Film of the Month: Alma Ha’rel

Posted Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Alma Har’el is an Israeli-American filmmaker and music video director, best known for her boundary blurring feature documentaries Bombay Beach (2011) and LoveTrue (2016).

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Festival Focus: London Short Film Festival 2017 Preview

Posted Friday, December 16th, 2016

Back again for it’s 14th edition, the London Short Film Festival (LSFF), with it’s sizeable programme and unusual offerings, can be a daunting festival to delve into. We select five treats you might want to look towards.

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Festival Focus: Underwire Highlights

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016

From across Underwire’s mixed, interesting programmes this year, a selection of some of the best short documentaries included in this year’s festival, some of which are viewable online.

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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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