BFI Player is releasing Animation 2018 – 13 new short films, from new and emerging animators commissioned through a prestigious initiative by the BFI, BBC Four, and BBC Arts to find the most exciting and original filmmaking talent from across the UK.
With actors and filmmakers in conversation including: Leslie Manville, Maxine Peake, Vicky McClure, Asif Kapadia, Johnny Harris, Daniel Mays, Naomi Ackie, Cathy Tyson
BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival have unveiled its 32nd edition’s full programme. One of the most significant and long-standing film events in the world’s LGBTQ+ calendar
The first Set of Principles and Guidance to tackle bullying and harassment, specifically tailored to the screen industries was published yesterday in response to the urgent and systemic issues revealed over past months.
Four weeks of press screenings precede the festival itself and continue during the public event proper. Here is a look at some of the titles appearing between 18-22nd September and our initial thoughts on what we’ve seen so far.