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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015, days 4-6

DAY FOUR Day four of the festival and things are in full swing now, all over Sheffield there are talks taking place and drinks being held, deep within the bowels of the Festival buildings projects are being pitched, bought and sold. It is…

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015, days 1-3

OPENING NIGHT The sunny weather came out just in time on Friday afternoon. After a rather hectic hour or so standing in queues to get passes and tickets (though it seemed everyone had the same idea as us and arrived on the Thursday night,…

Film4 FrightFest returns ……

You know that summer is on the way, when details - and official artwork - for the year's Film4 FrightFest horror film festival are made public.  With this in mind the poster that will form the basis for this year's advertising campaign has…

Anything Cannes can do ……..

That's it, the event which is the Cannes Film Festival is over for another year. The awards have been awarded, the red carpets mothballed and the stars and international media have moved on until it all happens again in another twelve…

Cannes 2015 Round-up

With a small, eclectic collection of Jury members, Cannes is prone to throw up surprises. The 68th edition has proven no different. Jury joint presidents Joel and Ethan Coen closed a dizzying week and a half of film by handing the Palme…

Cannes 2015

It’s that time of the year again when all eyes even partially interested in the world of film turn to the French Riviera. For a week and a half, this time from 13-24 May, Cannes bridges the gap between glamour and obscure arthouse cinema,…

2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Thursday the 7th of May saw the official press launch of the 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest at the BFI Southbank, London. Doc/Fest is the UK’s, and increasingly the world’s, foremost documentary and factual digital media festival. There will be…