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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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Sep 0
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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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Sep 0
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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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Sep 0
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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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Aug 0
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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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Aug 0
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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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Aug 0
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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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Aug 0
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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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Jul 0
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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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Jul 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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Jun 0
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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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May 0
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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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May 0
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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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May 0
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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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Apr 0
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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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Apr 0
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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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Apr 0
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Treacle: Swindon Independent Film Festival

Treacle will be joining Hymn of Hate at Swindon Independent Film Festival this week. Born as part of Swindon Fringe, which is a Theatre, Performing Arts and Music festival now in its 8th year, they’re are proud to be linked to this great cultural event. Not only the Rosie Westhoff directed film a part of the official selection […]

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Apr 0
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Hymn of Hate: Swindon Independent Film Festival

Matt Kennard’s, Hymn of Hate will screen at Swindon Independent Film Festival this week. Born as part of Swindon Fringe, which is a Theatre, Performing Arts and Music festival now in its 8th year, they’re are proud to be linked to this great cultural event. Not only is this the WWI film a part of the official […]

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Mar 0
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Murder Fans: Future Femme Fest

As Mini Productions continues to develop Murder Fans, a comedy/horror from the hilariously dark mind of BAFTA-nominee Nat Luurtsema, we discover it’s been selected for the Future Femme Screenwriter Fest. The winner gets announced on March 28th! Murder Fans follows seven true crime fans as they throw a Divorce Party for their heartbroken friend, Max, […]

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Mar 0
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The Chop: 90 Second Horror Challenge

The challenge was accepted and The Chop nailed it earning an Honourable Mention at the 90 Second Horror Challenge. Watch The Chop here. The Chop on IMDb

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Feb 0
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Treacle: World Premiere at BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Treacle will have its World Premiere at BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Founded in 1986, BFI Flare is the biggest LGBTQ+ film festival in Europe which takes place on London’s Southbank every March. Written by April Kelley and directed by Rosie Westhoff, Treacle follows two friends Belle & […]

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Feb 0
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The Chop: Glasgow Horror Festival: BITE SIZE

Late in 2018, The Chop was selected for Glasgow Horror Festival, a Scottish horror festival founded by Popcorn Horror. The 55 second short, shot in 3 hours centres round Terry and one trip to the vets that no one will forget. Watch The Chop here. Learn more about the festival and Popcorn Horror here. The Chop on […]

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Feb 0
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The Chop: The Grave Plot Film Festival

At the start of this month, Jennifer Sheridan’s, The Chop starring her very own dog, Bowie screened as part of The Grave Plot Film Festival. The event comes courtesy of The Grave Plot Podcast, a show dedicated to the horror genre. You can watch the quirky short here. Learn more about the festival here. The Chop on […]

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Feb 0
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The Chop: Tally Short Film Festival

Late last month The Chop, along with Hymn of Hate, screen at Tally Short Film Festival (a favourite of ours). Embracing the medium of short film, the festival is excited to bring a truly unique and independent cinema experience to North Florida with the goal of increasing community awareness and support for film as a cultural […]

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Feb 0
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Annie Waits: Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition

Late last year, Annie Waits screened at the Kaohsiung International Short Film Competition, Taiwan’s biggest international short film competition. 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 […]

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Hymn of Hate: Tally Shorts Film Festival

Over the weekend, Hymn of Hate screened at Tally Shorts Film Festival on the other side of the pond. Embracing the medium of short film, the festival is excited to bring a truly unique and independent cinema experience to North Florida with the goal of increasing community awareness and support for film as a cultural and economic asset. […]

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Jan 0
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Edith: British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin – The Retrospective

Last year, Edith was a part of the official selection at British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin. Now they are in the midst of their 12th festival edition, which is taking place between 17th – 23rd January 2019. This year they have put together a retrospective screening with selected films from their first 11 years of British Shorts and have […]

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Jan 0
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Annie Waits: Shenandoah Seasonal Film Series

Late last year, Annie Waits screened at the Shenandoah Seasonal Film Series. Shenandoah County is located in a very rural area of Virginia where the opportunity for arts and cultural events are limited. This Seasonal Film Series strives to provide county residents the opportunity to see films that are not so readily available.  Find out more about the […]

