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Thing to Watch, Read & Do From Home

Hi Shooters,

I wanted to share some fun things that you can read, watch and do from the comfort of your sofa.

[] Doc House are inviting filmmakers and critics to send your 'Creative Responses to Self-Isolation'.You could win £50.

[] Get some inspiration by watching the short films from SXSW

[] BFI Flare have put their 2020 programme online

[] Programmers from festivals worldwide have adapted to the closure of their events by launching the brilliant 'My Darling Quarantine Short Film Festival'. Each week they are showcasing 7 handpicked short films online and you can vote for your favourite.

[] Why not get creative and make a 90 second short film for Watershed's super-short filmmaking competition DepicT! It’s FREE to enter.

[] BAFTA GURU has an amazing selection of online interviews with filmmakers working across the crafts. Including Directing, Screenwriting, Performance, Camera + Lighting, Editing and Hair + Makeup.

[] Watch and comment on films previously submitted to our NEW SHOOTS: FILMMAKERS competition.

[] Watch the British Council’s 'Five Films For Freedom' online until 29 March. The world’s widest-reaching digital celebration of LGBTIQ+ themed film.

[] Got a script you want to share? There are currently 945 scripts that you can peruse on Script Pitch and you can also pitch your own!

[] Watch 300 free documentaries online from the IDFA collection.

[] If you're an actor, then you still have until March 31st to apply to our actors competition for the chance to win a whole bunch of awesome kit and prizes

[] The Netflix Party Extension lets you watch and chat with friends in total synchronicity.

[] Are you #hookedonfilm? Tell us which film sparked your passion and we’ll share it on our instagram page

[] Mark Cousins has made a 200 minute online turtorial-'40 Days to Learn Film'

[] Check out this brilliant interview with the young cast of 'ROCKS'

[] And finally, don't forget to sign up for SP's free LIVE STREAM Interview on April 1st, 7pm (GMT). We’ll be joined by the hugely talented director of ROCKS, Sarah Gavron (Suffragette, Brick Lane), who will give you direct insight into the making of her award-winning feature. The Live Stream will also mean a chance for you to directly ask your questions.
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