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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Renegade Film Festival

Ouzo and Blackcurrant is coming back out of the shadows, heading to Atlanta in the US and screening at the Renegade Film Festival in March. The festival is built on elevating marginalized voices. Fostering a sense of community and empowering one another to create. They are proud to showcase diverse content and promote inclusion & […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Upstate NY Horror Film Festival

Another day, another scare as Ouzo and Blackcurrant screens at Upstate NY Horror Film Festival. On a sunny afternoon, two old school friends, Jeanie and Esta, take a nostalgic trip to the junkyard where they used to drink as wayward teens. But this place is now tainted by tragedy, and Jeanie makes a horrific discovery when […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Crypt TV

Get your scares in early this year… Ouzo and Blackcurrant will be publicly released worldwide on Crypt TV on Friday 8th October. Crypt TV is creating culture-changing monster stories that bring the world closer together. Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema, Ouzo and Blackcurrant follows two old school friends, Jeanie and Esta on a sunny afternoon, […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: The TV Fest WIN!

We’re thrilled to have won ‘Best After Dark’ at The TV Fest in Canada!! Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema, the film follows two old school friends, Jeanie (Sara Huxley) and Esta (Cherrelle Skeete), take a nostalgic trip to the junkyard where they used to drink as wayward teens. But this place is now […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Watford Short Film Festival

Ouzo and Blackcurrant headed over to Hertfordshire to spread some scares at the Watford Short Film Festival! Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema, Ouzo and Blackcurrant follows two old school friends, Jeanie and Esta, on a sunny afternoon as they take a nostalgic trip to the junkyard where they used to drink as wayward teens. […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: International Shorts Film Festival

To round off 2020 for Ouzo and Blackcurrant the short horror screened at the International Shorts Film Festival. After the inaugural festival screenings in Melbourne, Australia, in 2018 the concept of the ISFF is to offer additional screenings of winning films in cities around the world. Amazing stories and independent short films deserve a larger audience, which […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: New York City Horror Film Festival

Ouzo and Blackcurrant heads over to the Big Apple to screen at the New York City Horror Film Festival. The festival is presented in memory of its Founder – filmmaker Michael J. Hein and his production company Moodude Films. Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema her script for Ouzo and Blackcurrant was a finalist in FrightFest […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Norwich Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Ouzo and Blackcurrant is a part of the wonderful Norwich Film Festival this year! The Norwich Film Festival is a BAFTA Qualifying Short Film Festival as well as a BIFA (British Independent Film Awards) Qualifying Short Film Festival and was chosen by The Metro as one of “the top UK film festivals you need to […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: TweetFest

We’re so happy to be back at TweetFest, this time with Ouzo and Blackcurrant! Our festival started in 2015 as part of the UK Actors Tweetup which has been running since 2010. This is the UK branch of a cross-Atlantic branch of Tweetups that happen in LA, NY, and London. It is the only networking […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Bolton Film Festival

We’re so gratefulto be a part of the Bolton Film Festival lineup again, they’re such champions for Mini Productions. This year they showcased Ouzo and Blackcurrant. Celebrating films from home and abroad Bolton Film Festival acts as an amplifier of emerging and established talent. Through its industry talks, masterclasses, and networking sessions it aimsto break open the […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Portland Film Festival

Ouzo and Blackcurrant had its World Premiere at the Portland Horror Film Festival, it’s now returned for the Portland Film Festival and we couldn’t be more thrilled! Portland won’t just be the city of roses—it’ll be the city of film. Described by MovieMaker Magazine as, “one of the coolest film festivals in the world.” There’s […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Sacramento Horror Film Festival

Ouzo and Blackcurrant joined this year’s programme at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival. Now in its 14th year, the festival has a profound dedication to the horror genre. Their mission is to promote the independent filmmaker, their projects, and talent therein while offering a unique and entertaining cinematic experience to fans of the horror genre while further establishing […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: HollyShorts

We’re thrilled that Ouzo and Blackcurrant, written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema will be screening at this year’s HollyShorts! The festival is an organisation devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panel and forums. The Academy Qualifying HollyShorts […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: English Riviera Film Festival

We’re excited to be heading back to the English Riviera Film Festival this year with Ouzo and Blackcurrant, where it’s nominated for Best Cinematography and Sara Huxley and Cherrelle Skeete as Best Actors. The English Riviera Film Festival is a celebration of film-making in the South West UK and internationally. The festival has developed from a one […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Norfolk Film Festival

Exciting news!! Ouzo and Blackcurrant has won the Best Horror Award at Norfolk Film Festival! Norfolk Film Festival takes place at the beautiful Norwich Puppet Theatre. The festival offers filmmakers from across the globe the opportunity to enter and showcase their work. Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema, Ouzo and Blackcurrant follows two old school friends, Jeanie and Esta, […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Hollywood Women’s Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Ouzo and Blackcurrant took home two awards at the Hollywood Women’s Film Festival – Best Horror Short Film and Best Director for Nat Luurtsema. The Hollywood Women’s Film Institute is a Los Angeles based non-profit feminist arts and education organization, bringing together women in film, music, TV, Academia and media, from […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: FrightFest

We’re thrilled to have Ouzo and Blackcurrant be a part of this year’s FrightFest! The festival was founded to provide the UK with a fantasy and horror film festival of similar stature to the market leaders in Europe and the US. The festival now entering its 21st year has evolved into a community that each August […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Maine International Film Festival

We’re so excited that Ouzo and Blackcurrant is apart of this year’s Maine International Film Festival (MIFF). Founded in 1998, the festival is a project of the Maine Film Center. Most years, the 10 days of the festival showcase nearly 100 films, representing the best of American independent and international cinema. Starring Cherrelle Skeete and Mini’s very own […]

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Ouzo and Blackcurrant: Portland Horror Film Festival.

We’re thrilled to announce that the World Premiere for Ouzo and Blackcurrant will be at the Portland Horror Film Festival. This epic event is a 4-day international festival of terror, bringing horror from around the world to creepy Portland, Oregon, a tree-filled land with a deep and dark history. Written and directed by Nat Luurtsema, Ouzo […]

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