Screening Room

Articles

The Screening Room is a monthly feature in which a team member or special guest discusses a selection of shorts freely available online. These typically follow a theme, with past examples including filmmakers who have transitioned to features, surrealist shorts, and holiday films. Check back in at the beginning of each month for new editions or subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter to receive updates.

Animation In Isolation

Many top animators have been busy during lock-down. Creating short films that allow us to reflect on and poke gentle fun at our anxiety, escalating desire to escape, and strange urge to hoard toilet paper. Enjoy them here.


Uplifting Shorts for Lock-down

To help you stay positive and entertained through lock-down limbo we present three uplifting and fun short films to put a smile on your dial. People (and animals) come together to celebrate life!



Coming of Age Short Films

Perhaps the most prolific and best loved genre for short films. Coming-of-age stories offer a glimpse into a pivotal moment in a character’s life. We look at three great examples this nostalgic genre.



Family Bonds

Blood is thicker than water. Let’s take a look at these short films which explore the lengths family is willing to go to for their loved ones.


2018’s biggest laughs

Here are three of the funniest films from our 2018 programme. They show very different kinds of comedy and ways filmmakers can use humour to draw us into their stories.