● Join us LIVE for a night of extraordinary short films by emerging filmmakers from the UK
and around the world who have responded brilliantly to our themed call out “Bottled
● Enjoy the work of 7 talented directors followed by video-call interviews, real-time
audience questions and feedback from our panel of experts who will be giving out the
Critics’ Choice Award to the short film that wows them most.
● Audience participation with LIVE voting for their favourite film!
● With our presenter Mike Sheer and curator Erifili Missiou, expect a relaxed, fun, and
inclusive atmosphere and a night full of cinematic gems.
29th June 20:00-22:30BST LIVE! TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT REGISTER FOR FREE HERE!
“These evenings are absolutely wonderful! It’s always a fantastic quality night!” Angela Peters - Actor
OFFICIAL LINE UP:
1. Turning Ten - Jaylan Auf (2019) 12’38
Laima, Magdi and Nour their (nearly) ten-year-old daughter anxiously await a doctor’s
appointment that is destined to change their lives forever.
2. Crashing Waves - Emma Gilbertson (2018) 3’39
In the middle of a towering estate, Liam spots Jamie. The two are reminded of a previous time where they shared an intimate moment. Jamie resists and the two engage in a combative dance which explores their intimacy and vulnerability.
3. Sunday 11.00-12.00 - Stelios Koukouvitakis (2018) 10’27
A young couple comes back from a night out. Suddenly they are attacked on the street. Their reaction will mark their lives.
4. Lid Mountain - Rhys Lewis (2020) 1’43
A film about finding escape in music.
5. The Notification - Eric Geynes (2020) 5’15\
During lockdown, Camille and Ben enjoy a drink via video-chat when a mysterious presence
invites itself to the party.
6. Stationary - Louis Chan (2019) 12’38
Taking place in a parked car over the course of an afternoon, former drug dealer Jimmy
confronts his childhood best friend Che about the example she's setting to her impressionable younger brother.
7. Deloz Express - Omar Perineau (2020) 1’45
The daily sum-up of a locked-down filmmaker in Los Angeles.
We are excited to be joined by our panel of experts: Leeds International Film Festival
Programmer Molly Cowederoy, UK partner of the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival Abla Kandalaft and Christina Papasotiriou from Genesis Cinema’s Alternative Programming team.
“Emerging Filmmakers Night you are absolutely invaluable to the up-and-coming filmmaking
community!” Aioffe O Kelly - Writer/Director