Archive for May, 2021

NAHEMI Canon UK Eat Our Shorts Winners


Still from Ballast directed by Jesse Gilbert

We are pleased to announce the winners of the NAHEMI Canon UK Eat Our Shorts Film Festival 2021. Well done to all involved.

Screening One


Title of Film: Christian’s Voice

Filmmaker: Phoebe Sharp

University: Cardiff University

Runner Up

Title of Film:  Please Don’t Touch


Directed by & Editor & Sound Design Gabby King

Director of Photography- Marcia Rumsey

Music- Kyle Gabbidon

Choreography by and starring – Megan Landi

Sound Recordist- Rishabh Yadav

University: Coventry University


Screening Two


Title of Film: 48 Cuckoo Lane


Producer                     James Sinton

Director                       Luke Ainger

Screenwriter               James Sinton

DoP                             Louisa Karayiannis

Production designer   Rebecca Sprague

Editor                          Carolina de Andres

Sound recordist          Jack Marshall

Sound Editor               Oscar Brierley

Gaffer                          Vojta Stanek

University: University of Westminster

Runner Up

Title of Film: Bad Flowers


Directed by Macy Byfield

Music by Chloe Howard and Annabel Whittle

University: Manchester School of Art


Screening Three


Title of Film: Eden


Director: Charlie Bush

Producer: Patrick Whinder-Montague

DOP: Barney Janes

Editor: Sam Schottner

Sound Designer: Maryam Bahaari

Sound Assistant: Guy Newland

University: University of West of England

Runner Up

Title of Film: War at my Front Door

Filmmaker: Sophie Zermatten

University: Cardiff University


Canon UK ‘Emerging Talent’ Award


Title of Film: Ballast


Jesee Gilbert- Director/Producer

Kalyani Pathak-Producer

DOP-Yash Suda

Editor- Sarah Stock

Editor- Chris Lipscombe

University: Northern Film School

GEECT Spring 2021 Online Conference – Remembrance of Things to Come

GEECT Spring 2021 Online Conference, June 21st & 22nd 2021.

A two day conference exploring the making and the meaning of film school archives.

Please register for the conference online. You will be sent a link that will allow you to complete your registration and pay the conference fee , which is £50 for GEECT and CILECT members.

Please, note that there are FEE WAIVERS available for non-GEECT members. Each Full Member school may receive only one fee waiver for each conference, on a “first come-first serve” basis. Please tick the fee waiver box on the order form to request this (subject to approval by the Executive Director of CILECT).

The fee for non-members is £100.

If you do not receive a booking and payment link within 48 hours please contact Peter Hort

NAHEMI CANON Eat Our Shorts Film Festival 2021

The NAHEMI CANON Eat Our Shorts Film Festival 2021 will take place this weekend! Below is the line-up of events:

Click for the full Eat Our Shorts Programme

Screening 1-Friday 21st May-6pm-7:15pm

Screening 2-Saturday 22nd May- 11:30am-12:45pm

Screening 3-Saturday 22nd May- 3pm-4:30pm

You can find the full programme here.

Look out for Vimeo links to provide you with access to the screenings, half an hour before each screening is due to start.

Straight after screening one and two, we will conduct a 20-minute zoom meeting so you can vote for your favourite films. You can vote for your favourite film of screening three during the online awards ceremony.

We will run the live online awards ceremony and Q & A zoom meeting on Saturday 22nd May 4:30pm-6:00pm.

See you there!