Join us for a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent at our 2020 Young Filmmaker shortlist screenings. All films are made by the next generation of filmmakers from or living in the UK and Ireland. Screening as part of the Cinemagic Film Festival 2020.
RIBEIRA (Filmmaker: Pypah Santos)
An old lady living in the Ribeira area of Porto is taken on a dream-like journey through the beauties of the riverside by a giant fish. Fernanda has a life changing realisation that she’s not as happy as she could be and starts doing more of what brings her happiness.
ABOVE ALAN (Filmmaker: Daniele Piscitello)
The story of Alan, an ordinary fish that one-day starts to wonder what lies above the surface.
COMPANION (Filmmakers: Jack Walton, Joe Helliwell)
The story follows a dog’s life and the interactions he has with his owner and other animals along the way.
MEOW OR NEVER (Filmmaker: Neeraja Raj)
In a madcap musical, a catstronaut travels the galaxy looking for the meaning of life.
LILY (Filmmaker: Sameera Joshi)
The story follows a young monkey girl, Lily, who loves hanging out in nature and comes upon two boys who refuse to let her play with them solely because she is a girl!
OUT WITH THE OLD (Filmmaker: George Summers)
A wooden doll is left behind when a family moves house and treks through the world to get back to his dollhouse.
RAWR (Filmmaker: Sorcha McGlinchey)
A young dinosaur enthusiast is thrilled to discover her favourite show has announced a feature film to be released in April! But when the day comes for her to see the film, Clíodhna learns that the UK has entered lockdown.
SNOWDROPS (Filmmaker: Nadya iudina)
One cold spring day, a boy sets off on a journey through his memories in order to relive the good times he had with his best friend.
This programme is part of the Cinemagic Young Filmmaker shortlist collection. Free to watch on QFT Player from Fri 16 Oct to Sun 1 Nov. Find out more about Cinemagic's virtual 2020 festival here: https://cinemagic.org.uk/
Total duration: 40 mins | Age: 15+