Underwire Announces their 2012 Festival Programme - FILM FESTIVAL


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Thursday, November 08, 2012

underwire festivalUnderwire,  the UK's only short film festival dedicated to showcasing the raw cinematic talents of women, have announced the programme for  their third annual festival, running 20 - 24 November. Over the four knockout days there will be screenings, sessions and networking showcasing the very best raw cinematic talents of women working across the industry at The Ritzy Cinema in Brixton, London.

Featuring an eclectic mix of genres, themes and aesthetic styles across  ten programmes, the festival welcomes two new award categories this year for Best Sound Designer and Best Actor. These  ten craft awards aim to recognise outstanding female film practitioners working in the UK today.

underwire festival
Underwire Festival 2012

Highlights from this yearʼs festival include: 

- The Art of Science, sponsored by the Wellcome Trust – a programme of weird and wonderful bio medical shorts, made by women, followed by a discussion and drinks with scientists.

- LOCO presents  Live Wire, a night of live and filmed comedy, featuring  up and coming talents Lady Garden, Hils Barker and Lou Sanders.

- Carol Morley (Dreams of a Life) and guests look forward to a time when the question “How does it feel to be a woman filmmaker?” is never asked again in Why Women Canʼt Make Features

- Underwire and Sight & Sound launch their exciting new competition for women film journalists.
Underwire has boomed this year, our 2012 Tour across the UK has opened our eyes to the amount of female film talent we have in this country, and the duty we have to nurture it”.
Says Helen Jack, festival co-Director. Founder & co-Director Gemma Mitchell adds:
With a trebling in submission numbers this year, weʼre reminded of how necessary a festival like Underwire is. Inequalities still exist in the industry – for a multitude of reasons – and with each festival we try and address these issues and push progress forward”.
The films in this yearʼs festival  put interesting female characters at their center, featuring an OAP activist, an eccentric engineer, and a female boxer who battles with discrimination. With a mix of animation (Belly, Tosh), documentaries (Another Note, Racing Time), drama (Summit,  Wild) and experimental film (Anatidae,  Moments), these films will inspire and excite audiences.

Alongside the film programme, UnderWire is hosting a day of affordable industry events on Saturday 24 November. Sessions include:

- Walking the Wire, a marathon workshop providing practical and empowering information vital for women working in the creative and media industries
- In Your Own Hands, which looks at why DLSRs are changing DIY filmmaking from the avant-garde to the mainstream
- Script, Shoot, Slice, Screen will take an in-depth look at the craft of a short film from start to finish, through a series of Q&As and screenings.

Underwire 2012 Festival
When:
20 - 24 November, 2012

Where:
Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, London, SW2 1JG

For the full programme head over to:
http://www.underwirefestival.com/2012festival/

For more information or updates:
http://www.underwirefestival.com/ or follow Underwire over here:  facebook.com/underwirefestival   @underwirefest

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