider understanding of the craft of storytelling. The speakers will be announced closer to the festival date. Venue: Grand Opera House

Time: 12:00 - 13:30 | Price: £8.50

Reflections (A Ubisoft Studio) Cinematic Gaming Interaction With narrative video game play now building increasingly cinematic experiences; scriptwriters are crossing over from film and TV to explore the interactive possibilities of the medium. Games designer and scriptwriter Ian Mayor, whose credits include WATCH_DOGS and Tom Clancy’s The Division, addresses the new immersive world of gaming and discusses working with one of the world’s most influential video game developers. Venue: York St John University 16

Time: 12:30 - 13:30 | Price: £8.50


Craig McNeil, Beggars Group Documenting Music Having produced documentary work for The Pixies, Tobias Jesso Jr and Badly Drawn Boy among others, Craig McNeil, Director of Creative Projects at Beggars Group, addresses how music documentaries are made, what they need to feature and why and when they are needed. This session will cover all aspects of directing, producing and editing, with the expertise of one of the most successful independent record labels in the world. Venue: York St John University

Time: 12:30 - 13:30 | Price: £8.50

Studio AKA Innovative and Unique Animation Philip Hunt, Creative Director at Studio AKA, will talk about their unique style– created by a close-knit team with a strong emphasis on story, design and character – and how to stay fresh in a fast-paced industry, drawing on their experience producing shorts such as BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated A Morning Stroll, and work for clients including Nickelodeon, Guinness, Toyota, Dyson, the BBC Winter Olympics and Disney. Venue: York St John University

Time: 13:00 - 14:00 | Price: £8.50

White Lodge Fashion Film, From Concept Through to Completion Production Company White Lodge creates original creative film content for leading fashion companies such as Vogue, Karen Millen and Louis Vuitton, and specialises in developing a consistent brand voice through visual imagery and video. Executive producer and founder, Stephen Whelan, explains their creative drive, some of their recent and outstanding projects and the rise of fashion film as a major force in today’s visual culture. Venue: York St John University

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER) RADA Delivering Performance for Screen With alumni including Sir Kenneth Branagh, John Hurt, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Hiddleston, RADA needs little introduction as a world-renowned training centre for performers. As both actor and director, Edward Hicks (Head of Film, TV and Radio) is ideally placed to talk about work on both sides of the camera. Here he will talk about the actor-director relationship, how to get the best from your cast and how screen acting has evolved. Venue: York St John University

Time: 14:00 - 15:00 | Price: £8.50

Film London Maggie Ellis, Head of Artists’ Moving Image at FLAMIN Together with film makers, this masterclass will look at the evolving world of Artists’ Film and particularly at the Jarman Award which celebrates the spirit of experimentation, imagination and innovation in the work of UK artist film makers. With previous winners of the award including Ed Atkins, Clio Bernard and Turner Prize-winning Laure Prouvost, this is an excellent chance to hear what makes an outstanding artist film. Venue: Bootham School

Time: 14:15 - 16:15 | Price: £8.50

British Society of Cinematographers Creating the Big Picture With camera credits that include Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lion in Winter, The Great Gatsby and Hellraiser, Robin Vidgeon has been working in the field of cinematography for nearly 60 years and is one of the guest tutors at the Met Film School. With a career that spans TV, feature film and shorts, this is an opportunity for an in-depth look at the work of the cinematographer and an insight into getting into the industry. Venue: York St John University 18

Time: 14:30 - 15:30 | Price: £8.50


Ridley Scott Associates Making an Impact Toby Dye from Ridley Scott Associates has directed an acclaimed catalogue of distinctive work, moving from documentary to collaborating with brands like American Express, Sky and McDonald’s, and with bands such as UNKLE and Massive Attack. Dye will reflect on the creative processes behind music videos and promos, and discuss working to a brief and the connection between narrative and advertising. Venue: York St John University

Time: 14:45 - 15:45 | Price: £8.50

Random Acts: Meet & Greet Session Random Acts in the North. 72 artists needed. Could you be one of them? If you’re working creatively in any art form, are aged between 16 and 24 and living or studying in the North of England, join the Random Acts session to find how you could be one of 72 artists making short films as part of our Random Acts education, training and production programme. Meet the people behind this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Drop in to find out more. Venue: York St John University

Time: 15:00 - 16:30 | Price: Free with Pass

Channel 4 Commissioning the Short Form With over 70 international awards for his productions – including four BAFTAs, an Emmy and three RTS Awards for programmes including The Big Fish Fight, a campaign led by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Channel 4’s Big Art Project and Jamie’s Dream School, producer Adam Gee will address what he looks for when commissioning short form video content and explain what to do to get noticed in a competitive industry. Venue: York St John University

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER) Rankin Film Productions The Relationship Between Cinematography & Storytelling Jordan Rossi, Production Assistant at Rankin Film Productions, speaks in conversation with a director and a cinematographer about how visual storytellers approach their craft. RFP’s output ranges from shorts to feature documentaries and music videos, specialising in creating bespoke content for multiple platforms, and it includes talent scheme Collabor8te, factual TV for Sky Arts, branded content for O2, and films for Channel 4. Venue: York St John University

Time: 16:00 - 17:00 | Price: £8.50

Panel Discussion: The Evolution of Short Film From Online Shorts to Cinematic Releases

PANEL DISCUSSION THE EVOLUTION OF SHORT FILM

BAFTA-nominated animator Iain Gardner (Programmer at Edinburgh International Film Festival), Philip Ilson (Director of London Short Film Festival), Simon Young (London Film Festival and BFI), Andy Evans (producer of Set Fire to the Stars starring Elijah Wood) and Avi Grewal (Commissioning Editor of Nowness) will examine how the medium of the short film is developing both online and on the screen, and where it will go next.

Venue: York St John University

Time: 16:00 - 17:00 | Price: £8.50

Framestore Making the Impossible Possible Creating mind-blowing imagery for films including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jupiter Ascending, and Guardians of the Galaxy, Framestore has won every major industry award including the 2014 Oscar and BAFTA for Best Visual Effects for Gravity, combining craft and creativity with the latest technology. This session will explore how the company breaks new ground and offers advice on how you can enter this truly global industry. Venue: York St John University 20

Time: 16:00 - 17:00 | Price: £8.50


Real SFX Special Effects Supervisor, Danny Hargreaves Working on projects from the James Bond franchise to the BBC’s Sherlock and Doctor Who (winning a BAFTA Craft award for the show’s 50th anniversary special) to Sky’s Da Vinci’s Demons, Danny Hargreaves, the director of BAFTA and Emmy Award winning company Real SFX speaks about the company’s diverse work in fire, explosives and models across TV and film, and how they became the go-to company for special effects. Venue: York St John University

Time: 17:30 - 18:30 | Price: £8.50

Writer and Broadcaster Karen Krizanovich Understanding and Communicating Films With extensive experience in film journalism and a unique perspective on the industry through a background in film finance, writing and research, Karen Krizanovich writes for publications such as CNN, Newsnight, The Times, The Independent, The Telegraph and The Guardian, giving her a profound understanding of the ways in which film is communicated in today’s fast-paced, media-savvy world. Venue: York St John University

Time: 17:30 - 18:30 | Price: £8.50

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER) Robbie Gibbon Big Screen and Television: Storytelling – The Craft and Technology of Film Editing With credits that include Doctor Who, My Mad Fat Diary and The Reckoning and feature films like The Trip to Italy and Wasteland, Robbie Gibbon has extensive experience in the art of editing, assistant editing and directing for film and TV. He will look at the theory behind the practice as well, and demonstrate the techniques involved in pre and post-production processes. Venue: York St John University

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Price: £8.50

Little White Lies Independent Viewpoints on Film – Writing About Film Celebrated film magazine Little White Lies showcases and discusses film in all its diverse guises, with a growing audience that now stands at more than 100,000 film-lovers. David Jenkins, Editor at the publication, will explore how film journalism is expanding both across traditional print and a myriad of new digital platforms and the importance of talking honestly and openly about the medium of film. Venue: York St John University

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Price: £8.50

Tim Pope How I Got My First Break Most famous for his career in music videos, CADS Lifetime Achievement winner Tim Pope has worked on promos for The Cure, Fatboy Slim, David Bowie and Neil Young. He has directed feature films including The Crow: City of Angels and co-founded production company Cowboy Films that produced Oscar and BAFTA winner The Last King of Scotland. Tim Pope will share how he broke into the business and what he learned along the way. Venue: York St John University 22

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 | Price: £8.50


Shooting People Branded Content: Keeping the Creative in the Corporate An engaging panel presented by Shooting People, with filmmakers for filmmakers, this session will demystify the world of branded content and provide an insight into how it can help you make a living as a filmmaker, develop your craft and network without sacrificing your creative goals. Branded Content will equip its audience with the tools required to advance in the corporate film industry. Venue: York St John University

Time: 13:30 - 14:30 | Price: £8.50

Festival Formula Realising the Potential – From Festival Strategies to Crowd Funding With a track record of successful campaigns which have led to films featuring at festivals including Raindance, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Tribeca and more, Festival Formula founder Katie McCullough talks about building your digital presence, how to get your work out there and how to make a positive impact in today’s fast-changing film industry. Venue: York St John University

Time: 15:00 - 16:00 | Price: £8.50

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Venues Enrich your film experience and discover the beautiful city of York.

All our screenings take place in a rich variety of iconic and historic sites, all within walking distance of one another. Locations include medieval halls and purpose-built theatres as well as cinemas and luxury hotels, offering a unique meetingpoint between the historical and the contemporary. The city and its unique atmosphere provides a memorable backdrop and during the festival is transformed into a playground for lovers of film.

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VENUES

Visit york (ASFF Festival Hub)

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York’s official tourist information centre and ASFF Hub where lanyards and tickets will be available. Our staff will be there throughout the festival to help with any queries you have about screenings and special events. Fully accessible.

Seating Capacity: 50 Situated in York’s dynamic and lively Latin Quarter, this gastrobar is a true hive of activity, housing a luxury cinema with reclining seats and table service. No accessibility.

City Screen

York St John University

Seating Capacity: 207 / 130 Overlooking the River Ouse, City Screen is at the heart of independent film in York and the venue for our Opening Night. A place to network and experience film. Fully accessible.

Seating Capacity: 240 / 180 / 120 / 68 This prestigious civic university with an award winning campus in York city centre has roots going back to the 1840s. The site for many of our masterclass sessions. Fully accessible.

King’s Manor

National Centre for Early Music (NCEM)

Seating Capacity: 120 One of York’s most attractive locations, this group of largely Grade I medieval buildings is a vivid evocation of the past with a promising place in the future. Not accessible.

Seating Capacity: 180 An award-winning medieval church and home of the internationally acclaimed York Early Music Festival. NCEM is a short and pleasant walk from the city centre. Fully accessible.

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VENUES

Barley Hall

Middletons Hotel

Seating Capacity: 50 Hidden away for decades, this stunning medieval townhouse dates back to 1360. It was rediscovered and restored to its original splendour in the 1980s. Partial access.

Seating Capacity: 50 Six beautiful listed buildings located in a series of secluded courtyard gardens, Middletons Hotel is a veritable oasis of calm situated in the heart of York. Limited access.

National Railway Museum (NRM)

Yorkshire Museum

Seating Capacity: 78 The National Railway Museum is home to over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects. It is dedicated to promoting the heritage of rail transport. Fully accessible.

Seating Capacity: 300 The museum was founded by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society in 1830 and can be found inside the York Museum Gardens, beside the River Ouse. Fully accessible.

Bootham School

Friargate Theatre

Seating Capacity: 100 The Bootham School Arts Centre is the city’s stunning new arts venue with state-of-the art facilities. The building was shortlisted for the York Design Award in 2014. Fully accessible.

Seating Capacity: 100 Hidden near the River Ouse and home to Riding Lights Theatre Company, Friargate Theatre features a 100-seat studio theatre and a cafe-style performance space. Not accessible.

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Explore York: VideoTheque

St Peter’s School (Memorial Hall Entrance)

Seating Capacity: 20 Explore York is the first of its kind in the country. At the Videotheque you can watch all the films in the festival on a computer, so if you miss anything, pop in. Fully accessible.

Seating Capacity: 400 Founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s School, with its two junior schools St Olave’s and Clifton School, has a long established history of top class education. Partial access.

Reel Cinema

Grand Opera House York

Seating Capacity: 800 Reel Cinema is a distinctive Art Deco venue where you can relax and enjoy the latest blockbuster movie in nostalgic cinematic surroundings. Not accessible.

Seating Capacity: 700 York’s Grand Opera House first opened in 1902, hosting performances by Charlie Chaplin, Gracie Fields and Laurel & Hardy. Join us in this spectacular venue. Partial access.

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Library Square, Museum Street YO1 7DS

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Film Schedule This year’s festival presents our largest selection of films ever, and we would like you to make the most of it.

There are more than 300 films showing at ASFF 2015, and to help you navigate our guide to the festival, all film programmes are colour-coded by genre. Screening times are listed here for each day under each venue name. Full descriptions of all the short films making up each programme can be found in the colour-coded sections that follow.

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FILM SCHEDULE: THURSDAY 5 NOVEMBER 10:00

City Screen Screen 1

1331

Middletons Hotel

Yorkshire Museum

NRM

York Youth Programme 09:00 - 11:30

Experimental 2 10:00 - 11:30

Advertising 10:00 - 10:30

York Youth Programme 09:00 - 10:00

Animation 1 10:00 - 10:45

11:00

Music 1 11:00 - 12:00 Thriller 3 12:00 - 13:30

13:00

Animation 2 13:30 - 14:15 Drama 1 14:00 - 15:30

15:00

Experimental 4 14:00 - 15:00 Documentary 2 15:00 - 16:30

16:00

Drama 4 14:45 - 16:15 Thriller 1 15:15 - 16:45

Comedy 9 16:00 - 17:30 Comedy 5 16:30 - 18:00

17:00

Artists’ Film 3 17:00 - 18:00

18:00

Comedy 4 17:00 - 18:30

Experimental 5 18:00 - 19:15 Opening Night 18:30 - 23:00

Animation 4 18:30 - 19:15

Drama 15 18:30 - 20:00 Drama 5 19:00 - 20:30

Documentary 4 19:45 - 21:15

Drama 3 20:00 - 21:30 Comedy 1 20:30 - 22:00

21:00

22:00

Comedy 3 12:15 - 13:45 Comedy 8 13:00 - 14:30

14:00

20:00

Fashion 2 11:00 - 12:00 Documentary 3 11:30 - 13:00

12:00

19:00

York St John

Animation 3 21:00 - 21:45 Thriller 2 21:30 - 23:00

23:00

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FILM SCHEDULE: FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER 10:00

11:00

City Screen Screen 1

Drama 9 10:30 - 12:00

City Screen Screen 2

Experimental 2 10:00 - 11:30

Friargate Theatre

Drama 12 10:15 - 11:45

Yorkshire Museum Animation 3 10:15 - 11:00

Drama 2 11:00 - 12:30 Experimental 6 12:00 - 13:30

Comedy 8 12:30 - 14:00

The Raft of the Medusa 12:00 - 13:00

Drama 7 12:00 - 13:30

Animation 2 12:45 - 13:30

Drama 10 14:00 - 15:30

Drama 8 13:00 - 14:30 Documentary 7 14:00 - 15:30

Guest Country: Cuba 13:30 - 15:00

Dance 1 14:45 - 16:15

Music 2 16:00 - 17:00

Fashion 2 16:00 - 17:00

Guest Country: Brazil 15:30 - 17:00

Documentary 1 16:30 - 17:30

18:00

19:00

Documentary 3 14:30 - 16:00

Animation 4 15:30 - 16:15

Dance 2 16:45 - 18:15 Drama 16 17:30 - 19:00

Animation 1 13:15 - 14:00

Artists’ Film 4 14:00 - 15:00

Drama 5 14:30 - 16:00

16:00

17:00

Documentary 5 10:00 - 11:30

Middletons hotel

Drama 6 11:30 - 13:00

14:00

15:00

1331

Comedy 2 10:45 - 12:15

12:00

13:00

NCEM

Artists’ Film 5 16:45 - 18:00

Drama 15 16:30 - 18:00

Drama 4 17:15 - 18:45

Documentary 4 19:00 - 20:30

Drama 14 18:45 - 20:15

Experimental 5 18:30 - 20:00

Guest Country: China 18:15 - 19:45

Thriller 3 19:30 - 21:00

20:00

Thriller 1 20:30 - 22:00

21:00

Friday Night Party 21:00 - Late

22:00

23:00

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Comedy 5 20:15 - 21:45


NRM

York St John

St Peter’s School

Drama 11 10:00 - 11:15

Grand Opera House

Reel Cinema

Comedy 7 10:00 - 11:30

Fashion 1 10:30 - 11:30

Opening Night Showcase 10:30 - 11:30

Documentary 2 12:00 - 13:30

Masterclass: Association of Camera Operators 12:00- 13:30

Industry Sessions

Explore York

Masterclasses 10:00 - 18:30

Videotheque 10:00 - 17:00

York St John, Bootham School & Grand Opera House – see pages 15-23 for more details

Networking session 1 11:00 - 12:30 Middletons Hotel

Music 1 14:00 - 15:00

Advertising 14:00 - 14:30

Documentary 6 14:00 - 15:30 Meet the Film Festivals 17:30 - 19:00

Drama 3 15:15 - 17:00 Thriller 2 15:45 - 17:00

Comedy 6 17:30 - 19:00

Drama 13 17:30 - 19:00

Drama 1 19:30 - 21:00

Experimental 1 19:30 - 20:30

Middletons Hotel

Opening Night Showcase 17:15 - 18:15

5th Anniversary Showcase 1 + Panel 18:00 - 20:00 (Previous Winners) Including Special Collection NRM Archive Film

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FILM SCHEDULE: SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER 10:00

11:00

City Screen screen 2

Artists’ Film 4 10:00 - 11:00 Comedy 1 10:30 - 12:00

1331

Documentary 6 10:15 - 11:45

Animation 4 11:30 - 12:15

12:00

13:00

King’s Manor

Drama 9 12:30 - 14:00

Guest Country: Brazil 12:00 - 13:30

Middletons Hotel

Friargate Theatre

Comedy 6 10:00 - 11:30

Drama 11 10:00 - 11:30

Dance 1 11:45 - 13:00

14:00

Comedy 7 14:00 - 15:30 Comedy 3 14:30 - 16:00

Experimental 3 10:15 - 11:45

Drama 10 14:45 - 16:15

NRM Family Friendly 1 10:00 - 10:45

Fashion 2 11:30 - 12:30 Artists’ Film 1 12:00 - 13:00

Drama 1 12:00 - 13:30

Thriller 1 12:45 - 14:15 Drama 12 13:15 - 14:45

15:00

Yorkshire Museum

Drama 7 13:00 - 14:30 Guest Country: China 13:30 - 15:00

Documentary 7 14:00 - 15:30

Documentary 4 15:00 - 16:30

Thriller 2 15:00 - 16:30 Dance 2 15:30 - 16:45

16:00

Fashion 1 16:00 - 17:00

Animation 3 16:15 - 17:00 Guest Country: Cuba 16:45 - 18:15

17:00

Drama 14 16:00 - 17:30 Artists’ Film 5 17:00 - 18:15

Drama 15 17:00 - 18:30

Comedy 2 17:30 - 19:00

18:00

Documentary 5 18:00 - 19:30 Drama 16 18:30 - 20:00

Experimental 6 18:45 - 20:15

19:00

Animation 2 19:00 - 19:45

(Previous Winners)

Artists’ Film 2 19:30 - 20:30

20:00

Documentary 1 20:00 - 21:00 Drama 13 20:30 - 22:00

21:00

Experimental 2 20:30 - 22:00 Music 2 21:00 - 22:00

22:00

23:00

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5th Anniversary Showcase 2 + Panel 18:00 - 20:00

Meet The Filmmakers Social 20:00 - 21:30

Including Special Collection NRM Archive Film


York St John

Animation 1 10:15 - 11:00

Family Friendly 3 11:30 - 12:30

St Peter’s School

Bootham School

Barley Hall

Documentary 3 10:00 - 11:30

French Language Showcase 16:00 - 17:30

Comedy 8 18:00 - 19:30

Explore York Videotheque 10:00 - 17:00

Masterclasses 10:30 - 16:00 York St John – see pages 15-23 for more details

Drama 8 12:00 - 13:30

Networking session 2 12:00 - 13:30 Middletons Hotel

Advertising 13:00 - 13:30 Drama 6 14:00 - 15:30

Industry Sessions

Comedy 4 14:00 - 15:30

Thriller 3 16:00 - 17:30

Documentary 2 17:45 - 19:15

Family Friendly 2 13:45 - 14:45

Networking session 3 14:30 - 16:00 Middletons Hotel

Creative England iShorts Screening + Panel 15:00 - 17:00

Creative England iShorts Repeat Screening (No Panel) 17:30 - 19:00

Creative England iShorts Networking Drinks 17:30 - 18:30

Drama 2 19:30 - 21:00

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FILM SCHEDULE: SUNDAY 8 NOVEMBER 10:00

11:00

City Screen screen 2

Documentary 1 10:30 - 12:00

NCEM

King’s Manor

1331

Comedy 2 10:15 - 11:45

Family Friendly 1 10:00 - 10:45

Experimental 4 10:00 - 11:30

Middletons Hotel Drama 4 10:15 - 11:45

Friargate Theatre Documentary 6 10:00 - 11:30

Drama 7 11:15 - 12:45 12:00

13:00

Drama 9 12:30 - 14:00

Animation 1 13:15 - 14:00

16:00

Experimental 3 12:00 - 13:30

Drama 8 14:00 - 15:30 Music 1 14:30 - 15:30

Family Friendly 3 12:00 - 13:00

Comedy 5 13:00 - 14:30

14:00

15:00

Artists’ Film 5 14:30 - 15:45

5th Anniversary Showcase 3 + Panel 13:30 - 15:30

Drama 2 16:15 - 17:45

17:00

Drama 12 15:00 - 16:30 Animation 3 16:00 - 16:45

Thriller 1 16:00 - 17:30

Drama 13 16:30 - 18:00 Guest Country: Brazil 17:00 - 18:30

18:00 Documentary 7 18:15 - 19:45 19:00

Comedy 3 17:00 - 18:30 Artists’ Film 4 18:00 - 19:00

Comedy 7 18:30 - 20:00

Closing Night 19:00 - 22:00

Artists’ Film 2 19:00 - 20:00

Drama 16 19:00 - 20:30 Drama 14 19:30 - 21:00

20:00 Comedy 9 20:15 - 21:45 21:00

22:00

Thriller 3 20:30 - 22:00

Closing Night Afterparty 22:00 - late

23:00

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Fashion 2 13:30 - 14:30

(Previous Winners)

Artists’ Film 3 15:00 - 16:00 Comedy 6 16:00 - 17:30

Fashion 1 10:15 - 11:15

Drama 3 11:30 - 13:00 Advertising 12:00 - 12:30

Drama 10 12:15 - 13:30

Yorkshire Museum


NRM Drama 5 10:00 - 11:30

St Peter’s School

Bootham School

Industry Sessions

Explore York

Animation 2 10:15 - 11:00 Videotheque 11:00 - 15:00

Animation 4 11:45 - 12:30

Thriller 2 11:30 - 13:00 Drama 11 12:30 - 13:30

Artists’ Film 1 12:45 - 13:45

Networking session 4 12:00 - 13:30 Middletons Hotel

Documentary 5 13:30 - 15:00 Experimental 1 14:00 - 15:30

Family Friendly 2 14:15 - 15:15

Music 2 15:45 - 16:45

Guest Country: Cuba 15:30 - 17:00

French Language Showcase 16:00 - 17:30

Comedy 1 17:30 - 19:00

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Family Friendly Screenings Inspire your children. See new cinema.

