Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, celebrating its 14th year, will take place from 11 to 20 July.
Opening with SHUT UP & PLAY THE HITS directed by Pulse Films' Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern and concluding with the Rushes Awards Ceremony (Curzon Soho) and the Closing Night Party at Cafe De Paris.
Recognised internationally as a leading showcase of short films and renowned for the championing of both emerging and established creative talent, Rushes Soho Shorts has built a phenomenal following and is known for maintaining a significant bridge between the independent and commercial filmmaking communities.
199 new films from 22 countries will be competing across live action, animation and factual categories, with the Official Category screenings taking place every evening throughout the festival at The Institute of Contemporary Arts. You can book direct at the ICA hereand don’t forget to collect your Audience Award voting form from the Festival Team @ ICA when you attend the screenings!
With over 70 events and screenings through the 10 days there is something for everyone interested in film.
A destination day for networking is Sunday 15 July. The BAFTA/Rushes New Filmmakers Day brings together 16 events, film screenings, trade fair and networking drinks. Session tickets are £5 and include free access to showcase screenings, the Trade Market, CV Workshops and the Networking Drinks Reception. See the BAFTA website for more details.
Visit the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 website for all details about what is happening http://rssf2012.com