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Annie Waits, Edith & Queen’s Mile: KINOFILM Festival

We’re thrilled that three of our films will be heading up Manchester to screen at the Kinofilm™ Festival. Annie Waits will be screening as part of the Women In Film – Directors programme. Edith will screen during two programmes, British New Wave Three and Stars in Shorts. Queen’s Mile will be a part of the […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Clifton Film Celebration

Both Annie Waits & Edith have been selected for the first annual Clifton Film Celebration! Edith has been nominated for a whopping five awards; Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Cinematography. Annie Waits has been nominated for Best Actress and Best Screenplay. Clifton Celebration of Film brings independent film to […]

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Edith: Norwich Film Festival

Christian Cooke’s Edith has been selected as part of this years BIFA qualifying Norwich Film Festival! The Norwich Film Festival was chosen by The Metro as one of “the top UK film festivals you need to know about” in 2016. They’re a UK short film festival which aims to deliver inspiring events that are both bold […]

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Edith: West Texas Film Festival

Edith, starring Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley is heading straight back to Texas to screen at the West Texas Film Festival! The purpose of the West Texas Film Festival is to attract diverse films from both directors and producers that would not normally be featured in West Texas as well as regional media makers. We seek short […]

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Edith: Lone Star Film Festival

Edith will be screening at Lone Star Film Festival in Texas this month! Named one of MovieMaker Magazines “Top 50 Film Festival’s Worth The Entry Fee” in 2015, for three consecutive years, the Lone Star Film Festival is held each year in downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square, which serves as the cultural and social centre […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Ohio Independent Film Festival ‘One Night Only’

Both Annie Waits and Edith will screen as part of Ohio Independent Film Festival ‘One Night Only’ this November! The OIFF was founded in 1993, originally called the Off-Hollywood Flick Fest, the event gained followers by offering audiences truly independent films they wouldn’t ordinarily see: films that have not been picked up for theatrical distribution. The […]

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Edith: Edinburgh Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Christian Cooke’s Edith will be screening at Edinburgh Short Film Festival later this month. Devoted to screening short film from Edinburgh, Scotland and around the world, The ESFF evolved from the Leith Short Film Festival in 2011 and has shown everything – from the first film made in Somalia in 20 […]

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Edith: Washington West Film Festival

Watch out Washington, Edith is coming back to screen at the Washington West Film Festival. “Beyond the red carpets, Oscar-nominated films, and world-class independent filmmakers, the Washington West Film Festival is a movement of hope for under-resourced communities. Our audiences themselves become story-creators as we give 100% of all box office net proceeds to projects […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Tri-Cities International Film Festival

We’re so excited that both Annie Waits and Edith have been selected for the 9th annual Tri-Cities International Film Festival. Their motto is “To spotlight independent films with limited budgets using unlimited imagination!” It’s a privilege to reach more and more corners of the world with these two very different films. We’re thrilled they’re finding audiences. Discover […]

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Edith: Show Me Shorts Film Festival

We’re so excited to announce that Christian Cooke’s Edith has been selected for Show Me Shorts in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This is the leading international short film festival as well as an Academy Awards-accredited festival that screens in cinemas nationwide each Spring. Their mission is to create and cultivate the infrastructure required to achieve the widest possible appreciation […]

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Edith: Buffalo International Film Festival

The Buffalo International Film Festival – now in its 11th year- is Western New York’s premiere celebration of the moving image and we’re very excited for Edith to be a part of it this year. One of the largest and longest-running film festivals in Western New York, BIFF champions local, national, and international films that test […]

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Annie Waits & Edith: Romford Film Festival

The Romford Film Festival is proud to announce its first world class Rommy Awards event celebrating British and International filmmaking for cinema and we’re very proud that both Annie Waits and Edith will be a part of their first year. Watch the trailers for both films on our YouTube channel here. Annie Waits on IMDb  […]

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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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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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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 & 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 & 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, 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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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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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 & 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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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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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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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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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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Edith: Shrewsbury Short Film Festival & About-Blank

We’re very excited that Edith will be screening at the first ever Shrewsbury Short Film Festival. We’ve also had a wonderful review written by About-Blank: “Tender, sad, affecting; this is a movie to be watched over and over again to uncover its layers of subtlety and nuances, and the tension between love and inevitably, loss.” Read the […]

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Edith: Dublin International Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that our BAFTA long-listed short film, Edith will be having its Irish premiere at the wonderful Dublin International Film Festival later this month. Sponsored by Audi this film festival is Ireland’s premier event. ADIFF turns the city into a film mecca for cinema-goers and experience-lovers of all kinds. We’re thrilled that Edith […]

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Edith: DC Independent Film Festival

Edith will be having its US Premiere at the DC Independent Film Festival in Washington this February. As the oldest independent film festival in Washington, the DC Independent Film Festival has a storied history of presenting extraordinary films. They have showcased cutting edge features, shorts and documentaries on every subject from every country with every […]

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Edith: London Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Christian Cooke’s directorial debut, Edith has been officially selected for the 14th London Short Film Festival at Hackney Picturehouse on Tuesday 10th January. Edith stars BAFTA winner Peter Mullan and SAG nominated Michelle Fairley and explores how we move on from bereavements. How we make peace with our past and find […]

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Edith & Queen’s Mile: Winchester Success

Both Edith and Queen’s Mile have been officially selected for Winchester Short Film Festival this November! Wait, but there’s more news… Both films have also been nominated for Best British Short Film. We’re thrilled that WSFF recongnies such a range of films and that our two films have found a home there. Find out more […]

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Edith: World Premiere at Cambridge Film Festival

Christian Cooke’s Edith will have its World Premiere at the BAFTA qualifying Cambridge Film Festival this October. Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, War Horse, Tyrannosaur)  and Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Suits) star in this Northern set drama which explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Described as a celebration of film – past present and future, this will […]

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Edith: Screening at BAFTA Qualifying ASFF

We’re thrilled to announce that Edith will be screening at the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival in York close to where our rural film was shot. ASFF is an international film festival and a celebration of independent short film from around the world. It is world renowned outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking. Each year, ASFF attracts thousands of entries and […]

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Edith: Cinema Jam

We’re excited to announce that Christian Cooke’s heartbreaking drama about grief, Edith has been selected as one of the shorts being privately screened at Cinema Jam’s next Jam Session! The evening includes a Q & A with art director Tim Blake as well as the following shorts which will be joining Edith: On Loop directed by […]

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Edith: Screening

To celebrate the completion of Edith and before it embarks on the festival circuit the drama set in Northumberland was screened at Soho House. The film which explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age stars Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made Edith possible, from […]

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Edith: Trailer

Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age, written by novelist Ray Robinson. This is the directorial debut for actor Christian Cooke and is executively produced by Mat Whitecross and Fiona Neilson of Mint Pictures. Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, War Horse, Tyrannosaur)  takes the starring role of haunted Jake with Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, […]

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Edith: Cast Announcements

We’re thrilled to announce that Elliott Tittensor and Sai Bennett will be joining Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley in the cast of Northern drama, ‘Edith’. Elliott was nominated for a BIFA for Most Promising Newcomer for his performance as Tits in feature film Spike Island as well as being named a Screen International Star of Tomorrow. […]

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Edith

Mint Pictures in association with Mini Productions present the powerful Northern drama, Edith. Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Written by novelist Ray Robinson, whose work has been shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors’ Club First Novel Award. His novel Electricity has also recently been adapted for […]

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