London Lift-Off Film Festival Online 2018

Death and Penelope is now screening as part of the Online London Lift-Off Film Festival 2018.

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For £10, it can be accessed along with the full official selection for this year’s online festival.

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Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival Online 2018

Death and Penelope is available as part of the Amsterdam Lift-Off Online Film Festival until Oct 7th. Rental of the entire Festival collection costs £10 and includes ~130 shorts.

London Rolling Film Festival

Sokku Monsuta will be screening at London Rolling Film Festival on the afternoon of May 27th 2018, as part of the Official Selection.

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Free tickets are available from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-rolling-film-festival-ix-tickets-45484825337?invite=&err=29&referrer=&discount=&affiliate=&eventpassword=

East End Film Festival 2018

I’m pleased to announce that Death and Penelope has been selected to screen at the East End Film Festival.

Death and Penelope is a short film that I co-directed with Rahman Noor Chowdhury and it stars Bayley Freer and Owl Young.

The screening will take place on the 22nd April at 4pm at Rio Cinema in Dalston.

Tickets can be purchased here: http://riocinema.org.uk/RioCinema.dll/WhatsOn?Film=10544600

 

靴下物語 (Sock Story)

A one and a half minute fantasy short, combining live action footage and stop-motion animation.

This was produced on a micro budget (mostly consisting of my travel expenses when going to pick up the camera I was borrowing). The resources used were:

  • blue-tac
  • a stripy sock
  • an aspiring composer
  • a Japanese person
  • armature wire
  • a borrowed Panasonic GH3
  • a 14mm lens and a borrowed 20mm lens
  • an M42 lens adapter and a vintage 50mm Pentacon lens
  • a sturdy borrowed Ravelli tripod
  • a box of Shreddies
  • masking tape
  • a borrowed Rode VideoMic Pro
  • a PC with Sony Vegas Pro 13, Paint Shop Pro 7 and MonkeyJam

I shot several animation/live action tests as well, which can be seen here: