@IAMKATEHERRON @SarahChongFilm @bikeactor @radhika_apte @jasminjohnmedia @JoyceVeheary Independent Women at Lost Format Society 15.07.16 #independent #motivation #rooftop #independentfilm
A night of independent and award winning short films made by female filmakers.
Short films to be screened:
VALENTINE by Kate Herron
Has screened and picked up nominations at film festivals worldwide including, Flickerfest, Palm Springs International ShortsFest, Raindance, Aesthetica and London Short Film Festival. The film was directed by Kate Herron and co-written by Kate with comedians Beattie Edmondson, Rose Johnson and Camille Ucan, all founding members of the award-winning troupe Lady Garden and current members of Birthday Girls, who had a sold-out run at the Soho theatre with their show Party Vibes. Valentine was shot by BIFA-winning filmmaker Rob Savage.
On it’s online launch Valentine was FILM OF THE WEEK at both Hunger Magazine/TV & Collabor8te. It was featured by The British Comedy Guide, Aesthetica Film Festival blog, Directors Notes and Aint It Cool News. It won Video of the Week on Awardeo TV, which celebrates the best talent on Vimeo.
It has been described as “A perfect film” by Lisa Albert (Producer, Writer on Mad Men) and “Beautifully observed” by View London. ShootingPeople said, “Valentine really marks Kate out as a rapidly maturing talent”
SARAH CHONG IS GOING TO KILL HERSELF by Ella Jones
The urban legend of Sarah Chong – the administrative revolutionary who, sensing a fracture in her beloved workplace, decides to take matters into her own hands… hands which may well contain grenades.
MY NAME IS JO by Madeleine Bowyer
A women with multiple personality disorder
A black and white short film.
SAFAR by Pratyusha Gupta
Sixteen year old Gouri embarks upon a deeply personal journey, choosing to leave behind a life that was forced upon her in search of a different future.
WAYS OF SEEING by Jasmine John
In a futuristic dystopian world where the time on your watch is the only means of keeping you alive, Asa Noon is faced with a decision. This sci-fi short film explores the difficult choice a father must make in order to save his daughter. How far would you go to save yours?
Winner of Best Short Film at The Golden Obies 2014.
Special Mention at WJEC Moving Image Awards 2014.
Special Mention at I Filmmaker International Film Festival 2015.
Followed by a Q & A with the film makers hosted by the BFI
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