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6:00 pm Screen Your Story Winners 2017 @ Olympic Studios,
Screen Your Story Winners 2017 @ Olympic Studios,
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Screen Your Story Winners 2017 @ Olympic Studios,  | England | United Kingdom
Five short films will be shown all made from original stories from children – the theme is ‘horror’ and very spooky some of them are! Two of our directors, Hollywood film director John Irvin (‘Tinker[...]
7:00 pm Barnes Film Festival 2017 Opening Gala Evening @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Barnes Film Festival 2017 Opening Gala Evening @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Barnes Film Festival 2017 Opening Gala Evening @ Old Sorting Office OSO | England | United Kingdom
Be a part of the second Barnes Film Festival launch evening supported by The European Nature Trust. This year we are privileged to host a Q&A with Steven Moffat, writer and executive producer of BBC’s[...]
10:00 am Project Wild Thing @ Olympic Studios
Project Wild Thing @ Olympic Studios
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Project Wild Thing @ Olympic Studios | England | United Kingdom
Filmmaker David Bond tries to get his children to spend more time in the great outdoors. Suitable for all ages, but please note there is occasional use of mild bad language.  
10:00 am Workshop – School of Comedy @ Castelnau Centre
Workshop – School of Comedy @ Castelnau Centre
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop - School of Comedy @ Castelnau Centre  | England | United Kingdom
Children’s workshop in comedy, lead by Laura Lawson of the School of Comedy. There is a clown in each of us. However old, however young, deep inside we all have our own funny. Shyness, lack[...]
10:30 am Before the Flood @ St Paul's School
Before the Flood @ St Paul's School
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Before the Flood @ St Paul's School | England | United Kingdom
Fisher Steven’s critically acclaimed documentary sees actor Leonardo DiCaprio meet with Scientists, Activists and World Leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions. Target Age 12+  
10:30 am Under 12 Animation Film Morning – Short film Screenings @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Under 12 Animation Film Morning – Short film Screenings @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Under 12 Animation Film Morning - Short film Screenings @ Old Sorting Office OSO | England | United Kingdom
A morning of environmentally conscious animation including;  Star Stuff – the story of Carl Sagan. 10 mins. Directed by Ratimir Rakuljic. A boy who loves stars sets off on a voyage to see what he can[...]
10:30 am Workshop – Costume Design @ Castelnau Centre
Workshop – Costume Design @ Castelnau Centre
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop - Costume Design @ Castelnau Centre  | England | United Kingdom
Hands on workshop on costume design with experienced costume maker Kim Mackay. Students will learn about making costumes, with a blue dot theme and will take home their work to star in their own film![...]
11:30 am Workshop – Script writing for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre
Workshop – Script writing for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre
Sep 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Workshop - Script writing for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre  | England | United Kingdom
Children’s author Megan Cullis, will be teaching students how to adapt traditional tales into modern film scripts. From writing dialogue and scenes to exploring characters and sound effects, kids can learn the basics of writing[...]
12:00 pm Workshop – Visual Effects @ Rose House
Workshop – Visual Effects @ Rose House
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Workshop - Visual Effects @ Rose House | England | United Kingdom
Want to make professional Hollywood – style Special Effects on your i-phone? Join Hector Macleod, CEO of award winning Glassworks Post Production to learn how!
12:15 pm Inconvenient Truth Sequel @ Olympic Studios
Inconvenient Truth Sequel @ Olympic Studios
Sep 30 @ 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Inconvenient Truth Sequel @ Olympic Studios | England | United Kingdom
A decade after and Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
12:30 pm Short films from the Tate’s Art in the Age of Black Power with Q&A @ St Paul's School
Short films from the Tate’s Art in the Age of Black Power with Q&A @ St Paul's School
Sep 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Short films from the Tate's Art in the Age of Black Power with Q&A @ St Paul's School | England | United Kingdom
A series of beautifully powerful films made by exciting young Black directors about African American artists from this time. For instance, Zawe Ashton directs a film profiling Lorraine O’ Grady an artist whose installations, performances and texts address issues black female subjectivity.  Cecile[...]
12:30 pm Workshop – Acting for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre
Workshop – Acting for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre
Sep 30 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop - Acting for Under 12 years @ Castelnau Centre  | England | United Kingdom
Christian and Carmen lead an acting workshop for any wannabe young film star. This will teach the basics of acting in front of a camera, for beginners to the more experienced. Featuring Hollywood actor Sebastian[...]
