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.
BULLDOG (Filmmaker: Kieran Stringfellow)
After spending the night in a cell, a rough sleeper has a score to settle.
CONSOLE ME (Filmmaker: Luke McGarrigle)
A young homeless man struggles to survive on the streets until he finds hope, comfort, and opportunity in the most unlikely of places.
PROBLEMS (Filmmaker: William Charman)
A short dark comedy film about two friends with problems within their relationships which escalates to an extreme level...
HOWL (Filmmaker: Sasha Briggs)
Two sisters quarrel over who should take care of their Grandmother’s dog, following her recent death. Will grief, or her canine companion, tear them apart?
IN NEED OF REPAIR (Filmmaker: Jack Desmond)
An isolated elderly man and a lonely handyman strike up a quiet friendship.
22. ANNA MATTHEWS (Filmmaker: Ben Hector)
An actress struggles to control her emotions during an audition for a TV commercial.
PERSPECTIVE (Filmmaker: Nimra Munawar)
When a bystander becomes uncomfortable seeing a Muslim woman-playing ball with a little girl. She takes it upon herself to warn the child’s absent-minded father. Little does she know the man in question, might not share in her discrimination.
PLATONIC (Filmmaker: Lisa Emily Petersen)
21-year-old army veteran Dee mourns her past as she longs for connection in her present working as a waitress during a New Years Eve party.
THE CROMER SPECIAL (Filmmaker: Alex Shipman)
A Norfolk fish and chip shop on Christmas Day. Maggie’s working behind the counter, despite having no customers – or indeed any fish – and has been joined by her best friend Lucy, who’s been driven out of her own house by her sister’s avocado-loving boyfriend.
VOICES CAN BE DEADLY (Filmmaker: Andrew Sherlow)
Danny is a 20-year-old call centre worker who suffers from social anxiety.
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: 62 mins | Age: 15+