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.
A BIT OF FUN (Filmmaker: Florence Kosky)
A short film shot entirely on 16mm that explores love and loss through the parameters of female friendship.
ALL SUNS MUST SET (Filmmaker: Anthony Bain)
A girl has been running, running for as long as she can remember. Running from the terror that has stalked her since she was a child. Time is no longer on her side, her body is failing and it's catching up. She is about to face her greatest fear.
DANCING IN THE DARK (Filmmaker: Kai-Yan Lai)
A young couple's car breaks down in the middle of a car park. As they wait for help from a close friend, Laura begins to realise there's more to James than it seems.
EMILY (Filmmaker: Jake Kettyles)
Oscar is living in a run-down shack. The world around him is post-apocalyptic and infested by mysterious creatures.
HOW TO BIND A DEMON (Filmmaker: Tanith MacLynn-Hill)
A young woman obsessed with magic and her best friend find an ancient book and attempt to summon a genie to grant them wishes.
THE INSPECTOR (Filmmaker: Molly Hoque)
We follow a determined young inspector who goes above and beyond her duties when she gets a hunch during a routine house call.
LARVA (Filmmaker: Edward Murden)
Emily tries to keep the strange creature hidden for her partner Leigh, but she doesn’t think that he would take to spying on her. Watching his Emily through the keyhole Leigh starts to show some strange symptoms.
REPLICA THE SHADOW (Filmmaker: Jake Bentley)
Life has advanced far beyond the confines of Earth, the beyond the stars. Yet no matter how much we evolve, we are controlled by our greed.
THE MODERATOR (Filmmaker: Elliot Gaynon)
Ade is a social media content moderator on the verge of a promotion – but he’s traumatised by the violent videos he views each day. He’s forced to keep his deteriorating psyche under wraps when he is called into an evaluation.
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: 72 mins | Age: 15+