ASFF invites the whole family to experience cinema together. Everyone can enjoy film with our specially curated programmes suitable for children aged 4-12 years. Making innovative use of all manner of storytelling techniques, the Family Friendly programme shows that pure imagination remains at the heart of the cinema experience. Weekend Pass: 2 Adult Tickets + 2 Children £72 Day Pass: 2 Adults + 2 children £36 Single Screening Ticket: Adult £5 / Child £3.50

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 1 (Suitable For Ages 4+)

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 10:00 - 10:45

King’s Manor 10:00 - 10:45

01

02

ONCE UPON A BLUE MOON

THE TIE

Steve Boot UK, 2015, 03:29 A Robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an Alien who just wants someone to play with. Created entirely on one set, this stop-motion animation is a vibrant space adventure. www.mackinnonandsaunders.com

An Vrombaut Belgium, 2014, 08:39 A small giraffe and a tall giraffe have a chance meeting. Despite their obvious difference in stature, they discover a kinship. The film is a reflection on the ties between people. www.lunanime.be

03

04

THE PRESENT

BEAR STORY

Jacob Frey Germany, 2014, 04:16 Jake spends most of his time playing videogames until his mum decides to give him a present, which makes it hard for him to focus on the screen. Based on a comic by Fabio Coala. www.facebook.com/thepresentshort

Gabriel Osorio Chile, 2014, 10:14 An old, melancholy bear goes out every day to a busy street corner to tell his life story through a mechanical diorama and accompanying set of tin marionette characters. www.punkrobot.cl

05

06

KIKO'S PARADISE

THE LITTLE COUSTEAU

Paco Gisbert, Ramón Alós & Paqui Ramírez Spain, 2014, 09:10 Kiko is a magician who brings his teddy bear dolls to life. While on a world tour, Kiko has an aeroplane crash and is trapped for 20 years on an island with one surviving bear named Boro. www.llunafilms.com

Jakub Kouril Czech Republic, 2014, 08:00 This short animated film about a little boy who longs for deep-sea adventures in a snow-covered city is a homage to the French oceanographer and explorer Jacques Cousteau. www.facebook.com/malycousteau

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 2

Saturday

Sunday

Bootham School 13:45 - 14-45

NRM 14:15 - 15:15

01

02

BILLY THE KID

FULFILAMENT

Sam Johnson (Creative England / BFI) UK, 2015, 15:30 15-year-old Billy learns that fitting in to a new school can be hard, particularly when you were bullied out of the last one for living your life as a heroic, lasso wielding cowboy. www.samjohnsonfilm.com

Rhiannon Evans (National Film & Television School) UK, 2015, 07:33 Travel around the brain with a little, lost thought and discover what it takes to make a great idea. An innovative stop motion animation featuring the use of illuminated puppets. www.rhiannonevans.co.uk

03

04

THE REINVENTION OF NORMAL

WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) UK, 2015, 08:00 The Reinvention of Normal follows the story of Dominic Wilcox, an artist / inventor / designer, on his quest for new ideas, taking the normal and turning it into something unique. www.liamsaintpierre.com

Konstantin Bronzit (Melnitsa Animation Studio) Russia, 2014, 15:20 Two cosmonauts, two friends, strive to do the best they can in their everyday training in order to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream. bronzit.k@gmail.com

05

06

LITTLE DREAMS

YOU HAVE TWO FEET

Wilkie Branson (Independent) Belgium, 2015, 06:04 A dance animation about dreams, fears and aspirations. Made with over 4,000 hand-cut characters, Little Dreams depicts someone trapped by both their past and future worries. www.wilkiebranson.net

Luke Rodgers (Neutrino Films) UK, 2014-2015, 04:44 Young Clive has stopped growing, his grades have dropped, and he is constantly undermined by his overwhelming mother, until he discovers the joys of life from a dancing doctor. www.neutrinofilms.co.uk

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 3

Saturday

Sunday

York St John 11:30 - 12:30

Friargate Theatre 12:00 - 13:00

01

02

SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE

CONTINUUM

Julien Regnard (Cartoon Saloon) Ireland, 2014, 10:19 A man’s life, loves and losses are shown through the exchanges he has with the passengers in his car. Produced by the Frameworks short film scheme, dedicated to animation. www.cartoonsaloon.ie

Natalianne Boucher (ENSAD & Scotto Productions) France, 2014, 09:15 Continuum is a choreographic show mixing dance and animation. Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored through the symbolic movement of sand. cargocollective.com/natalianneboucher

03

04

MAKING A CHILD’S MASTERPIECE

THE GIFT

Mike Chaney & Matt Ekberg (Wappato Media House) UK, 2014, 14:15 Following five artists working with different mediums, Making a Child’s Masterpiece explores creative inspiration and how one person’s vision can change through another’s. www.vimeo.com/user13674422

Gabriel Robertson (27 Ten Productions Ltd) UK, 2014, 13:00 Tupelo, Mississippi, 1946. To celebrate his 11th birthday, a mother takes her son to the local hardware store to purchase a present, where a .22 long rifle catches his attention. www.27tenproductions.com

05

06

HOOSKY: RUSH HOUR

TALL TALES PART 2

Remi Boulnois (Epix Studio / Nowadays Records) France, 2015, 04:20 Two men waiting in a car, until one of them decides to play a mysterious tape titled Rush Hour. This is the beginning of a chaotic and surreal adventure driven by Hoosky’s music. www.facebook.com/cliphooskyrushhour

Jon Turner (Kilogramme) UK, 2014, 01:48 A young girl finds out why she has to be quiet in certain places. Inspired by a parent’s journey with their son and his friend, the animated short depicts why children need to be quiet on trains. www.kilogramme.co.uk

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Animation Let go of the everyday and enter the animator’s universe with imaginative motion tricks and illusions from the world’s top practitioners.

From the hand-drawn and stop-motion to computer-generated, animation delivers fresh perspectives on historic moments and everyday themes of love, life and mortality. It is a genre that allows an artist to invent a world with its own rules, one that audiences can intuitively grasp and willingly enter. ASFF 2015’s Animation selection brings you some highly individual and unexpected visions of reality, dreams and even nightmares.

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ANIMATION SCREENING 1

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 10:00 - 10:45

Yorkshire Museum 13:15 - 14:00

York St John 10:15 - 11:00

King’s Manor 13:15 - 14:00

01

02

TALL TALES PART 2

DAEWIT

Jon Turner (Kilogramme) UK, 2014, 01:48 A young girl finds out why she has to be quiet in certain places. Inspired by a parent's journey with their son and his friend, the animated short depicts why children need to be quiet on trains. www.kilogramme.co.uk

David Jansen (Fabian&Fred) Germany, 2015, 15:00 An angel, a wolf child, a cat, and a quest for identity. The film tells the story of an abandoned child, who grows up with wolves after his mother rescued him from his violent father. daewit.fabianfred.com

03

04

TEETH

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Daniel Gray & Tom Brown (Holbrooks) UK / Hungary / USA, 2015, 06:00 Things of worth are often neglected in favour of that which is more immediately gratifying. The life of a misguided and intensely focused man, chronicled through his oral obsessions. www.holbrooksfilms.com

Jonathan Mortimer UK, 2010, 01:56 On 6 August 1945, the citizens of Hiroshima carried on with life unaware of the part they would play in history. An eight year old school boy watches as Little Boy takes 43 seconds to drop. jonathanmortimer@ymail.com

05

06

THE MILL AT CALDER'S END

DJI. DEATH SAILS

Kevin McTurk (The Spirit Cabinet) USA, 2014, 13:45 Nicholas Grimshaw returns to his childhood home, a haunted and decaying windmill in the remote village of Calder's End, intent on breaking a generations old family curse. www.thespiritcabinet.com

Dmitri Voloshin (Simpals) Moldova, 2014, 05:18 Dji is a terribly unlucky Death who doesn't seem good at his job. This time he has to take the soul of a pirate stuck in the middle of the ocean, but that is easier said than done! www.simpals.com

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ANIMATION SCREENING 2

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Yorkshire Museum 13:30 - 14:15

City Screen (Screen 2) 12:45 - 13:30

Friargate Theatre 19:00 - 19:45

St Peter’s School 10:15 - 11:00

01

02

THE VOICE OVER

SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE

Dadomani Studio Italy, 2015, 02:52 A voice over interrogates a man who is recluse in a jail, about his bad situation. A humorous stop-motion animation, it details the past and present existence of an ex-pirate. www.dadomani.com

Julien Regnard (Cartoon Saloon) Ireland, 2014, 10:19 A man's life, loves and losses are shown through the exchanges he has with the passengers in his car. Produced by the Frameworks short film scheme, dedicated to animation. www.cartoonsaloon.ie

03

04

FULFILAMENT

THE SHIPPING FORECAST

Rhiannon Evans (National Film & Television School) UK, 2015, 07:33 Travel around the brain with a little, lost thought and discover what it takes to make a great idea. An innovative stop motion animation featuring the use of illuminated puppets. www.rhiannonevans.co.uk

David Blanche (The Arts University at Bournemouth) UK, 2014, 04:02 A short animated drama which follows the lives of Tomas and Alis: a retired couple in a small and tranquil British coastal town dealing with the harsh realities of dementia. aterkelsen@aub.ac.uk

05

06

THE BLUE SWEATER

A LUCKY GIRL

Dhaneesh Jameson USA, 2015, 05:55 Inspired by the fading memories of childhood days, the story is about a promise made by a girl to her little brother and how events conspired to alter their fate. www.dhaneeshjameson.com

Andrew Griffin & Martin O'Neill UK, 2015, 08:00 A collaborative response to an interview conducted with the indefatigable Flemish actress Bettine Le Beau, who reflects on her youth and experiences during the Second World War. www.vimeo.com/griffolio/videos

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ANIMATION SCREENING 3

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

York St John 21:00 - 21:45

Yorkshire Museum 10:15 - 11:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 16:15 - 17:00

Middletons Hotel 16:00 - 16:45

01

02

FUNERAL

LURE

Alejandro Bonilla Rojas (Veritas University) Costa Rica, 2014, 06:24 Bully, Afro and Duck are three young slackers who pass their time watching car accidents. In this dark comedy they tell the story of the day they met one of the accidents' victims. bonillarojas.alejandro@gmail.com

Wunna Winter & Linda Luitz Germany, 2014, 04:06 A stop-motion animation about the chance meeting of a short, fat boy and a wheelchair-bound old woman, both isolated in their own way. A small dog brings the two of them together. www.lure-movie.de

03

04

BEAUTY

TWO FILMS ABOUT LONELINESS

Rino Stefano Tagliafierro (Independent) Italy, 2014, 09:49 Beauty is a short story of the most important emotions of life, from birth to death, love and sexuality , through to pain and fear. It is a tribute to art, life and their disarming beauty. www.rinostefanotagliafierro.com/beauty.html

William Bishop-Stephens & Christopher Eales (Independent) UK, 2014, 05:23 A split-screen separates the worlds of two characters. They turn to technology in search for companionship and acceptance, and it’s not entirely working. Until the unexpected happens... www.twofilmsaboutloneliness.com

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06

INFINITE HORIZON

CHHAYA

Stephen Simmonds (weareseventeen) UK, 2015, 03:04 Infinite Horizon is a visualisation of a single moment in time; the cognitive shift and profound moment experienced by an astronaut when viewing the world from a cosmic perspective. www.weareseventeen.com

Debanjan Nandy (National Film and Television School) UK, 2015, 10:00 An old man living with the memory of his beloved wife as his own shadow, finds himself facing a difficult decision: to live in a mesmerising but unreal dream, or to experience life itself? www.debanjannandy.com

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ANIMATION SCREENING 4

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 18:30 - 19:15

Middletons Hotel 15:30 - 16:15

King’s Manor 11:30 - 12:15

NRM 11:45 - 12:30

01

02

COYOTE AND THE ROCK

MEANWHILE

Aron Gauder (Cinemon Entertainment) Hungary, 2015, 09:38 In a story about generosity, we follow the adventures of Coyote (the wolf-man), Iktome (the spider-man), and Iya (the rock), who take us into the world of Native American folklore. www.cinemon.hu

Stephen McNally (Royal College of Art) UK, 2014, 05:15 Blending CG 3D and 2D drawn animation techniques, Meanwhile uses fragments of narratives from four characters traversing a city to examine themes of urban insularity. www.stephenmcnallydraws.com

03

04

ATMOSPHERE

WISH LIST

Robin Tremblay (NAD) Canada, 2015, 05:22 The short is a journey through various worlds across the galaxy – some big, some small, some fast, some slow – each displaying recurring patterns of spheres, circles, and loops. www.nicnojo.com

Andrew Griffn (Lupus Films) UK, 2013, 03:00 A gallery of unfortunate, modern-day misfits divulge their innermost wishes in this light-hearted, humorous collaboration with UK-based illustrator Scott Garrett. www.vimeo.com/griffolio

05

06

WE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS

BED TIME STORY

Konstantin Bronzit (Melnitsa Animation Studio) Russia, 2014, 15:20 Two cosmonauts, two friends, strive to do the best they can in their everyday training in order to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream. bronzit.k@gmail.com

Joe Dearman UK, 2014, 01:07 The nightmarish terror of a fairy tale at bed time is made all too real for a young boy in this short drama, which combines stop-motion animation with everyday objects, notably fruit. www.youtube.com/user/dearmanfilms

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Networking Keep your fingers on the pulse with Networking at ASFF.

The perfect platform to interact with film aficionados and experts alike, these sessions offer a formal, yet relaxed environment in which to meet and speak with a fantastic range of national and international industry professionals. Share your ideas and discuss future projects with new connections. Venue: Middletons Hotel Friday Session 11:00 - 12:30 Saturday Morning Session 12:00 - 13.30 Saturday Afternoon Session 14:30 - 16:00 Sunday Session 12:00 - 13:30

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Music Video Keep up with the tempo of the latest music promos. See musicians, artists, filmmakers and creatives alike collaborate on imaginative compositions.

Music video stretches across the styles of narrative, abstract, live action and animation to visualise the lyrics, rhythms and beats that fuel your everyday existence. Our selection celebrates the art of creative collaboration, as filmmakers show how music can fire their visual imagination, leading to unexpected and memorable fusions of image and sound.

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MUSIC VIDEO SCREENING 1

Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 11:00 - 12:00

NRM 14:00 - 15:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 14:30 - 15:30

01

02

WE WERE EVERGREEN: DAUGHTERS

DAMIEN IKE: KINGDOM COME

Dominique Rocher (FatCat Films) France, 2014, 03:32 A contemporary take on the myth of Danaids and inspired by Zbigniew Rybczynski's short Tango, the video plays on the progressive overlapping of characters performing in one room. www.fatcat.fr

Andrew Morgan (Repeat Repeat Productions) UK, 2015, 03:19 A man and women's relationship is troubled by the male’s arrested development. Shifting between reality and fantasy, child and adult self, he reveals what made them fall in love. thewayrider2.wix.com/repeat-repeat

03

04

BOOMERANG

C.T.R.L

Romain Laurent (Solab) France, 2014, 03:45 Boomerang follows LA-based rapper Pigeon John and French turntablist 20syl on a spin in New York City from the typical American diner to the open roofs of Brooklyn. www.solab.fr

Mariana Conde (Stugoo, Ltd) UK, 2014, 03:25 A young man's attempt at a first contact with a love interest is hijacked in a most entertaining way. A sharp, edgy short with no dialogue, great performances, and a lot of dancing. www.facebook.com/ctrlshort

05

06

DON'T

LOOPER: OH, SKINNY LEGS

Fermín Cimadevilla (Cósmico, Barcelona) Spain, 2014, 03:58 In a succession of shots of almost statuesque stillness, an erotomaniac beauty played by English actress Kimberley Tell lives dangerously with a death drive that is only a game. www.thisisfelo.com

Iain Gardner & Karn David (Iain Gardner Animation Ltd) UK, 2015, 04:22 Oh, Skinny Legs is taken from new album Offgrid: Offline and visually draws inspiration from the Greek myth of Sisyphus – a king condemned to an eternity of rolling a boulder uphill. www.iaingardner.co.uk

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MUSIC VIDEO SCREENING 1

07

08

SHIVUM SHARMA: ALL THESE YEARS

KID WISE: FOREST

Sakari Lerkkanen (Lucie Krbova) UK, 2014, 04:44 A couple reflect on their relationship in the setting of a caravan. A distance separates the two, leading to the burial of a light bulb which serves as a symbol of their relationship. www.sakarilerkkanen.com

Thomas Bryant (RODS) UK, 2014, 04:35 Inspired by a friend from back home, Forest is a story of brothers, youth, recklessness, and the fractures in their relationship. A reflection on living without consequences. www.thomasbryant.co.uk

09

10

PINS: YOUNG GIRLS

TULIPOMANIA: BLINKS FIRST

Amy Watson (Maker Projects) UK, 2015, 03:17 Shot on International Women’s Day for an all female band by a primarily female crew, this video is about friendship, suburbia, and murder. A Thelma and Louise homage via Prestwich. www.amywatson.co.uk

Cheryl Gelover & Tom Murray (Tulipomania) USA, 2015, 03:00 Fractured faces assemble and reassemble, singing as Frankeninstruments blast through the beats in this stop-motion collaged animation with imagery culled from magazines. www.tulipomania.com

11

12

SPACENOID: VANISHED

LONELADY: BUNKERPOP

Andrew John Sowerby (Andrew John Sowerby) UK, 2014, 04:08 Narrative-driven music video that follows the escapades of a mysterious missing man. As he explores the wonders of the urban landscape; he is getting lost within his imagination. www.andrewjohnsowerby.com

Juliet Ellis & Graham Clayton-Chance UK, 2015, 06:00 The music video Bunkerpop by Lonelady (Warp Records) features footage captured at Spurn Point, East Yorkshire, in and around a half-submerged coastal World War Two battery. gcc72@yahoo.com

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13

14

NENEH CHERRY & DEVONTÉ HYNES: HE, SHE, ME

LEONIDAS AND HOBBES: SPUTNIK

Kathryn Ferguson & Alex Turvey (My Accomplice) UK, 2015, 03:33 An original film directed by Selfridges' Resident Film Director Kathryn Ferguson and Alex Turvey, He, She, Me is a fresh, visual and collaborative response to the Agender brand. www.kathrynferguson.co.uk

David Lemm UK, 2014, 07:33 A music video for Sputnik by Leonidas and Hobbes exploring form, texture and imagined systems-based on a loose narrative of a satellite being blown drastically off course. www.davidlemm.co.uk

15

16

YOUNG KATO: RUNAWAY

BABY GET ME A GUN

Robert Frost & Andrew Kueh (R&A) UK, 2015, 03:43 Three intertwining stories of fate set across one night. Two travelling hitchhikers, an ex-con and a helpless wife collide as they runaway from their respective problems. www.vimeo.com/radirectors

Ed Edwards (Ragged Crow) UK, 2015, 03:19 Spurned by her lover after she discovers that she is pregnant, an emotional and determined Daisy takes revenge on her ex in Ed Edward's short music video Baby Get Me a Gun. www.raggedcrow.com

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MUSIC SCREENING 2

 c15

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

City Screen (Screen 2) 16:00 - 17:00

1331 21:00 - 22:00

NRM 15:45 - 16:45

01

02

NAÏVE NEW BEATERS: RUN AWAY

TREVOR DICKSON: POWERS

Romain Chassaing (Solab) France, 2015, 04:00 After getting fired several times, David Boring decides to steal, along with his two fellows Eurobelix and Martin Luther BB King. From small stores to banks, money starts flowing. www.solab.fr

Romain Laurent (Solab) France, 2014, 02:56 Powers follows Trevor and his obsession for a beautiful though a somewhat crazy girl. Shot on Brighton Beach, the film captures the atmosphere of the place on a summery afternoon. www.solab.fr

03

04

SAMANTHA WHATES: TREES AND GOLD

FOREIGN SKIN: ENEMY

William Powers (Will and Joe Film) UK, 2015, 04:27 A blend of myths and folklore with intrusions from the modern world, and a peculiar atmosphere between fairy tales and something more sinister, feature in this animated video. www.willandjoefilm.com

Francesca Castelbuono (DSTRKT 13) UK, 2014, 03:40 A boy and a girl. They stand naked, embracing in the middle of a forest. They are an image of first love, one’s head gently abandoned on the shoulder of the other, they stand still. francesca_castelbuono@hotmail.it

05

06

SINNERS

HOOSKY: RUSH HOUR

Sandra Setzkorn & Sebastian Bergfeld Germany, 2015, 04:14 Sinners deals with the appearance of two worlds inspired by early 70s Horror and Film Noir movies. A mighty and seemingly evil lady rules the creatures of both universes. www.sandrasetzkorn.de

Remi Boulnois (Epix Studio / Nowadays Records) France, 2015, 04:20 Two men waiting in a car, until one of them decides to play a mysterious tape titled Rush Hour. This is the beginning of a chaotic and surreal adventure driven by Hoosky's music. www.facebook.com/cliphooskyrushhour

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07

08

SAN CISCO: MAGIC

STRAW: LATE NIGHT

Zack Spiger (Solab) Australia, 2015, 04:03 An imagined series of situations that could happen if Lolita and Nosferatu were in a love affair are captured on Kodak film. A sunny vampire romance set in idyllic Australian locations. www.solab.fr

Cat Bruce (Cat Bruce Animation) UK, 2014, 02:56 Cat Bruce creates a haunting, animated music short for Late Night from Straw's latest EP Jellydrum. An eerie lycanthrope character takes a metamorphic journey on a moonlit night. www.catbruce.co.uk

09

10

THE DOVE & THE WOLF: THE WORDS YOU SAID

THREE OLIVES: WEREWOLVES OF LONDON

Zack Spiger (Solab) France, 2014, 03:59 Ibiza during summer. A young man sees a young girl sunbathing nude in a little inlet by the sea. In the heat of the summer he decides to follow her and ultimately seduce her. www.solab.fr

Anthony Mandler (Believe Media) Czech Republic, 2014, 03:24 A noir fantasy set to Masha Shirin’s rendition of the 70s classic Werewolves of London, Three Olives's newest campaign tracks a protagonist whose handsome exterior hides the beast within. www.believemedia.com

11

12

CARLA BOZULICH: GONNA STOP KILLING

LITTLE DREAMS

Martijn Rijnberg (Zero Landscape) The Netherlands, 2015, 04:59 A music video for American singer Carla Bozulich's new single. It explores a turning point in the existence of a hitman as he is retiring from his profession and ready to embrace a new life. www.zerolandscape.com

Wilkie Branson (Independent) Belgium, 2015, 06:04 A dance animation about dreams, fears and aspirations. Made with over 4,000 hand-cut characters, Little Dreams depicts someone trapped by both their past and future worries. www.wilkiebranson.net

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Artists' Film Take a leap into the artist’s hands and wander the creative cosmos with an array of poetic narratives and abstract excursions through the moving image.

