Movies

Ten short films for first Iris Prize in Cardiff in October

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/movie-images/2014/07/23/iris.jpg?itok=pXvUU3Iw

NEW DELHI: Ten short films will compete at the inaugural Iris Prize British short film festival being held in October.

Organised by Iris Prize and supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation, the winner of the Iris Prize Best British Short will be announced on 12 October during the festival in Cardiff.

 

The winner will receive a post-production package to help with the making of their next film, comprising sound mixing, sound track lay and dub plus layback. The package is worth ?14,000 and is sponsored by Pinewood Studios Group.



“British films have always been well received at the Iris Prize Film Festival and we are delighted to be screening 10 of the best British LGBT shorts this year. I’m delighted that Pinewood Studios has agreed to sponsor this important prize, they represent everything which makes the British Film Industry the envy of the world,” said Festival chairman Andrew Pierce.



The films will be judged by a five strong independent jury chaired by Judith Noble who is a senior lecturer in Film Production at the Arts University Bournemouth. The full jury is Judith Noble – Senior Lecturer in Film Production at the Arts University Bournemouth; Andrew Leitch – Lead officer on LGBT equalities within Creative Scotland; Lowri Haf Cooke – Arts critic and blogger; Robert Gershinson – Director and photographer, Co-founder of Queer As Film; and Victoria Ashfield – Cross discipline composer.



 The 10 film competing for the 2014 Iris Prize Best British Short are:

 

• Brace – dir:  Sophy Holland, Alicya Eyo

• Butterfly – dir:  Stuart McLaughlin

• Holly Thursday (The Last Supper) – dir: Antony Hickling

• Middle Man – dir: Charlie Francis

• Playing The Game – dir: Jeremy Timings

• Remission – dir: Christopher Brown

• Siren – dir: Louise Marie Cooke

• Vis a Vis – dir: Dan Connolly

• Wannabe – dir: Marco Calabrese

• We are Fine – dir: Simon Savory



 

The 2014 Iris Prize Festival will present six main awards:

1. The Iris Prize – Cardiff’s International gay and lesbian short film prize supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation is valued at ?25,000 and remains the only short film prize in the world which allows the winner to make a new film.

2. Iris Prize Best British Short sponsored by Pinewood Studios Group and valued at ?14,000 will be presented for the first time in 2014.

3. Iris Prize Best Feature Award valued at ?1,000 is sponsored by Martin Brigs and presented to the best new feature screened at the festival.

4. Best Actor in a Feature

5. Best Actress in a Feature

6. Iris Prize Youth Jury Award sponsored by Cardiff University and presented to one of the short films as selected by a jury of 10 between the ages of 14 and 17.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/13/don_0.jpg?itok=AO5yYlBO
Sony MAX2 to air Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic movie 'Don'

MUMBAI: Who can forget the blockbuster songs like ‘Yeh Mera Dil’, ‘Khaike Pan Banaraswala’ and the gripping plot of crime thriller Don? It’s still one of the most loved movie of Amitabh Bachchan fans across the country.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/09/zz.jpg?itok=JaAblB3K
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India

MUMBAI: “Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)”.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/01/PVR_800.jpg?itok=baVBn9xg
PVR numbers up on higher ticket price in third quarter

BENGALURU: Despite lower admits and occupancy during the quarter ended 31 December 2017 (Q3 2018, the quarter under review), Indian entertainment and exhibition company PVR Ltd (PVR) reported higher revenue due to higher ticket prices. In its investor presentation, the company reported 2.8 per...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/30/pict_0.jpg?itok=m0l1j3pE
Sony Pictures Television, UNF to showcase emerging filmmakers

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation (UNF), has announced the opening of the Picture This Festival for the Planet, a short-film competition for emerging filmmakers to showcase the positive future they see for the planet. Starting 30 January,...

Movies Short Films
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/30/rishtaa.jpg?itok=2BDFlMRY
Zee Cinema airs Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan's superhit film Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love

Zee Cinema, Home of Blockbusters, brings you the power-packed emotional drama, ‘Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love’ that airs on the channel on Saturday, 3rd February at 8 PM. With performances that truly touch the heart and India’s acting power-houses - ‘Big B’ and the ‘Khiladi of Bollywood’, this...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/24/captain.jpg?itok=hAmUv20t
Times Network evokes the ‘hero’ in viewers with its Republic Day movies line-up

Times Network, a part of India’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group, commemorates the 69th Republic Day of India through a specially curated line-up of movies on its channels MOVIES NOW and MNX featuring big screen heroes who save the world from dark forces. With movies such as ‘Captain...

Movies Hollywood
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/23/rajesh.jpg?itok=0JusqdfP
Kyoorius Group announces partnership with The one club for creativity to serve as official representative in india

Kyoorius Group today announced it has formed a partnership with The One Club for Creativity, the leading global non-profit organisation behind The One Show, ADC Annual Awards and other programming, to serve as the club’s official representative in India.

Movies Short Films
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/23/movie-buff.jpg?itok=_zxoG_xW
Moviebuff and 2D entertainment announce first clap season 2

Moviebuff and 2D Entertainment have announced the launch of First Clap Season 2, the country’s only theatrically showcased talent hunt for aspiring filmmakers, back again with the challenge of creating a compelling story in three minutes on any subject.

Movies Short Films
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/16/Oddball_0.jpg?itok=BG9dmZ7E
Oddball Motion Pictures gets Rs 250 cr for film production

MUMBAI: Oddball Motion Pictures, founded by filmmaker Nitin Upadhyaya, announced its association with Chanda Group where the latter will be funding a seed capital of up to Rs 250 crore for the feature films and original digital video content that will be exclusively developed and produced by...

Movies Movies On Mutiple Platforms

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories