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Annie Waits: Underwire

We’re so excited to announce that Annie Waits has been selected for the BAFTA qualifying UnderWire Film Festival and is also nominated for Under 25 Award for Producing! Underwire is the UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts. It was founded in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell to address gender […]

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Annie Waits: First Friday Film Festival – Kansas City

If you’re in Kansas City this Friday then you’re in for a treat as Annie Waits is screening at the First Friday Film Festival! The festival does pretty much what is says on the tin and we’re thrilled that we’re able to reach another audience with our ‘Peter Pan’ of an adult, Annie. Watch the trailer […]

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Edith: Shorts On Tap – Dramathon

Very excited to announce that Edith will be screening as part of Shorts On Taps – Dramathon! Shorts On Tap is an award-winning London-based short film screening platform for both up&coming and established film-makers aimed at showcasing their work, exchanging ideas and receiving feedback. Shorts On Tap’s first full-on short film marathon is coming this October.  […]

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Annie Waits: Inside the Loop Film Festival

Annie Waits has been selected for the first annual Inside the Loop Film Festival in Ohio! Executive director, Lana Read said; “While a number of films have been shot and produced in the Sharonville and Cincinnati area, as well as elsewhere in Ohio, independent films and filmmakers have not received the respect and attention we […]

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Edith: Byron Bay International Film Festival

Magic Happens In The Dark at the Byron Bay International Film Festival over in Australia. Each year some of the world’s most exciting film talent join thousands of film lovers at BBFF and we’re thrilled that Christian Cooke’s Edith will be a part of it this year. Over 10 fantastic days in beautiful Byron Bay, […]

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Annie Waits: Tacoma Film Festival

Thrilled to announce that Annie Waits has been selected for the twelfth annual Tacoma Film Festival in Washington State, US. The festival is a celebration of independent film mirroring the diverse and eclectic sensibilities of western Washington’s second largest city. Including selections from the Pacific Northwest and all over the world, TFF prides itself on […]

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Edith: Goddess on the Throne

Edith has received its Russian premiere at the Goddess on the Throne Film Festival in Kosovo. Now in it’s fourteenth year it is the first film festival in Kosovo by Besim Ajeti and being held in Fushe Kosova Railway Station in Kosovo. Films are screened on the moving trains running from one city to another. Watch […]

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Annie Waits: Disappear Here Film Festival

Annie Waits is heading to Patrick’s home town, Donegal in Ireland this weekend! The Disappear Here Film Festival will take place in a series of unique locations in and around the picturesque village of Ballyliffin, Co Donegal. This is the Irish premiere for the short which explores the difficulty we’re faced with learning to ‘adult’ in the 21st […]

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Annie Waits: Rahway International Film Festival

Annie Waits is heading to New Jersey in The States to screen at the 5th annual Rahway International Film Festival (a Big Dreams and Silver Screens production). Their mission is to provide an opportunity for artists worldwide to showcase works that educate, and inspire empathy and awareness through film. They believe that film can reach the […]

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Queen’s Mile: OutWest Film Fest

Very happy to announce that Martin Delaney’s, Queen’s Mile has been selected for this years OutWest Film Fest – Northern Nevada’s LGBTQ Film Festival in Reno and South Lake Tahoe which takes place this month. We couldn’t be more proud about how far this film has travelled and thrilled at how many audiences it has resonated […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Bolton International Film Festival

Both Annie Waits and Edith are heading up to the North of England this week to screen at the first annual Bolton International Film Festival. Actress, Maxine Peake is their festival patron and this is what she had to say about short films: “For me short films are essential whether it’s drama, comedy or documentary. […]

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Annie Waits: Exit 6 Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that Annie Waits will be screening at this year’s Exit 6 Film Festival, a festival which is very close to our hearts. The festival is in its second year and takes place in Basingstoke where none other than Leonardo DiCaprio has been quoted saying ‘Someday I’m going to retire and […]

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Annie Waits: Hastings Film Fringe

Watch out Hastings, Annie Waits is coming to town and she’s bringing limes! The short film is being screened at the third annual Hastings Film Fringe takes place at The Palace, an independent cinema located on the Hastings seafront. This is the directorial debut for Marnie Paxton Harris’ extensive experience as a script supervisor makes her […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Full Bloom Film Festival

Annie Waits & Edith have been selected for the third annual Full Bloom Film Festival which takes place this month. The festival is dedicated to bringing quality, diverse cinema to Statesville, NC, a multifaceted art-conscious city in North Carolina. Watch the Annie Waits trailer here. And the Edith trailer here. For more about the festival click […]

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Annie Waits: Charlton and Woolwich Film Festival

