Welcome to Colchester Film Festival
18th – 20th October 2013
Colchester Film Festival is an international short film festival taking place at the Firstsite Gallery in Colchester from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th of October 2013
We will be showcasing some of the best short films from the UK and around the world as well as offering a programme of workshops, master classes and panel discussions from industry professionals for anyone wanting to learn more about filmmaking and the film industry.
The 2012 Festival showcased 41 of the best short films from 13 different countries, from first time filmmakers to Oscar nominated short films as well as giving local filmmakers a chance to showcase their own films on the big screen.
Alongside the films there were film related workshops, master classes and panel discussion from Luke Snellin (BAFTA Nominated Director of ‘Mixtape’), Julian Unthank (writer of the Oscar Nominated ‘Love at First Sight’), Steven Hall (Credits include: ‘War Horse’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Batman Begins), John Wrathall (writer of Good), Matthew McGuchan (Writer of Truth or Dare), Peter Findley (Production Designer: Nine).
The festival also included Kids Workshops from Signals Media, Actors Workshops from the Page UK, Artists films and installations from The Minories, Street Theatre from the Mercury, Live music and poetry from local performers, Cycle-In cinema and much more.
Last year’s winners were:
Calum MacDiarmid for 82
Juantxo Sardon for Close Friend
Alexei Slater for 82
48 Hour Challenge Winner
Dorukhan Turan and Bilsay Yildirim for Little Lake
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