Colourful, vibrant and arrestingly offbeat, artists’ film defies the boundaries of both visual art and film to offer a wonderfully bold yet considered reflection on life’s subtleties. In our Artists’ Film selection, imagination and technique combine in their purest forms to explore the potential of film as a medium of unlimited possibilities.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 1

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Saturday

Sunday

Friargate Theatre 12:00 - 13:00

NRM 12:45 - 13:45

01

02

THE SPACE IN BETWEEN

HES THE BEST

Lucy Brydon (Shy Child Productions) UK, 2014, 04:12 Morgan, an American living in London, was assigned female at birth but identifies as a man. The experimental short explores what it's like to occupy the space between the two genders. www.lucybrydon.com

Tamyka Smith (Daughters Projects) USA, 2014, 06:00 A raw and intimate portrayal of one woman's routine of selfcare. Clare is getting ready for her night with Ryan and doing everything she is 'supposed' to do with painstaking attention. www.daughtersprojects.com

03

04

BIOPLASTIC FANTASTIC - BETWEEN PRODUCTS AND ORGANISMS

WASHED

Johanna Schmeer (Independent) UK, 2014, 04:00 Halfway between products and organisms, seven 'biological devices' produce all the food and energy needed for humans to survive simply by being exposed to natural light. www.johananschmeer.com

Daphna Mero Israel, 2012, 13:15 A laundry worker desperately attempts to abort the fruit of a violent encounter. When the consequences of her actions are revealed, the memories she has repressed begin to re-emerge. daphnamero.wordpress.com

05

06

THE HEART'S HEAT

SYMMETRY

Marcus Rees Roberts UK, 2013, 07:09 A deep, dark meditation on the war on terror, The Heart's Heat is a creative commentary on international affairs. Rees Roberts carefully uses the art of printmaking to approach this theme. www.prattcontemporaryart.co.uk

Ruben van Leer (CTM Pictures, NTR & TRUTH.IO) The Netherlands / Switzerland / Bolivia, 2015, 29:00 Cern scientist Lukas is thrown off balance while working on the theory of everything. Through Claron’s singing he rediscovers the moment before the big bang, when time didn’t exist. www.rubenvanleer.com

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 2

 c15

Saturday

Sunday

1331 19:30 - 20:30

Middletons Hotel 19:00 - 20:00

01

02

TUTTAVIA

FROM THE MOUNTAIN

Metz+Racine & Mototake Makishima UK, 2015, 03:50 Inspired by Felice Casorati's Eggs on a Book and set in 1940s Italy against a backdrop of political unrest, Tuttavia explores the mysterious world of objects and the symbolism of eggs. www.makishimafilms.com www.metzracine.com

Michael John Whelan (Studio Michael John Whelan) Germany, 2014, 09:30 An exploration of humanity’s increasingly questionable relationship with the natural world. Imagery of wolves and wolfhounds sits in contrast to vast industrial landscapes. www.michaeljohnwhelan.com

03

04

ANIMAL TRACASSÉ

VEIL

Ragnar Chacin (La cie des arts mêlés) France / Mexico, 2012, 08:52 A sensory and bodily voyage that depicts the transformation of two beings. This is the tale of a conflicted animal that appears and vanishes between the movement of human forms. www.stillfoto.org

Jordan Baseman UK, 2015, 09:00 A poetic expression and exploration of sexual identity, Veil is a film about sex, religion, guilt, the cinematic and love. We hear Dr. Trish Lyons describe her relationship with these themes. www.jordanbaseman.co.uk

05

06

COST-BENEFIT-LOVE

STRANGERS OF KINDNESS

Igor Simic (demagog studio) Serbia, 2014, 10:00 Two lovers, a contemporary portrayal of Rodin's Kiss, tell the story of a self-interested, calculated love, and depict the trials of cost-benefit analysis when applied to matters of the heart. www.igorsimic.com

Trish McAdam (Echo Films) Ireland, 2015, 14:41 A live action / animated narrative, the film features Google Earth locations and is based on a true story from the 1980s. A young woman accepts a lift to a party that does not exist. www.trishmcadam.com

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 3

Thursday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 17:00 - 18:00

1331 15:00 - 16:00

01

02

MENTAL SPACE

TOWARDS THE POSSIBLE FILM

Toby Tatum UK, 2014, 06:43 Commissioned for The Institute for the Investigation of Other Worlds. Follow a stream of consciousness deep into a world transformed by the shaping spirit of the imagination. www.tobytatum.com

Shezad Dawood (Film and Video Umbrella) UK / Morocco, 2014, 19:29 Shezad Dawood’s Towards the Possible Film operates between the real, the surreal, the past and present. It is a study in parallel universes, and the sparks that fly when worlds collide. www.shezaddawood.com

03

04

DIAMONDS

JAKARTA POLYFILLA

Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir (Independent) Iceland, 2015, 08:42 Diamonds is a stop motion animated artist film, composed of intricate paper cut outs. Sigurðardóttir depicts incisively realised, darkly humorous interactions between creatures. www.siggabjorg.net

Rob Hill UK, 2015, 10:00 Jakarta Polyfilla wryly considers the mythic construction of the writer as holidaymaker in a humorous exploration of contemporary labour and leisure in the information age. www.rob-hill.com

05

06

PIGMENT

THE SUN CAME DRIPPING A BUCKET FULL OF GOLD

Julie Brook (Young Films) UK, 2013, 08:19 Through an unexpected meeting, Julie Brook collected the red Otjize pigment with Himba women in Namibia. They worked together, using the same techniques of grinding the pigment. www.juliebrook.com

Andrew Kotting (Independent) UK, 2014, 04:00 One reel of Super8 shot with the filmmaker’s daughter Eden: At the threshold of the last mystery you have looked into the eyes of yourself and watched as the sun comes dripping. www.andrewkotting.com

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 4

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 14:00 - 15:00

King’s Manor 10:00 - 11:00

Friargate Theatre 18:00 - 19:00

01

02

GIRL GIRL HOUSE

TWITCH

Callum Hill & Simone Rowat (Arts Council England) UK, 2015, 09:14 Set in a virtual plane somewhere between Hong Kong and London, a woman blurs her reality with that of a teenaged girl in China, both inhabiting a colourfully-lit nocturnal world. www.callumsimone.com

Jules de Niverville (MSFTS productions) Canada, 2015, 05:00 TWITCH chronicles the life-pulse of a creature in conflict; an ode to overcoming dark energies that lie within. An abstract story of confronting fear, and the journey to self-acceptance. www.vimeo.com/user7087296

03

04

MOTHER FATHER

COMO SÃO CRUÉIS OS PÁSSAROS DA ALVORADA (CRUEL BIRDS OF DAWN)

Lucie Rachel UK, 2015, 11:46 An insight into a relationship constantly challenged by issues regarding gender; issues that were kept a secret from everyone outside of their relationship, including their daughters. www.lucierachel.com

João Toledo (Filmes sem sapato) Brazil, 2015, 22:00 A young man lives his daily routine. He goes from one place to the other, but it feels like he is not moving. He wasn’t there. www.filmessemsapato.com

05

06

THREE PARROTS FROM GUADELOUPE

SITTING IN DARKNESS

Diogo Tudela Portugal, 2015, 12:44 A short film about the possibility of a radical spatial expansion following a room-to-planetary-to-cosmos progression, which culminates in the mutation of a home into a wormhole. www.diogotudela.com

Graeme Arnfield (Independent) UK, 2015, 15:26 Out of the darkness a sound emerges. Terrified people take to the streets in search of its source. They get their cameras out and document the sky. Our muscles contract; our pupils dilate. www.graemearnfield.tumblr.com

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 5

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Friargate Theatre 16:45 - 18:00

Middletons Hotel 17:00 - 18:15

King’s Manor 14:30 - 15:45

01

02

DESIRE

SWEET & RIGHT

Alice La Trobe (Independent) UK, 2014, 09:59 A young woman affected by her partner's wandering eyes uncovers an innovative way to enter his distracted mind in this short, playful artists’ film shot in black and white. www.alicelatrobe.com

Edward Hicks (RADA Films) UK, 2015, 19:00 A hard-hitting short examining the effects of warfare on returning soldiers and their families, Sweet & Right draws inspiration from Owen Sheers' Pink Mist and WW1 poetry. www.rada.ac.uk

03

04

STADSMEEUWEN (CITYGULLS)

NATURE'S SWITCH

John Treffer (Independent) The Netherlands, 2012, 18:00 A film about the daily life of seagulls in the city, building up to the climax of a fight to conquer a breeding spot. Shot in slow motion, it enables viewers to adapt to the birds’ speed of life. www.treffer.tv

Erinma Ochu & Caroline Ward (Squirrel Nation Ltd) UK, 2015, 10:33 Nature’s Switch poetically depicts the everyday moments in the lives of plants triggered by light, and explores how science and horticulture foster our knowledge of these processes. squirrelnation.flavors.me

05

06

LUCRETIA

DIALELO (VICIOUS CIRCLE)

Benjamin Hassmann (Independent) Germany, 2014, 06:57 Inspired by a baroque painting, Hassmann re-stages The Rape of Lucretia. The protagonist is a frame within whose borders, the components of the image are reconstructed step-by-step. benjaminhassmann.flavors.me

Miriam Albert Sobrino (Also Sisters) Spain / USA, 2015, 06:00 A fragmentary enquiry into freedom and control, landscape and tactility. The shifting environment of power and gender elements rendered through an ingenious aesthetic approach. www.facebook.com/alsosisters

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Documentary The everyday trials and discoveries of life around the world are vividly brought to the screen in a series of documentary shorts that challenge our perceptions of social, economic and environmental situations.

From the impact of globalisation in India to the troubled quiet of an English seaside town, the Documentary genre guides audiences through a revival of the familiar and a discovery of the unknown. The films selected here tell the human stories that capture the issues of our age, from migration to identity, as well as delving deep into universal experiences and emotions from grief to pure joy.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 1

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

City Screen (Screen 1) 16:30 - 17:30

Friargate Theatre 20:00 - 21:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 10:30 - 12:00

01

02

TOMGIRL

MAMA AGATHA

Jeremy Asher Lynch (ASP Productions) USA, 2014, 14:32 Jake, a gender non-conforming seven year-old, invites us into his world to explore the transforming power that love and support can have when children are accepted for who they are. www.facebook.com/tomgirlthemovie

Fadi Hindash (The Sound of Applause) The Netherlands, 2015, 15:30 A group of migrant women in Amsterdam learn how to ride a bicycle. Inspiring them to let go of the fear and get behind the wheels is Mama Agatha, a Ghanaian community mother. www.thesoundofapplause.com

03

04

LISTEN, EVEN WHEN YOUR HEART IS CRYING

FILMBITES

Melissa Mostyn (Neath Films Ltd) UK, 2014, 03:06 A personal documentary exploring the often taboo and unspoken grief felt by families when they find themselves with a Deaf child, and the impact that has on their offspring. www.neathfilms.com

Sellotape Cinema UK, 2015, 12:53 Part experimental documentary and part film essay, FilmBites ruminates on how the medium converses with philosophy. Featuring the voices of Stephen Mulhall and Kendall Walton. www.sellotapecinema.com

05 A BIRD IN A CAGE Lauren Orme (Winding Snake) UK, 2015, 19:00 A Bird in a Cage uncovers the story of Margaret Mackworth, aka Lady Rhondda, an influential figure from South Wales whose work for women's rights has largely gone unrecognised. www.thefilmfestivaldoctor.co.uk

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 2

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Middletons Hotel 15:00 - 16:30

NRM 12:00 - 13:30

St Peter’s School 17:45 - 19:15

01

02

A WEE NIGHT IN

SOMEONE THAT I'M NOT

Stuart Edwards (Stu Edwards Videography) UK, 2014, 11:19 In a quiet street in a village outside Glasgow, 95 year-old Chrissy shared a wee night in with Bill, her 91 year-old boyfriend. A heartwarming portrait of love in old age. www.cargocollective.com/StuEdwardsFilmmaker

Anna Balchin, Ryan O'Neill & Claire Warr UK, 2014, 16:35 A record 6% of students are working in the sex industry to pay their fees. In order to find out whether the struggle is worth the reward, a filmmaker takes on the role of a phone sex operator. anna.balchin@yahoo.com

03

04

SWIM

THAT'S THAT

Amy Sharrocks (Artist) & Matt Amos (Shoot Director) UK, 2014, 31:19 On 12 July 2007, 50 people swam across London from Tooting Bec Lido to Hampstead Heath Ponds as part of SWIM, a legendary live artwork and a British response to The Swimmer. www.iwanttoswim.co.uk

Santa Aumeistere, Zak Campbell & Simon Pax McDowell UK, 2015, 15:07 Valentīna lives in an isolated mental health institution in Latvia. This documentary explores her everyday relationships with three fellow patients. This is a heartfelt film about people. s.aumeistere@gmail.com

05 ACROSS STILL WATER Ruth Grimberg (Independent) UK, 2014, 13:00 Losing his sight to an incurable disease, John considers his future and, guided by schoolboy Ben, casts his line for carp at the bottom of London’s mysterious hidden lakes. www.acrossstillwater.com

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 3

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Yorkshire Museum 11:30 - 13:00

Yorkshire Museum 14:30 - 16:00

St Peter’s School 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

PART-TIME SUPERHERO

BLACK SHEEP

Sheron Gill (Two Wave Films) UK, 2015, 12:56 Local superhero Jamie McDonald brought a second hand bike and cycled 14,000 miles from Bangkok to Gloucester for a charity that helped him out when he was younger. jleetaylor.170@gmail.com

Christian Cerami (University of Westminster) UK, 2015, 15:40 Black Sheep follows two brothers from the North of England and their adolescent curiosity for the EDL. Watch Sam and Jack decide whether this organisation is a cause worth fighting for. christian.cerami@gmail.com

03

04

STILLNESS ARISES

BORN TO BE MILD

Benjamin Dowie (Beanpole Productions) France / Australia, 2014, 04:44 Shot in France over one week, Stillness Arises provides an insight into the mind of French adventurer and filmmaker, Mathieu Le Lay, and his connection with nature and the wild. www.beanpole.com.au

Andy Oxley (Screen 3 Productions) UK, 2014, 15:00 The modern world is constantly speeding up. Meanwhile, the Dull Men's Club – a group of men quite content with life's more sedate pleasures – take their own steady pace. www.screen3productions.com

05

06

HIP HOP HIJABIS

A DEEP BREATH

Mette Reitzel (Faction Films) UK, 2015, 25:00 A musical road movie following two best friends and Muslim converts of British-Jamaican origin on their quest to spiritually reconcile Islam, music and female empowerment. www.factionfilms.co.uk

Justin Spray (London Film School) UK, 2014, 07:10 Director Justin Spray finds beauty at the bottom of a municipal swimming pool as he follows a group of novice free-divers in their journey of experimentation and underwater discovery. www.panjereh.co.uk

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 4

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1331 19:45 - 21:15

1331 19:00 - 20:30

Middletons Hotel 15:00 - 16:30

01

02

DEAR ARAUCARIA

THE REINVENTION OF NORMAL

Matt Houghton (Pulse Films) UK, 2015, 10:00 Almost all people want to solve puzzles; it's part of human nature. Shifting between imagination and reality, Dear Araucaria meets the man who has given his life to crosswords. www.pulsefilms.com

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) UK, 2015, 08:00 The Reinvention of Normal follows the story of Dominic Wilcox, an artist / inventor / designer, on his quest for new ideas, taking the normal and turning it into something unique. www.liamsaintpierre.com

03

04

EVEN THE WALLS

TOUCH THE SKY (WITH ALEX ZANARDI)

Saman Maydani & Sarah Kuck (Yesler Interview Project LLC) USA, 2014, 27:00 As bulldozers raze their neighbourhood, public-housing tenants reflect on decades of experiences and grapple with losing their tight-knit community to a rapidly gentrifying city. www.eventhewalls.com

Tim Hahne (STEREOSCREEN) Germany / Italy, 2014, 03:13 An intimate portrait of Alex Zanardi, the former Formula 1 driver, who had an almost fatal accident and lost his legs. He came back, won races and two Paralympic gold medals. www.stereoscreen.de

05

06

ELENA ASINS - GÉNESIS

FECAL MATTERS

Álvaro Gimenez Sarmiento (Malvalanda) Spain, 2014, 18:00 Elena Asins has lived for over 20 years in Azpírotz, a village in the northeast of Navarra. From there she has developed one of the most significant careers in today’s Spanish art scene. mail@madridencorto.es

Paul Gallasch (Hill Street Productions) Australia, 2014, 15:00 For a long time faeces has been the enemy of our doctors, but the recent discovery of it's ability to cure a deadly disease is changing the way medicine treats our shit. www.paulgallasch.com

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 5

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NCEM 10:00 - 11:30

Yorkshire Museum 18:00 - 19:30

St Peter’s School 13:30 - 15:00

01

02

MOTO BORGATORO

THE BIG DECISIONS

Roberto Serrini (Serriniverse / No Frames) USA, 2015, 07:45 Peter Boggia’s Brooklyn-based shop is famous in certain circles, but he has never let anyone film there, until now. The film sees the creation of Peter’s 1979 Moto Guzzi Le Mans. www.vimeo.com/118563384

John Finn (Neath Films Ltd) UK, 2014, 16:17 Big Decisions is a personal documentary featuring John Finn and his family, in which they explore their decisions to give their daughter a Cochlear Implant at the age of three. www.neathfilms.com

03

04

MARDISTAN

WE MAKE BALLOONS

Harjant Gill (Public Service Broadcasting Trust) India, 2014, 28:00 Through the experiences of four different men, ranging in age from 20s to 40s, Mardistan explores the notion of contemporary manhood in a rapidly globalising India. www.psbt.org

Joel Bates (Woven Films) UK, 2014, 06:54 A video portrait of balloonist Don Cameron, who is considered to be one of the foremost innovators of the modern day hot air balloon. Don has spent the last 50 years pioneering the sport. www.wovenfilms.co.uk

05 LOVE ME TENDER Tim Knights (NFTS) UK, 2014, 27:40 We follow the lives of three isolated, disenfranchised young men in an English coastal town. They yearn to belong, but are restless and reckless, and distracted by glimmers of euphoria. www.timknights.co.uk

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 6

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Grand Opera House 14:00 - 15:30

1331 10:15 - 11:45

Friargate Theatre 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

TUMBANG PRESO (JAILBREAK)

KARIN AND THE COUNSELOR

Joey De Guzman (Independent) Philippines / New Zealand, 2014, 04:49 Clarence partakes in his friends’ aspirations as they play Tumbang Preso – a game of arrests and escapes where each player’s life chances depend on the toppling of a tin can. www.joeydeguzman.com

Monika Andreae (Projektor Elva) Sweden, 2014, 27:00 When Karin's husband suddenly dies, she visits a counsellor. Being a housewife for many years, Karin now has to learn more about herself and plan for an income and a future. andreaemonika@gmail.com

03

04

MR X

MY HEART IS IN THE EAST

Alex Nicholson (Independent) UK, 2014, 06:35 A film directing first from Alex Nicholson, this dark short documentary features the notorious South London tattooist Duncan X, reminiscing about his life and work experiences. www.alexwnicholson.com

Liron Zisser (Goldsmiths College) UK, 2015, 30:40 An Israeli and a Palestinian living in London share their moving stories of loss and trauma, which have forced them to search for a better life away from their homes. lironzisser@gmail.com

05 THE LAST SMALLHOLDER Francis Lee (Straw House Films / Shudder Films) UK, 2014, 08:00 The last farmer on a Yorkshire hillside meditates on his working life and the changing landscape around him. Francis Lee’s film is a personal piece about his father. www.strawhousefilms.com

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 7

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NCEM 14:00 - 15:30

Yorkshire Museum 14:00 - 15:30

King’s Manor 18:15 - 19:45

01

02

IN BETWEEN

THE WAY OF THE DODO

Rolf Steinmann (Independent) Germany, 2015, 07:56 A lyrical and thought-provoking short film about the silent struggle of an Ice Age relic to survive in a rapidly changing Arctic. A film about the death of an era and a moment in time. www.rolfsteinmann.de

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) UK, 2014, 07:14 His wife thinks he’s obsessed, but rewind boy Ümit isn’t convinced. Ümit, an East London shop keeper, fights to keep his passion for celluloid alive in an ever changing digital world. www.liamsaintpierre.com

03

04

THE DOME: A SECRET OF WORLD WAR TWO

MAKING A CHILD'S MASTERPIECE

Clive Dunn (Eye Film and Television) UK, 2014, 29:00 Stephen Fry reveals the secret of a unique World War Two building in Norfolk. Known affectionately as the Christmas Pudding, the Langham Dome holds a special place in history. www.eyefilmandtv.co.uk

Mike Chaney & Matt Ekberg (Wappato Media House) UK, 2014, 14:15 Following five artists working with different mediums, Making a Child’s Masterpiece explores creative inspiration and how one person’s vision can change through another’s. www.vimeo.com/user13674422

05

06

ACROSS THE TRACKS: STEPS TOWARDS CLEAN INDIA

LOSS IS ETERNAL

Catherine Feltham (WaterAid (NGO) internal film team) UK / India, 2014, 10:00 Radha Verma, determined to protect her daughter after she narrowly escapes a physical attack, builds one of the first toilets in Rakhi Mandi slum, home to 3,500 people. www.wateraid.org/acrossthetracks

Paul Burrows (Bezmond / Sand In Your Eye) UK, 2014, 10:19 Yorkshire-based artist Jamie Wardley and the Sand in Your Eye Team created a 10 tonne sand figure in Hebden Bridge in 2014. This film captures the construction and aging of the sculpture. www.sandinyoureye.co.uk

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Thriller Be chilled to the bone, cling to the edge of your seat, or feel a rush of excitement at the eerie nature of films in our popular thriller strand.

From the psychological to the curious and strange, this genre will have you swaying from anticipation to surprise and bewilderment in a series of remarkable storylines. Throughout film history, directors have revelled in the medium’s power to invoke a visceral response – and audiences have similarly relished the thrills, scares and adrenaline rushes that film can bring them in the safety of their cinema seat. ASFF 2015’s Thriller selection will certainly not disappoint.

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THRILLER SCREENING 1

 c15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 15:15 - 16:45

Friargate Theatre 20:30 - 22:00

King’s Manor 12:45 - 14:15

Friargate Theatre 16:00 - 17:30

01

02

LA HIJA (THE DAUGHTER)

NASTY

Jazmín Rada (My Global Things) Spain, 2012, 05:00 Fátima wants to play, but her father is too busy. The young girl uses her imagination and a selection of special balloons to create her own world in short Spanish drama, La Hija. www.lahija-thedaughter.com

Prano Bailey-Bond (Soul Rebel Films) UK, 2015, 15:00 Nasty is a short fantasy-horror set in 1982. 12 year old Doug is drawn into the lurid world of VHS horror as he explores the mysterious disappearance of his own father. www.pranobaileybond.com

03

04

ROADKILLER

A PRIVATE MAN

Kate Cheeseman (Secret Channel Films) UK, 2012, 13:00 Retaliation doesn't make it alright. One day a greedy salesman murders a badger for food. His actions that day set off a weird chain of events culminating in a meeting with an animal cult. www.katecheeseman.com

Simon Wade & Paul Wade (Creative England) UK, 2015, 15:35 The film takes place almost entirely inside a block of flats in an unconfirmed location. The repairman lives and works alone in the flats where he is employed to fix a variety of problems. ben@pinkbananastudios.co.uk

05

06

TERRITOIRE

DER AUSFLUG (THE RUN)

Vincent Paronnaud (KIDAM) France, 2014, 22:00 1957, Ossau Valley, France. Pierre reaches the summer pasture with his dog and flock of ewes. He is afraid of the wolf but he isn't aware of a more savage threat: a paratroopers' squad. www.kidam.net

Stefan Najib (HdM Stuttgart / East End Film GmbH) Germany, 2014, 24:47 Local high school teacher Martin thinks of himself as a good educator, but soon his own son begins to rebel against him. One day, Bastian's classmate, Tom, starts to shoot people. www.facebook.com/derausflugfilm

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THRILLER SCREENING 2

 c15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

1331 21:30 - 23:00

Grand Opera House 15:45 - 17:00

NRM 15:00 - 16:30

St Peter’s School 11:30 - 13:00

01

02

INJURY TIME

A STRANGER KIND

Jack Sheridan (Triptych Pictures / Laneway Pictures) Australia, 2014, 12:54 The dying minutes of a football manager's desperate struggle to win the game of his life – filmed in one shot. An exploration of the moment at which everything can be lost or gained. injurytimeshort.lanewaypictures.com

Ollie Murray (Orofena Films) UK, 2014, 22:24 In a seedy cabaret club a young girl (Eleanor Tomlinson) is rescued from her fate by the hand of a bloodthirsty stranger. Featuring a score by Cats Eyes, recorded at Abbey Road. www.olliemurray.com

03

04

ON THE ROAD...

SLEEPING DOGS

Marion Laine (Mon Voisin Productions) France, 2015, 12:45 On the road... tells the unlikely meeting in a roadhouse of a waitress on the verge of a nervous breakdown, a truck driver collecting truck drivers and a young woman in full break-up. stagiaire.monvoisinproductions@gmail.com

Chris Fowles (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2014, 17:00 Part crime thriller, part coming of age drama-comedy, Sleeping Dogs sees a former thief, recently released from prison, embark on an eventful beach holiday with his family. www.chrisfowles.com

05 THE HOUSE Floris Asche (Brainchild Entertainment) Germany, 2015, 12:00 Set in an old and desolate house, a single man and his ex-wife conceal a dark and terrible secret. An original thriller written and directed by Floris Asche. www.brainchild-entertainment.de

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THRILLER SCREENING 3

 c15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

1331 12:00 - 13:30

NCEM 19:30 - 21:00

St Peter’s School 16:00 - 17:30

1331 20:30 - 22:00

01

02

A CONFESSION

THE SUBSTITUTE

Petros Silvestros (UKFF / Irresistible Films) UK, 2015, 09:00 A mysterious young man must confess a terrible sin. But what he reveals to a priest resonates way beyond the confines of the Church – calling into question a 1,500 year-old relationship. silvpetr@gmail.com

Nathan Hughes-Berry (Booruffle Films / Askja Films) UK / Canada / Iceland, 2014, 22:00 A young teacher takes a job at a private school where she starts to realise the boys have a sinister power over the girls. As the day goes on, the substitute starts to lose control over her class. www.booruffle.com

03

04

THE ELEVATOR

BESTIAL

James Christi-Murray & Cameron Griffith Australia, 2015, 07:31 Ellie receives a distressed call from her friend in need but when she arrives at the apartment building, things take a dark turn for Ellie in this chilling short film. cjgcky@gmail.com

Diego de Haro (Alebrije Producciones) Mexico, 2014, 11:00 Long after a memorable and terrible event, two sisters seek moral redemption through avenging their father's murder, each one completely ignorant of the other's true motivation. www.bestial-film.com

05 SUSPICIONS Alexander Birrell (London Film School) UK, 2014, 28:40 A weekend in the country for two old schoolmates and their girlfriends becomes a game of cat and mouse as neither partner materialises and one of the men suspects murder. alex_birrell@hotmail.com

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Comedy Whether smartly self-assured or intensely bizarre, comedy opens the floodgates to an irresistible stock of contemporary humour.

