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Aesthetica Short Film Festival at London College of Communication

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London College of Communication is proud to partner with the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) to launch the Aesthetica Award-Winning Film Tour – an initiative aimed at bringing cinema to the community and encouraging positive engagement with independent film. These powerful films explore contemporary social issues, inspiring life stories and beautifully heart-warming narratives across animation, drama, documentary and dance. The selection features Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-nominated works. The Aesthetica Short Film Festival, founded in 2011, is an international film festival which takes place annually in York, UK, at the beginning of November. It a celebration of independent film from around the world, and an outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking.

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10 Years of Aesthetica: The Director’s Pick - Talk and Screenings

4-5.30pm, Lecture Theatre A

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, a BAFTA-Qualifying event, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The festival has screened over 4000 films, had over 1000 industry events and has played a major role in bringing new talent to wider audiences. The Festival Director, Cherie Federico, has selected 5 films that have made an impact on her over the past 10 years.

Films include:
‘Black Sheep’. Director: Ed Perkins
‘Backstory’. Director: Joschka Laukeninks
‘River Island x Joseph Turvey feat. Justanorm’. Director: Alex Turvey
‘Fauve’. Director: Jeremy Comte
‘The Beauty'. Director: Pascal Schelbli

Two of the films in the programme ‘Black Sheep’ and "Fauve" were both nominated for Oscars, while several films in the festival have won both Oscar and BAFTAs throughout the past decade.

Cherie will speak about what it takes to set up a film festival and the landscape of independent filmmaking.


Aesthetica Award-Winning Film Tour at LCC – Screenings and Q&A


6.30-8.30pm, Lecture Theatre A


London College of Communication is pleased to be the first stop on the Aesthetica Film Festival Award-Winning Film Tour. The films screening in this programme have won awards or received honourable mentions at the previous edition of Aesthetica.


The films cover a range of styles from animation, documentary, drama, music video and artists' film. Here is your opportunity to see some of the award-winners, who will certainly be names to look out for in the future.

Screenings will be followed by a panel discussion with some of the filmmakers which will focus on navigating the industry, working to a budget and realising your script.

The films include Roadkill, by LCC MA Animation graduate Leszek Mozga.

Films include:
‘Borderlands’. Director: Simon Lane
‘Roadkill’. Director: Leszek Mozga
‘A Protest, A Celebration, A Mixed Message’. Director: Rhea Storr
‘Bright Lights – The Perils of the Pokies’. Director: Charby Ibrahim
‘Wannabe’. Director: Leyya Rupert Höller
‘Kudzu’. Director: Connor Simpson
‘Henceforth’. Director: Charlene Jones
‘Falle Nioke, New Foundation’. Director: Tom Dream

This event is taking place as part of ‘Sound & Cinema: Past, Present & Future’ – an exhibition and events programme presented by London College of Communication’s Screen School spanning film, VR, games, TV and sound celebrating 125 years of diversity and creativity within the College.


Accessibility
London College of Communication strives to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for our students and visitors. If you have any specific access requirements for an event or exhibition, please contact us by email (events@lcc.arts.ac.uk) or phone (020 7514 8498) in advance of your visit so that we can make any necessary preparations or adjustments. For full access and route guides for our building, please view our AccessAble accessibility guide.

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London College of Communication is located in the heart of London, at Elephant & Castle. The College is based on a single site, within easy reach of various parts of the city and well served by tube, bus and rail networks. Find out more about getting here on our Find Us page.

Important Filming and Photography Notice:
Please note that filming and photography will be taking place throughout the event. Both bigger crowds, smaller groups and individuals may be captured on camera.

All imagery and footage may at some point be published on the College's website, social media channel and in print.

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