Festival Focus: Underwire Film Festival Programme Preview

Posted Monday, November 21st, 2016

London’s Underwire Film Festival returns at the end of this month, boasting an exciting programme of new features, shorts, and Q & As from up and coming and established female British filmmakers.

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Kickstarter Round Up 2016

Posted Thursday, November 10th, 2016

  As a way of looking back on our ongoing partnership with Kickstarter, here are five notable films that have launched on the platform from SP filmmakers and friends that you’ll want to check out:

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Guest Blog: Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless

Posted Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Generation Revolution is a feature-length documentary about the new generation of activists of colour, striving to change the political and social landscape in this country. Ahead of the film’s UK screening run, the filmmakers behind the projector introduce us to the conditions that led to the film’s creation, why they made the film and what they hope it may achieve.

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Events: Panic

Posted Monday, November 7th, 2016

Small notice about a SP filmmaker’s film, one that’s had considerable festival success, and now has a limited cinema run. Support SP filmmakers!

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Awards: BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2016

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016

The BAFTA, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, has, once again, created a professional network and masterclass programme designed to connect emerging talent to BAFTA-winners and nominees. This year they have selected 18 talented newcomers across film, television, and games. These “Breakthrough Brits” are selected by an international jury which, this year, included actors Joe Dempsie and Rosamund Pike, director Sarah Gavron and game designer Mike Bithell.

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Scream Pitch 2016

Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

SCREAM PITCH: Our annual round-up of the best horror projects in town. Yes. They’re back. And this time no one gets out alive. It’s SCREAM PITCH!!!! To read complete pitches and to contact any of the writers, please email Andy.

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2Spooky4Me: SP Filmmakers To Watch This Halloween

Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

To coincide with our Halloween themed Horror Promo, we’re highlighting five films directed by SP members and patrons in recent years. Five unique and exciting horror films that challenge the genre’s conventions, and subvert expectations, in the way only independent film can.

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2Spooky4Me: 5 Film Events Happening This Halloween

Posted Monday, October 24th, 2016

With Halloween approaching on the horizon, and our promo underway, here’s a list of the best spooky gatherings going on around the capital to get your skin crawling in excitement.

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Festival Focus: Cambridge Film Festival 2016 – Microcinema Strand

Posted Friday, October 21st, 2016

The 36th Cambridge Film Festival’s Microcinema strand will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the London Film-Makers’ Co-op with 4 programmes of exciting new artist’s moving image films. The Microcinema strand will also have an immersive moving-image installation by artist and experimental filmmaker, Steve Farrer, followed by a roundtable discussion about where moving image was, is now, and will be in the future.

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Guest Blog: Andy Conway

Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

To coincide with the relaunch of Script Pitch on the SP site, we’ve spoken to the man behind it. SP’s Andy Conway, a Birmingham based lecturer, screenwriter and novelist.

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