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Jan 0
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Hymn of Hate: Digital Filmmaker Magazine

Pickup or download the January edition of Digital Filmmaker Magazine to see the Matt Kennard’s Hymn of Hate feature – ‘Battle Scarred’. Watch the trailer here. Hymn of Hate on IMDb

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Jan 0
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The Chop: London Short Film Festival

From 11th – 20th January we’ll see the London Short Film Festival returning for its sweet sixteenth, occupying ten days across the London’s best cinematic venues and The Chop will be a part of their programme this year! You can watch our comedy/horror from director, Jennifer Sheridan here. The Chop on IMDb

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Jan 0
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Hymn of Hate: Winchester Film Festival

Back in November 2018, Hymn of Hate screened at the Winchester Film Festival. This is our third film to screen at one of our favourite film festivals! Hymn of Hate takes its title from the Ernst Lissauer poem of the same name. A nationalistic and patriotic hymn, written during WW1 to stir up a tribal […]

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Dec 0
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Edith: International Shorts Film Festival

Early this month Edith screened at International Shorts in Washington DC! International Shorts is a year round film festival which screens selected movies at the end of each season (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter). Best of the Festival films will be screened on December 12, 2018 at Angelika Theater, Union Market, Washington DC. Watch the trailer […]

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Dec 0
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The Chop: Orpheus Brewing Horror-Comedy Film Festival

Terry is determined to keep hold of his most prized possessions. This is one trip to the vets that no one will forget. Back in October The Chop screened at Orpheus Brewing Horror-Comedy Film Festival over in Atlanta, USA. We made The Chop for the challenge of telling a quick story, with a slight twist in the tail […]

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Nov 0
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Hymn of Hate: Official Trailer

The official trailer for Hymn of Hate has been released! Hymn of Hate takes its title from the Ernst Lissauer poem of the same name. A nationalistic and patriotic hymn, written during WW1 to stir up a tribal hatred of the English. ‘…We have all but a single hate, We love as one, we hate […]

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Oct 0
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The Chop: Halloween Release

Our 70 second horror, The Chop is being unleashed this Halloween! Terry is determined to keep hold of his most prized possessions. This is one trip to the vets that no one will forget. Brought to you by the wonderful mind of award winning director Jennifer Sheridan. WATCH NOW! The Chop on IMDb

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Oct 0
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Edith: World Online Premiere on Film Shortage

Edith is now available to watch online thanks to the good folk at Film Shortage. Starring Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley, Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. This was the directorial debut for Christian Cooke. The short film is BAFTA and BIFA long listed and has picked up many awards as it travelled […]

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Oct 0
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Hymn of Hate: English Riviera Film Festival

Hymn of Hate will be screening at the English Riviera Film Festival; a celebration of film-making in the South West and a supporter of the film makers worldwide. Hymn of Hate is nominated for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Screenplay. Set in No Man’s Land at The Somme during WW1, Hymn of Hate is […]

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Oct 0
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Annie Waits: ROFL Film Festival

It is widely known that laughter is the best form of medicine and that’s why we were thrilled that Annie Waits screened at the ROFL Film Festival last month. The Festival look for filmmakers who not only love to laugh but who also love to make an audience laugh. Learn more about the festival here. Watch […]

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Oct 0
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Hymn of Hate Screens: Exit 6 Film Festival

Hymn of Hate is having a very special screening to kickstart it’s festival circuit at Exit 6 Film Festival! The all-day celebration of short films takes place at multiple venues in the heart of Basingstoke, UK, including Vue Cinema and The Anvil. We love them a lot! Get to know that brilliant festival here. Hymn of […]

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Oct 0
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Annie Waits: Bristol Independent Film Festival

Annie Waits is screening in one of our favourite UK spots, Bristol! Bristol Independent Film Fest strives to bring filmmakers from all over the world under one setting. Having received over 2000 submissions from over 104 countries; we’re thrilled to be a part of the final selection! More about the festival here. Watch the Annie Waits […]

