Rushes Soho Shorts Festival

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival

In summer 2008, Rushes Soho Shorts Festival brought the best in short film by celebrating the genre over ten days. 2008 marked their ten year anniversary.

The Escapist

The Escapist

The Escapist is the spectacular feature film debut from co-writer and director, Rupert Wyatt. The film examines prisons, harsh and unforgiving places.

Forgiveness, Chance & the Death Penalty

Forgiveness, Chance & the Death Penalty

When two strangers’ lives cross they ultimately changed forever. Take explores the complex feelings of forgiveness, chance and the death penalty.

Want to See More of Me?

Want to See More of Me?

Want to See More of Me? confronts current debates over diversity in the entertainment business and opportunities for ethnic minorities.

Exposing the talent of the short film

Exposing the talent of the short film

Running for five days, Glimmer: The Hull International Short Film Festival screens around 300 films, including an eclectic and energetic mix from all over the world.

Dismissing the taboo: Gender, identity and inequality

Dismissing the taboo: Gender, identity and inequality

XXY is the assured and stunning debut from Lucía Puenzo, tackling intersexuality, a topic not often explored in creative art forms, or even spoken about in society.

Family crisis, revolution and conflict

Family crisis, revolution and conflict

My Brother Is An Only Child is the spectacular new film from writer-director Daniele Luchetti, who was discovered at Cannes in 1991 with his film, The Yes Man.

Vicky Jewson

Vicky Jewson

Vicky Jewson’s first foray into feature-length film is a modern re-imagining of the Lady Godiva legend, re-written as a quirky romantic comedy.

Cinema’s Secret Masterpieces

Cinema’s Secret Masterpieces

The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) has launched a new programme that supports artists’ filmmaking, and brings new works and classics back to the public domain.

Phil Grabsky

Phil Grabsky

Phil Grabsky’s critically acclaimed and multi-award winning documentaries capture an array of subjects from Mozart to Afghan­istan and Chernobyl.

Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield is somewhat of an enigma, favouring the participatory approach to documentary filmmaking, thus making a profound mark on his films.

Ray Lawrence

Ray Lawrence

Acclaimed Australian director, Ray Lawrence’s Jindabyne is a haunting thriller based on Raymond Carver’s short story So Much Water So Close To Home.

Shooting People

Shooting People

There’s no denying the buzz around short film at the moment. Music videos are increasingly blurring the line between promo video and art film.

John Pilger

John Pilger

John Pilger has been an author, war correspondent, filmmaker and champion of human rights for over 40 years. He is on a journey to find truth and justice.

Ken Loach

Ken Loach

For over forty years, director Ken Loach has been bringing realistic portrayals of modern day social and political situations to our screens.

Eddy Joseph

Eddy Joseph

“People are far more interested in sound now, but they still don’t really know what we do.” Eddy Joseph was part of the team that won a BAFTA for Casino Royale.

Film 4

Film 4

In 2007, Film 4 supported British music in their films: This is England, Hallam Foe, Brothers of the Head and Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten.

Waterlog Collection

Waterlog Collection

In Waterlog, seven British artists have interpreted the water-drenched landscape of Norwich, taking their cues from WB Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn.

China Moo-Young

China Moo-Young

With an impressive collection of projects behind her, including computer game Get Away: Black Monday, and short film Liar, China Moo-Young shows no indication of slowing down.

Margaret Salmon

Margaret Salmon

Margaret Salmon is an American-born photographer and filmmaker, who set trends in the UK with her exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London in 2007.