Experience a sharper side to life with edgy wit and absurd performances in tales from around the world, which reveal the many dialects of the universal language of humour. From the blackest laughter in the dark to the warm, wise and witty, our comedy selection brings unforgettable characters and surreal situations to the screen. With finely-honed dialogue and inspired direction, at ASFF 2015, comedy is a serious business.

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COMEDY SCREENING 1

Thursday

Saturday

Sunday

Yorkshire Museum 20:30 - 22:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 10:30 - 12:00

St Peter’s School 17:30 - 19:00

01

02

SOMEWHERE THE KING

INTERVENTION

Charles Mazery (USC School of cinematic Arts) USA, 2015, 17:00 June just went through her first break-up. So her grandmother decides to take her on a road trip across California to compete in an Elvis Presley impersonators’ contest to cheer her up. charlesmazery@gmail.com

Jim Archer (Films of London) UK, 2014, 21:32 Two twenty-somethings begin to fall for each following a drunken one night stand. But a surreal encounter with some friends threatens to derail their blossoming romance. www.vimeo.com/jimarcher

03

04

BALSA WOOD

ALBERTINE

Dominique Lecchi (Ochroma Films, Film London) UK, 2014, 09:11 Balsa Wood lightheartedly follows two biracial siblings visiting their extended Filipino family for lunch. It is a bubble of family dysfunction, all with a south east Asian fluorescence. www.balsawoodfilm.com

Alexis Van Stratum (BAGAN FILMS) France, 2014, 20:00 Since her husband passed away, Albertine has decided to isolate herself from the world. One evening, she is introduced to Mr. Dumont, making for an unforgettable experience... www.baganfilms.com

05

06

IN THE CLOUDS

YOU HAVE TWO FEET

Marcelo Mitnik (Inclostico Cine) Argentina, 2014, 20:50 In The Clouds is an exploration of the disparity between expectation and reality, cultural disagreements about intimacy, love, and marriage proposals in the age of YouTube. www.inthecloudsfilm.com

Luke Rodgers (Neutrino Films) UK, 2014-2015, 04:44 Young Clive has stopped growing, his grades have dropped, and he is constantly undermined by his overwhelming mother, until he discovers the joys of life from a dancing doctor. www.neutrinofilms.co.uk

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COMEDY SCREENING 2

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

City Screen (Screen 2) 10:45 - 12:15

1331 17:30 - 19:00

NCEM 10:15 - 11:45

01

02

WHO'S UP?

THE JUROR

Benjamin Bouhana (TEN Films) France, 2014, 13:00 A first date is never easy. A first date with your dream girl gets complicated. So a first date with your dream girl when you're broke is set to be the most problematic date of all... bouhana.benjamin@gmail.com

Sioned Jones (Arcati Productions) UK, 2015, 17:00 The Juror overhears a conversation. There's a crime that doesn't fit. But what can you do if revealing the truth is more dangerous than serving time? Sometimes a lie is the best alibi... www.thejuror.co.uk

03

04

THE IMMACULATE MISCONCEPTION

ALPHA BETA

Michael Geoghegan (Partizan Films) UK, 2015, 25:00 Sinead, underage, pregnant and a virgin, lives with her grandparents. Her imposing grandmother, a pious Catholic, will stop at nothing to get this birth proclaimed immaculate. www.theimmaculatemisconception.net

Tom Hemmings (Wellington Films) UK, 2014-2015, 10:32 Lenny sets up a shot with his alpha-moron colleague Martin – protecting the PM as he jogs through a London park, with Lenny’s wife Carol thinking it’ll do his withering libido good. www.wellingtonfilms.co.uk

05

06

NOT TODAY

PUT DOWN

Christina Sivolap (Directory Films) Ukraine, 2014, 18:45 Lyosha and Christie decided to die happily together. But Lyosha has to finish something important first. He desperately attempts to convince her to delay the day of their death. www.facebook.com/nottoday.shortfilm

Rick Limentani (Parlon Film Company) UK, 2014, 10:03 John is a socially awkward man in a downward spiral of debt, until a lucky accident propels him into a new career as a blackmarket pet exterminator and unlikely, inventive benefactor. www.parlonfilm.com

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COMEDY SCREENING 3

Thursday

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 12:15 - 13:45

City Screen (Screen 2) 14:30 - 16:00

Yorkshire Museum 17:00 - 18:30

01

02

KILLING THYME

SHUT UP

M J McMahon (Capture) UK, 2015, 23:00 Eight year-old Sam is desperate for an allotment. When he meets Norman, a curmudgeonly old man with a neglected allotment and a death wish, Sam thinks he has the solution. www.killingthyme.com

Lucien Clayton (Nuclei Films Ltd) UK, 2015, 09:30 Tom's told by his girlfriend to shut up. He does so – never to talk to her again. She does everything in her power to end his silent treatment in this dark comedy about a couple in love. lucien.clayton@mac.com

03

04

PERRAULT, LA FONTAINE, MON CUL!

THE LEAF BLOWER

Zoran Boukherma, Ludovic Boukherma & Hugo P. Thomas (École de la Cité) France, 2014, 18:55 Willy Pruvost, an illiterate father, endeavours to learn how to read in order to maintain custody of his son in the countryside. zoranboukherma@yahoo.fr

Caitlin Innes Edwards (Pie Productions) UK, 2014, 03:46 A begrudged leaf blower muses over his past employment after years of loyal service while dreaming of exacting revenge on his former boss. A story of life, loss ... and leaves. caitlin_innes_edwards@hotmail.com

05

06

RISQUE ZERO (THE DIMINISHED RISK)

REST STOP

Philippe Lacoeuille (FISH UP PHILMS) France, 2014, 28:00 A baby is communicating with his parents from inside his mother's belly to negotiate his forthcoming birth. Facing his parents’ resistance, he naturally hires a notorious lawyer... www.facebook.com/FISH-UP-Philms-1395036247464733

Kate Herron (Wheathampstead) UK, 2014, 10:58 Everything changes one night for Meredith, a young backpacker desperate to find meaning in her life, when she meets a mysterious stranger in a dingy British service station... www.festivalformula.com

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COMEDY SCREENING 4

Thursday

Saturday

York St John 17:00 - 18:30

St Peter’s School 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

HOW I DIDN’T BECOME A PIANO PLAYER

TREKANTER AF LYKKE

Tommaso Pitta (National Film and Television School) UK, 2015, 18:00 Ted, aged nine, is the clumsiest boy in the world. Desperately searching for his vocation, he cannot find anything he is good at. Then his father comes home with an old monstrous piano. www.facebook.com/pianoplayerfilm

Jannik Dahl Pedersen (18Frames) Denmark, 2014, 13:50 Hanne and Carsten are desperately trying to keep up appearances to their nosy neighbours. But how do you keep up with the illusion of a happy life in times of financial crisis? www.18frames.dk

03

04

THE NOCEBO EFFECT

SAMUEL'S GETTING HITCHED

Clare Macdonald UK, 2014, 09:35 Polly arrives home to find her mother embroiled in an elegant idea that has not gone quite to plan. A black comedy set in modern day England, exploring life, death and aspiration. www.meckfilms.co.uk

Gabriel Bier Gislason (Meta Film) Denmark, 2014, 22:00 In a quiet hotel room in Denmark, British Samuel is sweating bricks. It’s the day of his wedding and his anxiety is spinning out of control, his erratic behaviour testing his friendships. mettevskoett@gmail.com

05

06

CASEY AND THE DEATH POOL

DRAMA

Margaret Anderson (Chapman University) USA, 2015, 19:40 Casey, the shrewd runner of an underground death pool at the elite Riverglen Retirement Community, is threatened when resident Dorinda arrives and saves the life of Casey's latest bet. www.margaretandersonfilm.com

Tian Guan (Syracuse University) USA / China, 2014, 10:42 A young couple are about to have sex in a car, but realise that there are out of protection. They ask a young lady standing at an intersection, who they believe to be a prostitute, for help. guantian88@gmail.com

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COMEDY SCREENING 5

Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Yorkshire Museum 16:30 - 18:00

Yorkshire Museum 20:15 - 21:45

1331 13:00 - 14:30

01

02

DARK_NET

COOL ROBINSON

Tom Marshall (Duke Out Films) UK, 2015, 12:30 Alan (Johnny Vegas) searches for answers in all the wrong places and this time he thinks he's found them ... online in the form of a highly trained deadly assassin on the dark net. www.dukeoutfilms.co.uk

Nafsika Guerry-Karamaounas (Boo Production) Greece, 2013, 13:00 A young couple take a boat trip on a lovely summer day. The engine of the small motorboat fails while they are out a sea. They initially panic, but slowly start to enjoy the adventure. guerrynafsika@gmail.com

03

04

RINGTONE

THE HOUSE JOB

Andy Hui UK, 2015, 11:00 RinGtone is a comedy drama set in 1999 where the Nokia 3210 is king. This nostalgic look at youth sees 18 year-old Jack in his first dead-end job and striving to be something special. andyhui5.wix.com/andyhui

Filippo Capuzzi Lapietra (Alfa Filmes) Brazil, 2015, 17:29 In debt with a dangerous loan shark, Paulo plans to commit insurance fraud to in order to get money. However, a series of events and an unexpected visit put his plan in jeopardy. www.alfafilmes.com.br

05

06

ALL THE PAIN IN THE WORLD

GREETINGS! FROM PRISON

Tommaso Pitta (National Film and Television School) UK, 2014, 12:00 An older man, alone at Christmas, stops in a pet store to let the oblivious owners know that one of their fish is stuck between the glass and a plant, which he then insists on saving. www.saylescreen.com/clients/pitta-tommaso-2

Matthew Byori Mann (Director) & Tommy Beardmore (Creator) USA, 2014, 20:00 Greetings! From Prison is a dark comedy series set entirely in a prison visitation room, exploring the emotional aspect of the absurd world of the prison’s inmates, staff, and visitors. www.tommybeardmore.com

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COMEDY SCREENING 6

 c15

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

York St John 17:30 - 19:00

Middletons Hotel 10:00 - 11:30

City Screen (Screen 2) 16:00 - 17:30

01

02

BUN OVEN

TAXISTOP

Christian Cerami (University of Westminster) UK, 2014, 22:41 Janet is nine months pregnant, and a workaholic recycling industry hotshot. When she’s fired on the pretext that she’s an alcoholic, she tries to find out if there’s a more sinister reason. filmschool@westminster.ac.uk

Marie Enthoven (Ezekiel) Belgium, 2014, 21:00 Because of a railway strike, Antoine is due to go to Geneva to present a seminar on team building, by carpooling. The trip will be the perfect opportunity to test his theories. www.facebook.com/pages/Taxistop/591363414304614

03

04

SEBASTIAN AND THEM

ER UND SIE

Benjamin Bee (The London Film School) UK, 2015, 07:30 This film is based on true events. Main protagonist Sebastian has to leave his childhood friends behind, but the only problem is, they don't want to leave him ... www.benjamin-bee.com

Marco Gadge (In one Media) Germany, 2015, 15:25 Thomas is on his way to a life that includes only himself and his girlfriend, until she breaks up with him. There’s a whiff of Casablanca in the air at this lonely Central German rest stop. www.inonemedia.de

05

06

BILLY THE KID

THE DEVIL'S IN THE DETAIL

Sam Johnson (Creative England / BFI) UK, 2015, 15:30 15-year-old Billy learns that fitting in to a new school can be hard, particularly when you were bullied out of the last one for living your life as a heroic, lasso wielding cowboy. www.samjohnsonfilm.com

Tomasz Aleksander (Studio of the North) UK, 2014, 10:43 When two unsuspecting burglars realise they aren’t as prepared as they thought, they have to deal with their problem efficiently, playing a new role in order to save their freedom. emily@studioofthenorth.co.uk

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COMEDY SCREENING 7

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Grand Opera House 10:00 - 11:30

1331 14:00 - 15:30

1331 18:30 - 20:00

01

02

TEA FOR TWO

ACOUSTIC KITTY

Mark Brennan (Mini Productions) UK, 2015, 15:26 Jim and Alice are serving behind the counter of an idyllic but quiet tea shop. When customers finally arrive, they discover their hosts are dishing up something quite unexpected. www.miniproductions.co.uk

Jennifer Sheridan (Bru Productions) UK, 2014, 09:35 Directed by Jennifer Sheridan, Acoustic Kitty is inspired by the true story of the CIA's bungled attempt to spy on the Russians by implanting cats with sound recording devices in their midst. www.jensheridan.com

03

04

HI, MISS!

WHAT IF

Dionne Edwards (Teng Teng Films) UK, 2014, 11:00 Sparks fly between shutter clicks in the classroom when quarrelling teenage photography students, Kleo and Femi, are told to take each other's portrait as an assignment. www.tengtengfilms.com

Alan Walsh (BOOTSTRAP FILMS LTD) Ireland, 2006, 27:46 Two ageing stuntmen, Kevin and Dave, are looking for a way out of the film business. They decide to write a screenplay, with unforeseeable, and highly amusing, consequences. www.bootstrapfilms.com

05

06

SATAN HAS A BUSHY TAIL

VON FALTBOOTEN UND HERINGEN (SPARROWS AND SNORKELS)

Louis Paxton (Rubber Stamp Films) UK, 2014, 15:00 Satan Has a Bushy Tail is a wickedly-fun and charming buddy comedy about grandparents, bereavement, separation and a violently vengeful, possessed squirrel...called Clive. www.paxtonworks.com

Elena Brotschi (ZHdK) Switzerland, 2014, 15:00 Following a series of encounters in which Ivan meets Paolo, little Jonas meets Ida, another Jonas meets Sandra and Annina meets Jonas – in July, at a campsite by a river. www.elenabrotschi.com

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COMEDY SCREENING 8

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Middletons Hotel 13:00 - 14:30

City Screen (Screen 1) 12:30 - 14:00

York St John 18:00 - 19:30

01

02

DONKEYS

AFTERLIFE

Matt Roberts (Truck Films) UK, 2014, 21:10 Donkeys follows two down-on-their-luck best friends as they try to enter the crime world, becoming drug mules to get out of debt, only to quickly realise they are way out of their depth. www.truckfilms.co.uk

Florence Winter-Hill (BFI Film Academy / NFTS) UK, 2015, 09:46 After Martin Stevens is hit by a car, he finds himself in an unearthly waiting room, resembling purgatory. He meets the man responsible for his death whilst he awaits judgement. afterlifefilm.weebly.com

03

04

TO BE DELIVERED

BORIS IN THE FOREST

Pierre Amstutz Roch (La Grande Ourse) France / Switzerland, 2014, 17:00 Tom, a wannabe actor, goes hitchhiking to an audition in Los Angeles. Everything seems to be going well until Tom discovers that driver Amy is not the person she pretends to be. www.tobedelivered-movie.com

Robert Hackett (Antagonist Films / IK Films) UK, 2015, 13:00 A black comedy about Californian geek Merv Blanco, who goes in search of the birthplace of his horror hero, screen legend Boris Karloff in London to pay pilgrimage. www.borisintheforest.com

05

06

WILLIAMSPORT

THE ROMANCE CLASS

Chad King (Dodge College of Film & Media Arts) USA, 2015, 18:00 An estranged son returns to his hometown and, in desperate need of quick money, must awkwardly reconcile with his bitter younger brother to win an annual waffle-eating contest. chad.king221@gmail.com

Stuart Elliott (BBC Scotland) UK, 2014, 14:37 Deprived of any romance in her own hectic life, Julia creates a honeyed melodrama for her writing group. But will it be as sweet as love's young dream for the other writers? www.stuartelliott.co.uk

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COMEDY SCREENING 9

Thursday

Sunday

1331 16:00 - 17:30

King’s Manor 20:15 - 21:45

01

02

SOME LIKE IT FALSE

YOU ARE WHOLE

Baptiste Magontier (Gengiskhan Production) France, 2015, 05:00 A young woman talks to her friends about a first date with a guy called Enzo. For her, it was an amazing encounter but the reality turns out to have been quite different… www.facebook.com/GengiskhanProduction

Laura Spini (The London Film School) UK, 2014, 16:00 Norman Pugg arrives in a sleepy British seaside town with a mission to spread the word of his niche religious sect, only to be caught up in a very serious case of mistaken identity. lauraspini1@gmail.com

03

04

SAMURAÏ

MANCHEGO

Juliette Sales & Fabien Suarez (KG Productions) France, 2014, 27:00 Anthony and Helen are a young couple on the verge of breaking down. So when a middle-aged Thai woman squats at their place, the question arises: is she a whore... or a Samuraï? alexandre@kgproductions.fr

Alex Kendall (DNA Films) UK, 2015, 10:00 A young woman comes back home to her parents’ house to tell them about her new relationship. However, when she arrives, she discovers they have an unwelcome surprise waiting for her. alextkendall@gmail.com

05

06

MILK!

NIGHT SHIFT

Ben Mallaby UK, 2014, 10:00 Raymond and Timothy have run out of milk. A minor inconvenience to most but a catastrophe to those who have no intention of leaving the house, they decide to make their own. www.mallaby.uk

Richard Higson (Curve Films) UK, 2014, 13:00 Lenny and Chris are on their way to a job. But it gets very complicated. And they haven’t reckoned on just who they’re there to kidnap, and who else has had the same idea as them. www.curvefilms.co.uk

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Videotheque ASFF’s very first Videotheque will delight festival-goers with an opportunity to experience the entire programme in one location.

Held within the recently refurbished Explore York, this new festival resource invites ASFF pass holders to delve into our Official Selection catalogue plus special line-ups. Missed a film? See it at the Videotheque. Opening Times: Friday 6 November 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday 7 November 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday 8 November 11:00 - 15:00 In partnership with Explore York. Free access for YorkCard holders between 13:00 - 14:00 each day. Spaces are limited.

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Dance A rapidly expanding genre, dance on film captures the intuitive nuances of choreographed human motion and collaboratively stylised actions.

Become immersed in ASFF’s first official Dance Strand with mesmerising performances and creative partnerships from international artists, choreographers, filmmakers and composers. Contemporary dance is a living demonstration of the narrative and poetic power and possibilities of the human body in motion. It combines here with the art of the filmmaker to reveal an exciting and thriving genre, filled with dynamic images.

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DANCE SCREENING 1

Friday

Saturday

Friargate Theatre 14:45 - 16:15

Middletons Hotel 11:45 - 13:00

01

02

SING THE SAND INTO PEARLS

HERE DELAY

Raquel Claudino Portugal / UK, 2013, 13:05 This is the story of three rebellious women who escape from a self-centered society. It explores the raw beauty of the performers across a city charged with history and mysticism. www.raquelclaudino.com

Monica Thomas & Jason Chiu (montom arts) USA, 2014, 08:09 Here Delay takes a post-structuralist perspective on presence and the self. It follows two characters as they head towards singularity and an enlightenment whose existence is uncertain. www.montomarts.org

03

04

APPROACHING THE PUDDLE

CONTINUUM

Sebastian Gimmel (Academy of Media Arts Cologne) Germany, 2014, 08:33 A curious woman, appropriately dressed for a rainy day, explores her environment in an empty car park. Around puddles she dances and drifts into a fantastic inner world. www.datamilch.de

Natalianne Boucher (ENSAD & Scotto Productions) France, 2014, 09:15 Continuum is a choreographic show mixing dance and animation. Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored through the symbolic movement of sand. cargocollective.com/natalianneboucher

05

06

YOU

PRIMITIVE

Graham Clayton-Chance (DDfilms) UK, 2015, 06:00 You is a solo dance monologue. Choreographed verbal and physical slapstick is turned on its head to reveal a darker truth about the human condition and the nature of relationships. www.grahamclaytonchance.com

Tom Rowland (Tom Rowland Productions) UK, 2014, 30:00 Primitive follows the story of a dancer through bitter heartbreak and repressed rage to absolution in creativity, exploring the nature of creativity, violence, and the loss of love. www.tomrowland.co.uk

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DANCE SCREENING 2

Friday

Saturday

Middletons Hotel 16:45 - 18:15

Friargate Theatre 15:30 - 16:45

01

02

2.57K

SON DU SERPENT

Eva Colmers (No Problem Productions) Canada, 2015, 14:16 Millions of sand grains leap into motion at a magic frequency of 2,750 Hz. Humans emerge. Conflict arises. Captivating and stirring, it allows us to see and hear the extraordinary. www.257k.net

Tami Ravid (Family Affair Films) Netherlands, 2015, 11:54 Short road movie Son du Serpent follows the search of an African man who has lost his wife. He makes a journey in a supernatural reality, longing to be reunited with his loved one. www.familyaffairfilms.nl

03

04

AN AFRICAN WALK IN THE LAND OF CHINA

SOLO FINALE

Pierre Larauza & Emmanuelle Vincent (t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e) Belgium / China / France, 2015, 13:20 In contemporary China, a young African woman roams the streets in search of a meeting. She crosses workers in her wanderings, and a cross-continental interaction takes place. www.transitscape.net

Ingo Putze Germany, 2015, 09:00 Solo Finale is a story of a relationship gone awry. Depicted through poetic, surreal pictures where the physics of the world do not always apply, it is an allegory of the polarity of love. www.ingoputze.com

05

06

ONEONE

ETERNAL RETURN

Daniel Belton (Good Company Arts) New Zealand, 2015, 21:00 Dance, visuals and sound combine to tell the story of the hu足man as part of an eternal cycle, transporting the audi足ence to a world caught between timelessness and the here and now. www.goodcompanyarts.com

Vedrana Music (Australian Film Television and Radio School) Australia, 2014, 04:30 In a dark hall with many doors, a masked man dresses a naked woman. He turns on a record player and she comes to life in a daze. As he takes her hand, their bodies join to dance the tango. www.aftrs.edu.au

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Friday night party at 1331 Meet Filmmakers. Connect with Industry. Share your Festival Experience. Venue: 1331 Date: Friday 6 November Time: From 21:00 until late Price: Free Entry with Pass 86


Fashion Stay on trend and explore how fashion film is establishing itself as a new genre; growing, developing and crossing filmic and stylistic boundaries.

Returning for its second year at ASFF, fashion film takes the creations of today’s leading designers as a starting point for imaginative leaps into scenarios that draw freely from the surreal to the grittily urban, from the spy thriller to the art house. Today’s fashion film is far more than a glossy commercial, instead raising profound questions about beauty, appearance and reality, while still relishing the sheer creativity of contemporary design. There are a number of masterclasses discussing this topic, which looks at the crossover between fashion and branded content. Do not miss these events and discover how this genre is developing beyond advertising.

