From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to production companies, the film community is thriving in the North West. Join us for an evening screening where you’ll discover a selection of short films that are being produced right here on your doorstep.
The entire programme is selected by a panel of audience members from open submissions.
Programme (in alphabetical order of titles)
- Hang / Michael Peace / GB / 06 mins
Best friends Hardy and Mush sit waiting. We don’t know why or what for, but we know its moody.
- Jaybirds / Jessica Wheeler / GB / 01:56 mins
Three moments seen through the eyes of someone frustrated and underwhelmed by their surroundings. By adjusting and manipulating the shapes and textures around her, she attempts to regain some sense of contentment.
- Mathew vs Pritchard / Jake Hardy & Ethan Blake Brooks / GB / 17:30 mins
From a daredevil stuntman with his own TV show, to a healthy fitness fanatic, Pritchard’s done it all. With the 15 year anniversary of his show Dirty Sanchez rapidly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the man who will only sleep when he’s dead.
- Running Free / Owen Cant / GB / 08:47 mins
Documentary about a group of displaced refugees who have found solace in a sleepy, mountain town in the south of France.
- Stock / Naqqash Khalid / GB / 20 mins
‘An absurd, Post-Brexit fairy tale that plays with language, miscommunication, and European anxiety; Stock follows a man, newly living in the UK, who becomes caught up in an unwanted conflict with the authorities.
- Tardes De Sol. Noches De Agua. / VD Menzella / GB / 19:58 mins
A young, shy and isolated woman lives in a small village with her domineering and highly protective mother. What will happen when she becomes infatuated with one of the village men.
- The Depth Beneath, The Height Above / Andrea Bordoli / GB / 18:05 mins
Contemplative documentary. High in the mountains, men, animals and machines. In a landscape of concrete dams and limestones they work, move and rest, following the mixed rhythms of nature and culture.
- Toilet Talk / Craig McLaughlin / GB / 02:20 mins
An improvised talk in a toilet set against a psychedelic and bewildering backdrop.
- Unit 22 / Zane Crowther, Samual Carson, Red Filgate / GB / 04:17 mins
A claymation that incorporates experimental cinematic techniques and painstakingly intricate large scale clay animation.
Want to submit your film for future Filmed Up? Submission is free and we accept short films under 20 minutes in duration, of any genre, old or new made by filmmakers (director, producer or writer) based in the North West.
Find out more and submit your film on our Filmed Up Submission Page