Filmed Up – March 2012

From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to start-up production companies, the film community is thriving in the North West. So join us for an evening screening in our Annexe where you’ll discover a selection of short films that are being produced right here on your doorstep. All the films have been selected by the toughest programmers of all: a panel of Cornerhouse audience members!


Bon Appetit
Dirs Craig Knowles, David Ridges/GB/3 mins
A young girl’s ice cream gets stolen by a monster in the park.

Dir Matt Bloom/GB/8 mins
Supernatural horror film recounting the story of a siege that takes place over 30 seconds in a bathroom.

In Case of Epidemic
Dir Fraser Fortun/GB/6 mins
An epidemic is spreading across Britain, what should the police do?

Dir Mat Johns/GB/11 mins
How much for your services? A short film about loss and the relentless attempts to fill the gap left.

Dir Jenny Collins/GB/3 mins
How do you cope with the Monday blues?

Dir Mark Davenport/GB/14 mins
A celebrity photograph hunter is on the verge of breaking the world record. As her big moment arrives, a darker side of her story starts to emerge.

Souk Kitchen
Dir Lee Kirby/GB/7 mins
Joyful documentation of a theatre installation, food and live performance project performed by refugee and local women’s groups in Manchester.

The Hive
Dir Ed Lilly/GB/15 mins
A petty thief and his little brother embark on a dawn raid to steal a stack of beehives.

The Union Choir: Eleanor
Dirs Oliver Rothwell, Jim Martin/GB/2 mins
The love between a fisherman and a mermaid unfolds in a fantastic hand-made world

Walking on Names
Dir Dec Gallacher/GB/6 mins
Brian has been wronged…