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Bad Mother: Hollywood Verge Film Awards

We’re excited to announce that Bad Mother will be a part of this year Hollywood Verge Film Awards and is nominated for Best Drama and Best Short Film. Based in sunny Burbank and just over the hill from Hollywood, the Hollywood Verge Film Awards seeks to award outstanding independent films based upon their originality and ability to […]

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Treacle: Meraki Film Festival

Treacle is screening at the wonderful Meraki Film Festival which runs across Berlin and Madrid! The Festival is inspired by the meaning of the word “Meraki” and its relation to the process of creating films and screenplays. The term “Meraki” is reserved for projects that are a labour of love and has been born out of absolute devotion […]

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Bad Mother: Harrogate Film Festival

Bad Mother was a part of this year’s Harrogate Film Festival! The festival aims to captivate the residents and filmmakers of Harrogate and surrounding areas by offering innovative events and opportunities which aim to engage and develop audiences with new cinema experiences, film education, interactive events, and competitions. Based on the true story of a mother […]

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Treacle: CineMagic’s Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled that Treacle will be a part of this year’s Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ Short Film Festival. Cinemagic is an award-winning Northern Ireland-based film charity and is the leading film and television festival designed for and by young people in the UK and Ireland. They love the magic of film and television and recognise its […]

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Mini Productions Partner with the Bisexual Resource Center for their #BiHealthMonth Campaign

We’re proud to announce that we are one of the partners on Bisexual Resource Center’s #BiHealthMonth, this year is focussing on the community’s resilience. The Bisexual Resource Center collaborated with us on Treacle, so the campaign is very close to our hearts. BRC Statement: The bisexual+ community makes up the majority of the LGBTQ community and experiences […]

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Bad Mother: Amazing Shorts! Film Festival – Win

Back in January Bad Mother screened at Amazing Shorts! Film Festival and Movies in Madrid. We’re thrilled to announce that during its Spanish debut it took home Best European Short Film. Based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach. But is she […]

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Bad Mother: New York Movie Awards

Our film about motherhood, Bad Mother hit New York City and received and honourable mention at the New York Movie Awards. Described as “An excellently unsettling directorial debut” by Mark Kermode at Shetland Film Festival in 2019 we’re thrilled this film is travelling around the world. Bad Mother is the writer/director debut for Marnie Baxter and Nicola Stuart-Hill. […]

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The Chop: Dead All Day

The Chop is still making appearances on the festival circuit. Most recently it screened at Dead All Day which is brought to you by Slumberjack Entertainment. It is their belief that the indie filmmaker is the heart of our industry and their aim is to give individuals and organisations a platform to showcase their work. We couldn’t […]

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Treacle: IndieBoom!

Treacle recently screened at IndieBoom! a cracking festival which has been huge supporters of our previous work. Back in 2017 Annie Waits took home there Jury Prize for Best Film! IndieBOOM! is an international, independent film festival devoted to the best short films and original content from all over the world. Created by the team […]

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Bad Mother: Amazing Shorts! Film Festival and Movies

Later this month Bad Mother will be Amazing Shorts! Film Festival and Movies in Madrid! Bad Mother has travelled around the world and we’re excited for this to be its Spanish debut. Based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the […]

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Treacle: London Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Treacle will be screening at this years BAFTA qualifying London Short Film Festival. Renowned as the capital’s ‘cornucopia of new and beloved shorts from around the world’ (CineVue), enters its seventeenth year as the UK’s premiere showcase for emerging and established, homegrown and international short form. Treacle follows friends Belle and Jessie go away […]

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Hymn of Hate: Two Short Nights Film Festival

Hymn of Hate recently screened Two Short Nights Film Festival and not only that, it was voted as the most popular film in its screening, making it one of the top 6 films out of 39 eligible shorts, earning a place on the Audience Choice Shortlist. The festival’s mission statement is: “Great stories shape who we […]

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Treacle: Two Short Nights Film Festival

Recently, our bisexual buddy film, Treacle screened at the Two Short Nights Film Festival in Exeter, United Kingdom. The festival’s mission statement is: “Great stories shape who we are, introduce us to people we’ve never met and take us places we never knew existed. From animation to documentary, the world of short film invites you […]

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Bad Mother: TweetFest

Bad Mother recently screened at TweetFest, a London based film festival which has a special place in our heart. The film which is based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach, got Special Mention in the F-Rated Category. Then, […]

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Treacle: OUTshine Film Festival

We’re always buzzing when we have a chance to reach an audience across the pond. Most recently Treacle screened at OUTshine Film Festival, which is a critically acclaimed event, based in the world-renowned South Florida city of Fort Lauderdale. OUTshine is committed to its mission: To inspire, entertain and educate the public, encourage a sense […]

