In the second part of his quest to find out ‘What is Cinema Now?’, Chris considers whether mainstream film can be considered art.
Chris is a film enthusiast who blogs about cinema at Film Craic with Chris Shack.
Chris reports from one of our Film Extra courses looking at how films are distributed in the UK, and what kinds of expectations we have for them. What is cinema now?
Charles Hazlewood’s documentary short Total Permission is a fascinating account of artists living with disabilities.
Screening out of competition at the Festival is a series of films from professional animators and studios.
Read about (and watch) our interview with Christine Phelan, character animator at leading game studio Valve.
One of our animation festival categories is ‘short shorts’—films less than five minutes long that concentrate wit, imagination and creativity into focused, funny and moving bursts of cinema.
Screening out of competition at our animation festival are films from students around the globe, showcasing the remarkable talents to be found in universities and colleges.
Our series of informative lectures continued with a talk on how computer-generated cityscapes are used in games, film and architecture.
Screening in competition at the Festival are a series of professionally made short films from around the world designed to entrance, enthral and entertain in equal measure.
Screening in competition at the Festival are a series of films conceived and developed by student bodies from around the globe.
Our panel debated this question on stage in Pictureville Cinema. Find out what they had to say…
With the amount of fiction and storytelling on show at our animation festival, it can be easy to overlook the creativity and imagination of animators working in the commercial sector.