Thunder Road: A laugh, a tear and brilliant film

Two years ago, actor, director, and writer Jim Cummings (Hydrangea, Still Life) decided to release a 13-minute short film about Jimmy Arnaud, a policeman in America holding a eulogy for his dead mother. Thunder Road, which name was based on the Bruce Springsteen song, became an instant success as it won multiple prestigious awards all…

Harry Lighton’s BAFTA-nominated Wren Boys wins Oscar-qualifying award at Show Me Shorts in New Zealand

Starring Diarmuid Noyes (Borgia) and Lalor Roddy (Game of Thrones) Writer-director Harry Lighton’s BAFTA and BIFA-nominated Wren Boys explores the remoulding of traditions in modern Ireland. This surprising live-action short has screened in competition at festivals including Sundance, BFI London Film Festival, SXSW, Rhode Island Film Festival, Galway Film Festival and more. Wren Boys qualified to be considered for an Oscar when it won the Best…

Mundoloco CGI award-winning animation ‘Ian’ is based on a true story of a young boy battling disability loneliness 

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at LA Shorts International Film Fest The emotional animated short film shares a true story about a disabled boy called IAN. This award-winning film produced by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella’s Buenos Aires-based animation studio, took home the top prize at LA Shorts International Film Festival and several major international awards.  Ian was…

 FILM – Vika Evdokimenko’s BAFTA nominated film ‘Aamir’ spotlights refugee children

Female director Vika Evdokimenko’s Aamir is based on a true story of an unaccompanied child living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ refugee camp, where part of the film was shot. This topical film stars second generation immigrant Alan Asaad (Unforgotten) and has just been nominated for a BAFTA for Best British Short Film. This wonderful film will be screening in the coming weeks at the…