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FASHION SCREENING 1

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 10:30 - 11:30

1331 16:00 - 17:00

Yorkshire Museum 10:15 - 11:15

01

02

JANE BOWLER SS15

ODDITORY

Alice Dunseath (Sparklebop) UK, 2014, 02:55 A fashion film for Jane Bowler 's S/S 2015 collection. The tactile textures of the sculptural outfits are highlighted as the clothing emerges from a brightly-coloured primordial soup. www.alicedunseath.com

Monica Menez Germany, 2013, 04:08 In her latest fashion film, Odditory, Monica Menez shows that a good lecture at a university depends on solid preparation and lively participation on the part of the students. www.monicamenez.de

03

04

PINCH ME (FOR TED BAKER)

PROCRASTINATE BYSJU

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) UK, 2015, 03:49 Set on a mysterious island , Pinch Me follows a shipwrecked lead male exploring his surroundings and uncovering a surreal town populated by powerful, intriguing female clones. www.whitelodge.tv

Jody Elizabeth + Tegan Ashmore (saus+chop) UK, 2014, 02:07 This film observes a group of creatives all experiencing the dreaded creative block. Via abstract scenarios and visual metaphors we reveal their various methods of procrastination. www.sausandchop.com

05

06

YLVA

FOLIE À DEUX

Jenny Gand (nachtfilm) Austria, 2014, 04:17 A mysterious ritual , fire , smoke and surreal landscapes. A young woman ventures on a trip located somewhere between dream and reality to find her second part, the wolf inside her. www.nachtfilm.com

Poon SAP (Poon SAP) UK, 2014, 04:48 Atmospheric and haunting, Folie À Deux explores a dysfunctional relationship turned toxic, informed by research into the dynamics of notorious murderous couples. showtime.arts.ac.uk/POONSAP

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07

08

THE GAMEKEEPER (FOR RAG & BONE)

ONE DAY

Wendy Morgan (Believe Films) USA, 2014, 02:34 Wendy Morgan’s abstract take on rag & bone’s FW14 collection for women slips between two worlds , with Morgan conceiving a unique stylistic narrative that explores intimacy. www.believemedia.com

Mototake Makishima (Makishima Films) UK, 2015, 07:00 Inspired by Toogood 002 clothing , One Day follows two workers in search of individuality in a mysterious pagan-like Blue World, whose contained emotions inevitably explode. www.makishimafilms.com

09

10

THE CHASE

THE JOURNEY

Jam Patel (Soopa Productions) UK, 2015, 05:40 Barbara Black, an ex-government associate, runs a secret all female spy agency in London. Harmony Blonde, one of Barbara's employees has stolen her most prized possession. www.jampatel.com

Monica Menez (Enri Mür) Spain, 2014, 06:41 The Journey sees Menez’s stylistic vision and humour overflow into the real world. The action follows an unexplained route taken by an alluring female in search of a mysterious man. www.monicamenez.de

11

12

NIGHT FITS

DOLLY

Marcus K. Jones (Marcus K. Jones Films) USA, 2015, 04:00 In a dark alley at knife-point, a man (Alex Lunqvist) risks everything to protect the tailor-made, luxury fashion he loves most in this gritty, nocturnal slice of urban atmosphere. www.marcuskjones.com

Laura Hypponen (Electric Blue Films) UK, 2014, 05:37 A monologue posing as fashion film, “Dolly” challenges the prejudice of first impression. The story of a classic blonde bombshell takes a dark twist when we realise her true nature. www.vimeo.com/laurahypponen

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FASHION SCREENING 2

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NRM 11:00 - 12:00

NCEM 16:00 - 17:00

NRM 11:30 - 12:30

Yorkshire Museum 13:30 - 14:30

01

02

WONDERS NEVER CEASE (FOR TED BAKER)

SECRET SPOT

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) UK, 2015, 04:28 A sumptuous visual tale of professional rivalry turning to romantic beginnings as cosmic fate intervenes to bring a stylish couple together in unlikely circumstances. www.whitelodge.tv

Henry Pincus (Atlantic Pictures) USA, 2014, 01:55 Secret Spot takes place one dreamy, sun-kissed summer day, celebrating the simplicity and happiness of youth, and the whimsical ease of life on California’s Malibu coast. www.henrypincus.com

03

04

THE ART OF JE NE SAIS QUOI

STILL

Corinne Delaney (CHOCHENG) UK, 2015, 04:27 Inspired by French New Wave Cinema and style icons Jean Shrimpton and Anna Karina, the film is an exploration of the golden ratio and the classic ideals surrounding femininity. www.chocheng.com

Emeline Castaneda (Bermudes) France, 2015, 01:48 Still is a languid film set in the muted space of a the studio, in which garments and mysterious hands gently clothe and unclothe a model as time is slowed down and reversed. www.emelinecastaneda.com

05

06

A STUDY OF MOVEMENT (FOR RAG & BONE)

THE DRIVER (FOR RAG & BONE)

Georgie Greville (Legs Media) USA, 2015, 03:28 Kinetic film A Study of Movement revolves around motion, starring the legendary ballet dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov and rising street dance star Lil Buck. www.rag-bone.com

Michael Pitt (All Day Everyday) USA, 2014, 18:17 The Driver was shot in New York City, with Michael Pitt and Astrid Berges-Frisbey playing the lead roles. This film noir contemplates the darker side of chasing the American dream. www.rag-bone.com

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07

08

MULTIPLE BODY (MERCEDES-BENZ PRAGUE FASHION WEEKEND)

SIXTY EIGHT HUNDRED MILES TO THE SUN

Jakub Jahn (Prague Fashion Weekend) Czech Republic, 2015, 05:18 An experimental video report from the F/W 2015 edition of the Mercedes Benz Prague Fashion Weekend, explore the spaces of friction between fashion images and their textual reading. www.videt.info

Szymon Pawlik (Femi Pleasure) Indonesia, 2015, 04:38 6800 miles – the distance from Poland to Indonesia. This is a story that evolves from feelings of loss into the desire to travel to distant places where you can forget about the past. www.simonpavlik.com

09

10

RIVER ISLAND X JEAN PIERRE BRAGANZA

ASCENSIONS

DVEIN (White Lodge) Spain, 2015, 01:46 Inspired by the River Island Design Forum Collection, Dvein have created a futuristic world where organic and mechanical elements combine to awaken a powerful female force. www.whitelodge.tv

Jonathan Edwards (Naive Studio) UK, 2015, 01:50 Ascensions is an ongoing short film series that focuses on some of the established , as well as up-and-coming names in modern fashion culture, shot in monumental landscapes. www.naivestudio.co.uk

11

12

BAU COLLECTION

HOLI HOLY

Joana Skiavini (Independent) Brazil, 2014, 01:18 Choreographed, rhythmic film Bau Collection was created for a fashion F/W collection inspired by the Bauhaus School artists for Biombo, a small fashion atelier from Rio de Janeiro. www.vimeo.com/joanaskiavini

Bharat Sikka & Manish Arora (Ransom Films) India, 2013, 05:16 Holi Holy depicts a congregation of young and old widows in a prayer room, dressed in white saris and at different points of degeneration, followed by a celebratory explosion of colour. www.manisharora.com

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Meet the Filmmakers Here is your chance to Meet the Filmmakers who feature in the Official Selection 2015. With films spanning genres and countries, this is your opportunity to network and make new relationships with industry. Build up that contacts list and share your ideas, experiences and enthusiasm with film creatives from around the world. Music and bar. Venue: Yorkshire Museum Date: Saturday 7 November Time: 20:00 - 21:30 Price: Free with valid pass 92


Advertising Known as a commercial tool to entice market audiences, advertising is moving away from its native setting in search of a new creative journey.

ASFF marks the genre’s evolution as a key player in the international short film circuit with works from leading brands such as Vanity Fair, Ted Baker, Reebok, Renault and Lush. Here, filmmakers draw upon the aesthetic, identity and corporate values of brands and products to demonstrate that serving a commercial brief need be no barrier to imagination or expression.

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ADVERTISING SCREENING 1

 c15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 10:00 - 10:30

York St John 14:00 - 14:30

York St John 13:00 - 13:30

1331 12:00 - 12:30

01

02

VENTILATOR

IT'S NOT PORN

Romain Laurent (Solab) France, 2015, 00:54 This advert for Reebok trainers mixes both photography and video in some very ventilated cinemagraphs, featuring a humorous series of windswept individuals. www.romain-laurent.com

Alberto Belli (Accomplice Media) USA, 2014, 01:52 Various actors book their first major roles in L.A., blissfully oblivious to the nature of their upcoming feature films, in this satirical commentary on today’s entertainment industry. www.albertobelli.com

03

04

DOLL HOUSE – ELECTRONIC SHEEP

THE GIFT

Margarita Louca & Slashstroke UK, 2015, 00:45 Electronic Sheep AW15 collection offers a trippy visual tale filled with toys’ heads and floating patterns in a smorgasbord of retro flashbacks, paying homage to kitsch toy adverts. www.margaritalouca.com

Russ Lamoureux (Partizan Entertainment) USA, 2014, 02:46 As time slows to the speed of a man’s thoughts, we are brought into the heart of a failed relationship to discover what, if anything, one wounded soul can give to another. www.russlamoureux.com

05

06

ALPINE VISION GRAN TURISMO – INSPIRATIONS

OLYMPIQUE DE MARSEILLE

Fabrice Coton (Lacen Studio) France, 2015, 01:15 To celebrate the release of their new vehicle in the video game Gran Turismo 6, the Alpine Team created a world inspired by the vibrancy of cartoons, painting and 3D graphics. emilie-solange.gruson@renault.com

Yohan Ungar (Seen) France, 2013, 01:43 Yohan Ungar captures the colourful atmosphere and true spirit of the city of Marseille through its football team, alongside other exhilarating leisure activities in this celebratory film. www.yohan-ungar.com

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07

08

VANITY FAIR HOLLYWOOD PORTFOLIO

WISTERIA HYSTERIA

Jason Bell & Ramon Goni (Swoon New York) USA, 2014, 06:57 Swoon New York produced, filmed and edited Vanity Fair’s first ever series of short films that premiered along with the coveted “Hollywood Issue” shot in London and Los Angeles. www.swoonnyc.com

Henry Pincus (Atlantic Pictures) USA, 2014, 02:04 Set in a rococo and futuristic world, the film depicts a woman discovering a new dimension to herself. The deliberate contradictions of the scent are reflected in her complexity. www.henrypincus.com

09

10

LUXURY WITH PERSONALITY (FOR TED BAKER)

THE EXPERIMENTER

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) UK, 2014, 01:22 The mood is tailored to the collection’s exquisite classic aesthetic, resulting in a sumptuous noir film that leaves a nostalgic feeling of long-lost love and old world glamour. www.whitelodge.tv

Simon Emmerson, Andy Russell, Tim Spence & Phil Robson (Lush Digital / The Mill+) UK, 2014, 02:09 The film aims to capture the ultimate Lush experience in an explosion of colour and texture akin to its creative process. www.themill.com

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Experimental Detach yourself from the mundane and delve into the thrilling and unpredictable world of short film with a thirst for adventure and surprise.

This unique selection opens the doors to a range of film practices from around the world which are perhaps defined only by their refusal to accept genre conventions and boundaries. Ranging at liberty through time and space, story and image, they represent film set free to discover and embrace new possibilities.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 1

Friday

Sunday

St Peter’s School 19:30 - 20:30

Bootham School 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

06 RUE FONTALIE

UNDER

Matt Smith & Kate Hannah Papi UK / France, 2015, 06:26 Inspired by an abandoned loft, this humorous merging of theatre, text, music and cinematic technique plays with notions of restriction and release in the pilot episode of a new series. www.videofeet.com

Kevin Frilet France, 2014, 04:00 Up there the light is white. Bodies fall from the surface. The water is bright, it seems alive. Down there, from the abyss, darkness reigns. There she will emerge as for the first time. www.human-films.fr

03

04

THE SAND STORM

HYBRIS

Jason Wishnow China / USA, 2014, 09:00 Communication lines dissolve and a water smuggler navigates a tumultuous, dystopian city on the brink in this lyrical “lo-fi sci-fi” tour through a bleak future, with Ai Weiwei and others. www.wishnow.com

Arjan Brentjes Netherlands, 2014, 06:22 What’s left of love in an eternal life? In a 1960s talk show, a scientist discusses the future possibility of indefinite human life. In the meantime we see his memories of a short love affair. www.arjanbrentjes.nl

05

06

SEVEN TIMES A DAY WE BEMOAN OUR LOT AND AT NIGHT WE GET UP TO AVOID DREAMING

MARKASIT

Susann Maria Hempel Germany, 2014, 17:30 A cinematic devotional book, based on interviews with an amnesiac living in the East German countryside. s.m.hempel@gmx.de

Nico Joana Weber (Urbane Künste Ruhr) Germany, 2014, 26:39 Markasit explores the contrast between the concrete brutalist architecture of the Ruhr-University Bochum, at once futuristic and dated, and its immediate surrounding rural environment. www.nicojoanaweber.com

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 2

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1331 10:00 - 11:30

1331 10:00 - 11:30

Middletons Hotel 20:30 - 22:00

01

02

WASTEWORLD

ELEANOR

Andrea Niada (The London Film School) UK, 2014, 12:06 A woman hatches into a menacing world made of bin bags where she must find the key to a mysterious container, which holds the terrifying secret of this strange place. andreaniada@hotmail.co.uk

Alex Warren & Tobias Ross-Southall (Eleanor Productions) UK, 2015, 19:06 Eleanor is a powerful and lyrical mediation on solitude and human nature. It focuses on three women as they struggle to find meaning in their lives, all played by Ruth Wilson. alex_warren@hotmail.co.uk

03

04

BREAD AND BUTTER

MONSTER

Freya Billington (Boy and Bear Films) UK, 2014, 04:24 Bread and Butter is an experimental musical that gives voice to a chorus of unspoken dreams and desires we have to keep a lid on in the workplace, in monochrome splitscreen. www.freyabillingtonfilm.com

Eelyn Lee (Eelyn Lee Productions Ltd) UK, 2015, 16:18 Following a ferocious storm, a small estuary community is thrown into turmoil after a mysterious creature appears in the mud at low tide. Starring BAFTA-winner Anamaria Marinca. ww.eelynlee.com

05

06

L'ESPRIT DE L'ESCALIER (HINDSIGHT)

THE TIMES STAND STILL

Harald Hutter (No Wave Films) France, 2015, 13:12 The story of an old man who, upon returning home one night, crosses paths with a woman he seems to recognise. This apparition plunges him into remembrance of things past. www.alexnevill.co.uk

Marie-Anne Hafner & Ursula St채ubli (Uniformiert-Deplaciert) Switzerland, 2014, 13:00 All characters are played by the same two performers in this mixture, in the broadest sense, of silent film, road movies and Westerns. Robbery, cabaret and cows proliferate. www.uniformiert-deplaciert.com

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 3

Saturday

Sunday

Yorkshire Museum 10:15 - 11:45

Middletons Hotel 12:00 - 13:30

01

02

MIRROR

I, THE MEMORIOUS

Diana Olifirova UK, 2014, 03:00 Every time we watch a film we project ourselves onto the screen. Sometimes it turns into obsession which has no exit. This is an exploration of the infinite, absorbing nature of cinema. www.dianaolifirova.com

Nizar Sfair (Mile Studios (Co Production)) United Arab Emirates / Lebanon, 2014, 18:00 Set amidst the restless milieu of the Middle East, I, The Memorious explores the world of ghosts, chronicling a spiritual, abstract journey of a lonely soldier searching for his love. www.nizarsfair.com

03

04

TOTAL MOON

RÉPLICA

Sophia Savage (Moving Water Films) USA, 2015, 14:37 Total Moon follow the Maas siblings as they bring their sister home to Big Sur after a suicide attempt, and struggle to reintegrate her into their unusually intimate way of life. www.savagesophia.com

Lucien Burckel de Tell Spain, 2015, 10:00 A couple goes home like any other night, but this one is going to be different. He cannot distinguish memories from fantasy anymore, which is increasingly tearing them apart. promocion@ecam.es

05

06

TRICKSTER

THE DUM DUM CAPITOL OF THE WORLD

Tessa Power (Independent) UK, 2015, 13:00 Trickster takes the viewer on an extraordinary journey with two hunters – a deerstalker and a trickster – who patrol a semifictional landscape until the trickster causes his own demise. www.tessapower.com

Holly Hey (Independent) USA, 2014, 21:00 A first-person experimental documentary that contemplates landscape, home, memory, queerness, and time, the project illuminates social constructs about sexuality and instinct. holly.hey@utoledo.edu

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 4

Thursday

Sunday

NRM 14:00 - 15:00

1331 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

JUS SOLI

GRAVITY

Somebody Nobody (Somebody Nobody Productions) UK, 2015, 16:00 JUS SOLI examines the Black British experience, interrupting key events in Britain’s recent history to question attitudes, placing them in a wider context of what it means to be British. www.somebodynobody.co.uk

Clemens Wirth (Clemens Wirth Motion Design) Austria, 2015, 01:20 Analogue experiments with gravity set to a pulsating instrumental score. Unusual kinetic visuals featuring commonplace objects subvert our expectations. www.clemenswirth.com

03

04

CARPE AETERNITATEM

JELLYFISH

Bruno Decc (Filme Filmes) Brazil, 2014, 14:07 The film explores some events that underlie the decision of a futuristic man between perishing or living indefinitely, narrated in Ancient Greek and Justin Rye’s Futurese. www.filmefilmes.com

Sophie Littman (Sophie Littman) UK, 2015, 02:07 Jellyfish are the oldest multi-organ animal, while Eloise has just failed biology. She reflects on her current situation, interweaving strands of her life in one thought process. www.sophielittman.co.uk

05

06

VANISHING TIGERS

THE MESH AND THE CIRCLE

David Bart (Independent) France, 2015, 12:55 Olympia, a History of Art student, is concerned: Athena, one of his roommates, is missing. A ghost wanders and tigers are running in their cage in an abandoned, deserted, world. www.davidbart.com

Mariana Caló & Francisco Queimadela (Independent) Portugal / Italy, 2014, 34:29 A fragmentary film in which visual testimonies of work, and daily activities relating to the idea of the transformation of matter, generate a revolving movement in metamorphosis. www.marianacalo-franciscoqueimadela.blogspot.com

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 5

 c15

Thursday

Friday

1331 18:00 - 19:15

Friargate Theatre 18:30 - 20:00

01

02

WRAPPED

3 FRACTURES

Florian Wittmann, Falko Paeper & Roman Kaelin (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg) Germany, 2014, 04:09 Wrapped combines time lapse photography with CGI animation to explore different facets of nature’s processes. www.wrappedshort.com

Toni Kamula (Fridthjof Film / Super 16) Denmark, 2015, 15:00 The film portrays decisive moments in the lives of three characters, whose differing values and goals in life reflect a changing society that is in crisis – individually and globally. www.f-film.com

03

04

SONNTAG (SUNDAY)

HARRY ON THE PHONE

Silvio Gerber (Filmgerberei GmbH) Switzerland, 2014, 09:22 Summer. A suffocating heat fills the bedroom. With coy glances she tries to catch his attention. No luck. A passionate fight over their relationship erupts. Emotions intensify. www.filmgerberei.ch

Marko Righo (Independent) UK, 2014, 16:22 Shot in East London on a phone, this film follows Harry, a recovering addict. It creates an immersive portrait, transporting the viewer into Harry’s daily struggle. www.markorigho.com

05

06

KING JAMES VERSION GENESIS CHAPTER NINETEEN

TCHAN ZACA

Martin Sulzer (Independent) Germany, 2015, 08:08 Utilising motion capture and live performers, this 3D video attempts a literal re-enactment of the biblical passage of Genesis 19, questioning how best to retell religious stories. www.martinsulzer.com

Valentin Rotelli & Jean-Daniel Schneider (Offspace Online GmbH / Big Sur Films) Switzerland, 2014, 15:35 As she attends the farewell ceremony of a recently deceased friend, a young woman recalls past memories of a painter. www.bigsurfilms.ch

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 6

Friday

Saturday

NCEM 12:00 - 13:30

King’s Manor 18:45 - 20:15

01

02

DETRITUS

CHRISTMAS IS DEAD

T.J. Misny (Mouette LLC x Essential Question New York) USA, 2014, 08:00 A girl emerges from the depths of Long Island’s south shore carrying an unusual burden. Detritus explores the struggle to confront the murky things one finds at the bottom of a lake. www.tjmisny.com

Alisa Wimmer Germany, 2012, 06:35 Christmas Is Dead is a film full of philosophical rumination and experiences, confronting the end of old paradigms, searching for definition and finding new perceptions of the world. www.christmasisdead.com

03

04

THE MUSE

VIOLET HOUR

Tim Walker (MIA Films / Pulse Films / BBC Films) UK, 2015, 13:55 Edward Dunstan (Ben Whishaw) is a photographer and filmmaker obsessed by his muse (Kristen McMenamy) and blinded by his all-consuming passion and perfectionism. www.wearecolony.com

Camille Summers-Valli (Windhorse) USA / UK, 2014, 05:02 An exploratory document of transient spaces, this train journey between Arizona and New Mexico analyses temporary human interaction revealed in the act of meeting strangers. www.camillesummersvalli.com

05

06

DRIFTERS

THE THING IS ALL AROUND ITSELF

Anu Valia USA, 2014, 15:00 Told through the eyes of a down-on-her-luck actor, Drifters explores the basic human desire to find purpose in one's life decisions, inhabiting its daily hesitations and anxieties. www.akvalia.com

Hermione Spriggs & Curtis Tamm (Independent) USA, 2014, 30:00 The Thing Is All Around Itself travels to an ‘island’ from the perspective of Malaise, a flying insect trap that mimics the form of a human tent. Shot on 16mm film in the North Atlantic. www.thethingisallarounditself.com

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Meet the Film Festivals Boost your industry contacts and speak with a dynamic ensemble of festival programmers whose work is behind a selection of the leading UK, European and international events.

Venue: Middletons Hotel Date: Friday 6 November 2015 Time: 17:30 - 19:00 Price: ÂŁ7

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Drama Feel at home with the more traditional and familiar genre of drama, but be prepared to enter a series of new and undiscovered territories.

Many of our dramas capture a single moment, where everyday life takes a sudden, unexpected departure, and when consequences must be faced, which offers a profound insight into character. These are stories and situations from around the world, that are set in a diversity of times and cultures, yet which reveal universal human needs and desires.

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DRAMA SCREENING 1

 c15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1331 14:00 - 15:30

York St John 19:30 - 21:00

Yorkshire Museum 12:00 - 13:30

01

02

SKINLESS

PATRIOT

Marius Myrmel (Nordland College of art and film) Norway, 2014, 06:00 Skinless means being vulnerable, without defenses. What do you do when the cause of suffering comes from the ones you love, how do you defend yourself against this vulnerability? www.mariusmyrmel.com

Eva Riley (National Film and Television School) UK, 2015, 14:57 Against the backdrop of simmering racial tensions within a rural English town, the life of 11 year-old Hannah changes when she meets a boy from a mysterious and forbidden world. www.facebook.com/patriotthefilm

03

04

THE LOYALIST

SILVER WATERS

Minji Kang (Personal Resume) USA, 2015, 19:00 A North Korean general checks in on his daughter at a Swiss boarding school to test her loyalty to her motherland, where he must choose between his love for his country and family. www.minjikang.com

Andrew Keresztes (London Film School) UK, 2014, 15:00 Dolly lives in an isolated fishing village in Edwardian England. As the rhythm of the tides drift in and out, so does the rhythm of daily life, the coming and going of men, and the seasons. www.keresztes.co

05

06

SKINNY BOY

BEVERLEY

Lawrence Blankenbyl (Polymorph Pictures) Switzerland, 2013, 09:36 A teenager lives with his abusive father on an isolated farm in Switzerland. When his secret relationship with a neighbouring girl is discovered, he is forced into a violent confrontation. www.lawrenceblankenbyl.com

Alexander Thomas (Urban Edge Films) UK, 2015, 24:52 Beverley, set in Leicester in 1980, follows a mixed-race girl’s struggle to carve out a sense of identity in a confusing, shifting cultural landscape before the dawn of multiculturalism. www.beverleyfilm.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 2

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Friargate Theatre 11:00 - 12:30

St Peter’s School 19:30 - 21:00

King’s Manor 16:15 - 17:45

01

02

WHAT CHEER?