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Hymn of Hate: Win at Oslo Independent Film Festival

We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Matt Kennard’s Hymn of Hate took home Best Drama at Oslo Independent Film Festival. Known for our famous mountains, excruciatingly cold weather, and delicious waffles, Oslo is certainly a very special place and we feel honoured to be receiving this award for the film which stars Russell Tovey and Thomas […]

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Treacle: OUTflix Film Festival

Treacle made a grand appearance in the gorgeous city of Memphis at the OUTflix Film Festival. Located along the Mississippi River, Outflix Film Festival is an international LGBTQ film festival whose mission is to cinematically showcase and celebrate the rich diversity of artistic, cultural and intellectual achievements present within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community, their friends […]

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Treacle: Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

It was an absolute privilege to have Treacle screen at this Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Their mission is to showcase a selection of compelling film and video by, for or about the LGBTQ+ community that Entertains, Empowers, and Enlightens the festival audience. In collaboration with the Bisexual Resource Center, Treacle follows friends Belle and […]

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Hymn of Hate: Norwich Film Festival

This November, Hymn of Hate will be screening a the superb Norwich Film Festival which was recently chosen by The Metro as one of “the top UK film festivals you need to know about”, and in 2017 became a BIFA (British Independent Film Awards) qualifying short film festival. You can catch it in The Mix Tape: […]

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Treacle: QUEER-Streifen Regensburg

Treacle headed over to Germany recently and screened at QUEER-Streifen Regensburg. Regensburg may be just a small city on the banks of the Danube, but it offers a surprisingly vibrant variety of film festivals including QUEER-Streifen, which is now in it’s 7th year. Treacle is the story of two friends, Belle, and Jessie, who go on a weekend away to […]

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Bad Mother: Misty Moon International Film Festival

Bad Mother was made the official selection for this years Misty Moon International Film Festival here in London. In association with First Person Productions and Parkland Pictures, Bad Mother is based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach. But […]

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Treacle: Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival

It warms our heart that Treacle recently screened in the city we made it in at Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival! The festival has remained as one of the top emerging Hollywood Film events and professional showcases for blossoming talent – providing exceptional and genuine opportunity. Held at the beautiful screening rooms of the historic ‘Raleigh […]

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Treacle: Seattle Queer Film Festival

It was a privilege to have Treacle be a part of this years Seattle Queer Film Festival, which is a program of Three Dollar Bill Cinema, has been held annually in October since 1996. Three Dollar Bill Cinema mission is to enrich, strengthen, and connect diverse communities by supporting queer film and by producing SQFF […]

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The Chop: Norfolk Film Festival

The Chop has most recently screened at Norfolk Film Festival at the beautiful Norwich Puppet Theatre! The Chop, short and not sweet, follows Terry who is determined to keep hold of his most prized possessions. This is one trip to the vets that no one will forget. Jennifer Sheridan is an award winning director and […]

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Treacle: Reel Affirmations 2017: Washington, DC’s LGBTQ Film Festival

This weekend Treacle will be screening at the superb Reel Affirmations: Washington, DC’s LGBTQ Film Festival. Founded 1991, Reel Affirmations Film Festival was ranked one of the top 3 LGBTQ film festival in the United States of America. Over the years Reel Affirmations has been a vigorous champion of ground breaking LGBTQ cinema introducing exemplary […]

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Treacle: Santa Cruz Film Festival

Treacle has just screened at Santa Cruz Film Festival over in California – the home state of our film! The festival is all about enhancing awesome films by showing them in unconventional places with unexpected surprises. It’s all happening in a city and county where odd, interesting, and unusual are the norm. In collaboration with the Bisexual […]

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Treacle: PROUD! Film Festival

Treacle has recently screened at PROUD! Film Festival – LesbianGayBiTransQueer Film Festival! Film Festival wants to focus the lens on human diversity on the big canvas and showcases the latest films from around the world that deal with gender-related issues and the expression of sexuality in all colours of the rainbow. In collaboration with the Bisexual Resource Center, the […]

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Bad Mother: Lift-Off Showcase

Bad Mother has featured in the Lift-Off Global Network Showcase! Each showcase features multiple demonstrations from companies based at Pinewood Studios such as Sony and Creative Media Skills, live screenings of the work of all filmmakers attending, and group discussions providing feedback to each filmmaker as well as the chance to collaborate. Following the showcase, […]

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Treacle: Gig Harbor Film Festival

Treacle has made another appearance over the pond at Gig Harbor Film Festival in Washington! One of the fastest growing independent film events in the Northwest, the Gig Harbor Film Festival has been called one of the Top Five Small Towns in America by the Smithsonian Magazine. Treacle is the writing debut for Mini Productions’ award-winning actor and […]