Annie is back in her home town again, as the film has been selected for this years Charlton and Woolwich Film Festival sponsored by Rockwell Property. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to begin. The vignette stars Andrew Simpson (Notes on a Scandal, Rebellion, Road Games), Sam […]

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Annie Waits, Edith & Not The Devil: Fayetteville Film Fest

It’s a triple whammy for Annie Waits, Edith and Not The Devil as all three films have been selected for this years Fayetteville Film Fest. The Fayetteville Film Fest is a cultural leader in their region, bringing world class film to their state, developing meaningful relationships with filmmakers, and nurturing the art of filmmaking by […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Beacon Independent Film Festival

Our girls are reunited again! Annie Waits and Edith have both been selected for the 5th annual Beacon Independent Film Festival over in the States. The American audiences have been very welcoming of these two extremely different shorts and we’re grateful to reach such diverse crowds all over the US. View the Annie Waits and Edith […]

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Edith: Isle of Man Film Festival

Edith has been officially selected for this years Isle of Man Film Festival. Started and run by film makers, the Isle of Man Film Festival is an intimate-yet-rapidly-growing gathering that aims to encourage independent film making talent. A place that British film critic and festival patron, Mark Kermode, describes as “a destination for discovering films”. Find […]

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Annie Waits: San Diego International Film Festival

Holy cow! We’re so excited to announce that Annie Waits has been selected for this years San Diego International Film Festival. Now in it’s 16th year, our British romp will be one of 72 short films and one of 2 from the UK screening at the festival in the Shorts and Giggles strand. Check out the […]

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Edith: Dinard British Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that the BAFTA long-listed, Edith has been selected for this years Dinard British Film Festival. The Dinard British Film Festival was launched in 1989 to bring to France a variety of dynamic and original British productions for both professionals and cinephiles. Edith was the directorial debut for Christian Cooke and stars […]

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Annie Waits: Malta Film Festival

Annie Waits is getting all exotic and became a semi-finalist at the Malta Film Festival. 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 […]

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Annie Waits: Live at Heart Film Festival

Annie Waits is heading over to Sweden for this long weekend as it’s been selected for the Live at Heart Film Festival. Celebrating independent together with the livemusic-section it is today Scandinavia’s biggest showcase festival for musicians, artists and filmmakers. Film has been a part of the festival for four years. This will be a […]

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Moneybox

Inspired by old school video games we created a stylistic, fun way to explain roundups and investment using the Moneybox app. The aim of the game? To save as much as possible using roundups on everyday objects. The 60 second concept has already amassed over 1 million views on social media. From your morning coffee to […]

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Annie Waits: Enginuity Awards

London-centric short, Annie Waits won Best Female Voice Over for April Kelley’s performance at the Enginuity Awards. Written by Chris Anastasi who crafted a script nearly entirely of voice over of the inner thoughts our the main character Annie. Watch the trailer here. Annie Waits IMDb

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Annie Waits: Sunrise 45 Film Festival

We’re thrilled that Annie Waits has been selected for the first annual Sunrise 45 Film Festival. Nestled in the small town of Alpena in Northeast Michigan (what they call the Sunrise Side of the state). Watch the trailer here. Annie Waits on IMDb

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Edith: Bay Film Festival

Christian Cooke’s debut, Edith has been selected for the Bay Film Festival. Now heading in to it’s thirteenth year, the Bay International Film Festival in Thunder Bay are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and Heritage Canada, and many more. BAFTA long-listed, Edith stars Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley and […]

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Annie Waits: Model City Film Festival

Annie Waits has been selected for the first annual Model City Film Festival which is organised by State Theatre Company; the festival’s purpose is to facilitate, expose, and celebrate the works of independent filmmakers in all genres. MCFF hopes to engage Kingsport (and the Tri-Cities area) in America, with a weekend full of showings, coffee […]

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Annie Waits: Mzansi Women’s Film Festival

Annie Waits will be making it’s South African debut at the Mzansi Women’s Film Festival. The Johannesburg based festival, established in 2014 is held the first weekend in August, Women’s Month in South Africa. Films by women, about women. Sounds like a perfect fit for ol’ Annie. Find out more about the festival here. Watch the trailer […]

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Annie Waits: MY Film Festival

Annie Waits is heading over to Toronto, Canada to screen as part of the first ever MY Film Festival. Annie’s been making her way around the world screening at 20+ plus festivals so far but this is her first time in Canada. Watch the trailer here. Annie Waits on IMDb

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A Dog Called Moose: Latitude Festival

