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2040

Concerned about the future for his 4 year old daughter, filmmaker Damon Gameau created an eco doc that looks at how the future could be better if we…

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The 8th

The 8th follows a number of dedicated Irish female activists as they strive to overturn the 8th amendment, banning abortion, that was passed in 1983.

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The 8th Q&A

All three directors of the film will be taking part in a discussion about the film and the issues raised in it on Saturday 3 April at 13:00. A Zoom…

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Asunder

Asunder tells the story of what happened to an English town during the First World War, with almost all of its men fighting abroad and its women and…

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Best Summer Ever

Sage and Anthony have had the "Best Summer Ever" after falling in love at a dance camp in Vermont. Not expecting to see each other again until the…

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Career Coaching

The industry is already a pretty hard nut to crack - and when you add in a global pandemic, budget cuts and a rapidly evolving profession - it gets a…

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Coded Bias

Modern society sits at the intersection of two crucial questions: What does it mean when artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly governs our…

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The Columnist

Newspaper columnist and author Femke Boot is suffering from writers’ block and her mood isn’t improved by the torrent of abuse and death threats she…

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Combat Wombat

Lazy and grumpy wombat, Maggie Diggins, unintentionally becomes the city's superhero after she begrudgingly saves a young sugar glider from certain…

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02/04/21
Creating in COVID: Lockdown Low Budget Filmmaking

Zoom has become the centre of most of our lives, but have you explored how it could be used as a filmmaking tool? Join industry professionals and…

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Daisy Quokka: World's Scariest Animal

An unbearably adorable, eternally optimistic Quokka named Daisy has an impossible dream - to win the 'World's Scariest Games'. Determined to prove her…

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Dune Drifter

When a squadron of rookie pilots arrive in the midst of a space battle they find themselves heavily outnumbered and outgunned. When a trainee pilot…

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Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt)

17 year old Ellie is struggling to find the courage to ask her classmate, Abbie, to the formal. Luckily her Aunt Tara, a lesbian who died in the 80's…

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Faunutland and the Lost Magic

After the death of her father both Emily and her mother are sad. Emily tries hard to be the perfect child to make her mum happy again but when she…

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Glassboy

Pino suffers from haemophilia and has spent his whole life watching the other children play outside from the safety of his apartment. When one of the…

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Here are the Young Men

Dublin 2003, Matthew and his friends have just finished school and so begins a summer of thrill seeking and excess. Matthew romantically yearns after…

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Imagine I'm Beautiful

After her mother's suicide, a young woman moves to New York to start afresh. After a rocky start with her new and troubled roommate, the two slowly…

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10/04/21
INDIs Film Competition Awards Night - Sponsored by Leeds City College & Sticks and Glass

Returning for its ninth edition, The INDIs Awards champions and celebrates the talent of the UK’s young independent filmmakers up to the age of 25. Be…

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INDIs Game Night: Among Us

Join the INDIs Young Programmers and friends as they slice, dice and lie their way through a spaceship with more drama (and death) than Midsomer…

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INDIs Game Night: Animal Crossing

Visit the islands of Florence, Gold Rush and Mozzafiato as the INDIs Streamers visit each island throughout various stages of their builds.

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INDIs Game Night: Cyberpunk 2077

We’re taking a trip to the massive open-world of Night City which promises to pioneer immersive storytelling and exceptional visuals. 

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INDIs Game Night: Limbo

Resident scaredy-cat Gage Oxley ventures into the puzzle-platform game 'Limbo', created by independent studio Playdead. Joined by Eleanor Hodson, the…

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09/04/21
INDIs Game Night: Metal Gear Solid

Resident Metal Gear Solid expert Alex Bamford takes the reins as he walks through the Hideo Kojima classic stealth series. We’ll be exploring the…

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INDIs Short Film Competition: 15-18 Category

The INDIs Short Film Competition celebrates the next generation of the UK's emerging filmmakers and their independent films. In this category, the…

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INDIs Short Film Competition: 19-21 Category

The INDIs Short Film Competition celebrates the next generation of the UK's emerging filmmakers and their independent films. 

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INDIs Short Film Competition: 22-25 Category

The INDIs Short Film Competition celebrates the next generation of the UK's emerging filmmakers and their independent films. 

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INDIs Shorts Night: Festival Spot-Lites

The INDIs Shorts Nights are an event to celebrate and spotlight short films by incredible up-and-coming independent filmmakers from all over the…

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26/03/21
INDIs Shorts Night: Northern Lites

The Northern Lites celebrates emerging young filmmakers from the North of England. The films range were made by filmmakers that range anywhere between…

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Industry Voices

Industry Voices is a co-production between SIGN (Screen Industries Growth Network) and Candour Productions. The series recounts the lived experiences…

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10/04/21
Industry Voices Panel with University of Leeds

Join Dr Beth Johnson from the University of Leeds as she hosts a panel of industry professionals including Lisa Holdsworth, Liana Stewart, Sam Fray…

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Jackie & Oopjen

Who says musuems and old paintings are boring? While 12 year old Jackie is wandering around the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Oopjen Coppit (from…

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Jerrymaya's Detective Agency – The Secret of the Train Robber

Young detectives Jerry and Maya are approached by Klara, a young girl who has escaped from an orphange to ask for their help. Her father is the…

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Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver

Based on the bestselling novel by Michael Ende (The Neverending Story), this epic fantasy adventure follows a young orphan boy Jim Button, his best…

