Film Industry: Contemporary British Cinema

Recommended for: AS/A2 Film and Media Studies as well as students on vocational media courses, including the Creative and Media Diploma

Capacity: 158 places

This event will explore production, distribution and exhibition in the UK through a case study of a recent British film. There will be a full screening of Shifty and a presentation and discussion exploring how the film came to be made and how it was released.

Led by Roy Stafford, Freelance Film Lecturer

Screening: Shifty (15)

Director: Eran Creevy, United Kingdom, 2008, 86 mins.

Chris hasn’t seen his best mate ‘Shifty’ for several years when they find themselves together for just 24 hours. Why did Chris leave suddenly all those years ago? What has Shifty, ‘the brightest guy in school’, been up to? All is revealed in this critically acclaimed film made under the Microwave production scheme.