This month sees one of the most notable platforms for student film making return to London’s South Bank for its 7th edition.
Screentest – The
National Student Film Festival
This month sees one
of the most notable platforms for student film making return to London’s South
Bank for its 7th edition.
Dedicated to the exhibition and promotion of aspiring
British talent, Screentest runs from the 22nd to the 24th
of March, and has this year received a record number of submissions. As well as
talks and networking opportunities with industry professionals, the festival
brings workshops and a bulging programme of young film making.
Special events include a screening of the BAFTA nominated
short The Voorman Problem (main
picture), starring Martin Freeman
and followed by a Q&A with Film Adviser Will Massa, The Student Crap Film Club, where those in attendance
are encouraged to submit their worst work, Fund that Film, which is an
interactive workshop discussing how to get finance for your projects, and an
open mic night on the 24th where you can show you new or old short
The film programme itself is broken up into genre each with
their own 90 minutes segment. Whether you fancy a Grin and Tonic with the
weekend’s comedy segment, a bit of horror, animation, or something more
experimental, the festival has a bit of everything. With titles like It’s Ok to be Ginger, The Zombie
Rehabilitation Project and The
Karate Kid Complex, expect whatever you decide to attend to be out of the
For the full programme and further information about the
festival, visit the Screentest homepage HERE
Screentest – The National Student Film Festival runs from
the 22nd to the 24th of March 2013.