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Jim Button and the Wild 13

Following on from the events in Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (LYFF 2019), Jim is still determined to discover the mystery of his origins but,…

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Kiwi & Strit

Kiwi and Strit are two funny furry little creatures who live in a clearing in the forest. Kiwi is considerate, careful and yellow, while Strit is wild…

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Leeds Young Film Festival Shorts Competition: Live Action Shorts Category

The Leeds Young Film short film competition aims to spotlight the best short films for children. The 20 films in the competition were made by…

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Leeds Young Film Festival Shorts Competition: Short Animation Category

The Leeds Young Film short film competition aims to spotlight the best short films for children. The 20 films in the competition were made by…

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The Longleg

In order to get some peace and quiet each day, the parents of a small town create the legend of The Longleg, a creature that preys on children who go…

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10/04/21
Make Film History: Unlocking the Creative Potential of Film Archives

How can you use archival film to inspire and inform new stories? Filmmaker and artist Esther Johnson leads this workshop on the creative re-use of…

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My Dad is a Sausage

12 year old Zoë is struggling to find her voice while her older brother and sister are wrapped up in their own lives. Her mum works away a lot and her…

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03/04/21
Nikon & Shooting People Present: Improve your Filmmaking with Mirrorless

Nikon's award winning Z Series cameras give filmmakers vital new choices in affordable, cinematic options for video content. Discover why filmmakers…

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02/04/21
Oxygen Films Presents: How to Produce an Amazon Show - The Roundtable

In this exclusive roundtable, independent award-winning production company Oxygen Films discuss the production and distribution of their Amazon…

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03/04/21
Oxygen Post Production Sessions: Devon George

Freelance Sound and Music Maestro Devon George takes us through his process in mixing and mastering sound on independent films, tackling tricky tracks…

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Oxygen Post Production Sessions: Liam Watson

Listen to DaVinci-trained emerging colourist Liam Watson as he explores his process for colour-grading and managing a director and cinematographer’s…

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Oxygen Post Production Sessions: Thomas J Harkness

Freelance editor and post production manager Thomas J. Harkness is an emerging creator and front-runner of independent post-production. Tom will…

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The Peppercorns and the Secret of the Deep Sea

A pair of young sleuths get embroiled in an eco-conspiracy when the mother of one of the children, who is a marine biologist, is kidnapped. Suspecting…

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Pirates Down the Street

The coastal town Sandsborough is turned upside down when the Blunderbuss pirate family arrives. Michael becomes friends with the new boy next door,…

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Raggie

Six year old Ruby is upset that her older brother and best friend, Mark, has to go back to school. To cheer her up Mark makes Ruby a new doll called…

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03/04/21
Script Supervision

If you’ve got an eye for colour-coded highlighters, are calm under pressure, know every meticulous detail about the entire film set and love being…

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Script Surgery: Drama

Join industry professionals Lisa Holdsworth (A Discovery of Witches, Waterloo Road, New Tricks) and Craig Lawson (We Are Poets, Kubricks, Creation…

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02/04/21
Script Surgery: Horror & Thriller

Join industry professionals Craig Lawson (We Are Poets, Kubricks, Creation Stories) and Dan Allen (The Mime, Crypt TV’s Monster Madness) in a rare…

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26/03/21
Script Surgery: Sci-Fi & Action

Join industry professionals Faisal A. Qureshi (Four Lions, Succession, The Day Shall Come) and Marc Price (Dune Drifter, Magpie, Nightshooters) in a…

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Sihja, The Rebel Fairy

Sihja is a charming and outrageous young fairy who leaves her forest home for the city where she befriends 10 year old Alfred. These two unlikely…

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Sky Raiders

Yotam and his mother move to a new town after the death of his father, a test pilot for the military. When Yotam finds an abandoned plane he decides…

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Socrates

After his mother's sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo's coast, must survive on his own while coming to terms…

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03/04/21
Sticks and Glass Post-Production Sessions: Adam Bennett & Verdy Martin Oliver

Owners of the Leeds-based Post-Production facility Sticks and Glass, Adam Bennett and Verdy Martin Oliver chat through their expansive career…

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03/04/21
Sticks and Glass Post-Production Sessions: Steve Thomas

An industry leader, Steve has worked in post-production for decades, assembling a comprehensive knowledge of the craft. Join Steve as he talks through…

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09/04/21
Tackling Intimate Scenes: Ita O'Brien

For the last six years Ita O'Brien has been developing best practice when working with intimacy, scenes with sexual content, and nudity in film, TV,…

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Team Marco

Marco must reach level 100 of his new computer game for his father to take him to Epcot but when his elderly grandfather movies in, his plans are…

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Triple Trouble

Julka and Olek are visiting their aunt at Poland's National Museum in Pozna when Monet's famous painting 'Beach in Pourville' is stolen at the grand…

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Wolfwalkers + Exclusive Drawing Masterclass and Q&A

The Oscar-nominated animation studio behind The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea returns with a magical masterpiece about an unlikely friendship…

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You Cannot Kill David Arquette

Branded as the most hated man in wrestling after winning a highly controversial WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 2000, actor David Arquette…

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Leeds Film is supported by the BFI Audience Fund which aims to boost diversity and inclusivity, and to build a broad film culture across the UK which recognises and values the quality of difference and seeks to rebalance under-representation on screen, in the workforce and in audiences.