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).
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.