We’ve already heard some fascinating insights from our Documentary, Fiction, and Experimental Directors over the last few days and today promises to be no different. Join us over at our YouTube channel at 4 PM (BST) when the filmmakers from this year’s Animation strand will reveal more about their inspirations, creative processes, and how theyContinue reading “Animation Q&A Today 4PM (BST)”
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Festival Goes Live and Documentary Q&A Tomorrow!
We’re Live! Important news about the festival and Documentary Q&A!
Behind The Scenes
With less than a week until the launch of the 2023 edition, we thought we’d give you a look at what’s been taking place behind the scenes of this year’s LJMU MA Short Film Festival, beginning with the design of our festival poster. Back in November 2022, we gave the students the opportunity to proposeContinue reading “Behind The Scenes”
Introducing This Year’s Jury
With just over a week left until this year’s festival begins, it’s time to introduce the individuals that will be selecting the winning films: the 2023 jury. The jury has been compiled from a range of academic & industry backgrounds, along with former recipients of the Paper Bird and final-year film & creative writing studentsContinue reading “Introducing This Year’s Jury”
LJMU MA Short Film Festival on BBC Radio Merseyside!
We’re delighted to announce that this Saturday (11th March) morning at 10:30 AM, Shannon & Sian, two of our amazing MA students wil be joining Sean Styles live on BBC Radio Merseyside. With only two weeks reamaining until we reveal this year’s films, tune-in to hear Shannon and Sian discuss their roles and responsilbilities, andContinue reading “LJMU MA Short Film Festival on BBC Radio Merseyside!”
Festival Trailer 2023
42 Films – 19 Countries – 1 Week Join us from the 24th – 31st March for a week-long celebration of some of the newest and brightest student filmmaking talent. Our overall Festival Trailer offers a glimpse of the full programme and is the creation of our multi-talented MA student, Magic Nowak. In less thanContinue reading “Festival Trailer 2023”
2023 Experimental Trailer Reveal
Our fourth trailer release of 2023 takes us to the boundaries of cinematic experimentation, featuring a selection of films that challenge ideas of narrative and style. Experimental is a brand new category for this year’s festival and showcases 5 unique approaches to filmmaking. The trailer is the second created by MA student James Roberts, whoContinue reading “2023 Experimental Trailer Reveal”
2023 Fiction Trailer Reveal
It’s a hat-trick of trailer releases! Today we are incredibly proud to present this year’s Fiction programme trailer, featuring 10 tales of loss, regret, and self-discovery. This year’s trailer was created by MA Film student James Roberts, who was also part of the programming team for our final category: Experimental. Competition in the 2023 FictionContinue reading “2023 Fiction Trailer Reveal”
2023 Documentary Trailer Reveal
After yesterday’s debut of our incredible trailer for the Animation strand of the Festival, it’s time for the Documentary filmmakers to take the spotlight! This year’s programme covers a diverse range of challenging and enlightening topics, offering audiences the chance to encounter new stories from across the globe. If you want to see the fullContinue reading “2023 Documentary Trailer Reveal”
2023 Animation Trailer Reveal
We tried to hold back but we just couldn’t keep it a secret any longer! Today marks the release of the 2023 Animation Trailer, featuring the work of talented filmmakers all the way from Bristol to Budapest, and beyond! The trailer was created by Lauren Wright, one of our super-talented MA Students. The full listContinue reading “2023 Animation Trailer Reveal”