Astrid Goldsmith on Mock Duck Studios, Tackling Stop-Motion Animation and Her 8 Year Journey to Short Film ‘Squirrel Island’
Short film Squirrel Island was one of our 10 Picks from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 because of its challenging themes and action-espionage set-up to what was a sweetly animated film, but the story of how it came to be is just as interesting. We sat down with screenwriter, director, sculptur, animator and artist Astrid Goldsmith to talk about the incredible journey to Squirrel Island's release,...
Francesca Militello outlines the famous film movement of Italian Neorealism in this introductory essay complete with suggestions on what to watch and why.
The Film Magazine selects 10 short films from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 that you must see, from ‘NEON’ to ‘Squirrel Island’ and beyond.
Mini Productions’ April Kelley and Sara Huxley Discuss Industry Sexism, Getting an Indie Made and Acting On A Dream – Interview
April Kelley and Sara Huxley of Mini Productions discuss gender inequality, being British filmmakers, the success of short films ‘Annie Waits’ and ‘Edith’, and their new project Acting on a Dream in this exclusive interview.
Why is the female body the future’s prop in ‘Blade Runner 2049’? Alex Morden Osborne offers her critique of the Denis Villeneuve sci-fi movie here.
Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection presents independent movie star Greta Gerwig’s most recognisable and notable career entries from ‘Frances Ha’ to ‘Nights and Weekends’.
In the first of his “So Bad It’s Good” series, Jack Gooding outlines one of the most iconic films of all time: Tommy Wiseau’s ‘The Room’ (2003), here.