THU 1 - 2 December 2011

Welcome to TWO SHORT NIGHTS
10th Short Film Festival


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Two Short Nights Film Festival celebrates some of the best Short Film talent with a programme of screenings, workshops and talks held at Exeter Phoenix.

Exeter Phoenix Digital is very excited to see our higly successful Two Short Nights Film Festival reach its 10th Anniversary. 2011's festival is set to be the best yet and will showcase some of the most exciting and diverse short films from the UK and around the world, including the premiere of Exeter Phoenix Digital's 2011 Short Film Bursaries.

This year's festival will also be looking back over the last 10 years of excellent filmmaking which has come out of Two Short Nights Film Festival. Expect a variety of screenings, events and talks from the Filmmakers themselves.

Keep up to date with Festival news by joining the Two Short Nights mailing list by following the link here and follow the festival on Twitter and Facebook

NEWS...

TWO SHORT NIGHTS 2011 GALLERY


Created with Admarket's flickrSLiDR. All images taken by Kate Graham


TWO SHORT NIGHTS 2011 WINNERS

Best film 2011

ben borley

WINNER:
Benjamin Borley
, for his Film 'Until The Dawn'

'Until the Dawn is a moving, thought-provoking exploration of reality and desire considering the lengths we're prepared to go to to find true love.

IMAGE: Kate Graham





Audience Award 2011

jed hart

WINNER:
Jed Hart
for his film 'The Grobler'.

Awarded this Year's Audience Award as decided by Two Short Nights audiences.

'The Grobler' tells the tale of Charlie Brimbuck who ventured in to the forrest alone and come across The Grobler, the foul-smelling, cave-dwelling, child crunching beast.

IMAGE: Kate Graham


Outstanding Contribution award

josh gaunt

Awarded to: JOSH GAUNT

This is the first year Two Short Nights has awarded Outstanding Contribution to film. When looking through all the films from the last 10 year's Josh's name kept appearing in the credits and he was mentioned by all sorts of different film makers.

It was decided that we should award that Josh for all his amazing efforts and celebrate his contribution to Phoenix Digital's short film productions.

Review- http://www.devon-cornwall-film.co.uk/2011/12/08/josh-gaunt-wins-outstanding-contribution-award-at-two-short-nights-2011/

IMAGE: Kate Graham

48 Hour Challenge

awards

Congratulations to the Team Mosaic Machine from Reading for winning this year's 48 hour film challenge with their film Autumn Leaves at last night's screening.

It was a full house last night and nearly all the 21 teams who were involved in the challenge turned up to watch the films they had planned, shot and edited in just 48 Hours on the big screen.

Watch Autumn Leaves.

Review- http://www.devon-cornwall-film.co.uk/2011/12/08/autumn-leaves-winner-of-the-48-hour-film-challenge-at-two-short-nights-2011-short-film/

10 BIG YEARS OF TWO SHORT NIGHTS

10 big years

To celebrate 10 years of excellent film making Two Short Nights programmed a screening dedicated to some of the best films created from the Phoenix Digital Short Film Commission.
Devon and Cornwall Film's Lee Morgan lead a panel discussion after the screening, where film makers Toby De Burgh, Ashley Thorpe, Tanya Morel, Chris Jones and Max Sobol talked about what the Short Film commission meant to them.

IMAGE: Andy Robinson

48 HOUR CHALLENGE FILMS ANNOUNCED!

48 hour film

Contratulations to all the teams that survived this year's challenge and managed to get thier completed films handed in within the 48 hour deadline!

This years films selections have been chosen and can be viewed here...



For those of you who don't know, this year's brief contained...
The theme of HERO,
The prop was a KEY
And the Line was “Keep watch for further signs of them. Hopefully a further sighting will occur in the not too distant future”.

Submitted films have been judged and the 2011 winner will be announced after the strong>Cineon-Productions 48 Hour Screening on Thu 1 Dec at 9pm.

Book yor tickets for the screening by calling 01392 667080 and watch this space for details of the films we have selected.





International Open Screening submissions

wilflife

Selections for this year's screenings have been announced!
Check out our film page, or find out more here>>>



Tickets for the International Open Screenings, Thu 1 Dec, 5.30pm & 7.30pm are on sale now! Only £3.50 (£2.50).
Contact the Exeter Phoenix Box Office on 01392 667080 to book.