BFI Shorts
BFI Shorts


10 – 19 JANUARY 2014

To celebrate the selection of eight BFI shorts for this year’s LSFF 2014, Lighthouse is pleased to announce a series of special screenings and events, taking place at the ICA as part of the festival.

Field Study - filming on location
Field Study - filming on location

BFI Shorts is a high-level production scheme that forms part of the BFI’s commitment to support emerging filmmaking talent and provide opportunities for them to demonstrate their potential to create feature films. In 2012, Lighthouse was selected to manage the scheme, through which seventeen ambitious shorts have been produced.

The eight BFI Shorts selected for inclusion in the festival’s programme are:

Sea View dir. Jane Linfoot
TEENAGE GIRLS GO CRAZY!, ICA, Saturday 11 January, 6pm, ICA

Keeping Up With The Joneses dir. Michael Pearce
THRILLER!, Saturday 11 January, 11.30pm, Rio

L’Assenza dir. Jonathan Romney
SURREAL WORLDS, Sunday 12 January, 12.30pm, Curzon Soho

The Beast dir. Corinna Faith
FATHER, Thursday 16 January, 6.45pm, Hackney Picturehouse

To Leech dir. Stephen Leslie
DON’T MAKE ME LAUGH, Saurday 18 January, 1pm, BFI Southbank

Anthony dir. Jonathan van Tulleken
DON’T MAKE ME LAUGH, Saurday 18 January, 1pm, BFI Southbank

Orbit Ever After dir. Jamie Stone
LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND, Saturday 18 January, 1.30pm, Rio

Sidney dir. Karan Kandhari
GOD’S LONELY MEN 3- A DECENT BLOKE!, Sunday 19 January, 6.45pm, Riverside Studios

Please also join us for a series of associated events:

Retrospective + Q&A: Jane Linfoot – Teen Dreams
ICA, Sunday 12 January, 6.30pm

To celebrate Jane Linfoot’s catalogue of critically acclaimed short films, all of which have competed internationally at film festivals, we are partnering on this special screening and Q&A, presented in partnership with Underwire.
Book tickets: ICA Website

Film Critic to Film Maker: Jonathan Romney & Guests
ICA, Tuesday 14 January at, 8.30pm

Presented by Lighthouse in association with the BFI, this event will explore the notion that inside every film critic lies a frustrated filmmaker. Following a screening of Jonathan Romney’s new short L’Assenza, produced through the BFI Shorts scheme, the director will be joined by other leading film-critics-turned-filmmakers to talk about how their written work has informed their filmmaking, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Book tickets: ICA Website

Retrospective + Q&A: Eva Weber – Documents
ICA, Wednesday 15 January, 6.30pm

To celebrate Eva’s impressive body of work, and introduce her latest film, Field Study, produced through the BFI Shorts scheme, join us for this unique screening and Q&A with the director.
Book tickets: ICA Website

London Short Film Festival:

Dates: 10 – 19 January

Times: Screenings to be announced, please check individual events for times.

Venue: Screenings to be announced, associated events to take place at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London.

Tickets from: London Short Film Festival Website.



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