We are excited to announce that BFI NETWORK Film Funding has reopened for applications from filmmakers and animators based in the South West of England.
Casting our minds back to London Film Festival earlier this year, Claire Horrocks of Exeter Phoenix writes in reflection on which films stood out.
The 10 top films of the year as voted for by members of the Film Hub South West
Happening between Monday, 15th November to Sunday, 21st November 2021, the festival offers an entertaining, distinct programme of films – from international award winners to local shorts – Q&As, masterclasses, and industry events.
Feast yourself on films from morning till night for a whole week, with must-see premieres and talks, plus highlights from the last 30 years, all at amazingly affordable prices.
"The first professional trip out of Bristol since March last year was to London to catch up on films. I have been eager to re-engage with festivals; so decided London Film Festival would be my first tentative re-emerging steps."
Films, stories and music from more than a dozen countries and the premiere of its own first self-made film will be on offer when Afrika Eye - the South West’s biggest festival of African cinema and culture – returns to venues across Bristol and beyond from November 8th to 16th.
"We participated in workshops on film curation, budgeting, marketing, fundraising, and we started to think about how to adapt all these new ideas to our own practice and - best of all - how we could do this together!"