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Oct 0
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Annie Waits: Detroit SheTown Film Festival

We’re so excited that Annie Waits is a part of the first annual Detroit SheTown Film Festival. The festival screens short films in the following genres: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Documentary, LGBTQ, Music Video, Short Episodic, and Thriller/Horror. Their emphasis is female-driven independent cinema in performances, stories and key filmmaking production positions. They showcase important creative works […]

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Soror Now Streaming on Findie

Soror the short film from Driftwood writer/director James Webber and producer Roxy Holman is now available to watch on Findie! Soror explores the lives and relationships of two half-sisters; Grace, insular and shy but a talented dancer; and Lisa, who dreams of escaping the confines of their upbringing. The close relationship shared by the sisters is the […]

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Annie Waits: Dalmatia Film Festival

Annie Waits has been selected and is currently screening at the Dalmatia Film Festival (DFF). The first two editions of the international festival took place in two beautiful Croatian cities: Pirovac and Omiš. Both cities are on schedule for 2018 edition Pirovac, Omiš, together with two more cities: Sutivan and Split. Under the motto “Dalmatia […]

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Jul 0
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Annie Waits: Body & Mind – Artistic Showcase

Annie Waits will be having a special screening at the Body & Mind: Artistic Showcase on Thursday 19th July at Factory 45, kickstarting at 7pm! For tickets and more about the event, click here. Be part of Body & Mind! A Networking Event in Central London showcasing some of the most acclaimed and diverse artists. If you […]

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Jul 0
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Edith: Macon Film Festival

Edith has been selected for the 13th annual Macon Film Festival in Georgia. 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. After another record-breaking year in 2017, the Macon Film Festival is heading into its 13th year with […]

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Jun 1
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Annie Waits: Enginuity Film Festival Finals

After winning the award in the First Quarter of the Enginuity Film Festival back in August 2017, Annie Waits has gone on to win the award for Best Female Voice Over at their annual award ceremony in Las Vegas! Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to […]

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May 0
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Annie Waits: Fort Myers Film Festival

Oooo! This one slipped past us, but Annie Waits screened at this years Fort Myers Film Festival over in Florida in March! The Fort Myers Film Festival is an Intelligent independent filmmaker’s preferred event to create, unite and showcase the finest artistic cinematic works. They were celebrating 8 years of the finest indie films on the planet […]

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Edith: Solar Cinema

We’re excited to announce that Edith will be going on tour with Solar Cinema this year! Solar Cinema is a mobile solar-powered cinema which has been touring the world for 10 years. In 2018 we will visit the islands of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean with a selection of films which will be screened […]

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May 0
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Annie Waits Wins Diamond Award & Best Comedy at BIAFF!

It was a double whammy for Annie Waits last month as it took home the Diamond Award and the Best Comedy Award at the BIAFF. 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. […]

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Apr 2
Apr 2

Annie Waits: Harrogate Film Festival

Huge thanks to the team at Harrogate Film Festival for including Annie Waits in their 2018 festival last month! Harrogate Film 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 […]

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Mar 2
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Not The Devil: Newcastle Film Festival

Not The Devil, which follows a teenage boy exploring his identity develops an obsession with a woman on his estate will screen at Newcastle Film Festival at the end of this month. Newcastle Film Festival is a unique platform for the global film industry to showcase excellence in film-making and to interact with artistes and […]

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Mar 3
Mar 3

Mini joins 200 business leaders and MPs sign Telegraph letter urging Government to boost female entrepreneurship in Britain

The ladies behind Mini Productions, April Kelley and Sara Huxley join two hundred business leaders, entrepreneurs, Members of Parliament and academics have joined The Telegraph in calling on the Government to boost female entrepreneurship in Britain. READ & SIGN NOW

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Mar 3
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Tea For Two: Tall Tales Distribution

Tea For Two has been picked up by another distribution channel, Tall Tales! Tall Tales is the internet’s new home of narrative short films, dedicated to showcasing compelling and award-winning content from across the world. It launches in Winter 2017 and will be the latest in Little Dot Studios` online content channels. Tall Tales is […]

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