From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to start-up production companies, the film community is thriving in the North West. 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.
The entire programme has been selected by a panel of Cornerhouse audience members.
Angels in Ancoats
Dir Rebecca Luck/GB/10 mins
Mark makes a change in his life and finds himself living in a new area of the city, Ancoats. He is immediately struck by the mixture of decay, demolition and construction and wants to do something positive to make a change.
Dirs Sois De Traca/GB/4 mins
Music video for the song ‘Coast’ by singer-songwriter Johan Rodrigues. The animation explores the conflicting moods of a big change and the attachment to the things left behind.
Hip-Hop mi desahogo (Hip-Hop, My Release)
Dir Simon Rasing/GB & CO/20 mins
Hip-hop is often associated with drugs and violence and therefore seen by many as a way into prison, buy Alma Negra, Dj Roky and New York, three inmates at distral prision in Bogota, Colombia, demonstrate the opposite.
Dir Simon Riley/GB/5 mins
A man uses a device to help him connect to people; only it malfunctions repeatedly, ensuring his connection with another is only ever a transient relationship.
Mark & Allen
Dir Robert Reed/GB/2 mins
Mark likes Karen, a lot. So he tries to give her a call…
Soon To Be An X-Man
Dir Larry Ketang/GB/4 mins
A doctor deals with the fallout from a radiation explosion.
The Big Day
Dir Karl Falconer/GB/2 mins
Desperate not to get in the way of her big sister’s wedding day, 6 year old Alice does her best to put her own spin on proceedings.
The First Hit
Dir Joseph Malone/GB/15 min
Documentary about drug addiction in Liverpool, focusing on the lives of three men, now recovered, highlighting their backgrounds to substance misuse.
The Pig Child
Dir Lucy Campbell/GB/17 mins
A scientist working in embryology illegally creates part pig embryo, and further decides to surrogate her creation.
Together we are Beautiful
Dir Natasha Hawthornthwaite/GB/4 mins
A short experimental documentary following a couple and their everyday life together.
Walter & Goose
Dir Callum Scott-Dyson/GB/11 mins
Walter & Goose tells the story of a neglected son’s attempt to get one up on his father, a world famous and renowned novelist.
Dir Mark Duggan/GB/3 mins
A woman watches on as a man drops his daughter off at the marital home.
Want to submit your film? The next deadline is Thu 9 Oct 2014 at 17:00 for the December screening. Find out more here.