The Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2007

exposures is delighted to welcome the winning filmmakers of the Short Animation and Short Film categories at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2007. Ian W Gouldstone (GUY 101) and actor Jeanette Rourke (DO NOT ERASE) will show their films and discuss the journey from conception to awards. Chaired by award winning writer and director Farah Abushwesha, the panel will also consider the current climate for short films and the possible future for the medium.

Presented by BAFTA in partnership with North West Vision and Media.

SCREENING:
  • GUY 101
    Dir Ian W Gouldstone, 2006
    Combining new internet languages and computer icons with classic images of Americana, GUY 101 subtly but powerfully challenges our notions of online relationships, human sexuality and freedom.
  • DO NOT ERASE
    Dir Asitha Ameresekere, 2006
    Cast: Jeanette Rourke, Peter Andrew, Sasha Herman

    DO NOT ERASE is about Annie, who sends video diaries to her 19-year-old son, stationed in Iraq under the British Forces. The videos soon becomes more than just a diary. Set against the backdrop of the current Iraqi occupation, the film explores the conflict’s impact on an ordinary family in the north of England.