OF HER I DREAM

Michael Slavens (Five Eyed Films) USA, 2013, 17:00 After the sudden passing of his wife, Stan (Richard Kind) ignores his overwhelming grief, only to be faced with a punk marching band that floods his world with interminable song. www.fiveeyedfilms.com

Kat Gellin (Redeeming Features) Norway / UK, 2015, 25:00 Freya has to return to her Norwegian village from London when her mum Anne is dying of cancer, but coming home entails communicating with her estranged, grieving stepfather. www.redeemingfeatures.co.uk

03

04

STRANGE WEATHER

FATHER

Tom Shrapnel (Loose Change Films) UK, 2014/2015, 18:00 Two people witness a mysterious natural phenomenon that reawakens their senses and draws their fractured lives together. Starring Maxine Peake in an elemental exploration of emotion. www.tomshrapnel.com

Lotfi Achour (APA artistes and associated producers) Tunisia, 2014, 18:00 Hédi is a taxi driver in Tunis. One evening he drives to the hospital a pregnant young woman who is going into labour, a brief encounter that leads to a life-changing experience. www.facebook.com/ArtistesProducteursAssocies

05 STUTTERER Benjamin Cleary (Bare Golly Films) UK / Ireland, 2015, 12:56 A reclusive typographer with a debilitating speech problem must face his worst fear as he is thrown into a series of uncomfortable, challenging encounters with strangers. www.benjamincleary.net

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DRAMA SCREENING 3

Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 20:00 - 21:30

NRM 15:15 - 17:00

Yorkshire Museum 11:30 - 13:00

01

02

PARDON THE INTRUSION

STARMAN

Louise C Galizia (Cue Pictures) UK, 2014, 20:00 An old woman living alone tells one of her caregivers that someone has broken into the house. The story of an unlikely relationship between an elderly lady and a teenage runaway. www.cuepictures.co.uk

Josema Roig (Starman Films) USA, 2014, 20:00 Wyatt Star, a down and out motorcycle rider, faces his past mistakes to become the legend he once was. He pushes forward whilst knowing that his chances of survival are slim. www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/STARMAN/544

03

04

THE AGREEMENT

SHEILA

Eva Riley (National Film and TV School) UK, 2014, 19:00 Shortly before her due date, Laura visits the married couple she is giving birth for. She comes to terms with the reality of being a surrogate mother in the final weeks of her pregnancy. rienkjeattoh@gmail.com

Vicki Kisner (Met Film School) UK, 2015, 17:30 Sheila, a domestic worker in South Africa, fears asking her controlling boss for time off to go to a wedding and cooks up a lie about her grandma’s funeral. But her lie soon escalates. www.vickikisner.com

05 REUNION Iddo Soskolne, Janne Reinikainen (Bufo Ltd) Finland, 2015, 15:00 Young Anja accompanies the dead of her hometown to the afterlife – comforting the panic-stricken newly-deceased with a sweet smile and some of her favourite music. www.bufo.fi

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DRAMA SCREENING 4

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Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Yorkshire Museum 14:45 - 16:15

1331 17:15 - 18:45

Middletons Hotel 10:15 - 11:45

01

02

M AS IN MARTHA

THROW ME TO THE DOGS

Lena Knauss (Tamtam Film) Germany, 2015, 27:00 Helene and Martha spend their summer holidays in a little Polish cottage, where they are getting closer then ever before. Too close for Martha. Two women, one summer and a farewell. www.tamtamfilm.com

Aaron Dunleavy & Joseph Ollman UK, 2015, 12:30 A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world. aaron.dunleavy@outlook.com

03

04

KITTIWAKES

ROOM 55

Iain Mitchell UK, 2015, 13:00 Under cover of dark, an out-of-work trawlerman attempts to plunder scrap metal from a derelict sea fort, enlisting the help of a young welder. The stakes are higher than expected. www.iain-mitchell.co.uk

Rose Glass (The National Film and Television School) UK, 2014, 20:30 Set in 1950s England, Room 55 follows the journey of Alice Lawson, a strictly self-disciplined wife, mother and celebrated television cook, as she spends an unplanned night alone. www.vimeo.com/roseglass

05

06

CRUELTY

FAWNS

Anna Blandford (FALLEN FILMS) UK, 2014, 12:45 The brutal killing of a dog disturbs the evening walk of two young lovers. Their differing reactions forces them to admit they are almost strangers to each other after all. www.annablandford.co.uk

Thanasis Tsimpinis (AVION FILMS) Greece, 2014, 03:14 Two men are alone at a launderette. They are sitting next to each other, waiting in silence. An old framed embroidery of a young deer is hanging against the wall across from them. chorevas@gmail.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 5

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Thursday

Friday

Sunday

York St John 19:00 - 20:30

City Screen (Screen 1) 14:30 - 16:00

NRM 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

TERREMERE

NO STRINGS

Aliou Sow (EASY TIGER) France / Senegal, 2014, 30:00 Abdoulaye is a 20 year-old guy from the inner city. After one of his brothers suddenly dies in a car accident, he decides to carry the body to his parents’ village in Mauritania. contact@easytigerfilms.fr

Eoin Maher (London Film School) UK, 2015, 23:00 Bryn, a jaded young man new to London, must spend the night with Sean, an intrusive extrovert. When sharing a bed for the night, real intimacy begins to surface between the two men. www.eoinvmaher.com

03

04

THE GAS MAN

TEST DRIVE

Matt Palmer UK, 2014, 13:00 A gas man makes a house call to a woman who lives alone. Sometimes, the gas man needs to read the meter; sometimes, he has other things on mind in Matt Palmer’s short drama. www.wellingtonfilms.co.uk

Lynne Vincent McCarthy (Second Sight Productions) Australia, 2014, 12:00 A simple, everyday test drive turns sinister when Sadie gets trapped in the back seat of her own car, captive to two volatile brothers whose relationship is set to explode and wreak havoc. www.causewayfilms.com.au/#!test-drive/c1k5x

05 HEARD Lisa Clarke (Zajdlic Films) UK, 2014, 12:00 Heard is a dark tale about a young woman, Ruth, whose bid for meaningful human contact reaches an unexpected climax. Starring Louise Brealey, with Ferdinand Kingsley supporting. lisa@lisaclarke.co.uk

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DRAMA SCREENING 6

Friday

Saturday

Yorkshire Museum 11:30 - 13:00

York St John 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

WHAT COMES AFTER

THE FANTASTIC LOVE OF BEEBOY & FLOWERGIRL

Chris Dundon-Smith (Wolf Fish Films) UK, 2014, 23:00 What Comes After tells the story of a remorseful teenager, haunted by a past event, furtively spends his time at the hospital trying to aid a man in a vegetative state. www.chrisdundonsmith.com

Clemens Roth (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg) Germany, 2015, 10:00 Peter is being followed by killer bees; Elsa collects exotic flowers. To be together they have to overcome their fantasies, but what if love itself is nothing but an imagined fantasy? www.filmakademie.de

03

04

DON’T SPEAK ABOUT LOVE

HUG ME. HOLD ME.

Hadrien Bichet (Barney Production) France, 2014, 23:00 Samir, a young junior high school pupil, edgy and impulsive, is in love with Lea, a fellow classmate in a wheelchair. After he is unjustly expelled from school, he is set upon revenge. www.barneyproduction.com

Joseph Warley (Grump Film Ltd) UK, 2015, 10:55 A darkly humorous exploration of loneliness and one man’s unorthodox solution to his own acute case. He builds himself a hugging machine in the hope of curing his loneliness. www.hugmeholdmefilm.com

05 THE TRANSLATOR Emre Kayis (The London Film School) UK, 2014, 23:00 13 year-old Yusef lives with his grandparents. Yusef is only interested in two things: pigeons and 15 year-old Amina, who doesn’t know who he is until one day she asks him for a favour. www.lfs.org.uk

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DRAMA SCREENING 7

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 12:00 - 13:30

NRM 13:00 - 14:30

King’s Manor 11:15 - 12:45

01

02

STEEL NAMEPLATE

I REMEMBER

Zanyar Azizi (Agid Film) Iran, 2014, 13:45 Mardan has lost his wife and child to Kurdish genocide carried out by Saddam Hussein. On his way to find their bodies in the desert, he discovers the deaths of several Iranian soldiers. zanyarazizi65@yahoo.com

Janna Ji Wonders (Trimaphilm) Germany, 2015, 30:00 Two teenage boys spend their summer in a remote hut on the California Pacific Coast. Their friendship is put to the test when a woman moves into the house at the end of the beach. info@trimaphilm.de

03

04

HUNGRY MAN

THE BRAVEST, THE BOLDEST

Jordan Prosser (VCA School of Film & Television) Australia, 2012, 17:36 Declan and his tapeworm have tasted every forbidden food on earth, but when Declan meets Jennifer, the worm coaxes him into hunting the one delicacy they have yet to sample. www.jordanprosser.com

Moon Molson (Pactum Films) USA, 2014, 16:53 A young mother living in a New York City housing project quickly realises that the arrival of two army officers brings news she can’t allow herself to accept. moonmole@me.com

05 PIKNIK Jure Pavlović (Sekvenca) Croatia, 2015, 13:00 Sarajevo, rush hour. Emir, accompanied by a social worker, is on his way to meet his father for a weekend picnic at Igman, a semi-open penitentiary. Due to the heavy traffic they are late. www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/PIKNIK/583

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DRAMA SCREENING 8

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Friargate Theatre 13:00 - 14:30

St Peter’s School 12:00 - 13:30

Middletons Hotel 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

THE MALTESE FIGHTER

DUO

Arev Manoukian (MaltaFilm) Malta / Canada, 2014, 17:00 At a time when Malta’s political violence was at its peak, Carmelo, a single father and boxer from Valletta, is forced to join a corrupt underworld as he tries to provide for his son. www.maltafilm.com.mt

Claudia Bottino (Alliance de Production Cinématographique) France, 2014, 21:39 The wanderings of a father about to be hospitalised, looking for a place where his dependent son will be cared for. This quest develops into a journey – perhaps their last one together. bottinoclaudia@gmail.com

03

04

ADAGIO

GOD WILL PROVIDE

Kevin Wolf (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) USA, 2015, 08:01 The evolution of a father-daughter relationship and their love for piano and music after the father is diagnosed with ALS. The two learn more about each other than they ever anticipated. www.adagiothefilm.com

Luís Porto (Frame Productions) Portugal, 2015, 14:58 Maria lives alone in a remote village in the countryside. She is a woman of strong moral and religious beliefs. Isolated, she has no way of justifying a sudden and unwanted pregnancy. shortfilmgodwillprovide.wordpress.com

05 SWEETHEART Miguel Angelo Pate (Element Film GmbH) Germany / USA, 2015, 26:57 An asteroid crashes into the Pacific Ocean, causing all adults on Earth to degenerate and lose human values. A young girl, Sweetheart, fights for the survival of herself and her brother. www.sweetheart-themovie.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 9

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday

City Screen (Screen 1) 10:30 - 12:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 12:30 - 14:00

City Screen (Screen 2) 12:30 - 14:00

01

02

HIATUS

SUSPENDED

Franchin Don (Gerbille Productions) UK / France / China, 2015, 25:00 Sarah, a young composer, has good news for her boyfriend, Clément, but their happiness is short lived. When her parents are told Sarah is dead, her mother drives Clément home. hiatusfilm.wordpress.com

Damian (Chaotic Pictures) Australia, 2013, 17:59 Confronted by the reality that his father is in a relationship with another woman, seven-year-old Caleb grapples with the his sense of belonging and begins to inhabit a realm of possibility. wheresdamo@gmail.com

03

04

MARY NO MORE

WHEN I STOPPED WORRYING ABOUT SCOUNDRELS

Joshua Carver UK, 2014, 24:00 With her grandmother’s impending death, Mary returns to the family home in the country. She has a distant relationship with her grandmother and Mary finds it difficult to connect. www.vimeo.com/joshuacarver

Tiago Vieira (Vie Filmes, Latina Estudio & Araruna Filmes) Brazil, 2015, 15:00 João Carlos believes he is a political expert and thus becomes as annoying as city taxi drivers: always complaining and trying to cheat on clients. An insight leads him to a rather radical path. www.canalhas.com.br

05 MALAGUTI PHANTOM Sam de Jong (100% Halal Producties) The Netherlands, 2014, 08:00 Malaguti Phantom is a short film that tells a story of identity and loneliness. The film’s main character has to conform himself in order to be accepted in local the community. www.someshorts.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 10

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

City Screen (Screen 2) 14:00 - 15:30

King’s Manor 14:45 - 16:15

NCEM 12:15 - 13:30

01

02

THE ROARING

SKUNK

Amy Thompson (Falmouth University) UK, 2015, 10:00 Frank and Bea embark on a trip to the Cornish coast in order to satisfy Frank’s obsession with sea monsters. Bea struggles to cope with this interest and also his deteriorating mental state. www.falmouth.ac.uk/soft

Annie Silverstein USA, 2014, 16:00 Raised by a single mother in rural Texas, 14-year-old Leila’s deepest connection is with her pack of rescued dogs. When her beloved pit bull is stolen, Leila is forced to stand up for herself. www.skunkthefilm.com

03

04

PROSEFHI: GREEK SCHOOL PRAYER

EXIT LOG

Thanasis Neofotistos (NF-Films) Greece, 2014, 20:00 Dimitri is terrorised by high-school peer Vassilis. When he learns that its his turn to say the morning prayer in front of the school, Vassilis becomes the only thing he can think about. www.prosefhifilm.com

Gary Freedman (The Glue Society) UK, 2014, 07:48 Exit Log is a stunning sci-fi short set in 2249. Two space engineers’ journey through deep space takes a dramatic turn when they discover an emergency message from the past. www.gluesociety.com

05 LA RELÈVE Christophe Previte (Bambule Films) France, 2015, 15:37 Beaten down by the cruelties of life, two strangers will find in one another, and in the words of Rimbaud, the strength to stand up again. Based on a short story by François Lachaud. larelevelefilm.wordpress.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 11

 c15

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

York St John 10:00 - 11:15

Friargate Theatre 10:00 - 11:30

Bootham School 12:30 - 13:30

01

02

A GRINGO HONEYMOON

ALLES WIRD GUT (EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY)

Alexandra Debricon (Tissme Films LLC) France / USA / Mexico, 2014, 19:30 An unlikely racketeer of human organs starts to question his work and takes on his boss, a fearsome crime lord in Mexico, when he falls in love with a prostitute with a golden heart. tissme_films@mac.com

Patrick Vollrath (Filmacademy Vienna) Austria / Germany, 2015, 06:00 Michael stands in front of a house. Eight-year-old Lea emerges and jumps into Michael’s arms: “Daddy!” The two drive off. After a while Lea begins to sense that something is not right. pvollrath@nasec.de

03

04

LEEG (EMPTY)

BASTARD

Flynn von Kleist (Waterland Film BV) The Netherlands, 2014, 10:00 Rein, 36, is a seasoned fisherman whose repressed feelings are awakened when the younger Job arrives on board. Imprisoned by the boat, Rein is unable to escape his growing desires. www.waterlandfilm.nl

Joe Mackedanz (Bold Dancer Productions) USA, 2014, 19:49 George is a divorced comic who’s been sleeping with his ex wife, Anna. On the day that he is to film his first comedy special he finds out that Anna is pregnant with what could be his baby. www.waitingroomcollective.com

05 TIŠINA MUJO Ursula Meier (Bande à part Films) Switzerland, 2014, 11:00 It’s football time in Sarajevo. 10-year-old Mujo misses his penalty kick. The ball disappears among the tombstones of the graveyard that replaced the sports grounds during the war. www.bandeapartfilms.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 12

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 10:15 - 11:45

Middletons Hotel 13:15 - 14:45

Yorkshire Museum 15:00 - 16:30

01

02

COWBOYS

LILA & VALENTIN

BernabĂŠ Rico (Talycual Cinema, La Claqueta) Spain, 2014, 20:00 Martin is a finished actor, both professionally and personally. But one fine day he receives an unrefusable offer from his agent: to accompany a five-year-old boy to a costume contest. www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/COWBOYS/517

Adrien Lhommedieu (Les productions au clair de lune) France, 2014, 18:30 After a serious car accident, Lila is in a coma. To save her, Valentin has only one choice: he has to connect with her mind through a scientific, yet uncertain and dangerous procedure. www.adrienlhommedieu.fr

03

04

MEAT

THE LOST GIRL

Sunday Emerson Gullifer (Sunday Films) Australia, 2014, 09:20 Behind the closed doors of an elite boarding school, Matthews and his friends are cruising through life – but when a joyride ends in disaster, he has to deal with a guilt that consumes him. www.meatthefilm.com

Laura Degnan (Candle & Bell Limited) UK, 2014, 14:14 To save her baby sister from the dark fantasy world she has created, Chloe must confront the child in herself and learn to grow up. Shot on location in North Yorkshire over four days. www.candleandbell.com

05

06

WAVE

THE GIFT

Jasmin Mozaffari (Prowler Film) Canada, 2015, 15:59 A restless young man suddenly hit with a devastating loss struggles to deal with the first stages of grief. From the writer and director of short drama Firecrackers (2013). www.prowlerfilm.com

Gabriel Robertson (27 Ten Productions Ltd) UK, 2014, 13:00 Tupelo, Mississippi, 1946. To celebrate his 11th birthday, a mother takes her son to the local hardware store to purchase a present, where a .22 long rifle catches his attention. www.27tenproductions.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 13

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

St Peter’s School 17:30 - 19:00

King’s Manor 20:30 - 22:00

1331 16:30 - 18:00

01

02

OUT FOR A WALK

THREE BROTHERS

David Warwick (IK FILMS / STRAHAN FILMS) UK, 2015, 25:00 Suffering some sort of crisis and returning to his childhood home in the English countryside, a young man is forced to re-confront his strained relations with his family. www.outforawalkfilm.com

Aleem Khan (The Bureau Film Company) UK, 2014, 16:29 Hamid struggles to care for his younger brothers when their father abandons them and heads to Pakistan. Three Brothers depicts an emotive journey inspired by true events. aghaaleemkhan@gmail.com

03

04

TITANS

LOVE ME TINDER

Damien Gurzynski (Autoproduction) France, 2014, 26:00 Titans tells the story of two boys, Antoine, a condescending show-off, and Alexis, an introverted kid. Antoine slowly transforms Alexis until he loses total control of his former self. www.titansthemovie.fr

Sami Abusamra (Mugshot Films Ltd) UK, 2014, 11:00 A dark comedy about an encounter between two lonely strangers after meeting on a dating app. Love Me Tinder examines the difficulties faced when finding someone new. www.samiabusamra.com/love-me-tinder

05 THE FANTASTIC BUS Dan Ryan Schoel (3rd Wheel Films) Canada, 2013, 12:00 When Schoel came across his father’s broken down, self-made camper school bus on the highway, memories from his childhood came flooding back. An autobiographical tale. www.facebook.com/TheFantasticBus

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DRAMA SCREENING 14

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Middletons Hotel 18:45 - 20:15

Yorkshire Museum 16:00 - 17:30

Friargate Theatre 19:30 - 21:00

01

02

GUILT

EL TÚNEL (THE TUNNEL)

Heidrik A Heygum (Meta Film) Denmark / Faroe Islands, 2014, 28:00 1961. Andrea nurses a dying woman on the Faroe Islands. As the boundaries between the living and the dead become blurred, she soon realises that you cannot escape your past. www.vimeo.com/heidrik

Ricardo Yebra (Mesa5 Producciones, S. C.) Spain, 2015, 08:10 A car wash becomes the perfect scenario to learn something new about an old relationship. Laura and Sofia will have to face their demons in order to get out from the tunnel. www.mesa5producciones.es

03

04

CANIS BELLI

SEXLIFE

Gez Medinger & Robin Schmidt (Chrome Productions Ltd) UK, 2014, 10:25 The British 6th Division are on their knees and a wounded dog howls on the battlefield. A young soldier ventures into noman’s land, only to find his beliefs unexpectedly challenged. www.festivalformula.com

Stefan Georgiou (Chasing The Bear) UK, 2014, 15:18 Dan and Mia haven’t had sex since before their son was born. An attempt to get Mia back in the mood sparks a conversation about the most intimate parts of their relationship. www.festivalformula.com

05 SAN CRISTÓBAL Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo (Cinestación, La Medallita) Chile, 2015, 29:00 Lucas is visiting his sister on an island in Southern Chile. An unlikely romance grows when he meets Antonio, a struggling fisherman. Together they navigate towards a new horizon. www.sancristobalfilm.com

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DRAMA SCREENING 15

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Yorkshire Museum 18:30 - 20:00

Yorkshire Museum 16:30 - 18:00

Friargate Theatre 17:00 - 18:30

01

02

THE WITCH

ICE FLOE

Mads Erichsen (Burning films, Videolab, Viking Film) Denmark, 2014, 20:12 David and Jonathan live in the woods with their alcoholic father. One day they encounter a prostitute on the run. But neither the woman nor their father are as they first thought. www.burningfilms.dk

Maria Loyter UK/Russia, 2014, 22:00 Shy teenage girl Alya lives in a Russian orphanage and secretly admires her music teacher Svetlana, the only person who is nice to her at school. The two bond over singing classes. www.maria-loyter.com

03

04

FLAWLESS

THE LOBSTER KID

Keith Allott (Badshoes Film) UK, 2014, 05:31 The loving relationship between a father, Ansel and his genius daughter, Iniko, becomes fractured by a major incident, one grey day. The girl is forced to face the cruelty of mortality. www.facebook.com/badshoesfilm

Joseph Chen-Chieh Hsu (JsF Film) Taiwan / Singapore / USA, 2014, 19:57 Siang, a 13-year-old girl, dreams of moving to Taitung, a place that has the best lobsters in the world. She teams up with a street monk and begs for money in a vow of silence. joseph.pia.hsu@gmail.com

05

06

PYROHANS

CROCODILE

Marion Tuor (All Eyes On Mae) Switzerland / Germany, 2014, 18:57 A quirky story about a father and son who are given a second chance. Samuel reluctantly drives with his sister Esther to their estranged father Hans who is living as a pyromaniac hermit. staempfli.urs@googlemail.com

Matt Freeth (xFilm) UK, 2014, 03:38 A cautionary tale about a young boy named Harry, and his life-changing encounter with a vagrant puppet crocodile. The puppet was made by lead Aardman animator, Jim Parkyn. www.xfilm.co

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DRAMA SCREENING 16

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

NCEM 17:30 - 19:00

Middletons Hotel 18:30 - 20:00

Yorkshire Museum 19:00 - 20:30

01

02

B-FLAT

SWEETHEART

Mariana Youssef (Fogo Cerrado) Brazil, 2013, 24:00 Amar receives a phone call from an old friend who is about to die, and travels to India 40 years after he left. He heads home to deliver a mysterious box in his possession. mariana@fulanofilmes.com.br

Jack Taylor Cox (B19 Media Limited) UK, 2014, 18:08 Sweetheart has to choose between family loyalty and her heart’s desire on the occasion of her 16th birthday. A rites of passage tale about family, love and bloodshed. www.b19media.co.uk

03

04

THE LISTENER

TRACKS

Michael Gilhooly (Independent) UK, 2014, 22:37 In a society where everyone is monitored, Jeremy is a young Listener on the brink of a promotion who finds his loyalty challenged with the arrival of a beguiling new colleague. www.thelistener-film.com

Claire Oakley (Quiddity Films & Rankin) UK, 2014, 13:00 Ed,15, is taken stalking by his father to make his first kill but their relationship is tested when Ed doesn’t react as expected and their wider connection with Nature is brought into question. tracksfilm.tumblr.com

05 BRANDY & PEP Tim Pope (Trundle Films) UK, 2015, 13:24 Two sisters are reunited at a family funeral. But is it already too late to resolve their differences and the dark family secret that has defined their lives? A story of regret and remorse. d.mapletoft@chi.ac.uk

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Closing night Wrap up a memorable weekend and find out the winners for 2015. Jury Best of Fest, People’s Choice and Best of Category awards will be announced. Films screened at ASFF are eligible for nomination at the BAFTAs. All films in the Official Selection are in competition. Venue: National Centre for Early Music Date: Sunday 8 November Time: Ceremony 19:00 - 21:00. Cash bar 21:00 - 22:00 Ticket Price: £7 121


Special Screenings Expand your horizons with the Guest Programmes at ASFF 2015

Discover fresh cinema from this year’s featured countries: Brazil, China and Cuba. Accompanying the Guest Country programme is a specially curated line-up of film in the French language, which has been drawn together from the festival’s Official Selection. The 5th Anniversary screenings offer a programme of ASFF Category Award winners from previous years, demonstrating the scope and quality of the talent that the festival celebrates.

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS 5TH ANNIVERSARY 1

Friday NRM (Platform) 18:00 - 20:00

Including Special Collection NRM Archive Film

01

02

PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING: NIGHT MAIL

MAN VS SAND

Robert Hackett (Antagonist Films) UK, 2013, 03:22 Shot at night, this promo is characterised by images from the original Night Mail GPO Film Unit film featuring WH Auden’s poem, projected onto a disused train station.

Prano Bailey-Bond (NonPop Productions) UK, 2012, 09:00 Post-apocalyptic short film inspired by Theatre of the Absurd, offering a satirised view of the live-to-work ethic. Originally based on a letter about the economic crisis.

03

04

DANGER OVERHEAD POWERLINES

CODA

Mia Mullarkey (Ishka Films) Ireland, 2013, 23:30 A modern-day David and Goliath tale, Danger Overhead Powerlines follows a 65-year-old woman who is imprisoned trying to protect thousands of trees she planted by hand.

Alan Holly (and maps and plans) Ireland, 2013, 09:00 A lost soul stumbles drunkenly through the city, where Death finds him and shows him many things. A handdrawn film voiced by Brian Gleeson and Orla Fitzgerald.

05

06

HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY

THE DIRECTORS PROJECT

Phil Drinkwater and Tim Woodall (Creative England) UK, 2014, 11:49 A 13-year-old misfit magician named Preston attempts to escape a cruel experience of adolescence by perfecting the ultimate on stage disappearing trick.

Ben Marshall (Jigsaw) UK, 2014, 1m 58s Jigsaw look to the film industry for their AW14 fashion shoot, working with acclaimed feature film director; Francesca Gregorini and inspirational cinematographer, Polly Morgan.

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS 5TH ANNIVERSARY 2

Saturday NRM (Platform) 18:00 - 20:00

01

02

DR KNOWGOOD: THE LION’S PRIDE

GIRL POWER

Arnold Zwanenburg, (Googoo) The Netherlands / Indonesia, 2010, 03:55 A lion has lost his mighty voice. He meets with a monkey doctor, but will Dr Knowgood be able to provide a cure? A stop motion animation made in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Including Special Collection NRM Archive Film

Benjamin Bee (Attercop Productions) UK, 2014, 20:00 1997. Into a dizzy world of glamour and false promises comes Cass, a recent graduate. Innocent Publishing appears perfect – but behind Cool Britannia there lurks a much darker place.

