Short Films

The Human Voice: Pedro Almodóvar’s English language debut arrives in cinemas this November

The Human Voice arrives in cinemas nationwide from the 7th November Pathé have today announced that the new short film, THE HUMAN VOICE, directed by Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar, starring Tilda Swinton, will be launched on 7 November 2020 at a Special Event Screening in cinemas across the UK. The film will be followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with Almodóvar …

The Italian Boys: A five-star collection of beautiful Italian short films

The Italian Boys is released on all major streaming platforms from 18th October 2020 From the rugged coastline of the Adriatic to the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean, The Italian Boys threads together a rich tapestry of enthralling LGBTQ stories. With each film in the NQV collection emanating the neorealist beauty and diversity of Italian cinema at its very best. …

New Queer Visions: Right Beside You

Sometimes we all need someone to turn to, but equally, sometimes the person we need may not be someone already in our social circle. It is within the complexity of human connections, friendships and relationships that NQV’s brand new short collection Right Beside You takes inspiration. With five beautiful short films from Mexico, Brazil, France the UK and the Netherlands; …

Short List of Films for Iris Prize: Best British Shorts Unveiled

The wait is over for 15 filmmakers, as the organisers of the Iris Prize, have today announced the directors of the short films who are competing for this year’s Iris Prize Best British Short supported by Film4.  Additionally, for the first time in the festival’s history, UK audiences can join in the experience by watching all the nominated shorts for free online. …

We Die Alone – We talk to Baker Chase Powell about Marc Cartwright’s riveting new short film

How do we meet other people and communicate ideas in an online world where clicks count our popularity? And how does this affect those who lack the confidence to move beyond the digital landscape of our creation? These questions centre on our continually changing relationship with the internet, the very fabric of this virtual realm helping us to escape into …

The Male Gaze: Strikers and Defenders: Short Film Collection

This review is brought to you in partnership with our friends at NQV Media NQV Media is world-renowned for bringing us some of the best LGBTQ+ short films from around the globe in curated collections. And with their brand new release, The Male Gaze: Strikers and Defenders, the sports field take centre stage. With four superb short film’s exploring coming …

We Are One: A Global Film Festival – Global Film Festivals join with YouTube

We all know just how hard Film Festivals from across the globe have been hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic. Consequently having to cancel entire festival programmes that have taken a year to develop at short notice. However, BFI Flare recently proved that festivals can be taken online with their outstanding BFI Flare at Home experience. And now major Film …

NQV Media announce the release of New Queer Visions: Seeing is Believing

Available worldwide via Amazon and Vimeo now NQV media returns with New Queer Visions: Seeing is Believing. Bringing us a collection of superb and thought provoking short films from around the world. A world where men often hide their true love and feelings, while mothers turn a blind eye to identity. And where religion can dictate the boundaries of love …

The Lossen – From the streets of rural Bedfordshire to the silver screen

Bedfordshire may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about filmmaking. But the County actually has a long history of supporting high quality filmmaking both big and small. From the outstanding The Dark Knight at Cardington Hangers to Eyes Wide Shut at Luton Hoo. Bedfordshire has played host to number of big productions over the years. And now following in …

The Israeli Boys (Short Film Collection) Review – Another great curated collection of shorts

This review is brought to you in partnership with our friends at NQV Media Following on from the recent release of Danish Boys and Latin Boys. NQV Media continues its run of curated short film collections with The Israeli Boys. A diverse collection of shorts from Israel covering subjects ranging from religion to family and relationships. The beauty of short …