Finalists for 2018

We are delighted to announce our In Competition short films for TweetFest this year. In no particular order, please put your hands together for….

 

Short Film Finalists

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Contractor_A3_print_jpegReal and imaginary worlds collide when a lonely data entry clerk reaches through his computer screen, in search of a genuine connection.

Director – Simon Ryninks

Stars – Johnny Flynn, Daniel Ings and Omar Khan

 

Boxes

BoxesThree teenage women attempt to pass the time chatting and cloud-watching. In the course of their conversation we discover the various ways they’ve been judged, labelled and categorised by society, by peers, by boys.

Director – Eben Skilleter

Stars – Lucy Formby, Molly Carter and Zoie Dash

Like Glass

Like_Glass-posterA young woman, Kira, wakes in an abandoned wasteland, severely injured, with absolutely no recollection of how she got there. As she struggles to stay alive, strange events begin to unfold that lead her to confront a terrifying possibility.

Director – Adam Spinks

Stars –  Emily Trappen and Abigail King

 

Early Days

Early_DaysThough Kate knows she’s lucky to have become a mother, and her instincts toward her baby are fiercely protective, post-natal trauma and hallucinations make the world increasingly hard to bear. Can anything pull her back to reality — before it’s too late?”

Director – Nessa Wrafter

Stars –  Maimie McCoy, Adrian Bower, Peter Wight and Asan N’Jie

Shadows

ShadowsDuring World War One a man arrives at a small, secluded English farmhouse claiming to have known the occupant’s son who has died fighting in the war.

Director – Simon Harris

F-Rated Short Film Finalists

Testing Greta 

Testing GretaA woman is admitted to a private clinic under extremely awkward circumstances, but only when the need of a blood test arises, do things get really urgent.

Director – Abbie Lucas

Stars – Billie Vee and Cherise Silvestri

 

Blackout

Blackout_MAIN_POSTER_updated_credits_72dpiSet over one night and one day, Blackout is a 10-minute drama which tells the story of young Grace who lives on a council estate with her mentally ill mother Cathy.

Director – Serena Chloe Gardner

Stars – Kate Lock and Evelyn Lockley

 

The Loft

The LoftNewly engaged Jack and Cassie are looking for their first dream home. But the viewing of a perfect loft apartment comes with a surprise from the past that threatens their relationship and forces Jack to confront the consequences.

Director – Chryssanthi Kouri

Stars – Liz McMullen, Jay Rincon and Angela Peters

 

Breathe

BreatheFollowing a tragic accident, two damaged souls find each other in a dark, messed up situation.

Director – Louise Marie Cooke

Stars – Red Madrell and Cian Barry

 

Echo

Echo-posterA man on his way home from a business trip meets a mysterious woman in need of help…

Director – Ricky J Payne

Stars – Carina Birrell and Max Warrick

Pulsar

PulsarA Peacemaker, who rejects his final mission to save an endangered planet, is believed to be cursed when a solar storm hits his spaceship.

Director -Aurora Fearnley

Stars – Jessie Buckley and Anna Koval

 

International Short Film Finalists

Are You Volleyball?!

Are you volleyball-posterA story about asylum seekers who have lost their pacification during the war and are seeking for a better place in the world to live. They arrive to border and the story starts.

Director – Mohammad Bakhshi

Stars – Mehdi Amiri, Esmaeil Alizadeh, Behnoud Yakhchali and Saeid Ahanj

 

Local Dealer

Local dealer-posterIn Local Dealer (Sölumaður), Sveinn Einarsson, a former banker (who was definitely not to blame for the Icelandic banking system to collapse), is dealing Icelandic tap water on the streets of London against the will of British authorities.

Director – Smari Gunn

Stars – Smari Gunn and Stephanie Lewis

Far From Home

Far from home-posterEscaped from war, a little girl tries to sell handkerchief in a crowded street of city. She has fallen into a circle of intense urban life which is as cruel as war. Will the heart of a woman who is aware of little girls situation motivate her to help?

Director – Burak Kum

Stars – Sezin Deniz, Masal Ebru Yavuz

 

To get your tickets:

To purchase tickets for the MiniFest shorts screenings tickets on Sunday 25th November, click HERE.

To purchase tickets to the F-Rated evening on Mon 26th November, click HERE.

And for a ticket to our Gala Screening and Awards Night on Tues the 27th Nov, click HERE.

Or you can go crazy, and for only £40 (+ booking fee) you can come to ALL the screenings every single day. Click HERE to book a full 3 day pass to TweetFest 2018.

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