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Treacle: English Riviera Film Festival

This weekend Treacle has screened at the English Riviera Film Festival, down in beautiful Devon here in the UK. Now in its fifth year the festival has moved to the brand new £17 Million Hi Tech and Digital Centre at South Devon College in Paignton. We’re honoured to be nominated for Best Film, Best Actress […]

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Treacle: Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

Treacle has just screened as part of this years Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. Founded in 1982, it’s the second longest-running film festival of its kind, and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and videos each year. Not only has Reeling become one of the most important cultural events for Chicagoans, it also […]

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Treacle: Trans Stellar Film Festival

Most recently, Treacle screened at the wonderful Trans Stellar Film Festival in Michigan. TSFF envisions a world where queer artists are integrated into the film industry with equal, fair representation and a voice proportionate to our place in society… And we certainly support this too. When friends Jessie and Belle go away for the weekend and drunkenly […]

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Treacle: Bolton Film Festival

Today Treacle will be screening at Bolton Film Festival today during the Triple F-Rated programme which is showcasing films that are directed by women and/or written by women. If the film ALSO has significant women on screen, it receives a Triple F-Rating, our gold standard… We’re proud to say that Treacle ticks all these boxes and […]

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Bad Mother: Bolton Film Festival

Tonight Bad Mother will be screening at Bolton Film Festival, a festival that has supported Mini Productions for many years. Back in 2017, Bolton Film Festival awarded Edith with Best UK Short! The festival returns to the Light Cinema  – a nine screen cinema housed within an amazing listed Victorian market building in the centre […]

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Treacle: Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that this month, Treacle received its Asian Premiere at Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. The Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is the longest running LGBT film festival in Asia. They seek to promote equal opportunities and eliminate discrimination against sexual minority groups in Hong Kong through cinematic works […]

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Treacle: Detroit Shetown Women’s Film Festival

Last week, our female driven (both behind and in front of the camera) film, Treacle screened as part of the Detroit Shetown Women’s Film Festival! Their emphasis is female-driven independent cinema in performances, stories and key filmmaking production positions. They showcase important creative works of female filmmakers from Michigan and around the world, using state-of-the-art digital projection […]

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Bad Mother: Exit 6 Film Festival

This weekend Bad Mother will be screening at a Mini favourite, Exit 6 Film Festival. The film which is based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach will screen in Block 3 at The Anvil 12:30 – 14:00 […]

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Bad Mother: Women Over 50 Film Festival

This weekend Bad Mother will be screening the wonderful Women Over 50 Film Festival! At Women Over 50 Film Festival they showcase the work of older women on both sides of the camera. They look to them to drive our stories – as film-makers and performers. Each film they screen at WOFFF has to follow […]

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Treacle: Underwire Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Treacle will be screening at one of our absolute favourite festivals, Underwire Film Festival. Not only are we a part of their festival this year but Rosie Westhoff is nominated for Best Director and April Kelley is nominated for Best Actor. Treacle will screen during the Best Friends Forever programme on […]

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Treacle: Cindependent Film Festival

Treacle has only gone and taken home the award for Best US Short Film at Cindependent Film Festival. This years the festival was held in the historic 1920s Woodward Theatre, which was originally built as a silent movie house. The team behind the Cindependent Film Festival has been a huge supporter of Treacle from the outset, showcasing the short in an episode […]

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Bad Mother: Shetland Film Festival

Bad Mother smashed it at directors’ Marnie Baxter’s home town in the Shetland Film Festival. The film is the directorial debut by Marnie Baxter and Nicola Stuart-Hill, and explores the struggles of motherhood, questioning our relationship with strangers in this modern world, and how we judge each other as mums. Film critic legend, Mark Kermode said Bad […]

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Treacle: All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF)

This weekend Treacle has been screening at the All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) which cultivates the Texas LGBTQ+ community by enlightening, educating, and entertaining our clients and patrons through programs that enrich the LGBTQ+ and ally communities while developing LGBTQ+ awareness. aGLIFF has about 6,000 members and engages an outreach of over 10,000 […]

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Bad Mother: Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival

Bad Mother will be screening at Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival, which is a female focused film festival at the Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn. Run by women, about women, and for everyone. Based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach. But […]

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Treacle: North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

This weekend Treacle will be doing a mini US takeover because not only is it screening at HollyShorts but it’ll be a part of the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival too. In 2020, The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) will be renamed OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival, shedding more light on the […]

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Treacle: HollyShorts Film Festival

We’re over the moon to announce that Treacle will be screening at the Academy Award© qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival. Founded in 2005, the yearly festival programmes feature an eclectic mixture of short films of various genres from around the world. The festival is an organisation devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around […]

