We have just closed submissions for the 2nd LJMA MA Short Film Festival. I’m proud to say we got a whopping 1485 films from 90 countries!
We are very pleased to announce that Jacqui Griffin has accepted the role of Film Festival Coordinator & Tutor for the LJMU MA Short Film Festival! Jacqui’s background with filmmaking and as Festival Founder & Director of the Drunken Film Fest make her an exciting addition to the LJMU MA Short Film Festival staff. JacquiContinue reading “New Festival Coordinator”
A new post of ‘Film Festival Coordinator and Tutor‘ at the Film Department of Liverpool John Moores University has just been announced (closing date for applications: 6th September 2021): https://jobs.ljmu.ac.uk/…/film-festival-coordinator… We are looking for someone with a range of technical and creative skills (web design, graphic design, post-production skills), knowledge/experience of how film festivals operateContinue reading “WE ARE HIRING!”
With over 2000 visitors from 47 countries, the first edition of the LJMU MA Short Film Festival exceeded our expectations. In addition to this, we received very positive feedback: from filmmakers, calling it very well organised; from audiences, who were surprised by the high quality of the films; and from our MA in Film students,Continue reading “In Numbers”
The audience has voted for Lost Ore Abdurrahim, directed by Pınar Yıldırım Karaman. Congratulations! The festival is now closed and we would like to thank everyone for an amazing first edition!
Congratulations to the Paper Bird Award winners! Strand Film Director Fiction End of the World Karol Ulman Animation Blue Monday Katarzyna Orłowska Documentary Rain Pot Gordon Moore 2021 Winners Highlights of the ceremony: Jury statements Fiction: “An introspective view into the concept of mortality and the relationships formed through loss. The film is at once concrete and abstract.Continue reading “Paper Bird Awards”
Here is yesterday’s recording of the fiction Q&A, hosted by Connor Norcott. Thanks to everyone for a great turnout! Filmmakers: Aleksei Borovikov (One More Please), Andy Heath & John Tod (This Place), Laury Herubel (Trashbag), Leonard Mink & cinematographer Julian Zalac (Flicker), Michał Piotrowski (Lolo), Joanna Różniak (Helena 25/65), Karol Ulman & cinematographer Maksymilian PlaterContinue reading “Q&A Fiction”
Today Jess Auger hosted the Animation Q&A, which is now publicly available to watch. Many thanks to the filmmakers: Emir Aytemür (Scream for Ice), Rayna Buxton (Fáros), Ramon Faria (SERF) and Katarzyna Orłowska (Blue Monday).
Today Katherine Morrison hosted the Documentary Q&A, our very first, which is now publicly available to watch. Many thanks to the filmmakers Gordon Moore (Rain Pot) and Sorina Reiber (And Then I Met Erich).
Watch, comment and vote! http://www.ljmumashortfilmfestival.org/1st-edition
Thanks to Jermaine Foster and BBC Radio Merseyside to help us promote the festival. Listen here (from 21 minutes) to an interview with Lydia Papadimitriou and Lars Koens.
We are “in focus” on LJMU Together!
A nice writeup by InYourArea Community:
By Gareth Hollyman:
Today in our online class we tuned into BBC Radio Merseyside to listen to our MA in Film students Katherine Morrison and Cammy Glover discussing the LJMU MA Short Film Festival with Helen Jones! Big thanks to the BBC and of course Katherine and Cammy who did an amazing job! Click on this link orContinue reading “BBC Radio Merseyside”
Coverage in The Guide Liverpool:
LJMU MA Short Film Festival in Liverpool Life!