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Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2013
Recorded as part of the Encounters Short Film and animation Festival 2013, here is a selection of events and masterclasses offering expert advice, insights and industry knowledge, as well as a chance to catch up on some of the highlights of the festival.
17 - 22 Oct 2013
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is the UK’s longest running competitive short film and animation festival. It presents one of the world’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the importance of short film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers and animators. Encounters is also a gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the BAFTAs, the Oscars®, the European Film Awards and the Cartoon d'Or. Find out more about the history of the festival here.
This year the festival had a focus on Switzerland, and as usual uncovered some of the best international newcomers in short film and animation.
For an inside look at the 2013 edition of the festival including filmmaker interviews and highlights check out the Inside Encounters blog written by the festival team and members of the Encounters New Film Journalism Workshop.
Encounters New Film Journalism Workshopcourse.
This collection contains a selection of events and materclasses recorded as part of Encounters 2013, so if you missed the festival, you can view some of the highlights in the videos here.
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
IdeasTap: Industry Road Map Looking to forge a career in the film industry but not sure how to get your foot in the door? This expert panel can help you map your way through the industry.
Shorts2Features: Mister John Christine Molloy, Co-Director of Mister John, speaks about her second feature Mister John.
Fresh Flix: Shoot From The Hip Jenny Messenger, a Watershed Future producer, meets with Directors Nida Manzoor and Kira Richards Hansen for this post-screening discussion.
Future Encounters 2013 Peter Carlton, Producer at Warp Films leads a discussion with five filmmakers and animators to watch.
NFTS Creative Producing Masterclass Chris Auty shares his knowledge of the film industry and what it means to be a successful creative producer.
The Films of Roberto Schaefer ASC AIC The films of acclaimed Hollywood Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer are celebrated in this gala event of clips and stories.
Filmmaker Focus: Marie-Elsa Sgualdo An introduction to the short films of Marie-Elsa Sgualdo, an emerging Swiss filmmaker making waves on an international scale.