Venue: Glasgow Grosvenor Cinema
Join us for a feature-length package of films nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards.
This event will take place at 6pm and will be followed by a Q&A with "I am Tom Moody" director Ainslie Henderson and "Orbit Ever After" director Jamie Stone.
Orbit Ever After
Nominees: Chee-Lan Chan, Jamie Stone and Len Rowles
Dir: Jamie Stone | UK | 2013 | 20 mins
Cast: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mackenzie Crook, Bronagh Gallagher, Bob Goody
Life in space isn’t easy. And living in orbit, indefinitely, with only your close family for company is even worse. A science fiction romance where two star - crossed lovers overcome all probabilities and sacrifice all they have in order to spend one perfect moment together.
Sleeping With The Fishes
Nominees: James Walker, Sarah Woolner and Yousif Al-Khalifa
Dir: Yousif Al-Khalifa | UK | 2013 | 9 mins
Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.
Nominees: Ben Mallaby, Emma Hughes and Nat Luurtsema
Dir: Ben Mallaby | UK | 2012 | 16 mins
Mim has lived her whole life on a little island with her best mate Danny. Her life is idyllic but going nowhere and she fears she’s left it too late to grow up. She makes the impetuous decision to have a baby – surely a one-way ticket to adulthood? Not in Mim’s case, as she finds herself embroiled in a deeply unpleasant situation that no one could have foreseen.
Nominees: Anna Duffield and Jane Linfoot
Dir: Jane Linfoot | UK | 2013 | 24 mins
Cast: Eloise Smyth, Ciaran Griffths
Jess and Jason meet at the bus station in a seaside town, seeing each other in daylight for the first time. What at first seemed exciting, forbidden, and divinely careless, soon threatens to be a regretful experience for both. This is not how things were meant to be...
Everything I Can See From Here
Nominees: Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Friederike Nicolaus and Sam Taylor
Dir: Sam Taylor, Bjorn-Erik Aschim | UK | 2013 | 7 mins
In a desolate part of England a game of football comes to a standstill as the ball mysteriously goes missing. When a lonely stranger returns it the players have to decide whether or not to let him join in their game.
Keeping Up With The Joneses
Nominees: Megan Rubens, Michael Pearce and Selina Lim
Dir: Michael Pearce | UK | 2013 | 28 mins
Cast: Maxine Peake, Geoff Bell, Adeel Akhtar
The impeccable wife of an MP confronts the imprisoned reality of her life after being taken hostage by two of her husband’s ‘business associates’.
I Am Tom Moody
Nominees: Ainslie Henderson
Dir: Ainslie Henderson | UK | 2012 | 7 mins
Cast: Mackenzie Crook
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing. I Am Tom Moody is a film about the creative struggle, it is about self-doubt, and striving to overcome our past.
Nominees: James W. Griffiths and Sophie Venner
Dir: James W. Griffiths | UK / Poland | 2013 | 7 mins
A prisoner makes a fantastical discovery when thrown into a cell with a terse and unsettling inmate; but in an audacious endeavour to escape his captors, he unearths a malevolent trick and the secrets of the cell are fully revealed.
BAFTA's British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards celebrate and reward innovative and experimental short fiction and non-fiction films and animation.