03

04

WALL

BUT MILK IS IMPORTANT

Michael Barwise, (University for the Creative Arts, Farnham) UK, 2011, 03:48 Shot on super 16mm film, Wall is an exploration of what it is like to grow up and live beside a peace wall in Northern Ireland, and ultimately questions our definition of home.

Anna Mantzaris / Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen Norway, 2012, 10:38 A man with social anxiety disorder finds his routine life changed drastically when a naïve and clumsy creature appears and starts to follow him. Terrified, he tries to escape.

05

06

LÉTHÉ

HALF MOON RUN: CALL ME IN THE AFTERNOON

Harald Hutter (Scotland Screen Academy) France / Scotland, 2014, 12:04 Léthé is an invitation to go astray; an invitation to forget one’s self, embarking with our vagrant protagonist as he searches to forget his past. Captured on super 16mm film.

Czlowiek Kamera Poland, 2012, 03:26 Surreal, split screen music video for Canadian trio Half Moon Run. Deep in the woods, just out of sight, curious things happen and not everything is as it seems.

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS 5th ANNIVERSARY 3

Sunday Friargate Theatre 13:30 - 15:30

01

02

OUT OF DARKNESS

LET IT GO

Manjinder Virk (Mango Films) UK, 2013, 12:45 A unique story, told by nine different voices, which explores the haunting of a conscience by lost souls that won’t let go. With Tom Hiddleston and Riz Ahmed.

Ashley Dean (Broken Pixel) UK, 2012, 05:09 A tale of tragedy, heartbreak, hope and determination, inspired by Minecraft and Desert Island Discs. A music video for Let It Go by Leeds-based band Fossil Collective.

03

04

THE WOLF, THE SHIP AND THE LITTLE GREEN BAG

TO THE SEA

Kathryn MacCorgarry Gray (Chaos) UK, 2014, 14:04 The Wolf, the Ship and the Little Green Bag is a live actionanimation documentary following the life events of three elderly women who recount their coming of age stories.

Anna Valdez Hanks / Anna Blandford (Beyond Films) UK, 2011, 14:59 Set on the Suffolk Coast, a man’s quiet morning routine is punctured when he hears a cry for help in the sea. An ever- growing sense of guilt separates him from his family.

05

06

TOOTY’S WEDDING

RIVER ISLAND X JOSEPH TURVEY (FEAT. JUSTANORM)

Frederic Casella, (Hoot Comedy) UK, 2010, 18:30 A young couple’s marriage hilariously hits the rocks during a weekend wedding in the country. Peter’s love for the beautiful Tooty resurfaces the night before his wedding to Alison.

Alex Turvey (White Lodge) UK, 2013, 02:28 Inspired by Joseph Turvey’s streetwear aesthetic and documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz, Alex Turvey’s short film centres around the model collective Justanorm.

125


GUEST COUNTRY BRAZIL

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

1331 15:30 - 17:00

1331 12:00 - 13:30

Middletons Hotel 17:00 - 18:30

01

02

LICURI SURF

HANDEBOL (HANDBALL)

Guilherme Martins (Superfilmes) Brazil, 2011, 15:13 An adventure film of a different kind that takes audiences on a journey into the world of young, indigenous men who live only for the next wave on Brazil’s north coast.

Anita Rocha da Silveira Brazil, 2010, 19:18 Bia is a teenager just like the others: she's into rock, handball and blood. A story inspired by personal experiences and the desire to talk about the way young people experience death.

03

04

L

MEU AMIGO NIETZSCHE (MY FRIEND NIETZSCHE)

Thais Fujinaga (Tamago) Brazil, 2011, 20:46 Teté, an ordinary 11-year-old girl who hates her feet, is the focus of Brazilian short L. When she meets Héctor, she starts seeing her psychological complex in a whole different way.

Fáuston da Silva (Aquarela Produções Culturais) Brazil, 2013, 15:00 The improbable meeting between Lucas and Nietzsche is the beginning of a violent revolution in the mind of the boy, within his family and within society. At the end he is no longer a boy.

05 MEMÓRIA DE RIO (RIVER'S MEMORY) Roney Freitas (Superfilmes) Brazil, 2013, 13:13 Shot in the city of São Paulo, Memória de Rio offers a new meditation on the Tiete River: an economically and spiritually important river known for its environmental problems.

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Screened in original language with English subtitles. Courtesy of São Paulo International Short Film Festival. www.kinoforum.org.br


GUEST COUNTRY CHINA

Friday

Saturday

Yorkshire Museum 18:15 - 19:45

Friargate Theatre 13:30 - 15:00

01

02

DOWN RIVER

DINOSAUR RIDER

Cathy Yan China, 2015, 18:25 A farmer visits his successful son in Shanghai. Down River is based on the 2013 news story about pig farmers who dumped thousands of diseased pigs into the Huangpu river.

Tingerine Liu China, 2013, 17:17 Dinosaur Rider tells the story of XUAN, an 18-year-old punk guitarist. Part documentary, part fiction, it is a vibrant portrait of what it's like to be young and punk in contemporary China.

03

04

KATYUSHA

IDEAL MATCH

Ding Jie China, 2013, 22:34 Xu, a high school kid who skips class every day, gets a chance to act in a costume drama. He is attracted by a young actress and tries to get close to her, expecting something to happen.

Xiaoxing Cheng (Line Up Films) China, 2015, 13:39 Documentary Ideal Match looks at a series of Chinese parents who, worried that their only child will stay single forever, improvise several flea markets to find the perfect spouse.

05 HOROSCOPE Maya Rudolph (Iceberg Film) China, 2013, 16:23 Xinxin and Xiao Lu read their daily horoscopes every morning on the bus to school. The girls become intrigued by a fellow passenger and find that the future is not always written down.

Screened in original language with English subtitles. Courtesy of Tingerine Liu. www.tingerinefilm.com

127


GUEST COUNTRY CUBA

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

1331 13:30 - 15:00

King’s Manor 16:45 - 18:15

St Peter’s School 15:30 - 17:00

01

02

LAS VENTANAS (THE WINDOWS)

RESINA (RESIN)

Maryulis Alfonso Yero (Nueva Luz) Cuba, 2013, 20:44 Lucía is a craftswoman who manufactures clay dolls and lives by herself in an apartment with no windows. On her 40th birthday, she fantasises about the life she wish she had lived.

Maryulis Alfonso Yero Cuba, 2014, 09:41 Luna helps her mother on selling sweets at the edge of the road, where each day a man announces a show of curiosities. She wants to watch the act, but her mother will not let her go.

03

04

LA DESPEDIDA (THE FAREWELL)

LA PROFESORA DE INGLÉS (THE ENGLISH TEACHER)

Alejandro Alonso (Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión) Cuba, 2014, 24:56 Pablo Fabelo, an old miner, becomes obsessed with finding the diplomas and medals he earned in his day and is convinced that his daughter is responsible for their disappearance.

Alán González Cuba, 2015, 15:30 Tired of her husband's terminal illness, Sonia, a 65-year-old Cuban teacher, decides to resume giving classes at home. She must face her own feelings in order to recover her freedom.

05 PARÍS, PUERTAS ABIERTAS (PARIS, OPEN DOORS) Marta María Borrás (Cooperativa Producciones) Cuba, 2014, 15:35 Two musicians meet during an audition, in which they become the two finalists. They watch each other and feel a strong curiosity, but their relationship is marked by their urge to win.

128

Screened in original language with English subtitles. Courtesy of Muestra Joven ICAIC www.muestrajoven.cult.cu


SPECIAL SCREENING FRENCH LANGUAGE SHOWCASE

Saturday

Sunday

York St John 16:00 - 17:30

Bootham School 16:00 - 17:30

01

02

TERREMERE

L’ESPRIT DE L’ESCALIER (HINDSIGHT)

Aliou Sow (EASY TIGER) France / Senegal, 2014, 30:00 Abdoulaye is a 20 year-old guy from the inner city. After one of his brothers suddenly dies in a car accident, he decides to carry the body to his parents’ village in Mauritania.

Harald Hutter (No Wave Films) France, 2015, 13:12 The story of an old man who, upon returning home one night, crosses paths with a woman he seems to recognise. This apparition plunges him into remembrance of things past.

03

04

TAXISTOP

LILA & VALENTIN

Marie Enthoven (Ezekiel) Belgium, 2014, 21:00 Because of a railway strike, Antoine is due to go to Geneva to present a seminar on team building, by carpooling. The trip will be the perfect opportunity to test his theories.

Adrien Lhommedieu (Les productions au clair de lune) France, 2014, 18:30 After a serious car accident, Lila is in a coma. To save her, Valentin has only one choice: he has to connect with her mind through a scientific, yet uncertain and dangerous procedure.

05

06

ON THE ROAD...

SOME LIKE IT FALSE

Marion Laine (Mon Voisin Productions) France, 2015, 12:45 On the road... tells the unlikely meeting in a roadhouse of a waitress on the verge of a nervous breakdown, a truck driver collecting truck drivers and a young woman in full break-up.

Baptiste Magontier (Gengiskhan Production) France, 2015, 05:00 A young woman talks to her friends about a first date with a guy called Enzo. For her, it was an amazing encounter but the reality turns out to have been quite different…

129


SPECIAL SCREENING ISHORTS

Saturday

Saturday

Bootham School 15:00 - 17:00 (with panel)

Bootham School 17:30 - 19:00

01

02

HOLY THURSDAY

STAGES

Moin Hussain UK, 2015, 14:08 A young paperboy crosses paths with a minister, a widower and a drifter on a fateful morning in the flatlands of Eastern England in this often unnerving, nonlinear glimpse of daily life.

Ellen Waddell UK, 2015, 11:39 A straight-talking female comedian falls out with her playsafe boyfriend when she behaves inappropriately during a business dinner, upsetting societal expectations of women.

03

04

WILD FLOWER

SPIRAL

Claire Molloy UK, 2015, 15:00 Contemplative, atmospheric short Wild Flower witnesses the reversal of family roles as a child assumes great responsibilty when he is forced to deal with his mother’s mental illness.

Richard Addlesee UK, 2015, 11:30 Three generations follow different paths to the same destiny in this suspenseful drama encompassing deception and time travel, as entire lifetimes play out in the space of minutes.

05

06

VANISHING TRICK

STRAIGHT EDGE

Robin Schmidt UK, 2015, 13:15 When he learns his beloved grandfather is dying of cancer, a troubled boy magician becomes obsessed with making the tumour disappear with the use of his magical talents.

Misha Vertkin UK, 2015, 14:59 Dan and his best friend Louisa are fully immersed in the Pop-Punk-Straight-Edge movement of 2005. They will blindly follow their idol, Craig, into dangerous new territory.

130


SPECIAL SCREENING THE RAFT OF THE MEDUSA

Friday 1331 12:00 - 13:00

THE RAFT OF THE MEDUSA Radio play by Simon Armitage with visuals by filmmaker Richard Heslop . With Catherine Cusack and Amaka Okafor. Bella and Jude are marooned on their flooded farm, cut off from any contact with the world outside. Film by Richard Heslop Film Production by BloodSugar Films Radio Play by Simon Armitage Directed by Jeremy Mortimer Cast Iron Radio Production Sound design by Alisdair McGregor Music by Simon Fisher Turner Bella… Amaka Okafor Jude… Catherine Cusack Gregor… Gabriel Constantin

Set in the near future. After months of continuous rain all coastal areas of the UK are flooded. Bella and Jude are marooned on their farm, and their supplies are getting low. At the time of his death, film director and writer Derek Jarman had been working on an idea to make a film based on Theodore Gericault’s painting The Raft of the Medusa. To mark the 21st anniversary of Jarman’s death, playwright Simon Armitage’s play for radio is also inspired by the theme of flood and isolation. Filmmaker Richard Heslop, who worked as cinematographer with Derek Jarman, has made a film which uses the radio play as a soundtrack. Music is by another of Derek Jarman’s collaborators, Simon Fisher Turner.

A Cast Iron Radio and Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network production. Supported by Arts Council England and BBC Radio Drama.

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INDEX

Advertising

94

Alpine Vision Gran Turismo – Inspirations

94

Fabrice Coton (Lacen Studio) emilie-solange.gruson@renault.com Doll House – Electronic Sheep

94

94

95

94

95

94

95

Diamonds

Girl Girl House

Jakarta Polyfilla

Lucretia

Mental Space

94

MOTHER FATHER

95

Nature's Switch

Erinma Ochu & Caroline Ward (Squirrel Nation Ltd) squirrelnation.flavors.me

Artists' Film 55

Pigment

Animal Tracassé

Sitting in Darkness

56

Ragnar Chacin (La cie des arts mêlés) www.stillfoto.org 56

Tamyka Smith (Daughters Projects) www.daughtersprojects.com

132

59

57

58

59

57

Julie Brook (Young Films) www.juliebrook.com 58

Stadsmeeuwen (Citygulls)

59

John Treffer (Independent) www.treffer.tv 56

Michael John Whelan (Studio Michael John Whelan) www.michaeljohnwhelan.com HES THE BEST

57

Graeme Arnfield (Independent) www.graemearnfield.tumblr.com

Igor Simic (demagog studio) www.igorsimic.com From the Mountain

58

Lucie Rachel www.lucierachel.com

Henry Pincus (Atlantic Pictures) www.henrypincus.com

Cost-Benefit-Love

57

Toby Tatum www.tobytatum.com

Romain Laurent (Solab) www.romain-laurent.com Wisteria Hysteria

59

Benjamin Hassmann (Independent) benjaminhassmann.flavors.me

Jason Bell & Ramon Goni (Swoon New York) www.swoonnyc.com Ventilator

Dialelo (Vicious Circle)

Rob Hill www.rob-hill.com

Russ Lamoureux (Partizan Entertainment) www.russlamoureux.com Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio

59

Callum Hill & Simone Rowat (Arts Council England) www.callumsimone.com

Simon Emmerson, Andy Russell, Tim Spence & Phil Robson (Lush Digital / The Mill+) www.themill.com The Gift

Desire

Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir (Independent) www.siggabjorg.net

Yohan Ungar (Seen) www.yohan-ungar.com The Experimenter

58

Miriam Albert Sobrino (Also Sisters) www.facebook.com/alsosisters

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) www.whitelodge.tv Olympique de Marseille

Como são cruéis os pássaros da alvorada (Cruel birds of dawn)

Alice La Trobe (Independent) www.alicelatrobe.com

Alberto Belli (Accomplice Media) www.albertobelli.com Luxury with Personality (For Ted Baker)

55

Johanna Schmeer (Independent) www.johananschmeer.com João Toledo (Filmes sem sapato) www.filmessemsapato.com

Margarita Louca & Slashstroke www.margaritalouca.com It's Not Porn

Bioplastic Fantastic - Between Products and Organisms

Strangers of Kindness

56

Trish McAdam (Echo Films) www.trishmcadam.com 55

Sweet & Right

Edward Hicks (RADA Films) www.rada.ac.uk

59


SYMMETRY

55

Ruben van Leer (CTM Pictures, NTR & TRUTH.IO) www.rubenvanleer.com The Heart's Heat

55

55

57

58

57

56

58

56

A Lucky Girl

55

43 44

43

46

Joe Dearman www.youtube.com/user/dearmanfilms

45

Lure

45

Meanwhile

46

Somewhere Down the Line

44

Tall Tales Part 2

43

Jon Turner (Kilogramme) www.kilogramme.co.uk Teeth

43

The Blue Sweater

44

The Mill at Calder's End

43

Kevin McTurk (The Spirit Cabinet) www.thespiritcabinet.com 45

Rino Stefano Tagliafierro (Independent) www.rinostefanotagliafierro.com/beauty.html Bed Time Story

Infinite Horizon

Dhaneesh Jameson www.dhaneeshjameson.com

Robin Tremblay (NAD) www.nicnojo.com Beauty

45

Daniel Gray & Tom Brown (Holbrooks) www.holbrooksfilms.com

Jonathan Mortimer jonathanmortimer@ymail.com Atmosphere

Funeral

Julien Regnard (Cartoon Saloon) www.cartoonsaloon.ie

Andrew Griffin & Martin O'Neill www.vimeo.com/griffolio/videos 43 forty three

44

Stephen McNally (Royal College of Art) www.stephenmcnallydraws.com

Daphna Mero daphnamero.wordpress.com

Animation

Fulfilament

Wunna Winter & Linda Luitz www.lure-movie.de

Jordan Baseman www.jordanbaseman.co.uk Washed

43

Stephen Simmonds (weareseventeen) www.weareseventeen.com

Jules de Niverville (MSFTS productions) www.vimeo.com/user7087296 Veil

Dji. Death Sails

Alejandro Bonilla Rojas (Veritas University) bonillarojas.alejandro@gmail.com

Metz+Racine & Mototake Makishima www.makishimafilms.com www.metzracine.com TWITCH

43

Rhiannon Evans (National Film & Television School) www.rhiannonevans.co.uk

Shezad Dawood (Film and Video Umbrella) www.shezaddawood.com TUTTAVIA

Daewit

Dmitri Voloshin (Simpals) www.simpals.com

Diogo Tudela www.diogotudela.com Towards the Possible Film

46

David Jansen (Fabian&Fred) daewit.fabianfred.com

Andrew Kotting (Independent) www.andrewkotting.com Three Parrots from Guadeloupe

Coyote and the Rock

Aron Gauder (Cinemon Entertainment) www.cinemon.hu

Lucy Brydon (Shy Child Productions) www.lucybrydon.com The Sun Came Dripping a Bucket Full of Gold

45

Debanjan Nandy (National Film and Television School) www.debanjannandy.com

Marcus Rees Roberts www.prattcontemporaryart.co.uk The Space In Between

Chhaya

The Shipping Forecast

44

David Blanche (The Arts University at Bournemouth) aterkelsen@aub.ac.uk 46

The Voice Over

44

Dadomani Studio www.dadomani.com

133


Two Films About Loneliness

45

William Bishop-Stephens & Christopher Eales (Independent) www.twofilmsaboutloneliness.com We Can't Live Without Cosmos

46

Afterlife

46

73 80

79

74

73

77

80

77

73

73

78

78

Tom Marshall (Duke Out Films) www.dukeoutfilms.co.uk

134

Killing Thyme

75

Manchego

81

Milk!

81

Night Shift

81

Not today

74

Perrault, La Fontaine, Mon Cul!

75

Put Down

74

Rest Stop

75

Kate Herron (Wheathampstead) www.festivalformula.com 76

Margaret Anderson (Chapman University) www.margaretandersonfilm.com dark _ net

73

Rick Limentani (Parlon Film Company) www.parlonfilm.com

Christian Cerami (University of Westminster) filmschool@westminster.ac.uk Casey and the Death Pool

In the Clouds

Zoran Boukherma, Ludovic Boukherma & Hugo P. Thomas (École de la Cité) zoranboukherma@yahoo.fr

Sam Johnson (Creative England / BFI) www.samjohnsonfilm.com Bun Oven

76

Christina Sivolap (Directory Films) www.facebook.com/nottoday.shortfilm

Dominique Lecchi (Ochroma Films, Film London) www.balsawoodfilm.com Billy the kid

How I Didn’t Become A Piano Player

Richard Higson (Curve Films) www.curvefilms.co.uk

Jim Archer (Films of London) www.vimeo.com/jimarcher Balsa Wood

79

Ben Mallaby www.mallaby.uk

Nafsika Guerry-Karamaounas (Boo Production) guerrynafsika@gmail.com Intervention

Hi, Miss!

Alex Kendall (DNA Films) alextkendall@gmail.com

Robert Hackett (Antagonist Films / IK Films) www.borisintheforest.com Cool Robinson

77

Matthew Byori Mann (Director) & Tommy Beardmore (Creator) www.tommybeardmore.com

M J McMahon (Capture) www.killingthyme.com

Tommaso Pitta (National Film and Television School) www.saylescreen.com/clients/pitta-tommaso-2 Boris In The Forest

Greetings! From Prison

Marcelo Mitnik (Inclostico Cine) www.inthecloudsfilm.com

Alexis Van Stratum (BAGAN FILMS) www.baganfilms.com All The Pain In The World

78

Tommaso Pitta (National Film and Television School) www.facebook.com/pianoplayerfilm

Tom Hemmings (Wellington Films) www.wellingtonfilms.co.uk Albertine

Er und Sie

Dionne Edwards (Teng Teng Films) www.tengtengfilms.com

Jennifer Sheridan (Bru Productions) www.jensheridan.com Alpha Beta

76

Marco Gadge (In one Media) www.inonemedia.de

Florence Winter-Hill (BFI Film Academy / NFTS) afterlifefilm.weebly.com Acoustic Kitty

Drama

Tian Guan (Syracuse University) guantian88@gmail.com

Andrew Griffn (Lupus Films) www.vimeo.com/griffolio

Comedy

80

Matt Roberts (Truck Films) www.truckfilms.co.uk

Konstantin Bronzit (Melnitsa Animation Studio) bronzit.k@gmail.com Wish List

Donkeys

RinGtone

77

Andy Hui andyhui5.wix.com/andyhui 77

Risque Zero (The Diminished Risk)

Philippe Lacoeuille (FISH UP PHILMS) www.facebook.com/FISH-UP-Philms-1395036247464733

75


Samuel's Getting Hitched

76

Gabriel Bier Gislason (Meta Film) mettevskoett@gmail.com Samura誰

81

79

78

75

81

73

2.57k

78

77

74

74

Pierre Amstutz Roch (La Grande Ourse) www.tobedelivered-movie.com

85

Continuum

84

Here Delay

84

Approaching the Puddle

84

Sebastian Gimmel (Academy of Media Arts Cologne) www.datamilch.de 75

Eternal Return

85

Vedrana Music (Australian Film Television and Radio School) www.aftrs.edu.au 76

ONEONE

85

Daniel Belton (Good Company Arts) www.goodcompanyarts.com 80

Stuart Elliott (BBC Scotland) www.stuartelliott.co.uk To Be Delivered

An African walk in the land of China

Monica Thomas & Jason Chiu (montom arts) www.montomarts.org

Clare Macdonald www.meckfilms.co.uk The Romance Class

85

Natalianne Boucher (ENSAD & Scotto Productions) cargocollective.com/natalianneboucher

Caitlin Innes Edwards (Pie Productions) caitlin_innes_edwards@hotmail.com The Nocebo Effect

84

Pierre Larauza & Emmanuelle Vincent (t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e) www.transitscape.net

Sioned Jones (Arcati Productions) www.thejuror.co.uk The Leaf Blower

73

Eva Colmers (No Problem Productions) www.257k.net

Michael Geoghegan (Partizan Films) www.theimmaculatemisconception.net The Juror

81

You Have Two Feet

Dance

Filippo Capuzzi Lapietra (Alfa Filmes) www.alfafilmes.com.br The Immaculate Misconception

80

You Are Whole

79

Tomasz Aleksander (Studio of the North) emily@studioofthenorth.co.uk The House Job

Williamsport

78

Mark Brennan (Mini Productions) www.miniproductions.co.uk The Devil's In The Detail

74

Luke Rodgers (Neutrino Films) www.neutrinofilms.co.uk

Marie Enthoven (Ezekiel) www.facebook.com/pages/Taxistop/591363414304614 Tea for Two

Who's Up?

