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Finding Your Way

Feature by Tom Spare, who works in higher education in Cardiff. He’s an aspiring screenwriter. In this blog post he discusses finding a field of work to thrive in. You can follow him @TomSpareUKC. A while back I was talking to my brother, who is an artist and designer. We were discussing his life and… Read more Finding Your Way

In Conversation: A Spotlight on the Awards Season

Here are highlights of a recent interview with renowned film producer, and current director of Film 4, Daniel Battsek. He was interviewed by Screen International journalist Charles Gant. It’s an insightful look at the awards season and how nominations come about. THE INTERVIEW Daniel Battsek, executive producer of 2020’s The Personal History of David Copperfield,… Read more In Conversation: A Spotlight on the Awards Season

BFF 2020: Competition Deadlines & Check Out Our New Trailer

Remember, Barnes Film Festival 2020 is set for June 19th-25th this year (for full details, please follow the link). A departure from our previous September run. Now we’re set to celebrate the start of summer with a series of talks, workshops, events, and competition results. COMPETITION DEADLINES REMINDER Okay, there’s still time to enter our… Read more BFF 2020: Competition Deadlines & Check Out Our New Trailer

Barnes Film Festival 2020: The Build-Up Begins

BFF 2019 wrapped up the fourth annual event for our film festival in September. Now we’re well underway developing the programme for next year. And there are some big changes for the fifth event, plus the usual popular competitions you can already start preparing for. BFF 2020: THE LOWDOWN First off, there’s a new date—we’re… Read more Barnes Film Festival 2020: The Build-Up Begins

IN REVIEW: BARNES FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The fourth Barnes Film Festival kicked off on Friday 27th October with a dazzling VIP evening at the iconic Olympic Cinema in Barnes. Guests including Stanley Tucci, Daniel Battsek, and Kate Silverton were treated to a preview of Judy, starring Renée Zellweger as the legendary Judy Garland performing in London in 1968. That was ahead… Read more IN REVIEW: BARNES FILM FESTIVAL 2019