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The Chop: Macon Film Festival

The Chop will be heading to Georgia to screen at the Macon Film Festival!! Surrounded by a rich musical and southern culture, the Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development. Learn more about the festival here. Watch The Chop here. The Chop on IMDb

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Treacle: QFest: The Houston International LGBTQ Film Festival

Treacle is currently screening at QFest: The Houston International LGBTQ Film Festival. Celebrating its 23rd year, QFest hosts a citywide celebration of queer film, and is proud to host its second juried competition, now with an expanded selection of prizes for our shorts competition. We’re thrilled that Treacle will be a part of it this year. When […]

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Treacle: Brighton Rocks Film Festival

Treacle screened at Brighton Rocks Film Festival over the weekend and was a finalist for the LGBTQ+ Film! The festival hunts for films which embodies ideals and aspirations, in a city which is is a mecca for artists and creatives from all walks of life! When friends Jessie and Belle go away for the weekend and […]

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Treacle: Frameline43: San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival

We’re so excited to announce that Treacle’s US premiere will be at Frameline43: San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, the longest-running, largest, and most widely recognised lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and queer film exhibition event in the world. As a community event with an annual attendance of more than 63,000, the Festival is the most prominent and […]

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The Chop: Snake Alley Festival of Film

The Chop will be joining Hymn of Hate at Snake Alley Festival of Film next week! The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in the heart of downtown Burlington, Iowa. Watch The Chop here. Learn more about the […]

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Hymn of Hate: Snake Alley Festival of Film

This week, Hymn of Hate is heading over the pond to Burlington, Iowa to screen at Snake Alley Festival of Film. Back in 2017, Annie Waits screened at the festival and took home Best Dramedy Short. The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen […]

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Treacle: TheFilmClub ‘PRIDE’ Edition

Next week Treacle will be screening over in Tel Aviv, Israel at TheFilmClub ‘PRIDE’ Edition. We’re thrilled the be reaching these areas of the world. Homosexual relations were legalised in the state of Israel in 1988, and during the 1990s various forms of discrimination were prohibited. Debate has since centred on recognition of same-sex partnerships and the rights they confer, including inheritance, residency, and […]

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The Chop: Happenstance Horror Fest

Next week The Chop will be heading to the other side of the pond in Haverhill, Massachusetts to screen at the forth annual Happenstance Horror Fest which is brought to you by Stained Glass and Blood Bath productions… Searching for the most beautiful of the bloody all around the world. The 56 second short film is […]

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Treacle: London International Motion Pictures Awards & Rolling Ideas

Treacle continues its presence in London and has screened at the London International Motion Pictures Awards (L.I.M.P.A). It aims to disseminate film culture and the progress achieved in various branches of film art and to strength the relations among filmmakers throughout the world in general. As well as this, it has recently reached audiences in Transylvania, Romania […]

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The Chop: Bloody Horror International Film Festival

The Chop will screen as part of the Bloody Horror International Film Festival over in Canada! The The Chop was made for the challenge of telling a quick story, with a slight twist in the tail. Set-up, shot and cleared out of the location in under three hours (while working with a dog actor). Then all […]

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Annie Wait: World Online Premiere

Annie waits no longer! Her and her men have been exposed to the world! We’ve all waited for ‘the one’, the one who catches our eye, the one who keeps our interest, the one who won’t expect us to trudge down that conventional path. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment as a […]

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The Chop: Extremely Shorts Film Festival

Jennifer Sheridan’s The Chop screened as part of the Extremely Shorts Film Festival. A competition of all genres of short films with a run time of 3 minutes or less from around the world. We made The Chop for the challenge of telling a quick story, with a slight twist in the tail (if you’ll excuse the […]

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Treacle and Hymn of Hate: Short to the Point International Short Film Festival

At the end of April, both Treacle and Hymn of Hate screened during Short to the Point International Short Film Festival, which is an international network of distribution, broadcast and promotion of short films in Romania. Treacle follows friends, Belle and Jessie who go away for the weekend and drunkenly hook up; what seems like an awkward slip […]

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Hymn of Hate: Newport Beach Film Festival

Kicking off tomorrow, Hymn of Hate will be screening at Newport Beach Film Festival. Internationally recognised as one of Southern California’s leading film events, we host eight days of 350+ film screenings and 55,000+ attendees! Hymn of Hate takes its title from the Ernst Lissauer poem of the same name. A nationalistic and patriotic hymn, […]

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The Chop: Linear International Film Festival

At the end of March, The Chop screened as part of the Linear International Film Festival. The festival takes place in a compilation of old theatre venues to gothic churches… a perfect setting for our 60 second short film from the mind of director, Jennifer Sheridan – whose debut feature, with Mini Productions, Rose is […]

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