On Saturday we caught up with some of the filmmakers featured in this year’s Documentary strand and today it’s the turn of Fiction/Experimental. This year’s festival is the first to feature an Experimental strand so we’re excited to hear about what inspires and motivates these boundary-pushing artists. The 2023 Fiction strand is incredibly competitive thisContinue reading “Fiction/Experimental Q&A 4PM (BST) Today!”
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Festival Goes Live and Documentary Q&A Tomorrow!
We’re Live! Important news about the festival and Documentary Q&A!
It’s Almost Time – LJMU MA Short Film Festival 2023
Launching Tomorrow! We’re fast approaching the launch of this year’s LJMU MA Short Film Festival, with less than 24 hours to go! This time tomorrow, you’l be able to watch all of the 42 incredible films from our Fiction, Animation, Documentary, and Experimental strands. All 42 films will be available to watch on our websiteContinue reading “It’s Almost Time – LJMU MA Short Film Festival 2023”
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”
Festival Closed: Audience Award Goes To…
It’s been an amazing week at the 2nd LJMU MA Film Festival that saw over 16,000 visits to our website to watch all our amazing films, participate in our live Q&A sessions, and attend our award ceremony. We can’t thank you all enough for making the festival so successful and we can not emphasise enoughContinue reading “Festival Closed: Audience Award Goes To…”
Award Winners Announced!
Today we held a live awards ceremony on zoom/YouTube with our jury members and filmmakers to announce the winners in our Paper Bird Categories for Animation, Documentary, and Fiction! (Don’t worry if you missed it, you can always catch the ceremony again on our YouTube channel) We’re very proud to announce that the following filmsContinue reading “Award Winners Announced!”
The Paper Bird Audience Award
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!
Paper Bird Awards
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”