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…

Raindance Film Festival 2018 Interview ~ Elliot Grove: For every film we’re showing here, we said no to 59 other movies

This year’s Raindance Film Festival kicked off on September 26th, with a fantastic programme of international films. We caught up with Elliot Grove, the founder of London’s largest independent film festival, to talk about what makes their film selections stand out from the rest. Congratulations with the Raindance Film Festival and this years’ amazing lineup….