Three months after announcing the BFI Shorts 2012 slate, we're delighted to be able to take you behind the scenes for a first update. It's been a busy time for everyone involved with the scheme, with five films already in the can and two more shooting this week.
Unmanned Aerial Ecologies: proto-drones, airspace and canaries in the mine
I recently gave a talk about the use of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, in tactical media art. The intention was to place the work Lighthouse is presenting at this year's Brighton Festival 2013 in a wider art historical context, and to acknowledge some of the significant interventions that artists working within media have made over the past 10-15 years. By Honor Harger
Last week Lighthouse’s Artistic Director, Honor Harger, gave a talk at FutureEverything’s Summit of Ideas & Digital Invention. Here Andrew Sleigh explores some themes from FutureEverything, including the impact of digital technology on artists, audiences and cultural institutions.
European Short Pitch co-production forum, Luxembourg
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Luxembourg for the first time, to attend this year’s edition of the European Short Pitch co-production forum. Hosted in partnership with Discovery Zone, The Luxembourg City Film Festival, the programme is run by NISI MASA. by Emily Kyriakides