Laura Spini (The London Film School) lauraspini1@gmail.com

Charles Mazery (USC School of cinematic Arts) charlesmazery@gmail.com Taxistop

79

Chad King (Dodge College of Film & Media Arts) chad.king221@gmail.com

Baptiste Magontier (Gengiskhan Production) www.facebook.com/GengiskhanProduction Somewhere The King

What If

Benjamin Bouhana (TEN Films) bouhana.benjamin@gmail.com

Lucien Clayton (Nuclei Films Ltd) lucien.clayton@mac.com Some Like It False

79

Alan Walsh (BOOTSTRAP FILMS LTD) www.bootstrapfilms.com

Benjamin Bee (The London Film School) www.benjamin-bee.com Shut Up

Von Faltbooten und Heringen (Sparrows and Snorkels)

Elena Brotschi (ZHdK) www.elenabrotschi.com

Louis Paxton (Rubber Stamp Films) www.paxtonworks.com Sebastian and Them

76

Jannik Dahl Pedersen (18Frames) www.18frames.dk

Juliette Sales & Fabien Suarez (KG Productions) alexandre@kgproductions.fr Satan Has A Bushy Tail

Trekanter af Lykke

Primitive

84

Tom Rowland (Tom Rowland Productions) www.tomrowland.co.uk 80

Sing The Sand Into Pearls

84

Raquel Claudino www.raquelclaudino.com

135


Solo Finale

85

Ingo Putze www.ingoputze.com Son du Serpent

85

Karin and the Counselor

84

Listen, Even When Your Heart Is Crying

Melissa Mostyn (Neath Films Ltd) www.neathfilms.com

Documentary 61

Loss Is Eternal

A Wee Night In

Love Me Tender

62

Stuart Edwards (Stu Edwards Videography) www.cargocollective.com/StuEdwardsFilmmaker 61

61

62

67

63

63

63

64

64

64

Mette Reitzel (Faction Films) www.factionfilms.co.uk

136

65

Mr X

66

My Heart Is In The East

66

Part-Time Superhero

63

Someone That I'm Not

62

Stillness Arises

63

SWIM

62

Amy Sharrocks (Artist) & Matt Amos (Shoot Director) www.iwanttoswim.co.uk 64

Paul Gallasch (Hill Street Productions) www.paulgallasch.com Hip Hop Hijabis

Moto Borgatoro

Benjamin Dowie (Beanpole Productions) www.beanpole.com.au

Saman Maydani & Sarah Kuck (Yesler Interview Project LLC) www.eventhewalls.com Fecal Matters

65

Anna Balchin, Ryan O'Neill & Claire Warr anna.balchin@yahoo.com

Álvaro Gimenez Sarmiento (Malvalanda) mail@madridencorto.es Even the Walls

Mardistan

Sheron Gill (Two Wave Films) jleetaylor.170@gmail.com

Matt Houghton (Pulse Films) www.pulsefilms.com ELENA ASINS - GÉNESIS

61

Liron Zisser (Goldsmiths College) lironzisser@gmail.com

Andy Oxley (Screen 3 Productions) www.screen3productions.com Dear Araucaria

Mama Agatha

Alex Nicholson (Independent) www.alexwnicholson.com

Christian Cerami (University of Westminster) christian.cerami@gmail.com Born To Be Mild

67

Roberto Serrini (Serriniverse / No Frames) www.vimeo.com/118563384

Justin Spray (London Film School) www.panjereh.co.uk Black Sheep

Making a Child's Masterpiece

Harjant Gill (Public Service Broadcasting Trust) www.psbt.org

Catherine Feltham (WaterAid (NGO) internal film team) www.wateraid.org/acrossthetracks A Deep Breath

65

Fadi Hindash (The Sound of Applause) www.thesoundofapplause.com

Ruth Grimberg (Independent) www.acrossstillwater.com Across the Tracks: Steps Towards Clean India

67

Paul Burrows (Bezmond / Sand In Your Eye) www.sandinyoureye.co.uk

Mike Chaney & Matt Ekberg (Wappato Media House) www.vimeo.com/user13674422

Lauren Orme (Winding Snake) www.thefilmfestivaldoctor.co.uk Across Still Water

61

Tim Knights (NFTS) www.timknights.co.uk

Sellotape Cinema www.sellotapecinema.com A Bird In A Cage

66

Monika Andreae (Projektor Elva) andreaemonika@gmail.com

Graham Clayton-Chance (DDfilms) www.grahamclaytonchance.com

FilmBites

67

Rolf Steinmann (Independent) www.rolfsteinmann.de

Tami Ravid (Family Affair Films) www.familyaffairfilms.nl You

In Between

That's That

62

Santa Aumeistere, Zak Campbell & Simon Pax McDowell s.aumeistere@gmail.com 63

The Big Decisions

John Finn (Neath Films Ltd) www.neathfilms.com

65


The Dome: A Secret of World War Two

67

Clive Dunn (Eye Film and Television) www.eyefilmandtv.co.uk 66

Francis Lee (Straw House Films / Shudder Films) www.strawhousefilms.com 64

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) www.liamsaintpierre.com 67

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) www.liamsaintpierre.com

B-Flat

120

Brandy & Pep

120

Tim Pope (Trundle Films) d.mapletoft@chi.ac.uk

Tomgirl

61

Jeremy Asher Lynch (ASP Productions) www.facebook.com/tomgirlthemovie

Canis Belli

118

Gez Medinger & Robin Schmidt (Chrome Productions Ltd) www.festivalformula.com

Touch The Sky (with Alex Zanardi)

64

Tim Hahne (STEREOSCREEN) www.stereoscreen.de

Crocodile

119

Matt Freeth (xFilm) www.xfilm.co

Tumbang Preso (Jailbreak)

66

Joey De Guzman (Independent) www.joeydeguzman.com

Cruelty

108

Anna Blandford (FALLEN FILMS) www.annablandford.co.uk

We Make Balloons

65

Joel Bates (Woven Films) www.wovenfilms.co.uk

Don’t Speak About Love

110

Hadrien Bichet (Barney Production) www.barneyproduction.com

105

A Gringo Honeymoon

115

Alexandra Debricon (Tissme Films LLC) tissme_films@mac.com Adagio

Alles wird gut (Everything will be okay)

112

115

115

118

Exit Log

114

Fawns

108

Flawless

119

Keith Allott (Badshoes Film) www.facebook.com/badshoesfilm 116

Bernabé Rico (Talycual Cinema, La Claqueta) www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/COWBOYS/517 Father

El Túnel (the Tunnel)

Thanasis Tsimpinis (AVION FILMS) chorevas@gmail.com

Joe Mackedanz (Bold Dancer Productions) www.waitingroomcollective.com Cowboys

112

Claudia Bottino (Alliance de Production Cinématographique) bottinoclaudia@gmail.com

Gary Freedman (The Glue Society) www.gluesociety.com

Patrick Vollrath (Filmacademy Vienna) pvollrath@nasec.de Bastard

Duo

Ricardo Yebra (Mesa5 Producciones, S. C.) www.mesa5producciones.es

Kevin Wolf (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) www.adagiothefilm.com

God Will Provide

112

Luís Porto (Frame Productions) shortfilmgodwillprovide.wordpress.com 106

Lotfi Achour (APA artistes and associated producers) www.facebook.com/ArtistesProducteursAssocies

Guilt

118

Heidrik A Heygum (Meta Film) www.vimeo.com/heidrik 115

Flynn von Kleist (Waterland Film BV) www.waterlandfilm.nl Sunday Emerson Gullifer (Sunday Films) www.meatthefilm.com

105

Mariana Youssef (Fogo Cerrado) mariana@fulanofilmes.com.br

The Way of the Dodo

Meat

Beverley

Alexander Thomas (Urban Edge Films) www.beverleyfilm.com

The Reinvention of Normal

Leeg (EmPTY)

106

Kat Gellin (Redeeming Features) www.redeemingfeatures.co.uk

The Last Smallholder

Drama

Of Her I Dream

Heard

109

Lisa Clarke (Zajdlic Films) lisa@lisaclarke.co.uk 116

Hiatus

113

Franchin Don (Gerbille Productions) hiatusfilm.wordpress.com

137


Hug Me. Hold Me.

110

Joseph Warley (Grump Film Ltd) www.hugmeholdmefilm.com Hungry Man

111

119

111

108

114

116

117

113

113

108

109

117

107

105

Thanasis Neofotistos (NF-Films) www.prosefhifilm.com

138

105

Skinless

105

Skunk

114

Starman

107

Steel Nameplate

111

Strange Weather

106

STUTTERER

106

Suspended

113

Damian (Chaotic Pictures) wheresdamo@gmail.com 111

Jure Pavlović (Sekvenca) www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/PIKNIK/583 PROSEFHI: Greek School Prayer

Skinny Boy

Benjamin Cleary (Bare Golly Films) www.benjamincleary.net

Eva Riley (National Film and Television School) www.facebook.com/patriotthefilm Piknik

105

Tom Shrapnel (Loose Change Films) www.tomshrapnel.com

Louise C Galizia (Cue Pictures) www.cuepictures.co.uk Patriot

Silver Waters

Zanyar Azizi (Agid Film) zanyarazizi65@yahoo.com

David Warwick (IK FILMS / STRAHAN FILMS) www.outforawalkfilm.com Pardon the Intrusion

107

Josema Roig (Starman Films) www.agenciafreak.com/cortometraje/STARMAN/544

Eoin Maher (London Film School) www.eoinvmaher.com Out for a Walk

Sheila

Annie Silverstein www.skunkthefilm.com

Lena Knauss (Tamtam Film) www.tamtamfilm.com No Strings

118

Marius Myrmel (Nordland College of art and film) www.mariusmyrmel.com

Joshua Carver www.vimeo.com/joshuacarver M as in Martha

SexLife

Lawrence Blankenbyl (Polymorph Pictures) www.lawrenceblankenbyl.com

Sam de Jong (100% Halal Producties) www.someshorts.com Mary No More

118

Andrew Keresztes (London Film School) www.keresztes.co

Sami Abusamra (Mugshot Films Ltd) www.samiabusamra.com/love-me-tinder Malaguti Phantom

San Cristóbal

Vicki Kisner (Met Film School) www.vickikisner.com

Adrien Lhommedieu (Les productions au clair de lune) www.adrienlhommedieu.fr Love Me Tinder

108

Stefan Georgiou (Chasing The Bear) www.festivalformula.com

Christophe Previte (Bambule Films) larelevelefilm.wordpress.com Lila & Valentin

Room 55

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo (Cinestación, La Medallita) www.sancristobalfilm.com

Iain Mitchell www.iain-mitchell.co.uk La Relève

107

Rose Glass (The National Film and Television School) www.vimeo.com/roseglass

Janna Ji Wonders (Trimaphilm) info@trimaphilm.de Kittiwakes

Reunion

Iddo Soskolne, Janne Reinikainen (Bufo Ltd) www.bufo.fi

Maria Loyter www.maria-loyter.com I Remember

119

Marion Tuor (All Eyes On Mae) staempfli.urs@googlemail.com

Jordan Prosser (VCA School of Film & Television) www.jordanprosser.com Ice Floe

Pyrohans

Sweetheart

112

Miguel Angelo Pate (Element Film GmbH) www.sweetheart-themovie.com 114

Sweetheart

Jack Taylor Cox (B19 Media Limited) www.b19media.co.uk

120


Terremere

109

Aliou Sow (EASY TIGER) contact@easytigerfilms.fr Test Drive

109

107

111

117

110

109

116

116

105

Aleem Khan (The Bureau Film Company) aghaaleemkhan@gmail.com

113

101

Harry on the Phone

101

Seven times a day we bemoan our lot and at night we get up to avoid dreaming

97

Susann Maria Hempel s.m.hempel@gmx.de 112

06 Rue Fontalie

97

Matt Smith & Kate Hannah Papi www.videofeet.com 114

Bread and Butter

98

Freya Billington (Boy and Bear Films) www.freyabillingtonfilm.com 110

Carpe Aeternitatem

100

Bruno Decc (Filme Filmes) www.filmefilmes.com 119

Mads Erichsen (Burning films, Videolab, Viking Film) www.burningfilms.dk Three Brothers

When I stopped worrying about scoundrels

Marko Righo (Independent) www.markorigho.com

Emre Kayis (The London Film School) www.lfs.org.uk The Witch

110

Toni Kamula (Fridthjof Film / Super 16) www.f-film.com

Amy Thompson (Falmouth University) www.falmouth.ac.uk/soft The Translator

What Comes After

Experimental 97

Arev Manoukian (MaltaFilm) www.maltafilm.com.mt The Roaring

106

3 Fractures

Minji Kang (Personal Resume) www.minjikang.com The Maltese Fighter

What Cheer?

119

Laura Degnan (Candle & Bell Limited) www.candleandbell.com The Loyalist

116

120

Joseph Chen-Chieh Hsu (JsF Film) joseph.pia.hsu@gmail.com The Lost Girl

Wave

Tiago Vieira (Vie Filmes, Latina Estudio & Araruna Filmes) www.canalhas.com.br

Michael Gilhooly (Independent) www.thelistener-film.com The Lobster Kid

120

Chris Dundon-Smith (Wolf Fish Films) www.chrisdundonsmith.com

Gabriel Robertson (27 Ten Productions Ltd) www.27tenproductions.com The Listener

Tracks

Michael Slavens (Five Eyed Films) www.fiveeyedfilms.com

Matt Palmer www.wellingtonfilms.co.uk The Gift

117

Jasmin Mozaffari (Prowler Film) www.prowlerfilm.com

Clemens Roth (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg) www.filmakademie.de The Gas Man

Titans

Claire Oakley (Quiddity Films & Rankin) tracksfilm.tumblr.com

Dan Ryan Schoel (3rd Wheel Films) www.facebook.com/TheFantasticBus The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl

115

Damien Gurzynski (Autoproduction) www.titansthemovie.fr

Moon Molson (Pactum Films) moonmole@me.com The Fantastic Bus

Tišina Mujo

Ursula Meier (Bande à part Films) www.bandeapartfilms.com

Eva Riley (National Film and TV School) rienkjeattoh@gmail.com The Bravest, the Boldest

108

Aaron Dunleavy & Joseph Ollman aaron.dunleavy@outlook.com

Lynne Vincent McCarthy (Second Sight Productions) www.causewayfilms.com.au/#!test-drive/c1k5x The Agreement

Throw Me to the Dogs

Christmas is Dead

102

Alisa Wimmer www.christmasisdead.com 117

Detritus

102

T.J. Misny (Mouette LLC x Essential Question New York) www.tjmisny.com

139


Drifters

102

Anu Valia www.akvalia.com Eleanor

98

100

97

99

100

The Times Stand Still

Total Moon

Trickster

100

Under

101

Vanishing Tigers

David Bart (Independent) www.davidbart.com

L'Esprit de l'Escalier (Hindsight) 98

Violet Hour

Harald Hutter (No Wave Films) www.alexnevill.co.uk

Camille Summers-Valli (Windhorse) www.camillesummersvalli.com 97

Nico Joana Weber (Urbane Künste Ruhr) www.nicojoanaweber.com Mirror

99

Mariana Caló & Francisco Queimadela (Independent) www.marianacalo-franciscoqueimadela.blogspot.com

140

Wrapped

101

Billy the kid

40

Sam Johnson (Creative England / BFI) www.samjohnsonfilm.com 101

Bear Story

39

Gabriel Osorio www.punkrobot.cl 101

Continuum

41

Natalianne Boucher (ENSAD & Scotto Productions) cargocollective.com/natalianneboucher 99

Holly Hey (Independent) holly.hey@utoledo.edu The Mesh and the Circle

98

FaMily Friendly 39

Valentin Rotelli & Jean-Daniel Schneider (Offspace Online GmbH / Big Sur Films) www.bigsurfilms.ch The Dum Dum Capitol of the World

102

99

Silvio Gerber (Filmgerberei GmbH) www.filmgerberei.ch Tchan Zaca

Wasteworld

100

98

Lucien Burckel de Tell promocion@ecam.es Sonntag (Sunday)

97

Florian Wittmann, Falko Paeper & Roman Kaelin (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg) www.wrappedshort.com

Eelyn Lee (Eelyn Lee Productions Ltd) ww.eelynlee.com Réplica

99

Andrea Niada (The London Film School) andreaniada@hotmail.co.uk

Diana Olifirova www.dianaolifirova.com Monster

99

Kevin Frilet www.human-films.fr

Martin Sulzer (Independent) www.martinsulzer.com

Markasit

98

Tessa Power (Independent) www.tessapower.com

Somebody Nobody (Somebody Nobody Productions) www.somebodynobody.co.uk King James Version Genesis Chapter Nineteen

102

Sophia Savage (Moving Water Films) www.savagesophia.com

Sophie Littman (Sophie Littman) www.sophielittman.co.uk JUS SOLI

The Thing Is All Around Itself

Marie-Anne Hafner & Ursula Stäubli (Uniformiert-Deplaciert) www.uniformiert-deplaciert.com

Nizar Sfair (Mile Studios (Co Production)) www.nizarsfair.com Jellyfish

97

Hermione Spriggs & Curtis Tamm (Independent) www.thethingisallarounditself.com

Arjan Brentjes www.arjanbrentjes.nl I, The Memorious

The Sand Storm

Jason Wishnow www.wishnow.com

Clemens Wirth (Clemens Wirth Motion Design) www.clemenswirth.com Hybris

102

Tim Walker (MIA Films / Pulse Films / BBC Films) www.wearecolony.com

Alex Warren & Tobias Ross-Southall (Eleanor Productions) alex_warren@hotmail.co.uk Gravity

The Muse

Fulfilament

40

Rhiannon Evans (National Film & Television School) www.rhiannonevans.co.uk 100

Hoosky: Rush Hour

Remi Boulnois (Epix Studio / Nowadays Records) www.facebook.com/cliphooskyrushhour

41


Kiko's Paradise

39

Paco Gisbert, Ramón Alós & Paqui Ramírez www.llunafilms.com Little Dreams

40

41

39

41

41

41

39

39

40

39

40

Ascensions

40

88 91

Georgie Greville (Legs Media) www.rag-bone.com

One Day

89

Pinch Me (For Ted Baker)

88

Procrastinate Bysju

88

River Island x Jean Pierre Braganza

91

Secret Spot

90

Sixty eight hundred miles to the Sun

91

Still

90

Emeline Castaneda (Bermudes) www.emelinecastaneda.com The Art of Je Ne Sais Quoi

90

Corinne Delaney (CHOCHENG) www.chocheng.com 91

Joana Skiavini (Independent) www.vimeo.com/joanaskiavini A Study of Movement (For rag & bone)

89

Szymon Pawlik (Femi Pleasure) www.simonpavlik.com

Jonathan Edwards (Naive Studio) www.naivestudio.co.uk BAU Collection

Night Fits

Henry Pincus (Atlantic Pictures) www.henrypincus.com

Luke Rodgers (Neutrino Films) www.neutrinofilms.co.uk

Fashion

91

DVEIN (White Lodge) www.whitelodge.tv

Konstantin Bronzit (Melnitsa Animation Studio) bronzit.k@gmail.com You Have Two Feet

MULTIPLE BODY (Mercedes-Benz Prague Fashion Weekend)

Jody Elizabeth + Tegan Ashmore (saus+chop) www.sausandchop.com

An Vrombaut www.lunanime.be We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

88

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) www.whitelodge.tv

Liam Saint-Pierre (Foolish Monk Productions) www.liamsaintpierre.com The Tie

Jane Bowler SS15

Mototake Makishima (Makishima Films) www.makishimafilms.com

Jacob Frey www.facebook.com/thepresentshort The Reinvention of Normal

88

Marcus K. Jones (Marcus K. Jones Films) www.marcuskjones.com

Jakub Kouril www.facebook.com/malycousteau The Present

Odditory

Jakub Jahn (Prague Fashion Weekend) www.videt.info

Gabriel Robertson (27 Ten Productions Ltd) www.27tenproductions.com The Little Cousteau

91

Alice Dunseath (Sparklebop) www.alicedunseath.com

Jon Turner (Kilogramme) www.kilogramme.co.uk The Gift

Holi Holy

Monica Menez www.monicamenez.de

Julien Regnard (Cartoon Saloon) www.cartoonsaloon.ie Tall Tales Part 2

88

Bharat Sikka & Manish Arora (Ransom Films) www.manisharora.com

Steve Boot www.mackinnonandsaunders.com Somewhere Down the Line

Folie À Deux

Poon SAP (Poon SAP) showtime.arts.ac.uk/POONSAP

Mike Chaney & Matt Ekberg (Wappato Media House) www.vimeo.com/user13674422 Once Upon a Blue Moon

89

Laura Hypponen (Electric Blue Films) www.vimeo.com/laurahypponen

Wilkie Branson (Independent) www.wilkiebranson.net Making a Child’s Masterpiece

Dolly

The Chase

89

Jam Patel (Soopa Productions) www.jampatel.com 90

The Driver (For rag & bone)

90

Michael Pitt (All Day Everyday) www.rag-bone.com

141


The Gamekeeper (For rag & bone)

89

Wendy Morgan (Believe Films) www.believemedia.com The Journey

89

90

Baby Get Me A Gun

88

49 51

49

49

49

53

49

49

52

52

50

Wilkie Branson (Independent) www.wilkiebranson.net

142

San Cisco: Magic

53

Shivum Sharma: All These Years

50

Sinners

52

Straw: Late Night

53

The Dove & The Wolf: The Words You Said

53

Three Olives: Werewolves of London

53

Tulipomania: Blinks First

50

Spacenoid: Vanished

50

Andrew John Sowerby (Andrew John Sowerby) www.andrewjohnsowerby.com 51

David Lemm www.davidlemm.co.uk Little Dreams

52

Cheryl Gelover & Tom Murray (Tulipomania) www.tulipomania.com

Thomas Bryant (RODS) www.thomasbryant.co.uk Leonidas and Hobbes: Sputnik

Samantha Whates: Trees and Gold

Anthony Mandler (Believe Media) www.believemedia.com

Remi Boulnois (Epix Studio / Nowadays Records) www.facebook.com/cliphooskyrushhour Kid Wise: Forest

52

Zack Spiger (Solab) www.solab.fr

Francesca Castelbuono (DSTRKT 13) francesca_castelbuono@hotmail.it Hoosky: Rush Hour

Naïve New Beaters: Run away

Cat Bruce (Cat Bruce Animation) www.catbruce.co.uk

Fermín Cimadevilla (Cósmico, Barcelona) www.thisisfelo.com Foreign Skin: Enemy

52

Romain Laurent (Solab) www.solab.fr

Sandra Setzkorn & Sebastian Bergfeld www.sandrasetzkorn.de

Dominique Rocher (FatCat Films) www.fatcat.fr Don't

Trevor Dickson: Powers

Sakari Lerkkanen (Lucie Krbova) www.sakarilerkkanen.com

Martijn Rijnberg (Zero Landscape) www.zerolandscape.com We Were Evergreen: Daughters

50

Zack Spiger (Solab) www.solab.fr

Romain Laurent (Solab) www.solab.fr Carla Bozulich: Gonna Stop Killing

Pins: Young Girls

William Powers (Will and Joe Film) www.willandjoefilm.com

Andrew Morgan (Repeat Repeat Productions) thewayrider2.wix.com/repeat-repeat Boomerang

51

Romain Chassaing (Solab) www.solab.fr

Mariana Conde (Stugoo, Ltd) www.facebook.com/ctrlshort Damien Ike: Kingdom Come

Neneh Cherry & Devonté Hynes: He, She, Me

Amy Watson (Maker Projects) www.amywatson.co.uk

Ed Edwards (Ragged Crow) www.raggedcrow.com C.T.R.L

49

Kathryn Ferguson & Alex Turvey (My Accomplice) www.kathrynferguson.co.uk

Jenny Gand (nachtfilm) www.nachtfilm.com

Music Video

Looper: Oh, Skinny Legs

Iain Gardner & Karn David (Iain Gardner Animation Ltd) www.iaingardner.co.uk

Crowns & Owls (White Lodge) www.whitelodge.tv YLVA

50

Juliet Ellis & Graham Clayton-Chance gcc72@yahoo.com

Monica Menez (Enri Mür) www.monicamenez.de Wonders Never Cease (for Ted Baker)

Lonelady: Bunkerpop

Young Kato: Runaway

Robert Frost & Andrew Kueh (R&A) www.vimeo.com/radirectors 53

51


Thriller A Confession

69 71

Petros Silvestros (UKFF / Irresistible Films) silvpetr@gmail.com A Stranger Kind

70

Ollie Murray (Orofena Films) www.olliemurray.com A Private Man

69

Simon Wade & Paul Wade (Creative England) ben@pinkbananastudios.co.uk Bestial

71

Diego de Haro (Alebrije Producciones) www.bestial-film.com Der Ausflug (The Run)

69

Stefan Najib (HdM Stuttgart / East End Film GmbH) www.facebook.com/derausflugfilm Injury Time

70

Jack Sheridan (Triptych Pictures / Laneway Pictures) injurytimeshort.lanewaypictures.com Nasty

69

Prano Bailey-Bond (Soul Rebel Films) www.pranobaileybond.com LA HIJA (THE DAUGHTER)

69

JazmĂ­n Rada (My Global Things) www.lahija-thedaughter.com On the road...

70

Marion Laine (Mon Voisin Productions) stagiaire.monvoisinproductions@gmail.com Roadkiller

69

Kate Cheeseman (Secret Channel Films) www.katecheeseman.com Sleeping Dogs

70

Chris Fowles (Arts University Bournemouth) www.chrisfowles.com Suspicions

71

Alexander Birrell (London Film School) alex_birrell@hotmail.com Territoire

69

Vincent Paronnaud (KIDAM) www.kidam.net The Elevator

71

James Christi-Murray & Cameron Griffith cjgcky@gmail.com The House

70

Floris Asche (Brainchild Entertainment) www.brainchild-entertainment.de The Substitute

71

Nathan Hughes-Berry (Booruffle Films / Askja Films) www.booruffle.com

143


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The Official Programme to ASFF: Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015 - 5-8 November, York, UK

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The Official Programme to ASFF: Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015 - 5-8 November, York, UK