1:30 pm Paddleboarding and Litter Pick & A Plastic Ocean Screening MULTIPLE EVENTS @ Kew Bridge Arches - W4/Drill Dock - SW13
Paddleboarding and Litter Pick & A Plastic Ocean Screening MULTIPLE EVENTS @ Kew Bridge Arches - W4/Drill Dock - SW13
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Paddleboarding and Litter Pick & A Plastic Ocean Screening MULTIPLE EVENTS @ Kew Bridge Arches - W4/Drill Dock - SW13 | England | United Kingdom
Learn how to Stand Up Paddleboard on The Thames! SUP boarding is fun, easy to get the hang of and a popular watersport taking off all over the world. Active 360 have been organising river[...]
1:30 pm Youth Filmmaking Competition – Under 12s Film Finalists @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Youth Filmmaking Competition – Under 12s Film Finalists @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Youth Filmmaking Competition - Under 12s Film Finalists @ Old Sorting Office OSO | England | United Kingdom
Come and view the shortlisted films for the under 12 age group category of our film competition. This will include a special screening of two short documentary films made by students of the Barnes Film[...]
2:00 pm North of the Sun @ The Harrodian School
North of the Sun @ The Harrodian School
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
North of the Sun @ The Harrodian School | England | United Kingdom
Director Inge Wegge spent 9 months on a remote island to surf some of the world’s finest waves.
2:00 pm Samsara @ St Paul's School
Samsara @ St Paul's School
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Samsara @ St Paul's School | England | United Kingdom
Ron Fricke creates a global travelogue with pictures and music, exploring the himalayas, the American southwest, European cathedrals and other beautiful sites. Target age 12+  
2:00 pm Workshop – Animation with iPhones @ Rose House 2
Workshop – Animation with iPhones @ Rose House 2
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop - Animation with iPhones @ Rose House 2 | England | United Kingdom
Liam Harris (Channel 4, Glassworks) winner of last year’s 19-25 category with his fantastic animation Perched, will teach students how to make mini animations with their smart phones. This workshop will also feature a sneak[...]
2:00 pm Workshop – School of Noise, Foley Sound in Film @ Rose House 2
Workshop – School of Noise, Foley Sound in Film @ Rose House 2
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop - School of Noise, Foley Sound in Film @ Rose House 2 | England | United Kingdom
Join Mark from School of Noise to find out how sound is added to film. What is that crackling fire? How did they record those footsteps in the snow? This hands on experience of Foley[...]
3:00 pm Youth Filmmaking competition – 13-18 Film Finalists @ The Harrodian School
Youth Filmmaking competition – 13-18 Film Finalists @ The Harrodian School
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Filmmaking competition - 13-18 Film Finalists @ The Harrodian School | England | United Kingdom
Come and view the shortlisted films for the 13-18 age group category of our film competition.
5:00 pm A Plastic Ocean with Q&A @ Old Sorting Office OSO
A Plastic Ocean with Q&A @ Old Sorting Office OSO
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A Plastic Ocean with Q&A @ Old Sorting Office OSO | England | United Kingdom
A Plastic Ocean begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. After travelling to twenty locations around the world they uncover alarming truths[...]
5:00 pm Youth Filmmaking Competition – 19-25 Film Finalists @ St Paul's School
Youth Filmmaking Competition – 19-25 Film Finalists @ St Paul's School
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth Filmmaking Competition - 19-25 Film Finalists @ St Paul's School | England | United Kingdom
Come and view the shortlisted films for the 19-25 age group category of our film competition.
6:30 pm Inspiring Filmmakers, Networking Event @ St Paul's School
Inspiring Filmmakers, Networking Event @ St Paul's School
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Inspiring Filmmakers, Networking Event @ St Paul's School | England | United Kingdom
Come along to St Paul’s Samuel Pepys theatre to mingle and chat all things film with industry insiders. Godiva Films Collective, UKTV, Rogue Films, will be present to discuss how to get a foot into[...]
8:00 pm Film Quiz Night @ Olympic Studios, Music Room
Film Quiz Night @ Olympic Studios, Music Room
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Film Quiz Night @ Olympic Studios, Music Room | England | United Kingdom