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  • Certification: Film rated as: CFF-15
  • Country: UK
  • Release year: 2020
  • Run time: 73 minutes

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An invited showcase of the best South West filmmaking talent, bringing worthy filmmakers to national attention. This selection represents the most innovative and adventurous work from filmmakers who display a stylistic boldness, strength of form, and the ambition to use the medium in a way that resists cliché.

 

Shuttlecock | dir Tommy Gillard | 13m

Carl is forced to confront his idea of masculinity when an obsession with a mysterious member of his badminton club spirals out of control.

 

Stitch | dir Rosie Baldwin | 2m

A woman under lockdown takes the opportunity to improve herself with unintended results... 

 

Nut Pops | dir Lucie Eckersley | 9m

An employee at Nut Pops, a cereal company call centre, has the dullest and most mundane life you could ever imagine. After another uneventful day, he begins to experience vivid fantasies about a more exciting life.

 

Swivel | dir Lois Norman | 7m

A short gender-fluid dance story, a brave leap of faith, that moves to express the courage it takes to explore sexuality and self with true equality, acceptance and compassion.

 

Anoraks | dir Zoe Alker | 6m

A comedy short film following an unlikely pair’s pilgrimage to a reenactment near King Arthur’s birthplace, Tintagel. These misfits must put aside their sibling differences to travel to the heartland of their obsession.

 

Frayed Edges | dir Luke Hudson | 5m

A reflection on a Cornishman's connection to Cornwall; the beauty and brutality of land and sea.

 

So Far | dir Hannah Baxter-Freeman | 4m

A short film exploring connection in a time of separation. It was filmed and edited entirely in isolation.

 

Man Spider | dir Tom Oxenham | 8m

Spider-Man story: man gets bitten by spider, gets spider powers, becomes hero. But radioactive metamorphosis is a two-way street. So what about the spider who bit Peter Parker? Whatever became of him?

 

Slow Burn | dir Louise Brett | 6m

A short artists' film about the dark and earthy material of charcoal and its transformation from wood, a process that has changed little in 30,000 years.

 

Closed Until Further Notice | dir Jason Gregg | 10m

Conspiracy theories, love, and turmeric! A family cut off through isolation comes together via a conference call. Created remotely from home, on a zero budget, during the Covid-19 lockdown.

 

Quiescent | dir Aaron Massie | 3m

It’s a film about a period of reflection before a big change, a longing for somewhere/something. A visual love letter to the beautiful county of Cornwall.