A Dog Called Moose premiered at Latitude Festival this weekend. From the imaginations of the female powerhouse duo Shay Kuehlmann and Kate Roxburgh of DogSky Films, the heart of this film is the magic that happens when you open yourself up, release the past and let something new in. A Dog Called Moose on IMDb

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Annie Waits: The INDIs

Our London romp, Annie Waits is heading up to Leeds this weekend to screen at The INDIs which now in its sixth edition of screening independent British and International cinema, industry sessions, panel discussions and other installations entirely curated for an audience of 16-30 year olds. We’re thrilled to be a part of it and […]

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Annie Waits: Best Shorts Competition

Annie Waits was won the Award of Excellence at Best Shorts Competition for the June edition, in California. The judging takes place by in-house staff and a committee of industry professionals including Emmy, Telly and Communicator award nominees and recipients. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult […]

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Annie Waits: St Albans Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that Annie Waits will be screening at the St Albans Film Festival this week. It will screen in The Odyssey a beautifully restored, independent Art Deco cinema, which is far too classy but right up Annie’s street. The film is also up for best actor for April Kelley in the role of Annie. […]

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Not The Devil: Palace International Film Festival

Thrilled to announce that Not The Devil has been officially selected for this years Palace International Film Festival in Poland. PIFF is a strand of The Palace Artist Residency held every year in a 700 year old palace in Southern Poland. Not the Devil premiered at BFI FLARE: London LGBT Film Festival and follows a […]

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Acting On A Dream: Join The Community Today

After a long period of development, we’re proud to relaunch our sister company, Acting On A Dream. This is only the first phased of development and we’re so excited for you to see what we have in store… AOAD is here to build a community of people who share a belief that anything is possible. Acting […]

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Annie Waits: IndieFlicks

Annie’s coming back home to screen in Shoreditch, London this week at IndieFlicks Monthly International Film Festival. It will also be simultaneously screening in Liverpool, Manchester & Sheffield. Annie will be making her way through the UK like does her men! For more information and to buy tickets click here. Catch the Annie Waits trailer here. Annie […]

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Annie Waits: Wins Best Dramedy at Snake Alley Festival of Film

Well slap her bum and call her Shirley, Annie Waits only went and won Best Dramedy at the Snake Alley Festival of Film, over in Iowa on the Mississippi River. Written by Chris Anastasi and the directorial debut for Marnie Paxton-Harris, Annie Waits follows the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Twin Lion International Short Film Festival

Both Annie Waits and Edith will receive their India premier’s at Twin Lion International Short Film Festival. Annie Waits is a teaser to the TV series currently in development and Edith is Christian’s Cooke’s directorial debut which was BAFTA long-listed this year. Watch dramedy, Annie Waits trailer here and drama Edith here. Annie Waits on IMDb   […]

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Edith: Burien Film Festival

Christian Cooke’s Edith was a finalist at the Burien Film Festival this week over in The States. The BAFTA long-listed film stars Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley and explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Watch the trailer here. Go behind the scenes here. Edith on IMDb

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Queen’s Mile: Damn These Heels

Martin Delaney’s Queen’s Mile is screening at possibly our favourite named festival to date, Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival in Salt Lake City, United States. Born out of the Utah Film Center, Damn These Heels is the longest running LGBTQ Film Festival in the Mountain West, Damn These Heels is a safe, supportive environment […]

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Twelfth Man

We’re thrilled to announce we have teamed back up with Pork Chop Pictures and Mark Brennan to executive producer their next project, Twelfth Man. Twelfth Man is a short film based on a true story by ‘Only Fools And Horses’ star John Challis, set during the World Cup Final of 1966 when a theatre company are […]

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Not The Devil: Liverpool Pride

We’re very excited to announce that Not The Devil will screen as part of this year’s Liverpool Pride at FACT. Liverpool Pride is an entirely volunteer-led charity seeing to combat homophobia and trans*phobia across the Liverpool City Region and beyond. Our core values are that we are FREE, INCLUSIVE, VISIBLE and all about LIVERPOOL. Not […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Olbia Film Market at Figari Film Fest

Annie Waits and Edith find themselves in another film market this week. This time over in Italy at the Figari Film Fest. Born in 2011 Figari Film Fest is a movie Festival devoted to young and independent cinema, to short films and to young directors’ debuts. In 2017 Sardinia will host its first International Short Film Market. […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Palm Springs ShortFest Film Market

If you’re out at Palm Springs ShortFest this year, be sure to check out Annie Waits and Edith in the ShortFest Film Market. The ShortFest Film Market is the only market in North America that promotes short films exclusively. Each year, hundreds of film industry professionals use the Market as a way to find new […]

