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.
DAY AT BEACH (Filmmaker: Christopher Harry)
What could be nicer than a day at the beach?
FRED'S NIGHT OUT (Filmmaker: Anayis N. Der Hakopian)
A vagabond suicidal fox decides to crash an urban party where he meets the Vixen of his dreams.
IMAGINATION (Filmmakers: Serena Bliss, Shannon Harvey)
An imaginary friend introduces a child to a world of music and magic.
KOBI'S TOAST (Filmmaker: Pei Yi Tong)
Kobi is a hungry red squirrel. When the toaster pops and surprises Kobi, he discovers his new love for toast. He soon goes on a psychedelic trip to a toast world - and he only wants more!
NOW YOU SEA US, NOW YOU DON'T (Filmmaker: Chike Okeke)
This is a 2-minute stop motion movie about water pollution and the negative effects it is having on the sea life and coral reefs.
REGGIE RAINBOW (Filmmaker: Amber Grange)
When a colourless world causes misery, little Reggie goes on a mission to find happiness. But just how far can he spread it?
RUSLAN (Filmmakers: Jack William McHugh, Conor McNally)
Ruslan is a young boy in Soviet Russia who dreams of being a cowboy. Ruslan's Western daydreams seem to attract heavy-handed disapproval wherever he goes, putting his resilience, his identity and his lasso skills to the test!
TEDDY TANTRUM (Filmmaker: Cheyanne Raymond-Taitt)
After a little girl creates a huge mess, she is promptly sent to her room and has her favourite toy confiscated by her tired mother. The little girl's anger from this motivates her to seek revenge. But will she follow through with her evil scheme?
THATCHING EGGS (Filmmaker: Max Marlow)
A lonely satellite dish must hatch an egg that has fallen from its nest.
THE FORLORN PISCATOR (Filmmaker: Matthew McGuigan)
A fisherman attempts to reclaim the former glory of his youth when the opportunity arises.
TOASTY (Filmmaker: Khairun-Nisaa Ahmed)
A girl finds a stray cat and takes it home only to discover it's not quite what it seems.
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+