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Annie Waits, Edith & Not The Devil: Snake Alley Festival of Film

It’s a hat-trick! Annie Waits, Edith and Not The Devil have all been officially selected for this years Snake Alley Festival of Film which kicks off today. Films will screen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theatre in the heart of downtown Burlington, Iowa. The festival derives its name from Snake Alley, a street constructed in 1884 […]

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Queen’s Mile: North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Queen’s Mile is at it again… It’s heading back over to the States but this time, North Carolina for their Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. NCGLFF is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in 1995, the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: The English Riviera Film Festival

London centric comedy, Annie Waits and Northern set drama, Edith head off together again but this time down to Devon to screen at The English Riviera Film Festival where the Mini girls have been asked to join for Q&A about the films. Developed from a one day event in 2015 to a full week’s worth of programming […]

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Love, Sex & Killing: Frontières Fantasia

We’re thrilled to announce that our feature, Love, Sex & Killing has been selected as one of 20 projects to take part in this year’s Frontières at Fantasia. Frontières is an international co-production market and networking platform specifically focused on genre film financing and co-production between Europe and North America. It is organised by the Fantasia International […]

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Not The Devil: FIRE!! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

Not The Devil is over in Barcelona screening as part of their FIRE!! LGBT Film Festival. Established in 1995 by Casal Lambda, in Barcelona, it addresses affective diversity in its broadest sense through a careful selection of feature films, documentaries and short films. A selection of art-house cinema and an educational approach are its main […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: I Hella Love Shorts

Annie Waits and Edith are heading to Oakland, USA to screen at I Hella Love Shorts on June 4th. IHLS is a quarterly short films festival designed to promote independent films that reflect the rich and diverse experiences within the Bay Area and across the globe. We’re thrilled that our two very different films have found new audiences across […]

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Not The Devil & Queen’s Mile: Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival

We’re thrilled that both Not The Devil and Queen’s Mile are heading to Brazil to screen at Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival. Not The Devil tackles the exploration of exploring identity and is in search of guidance whereas Queen’s Mile tells the heartwarming story of a young woman’s courage in coping with depression, in her own […]

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Annie Waits: Wins in Plymouth

Annie stayed closer to home and screened in Plymouth last week at the First Rule of Film Club where it was nominate for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Soundtrack. Our little teaser to the TV series took home Best Actress for Annie herself, April Kelley. Annie Waits tells the story of […]

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Queen’s Mile: Queen City Shorts

What a fitting festival! Queen’s Mile will screen as part of Queen City Shorts over in Canada in their May screening. We’re thrilled that our LGBT story keeps reaching people around the world. Watch the tailer here. Queen’s Mile on IMDb

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Annie Waits: Los Angeles CineFest

Annie didn’t wait long to head back over to LA! The comedy was a part of Los Angeles CineFest and even made it to the semi-finals. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to begin. Along side Annie is a whole host of male eye […]

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Tea For Two: The Zone

Just when we thought Tea For Two was reaching the end of it’s journey it goes and shoots off to Texas, USA to screen as part of The Zone Sci-Fan Film Festival this month! If you’re not in Texas and are itching to see the film which stars John Challis and Amanda Barrie then you’re in […]

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Queen’s Mile: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

Queen’s Mile will be making it’s India premier at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival this May. KASHISH attracts close to 8500 footfalls every year over its 5 days festival at two venues. It is the first Indian LGBT festival to be held with approval by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India. Described as […]

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Annie Waits: Hellfire Wild Card

Our naughty romp of a teaser, Annie Waits screened as part of the Hellfire Film Festival this week, a multi-event organisation that hosts several film-related events in the south east of the UK… Specifically Folkstone for our screening! And it appears that the good folk of Folkstone liked it so much that we’re now a Wild […]

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Short To The Point

We’ll keep this short and sweet… It’s a hat-trick for Mini as three of our films have been selected for the next edition of Short To The Point over in Bucharest in Romania. LGBT drama, Not The Devil, BAFTA long-listed Edith and TV teaser Annie Waits will all be making an appearance. Not The Devil on IMDb […]

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Tea For Two Now Online!

Cuppa’s at the ready! Whether you take it milk with two sugars or you’re sweet enough already, get that kettle on and hit the link below to watch our quirky British comedy, Tea For Two. The film which was executively produced by Fiona Cairns and stars John Challis and Amanda Barrie has been released in […]

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Mini Team Joins BAFTA Crew!

The Mini duo are very excited to announce that they’ll be joining the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew this year! The initiative will expand to include writers, directors and producers who are on the way to making their first feature films. They will join below-the-line film workers who have at least two years of broadcast or […]

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