A bunch of amateurs.jpeg
A Bunch of Amateurs wins audience award at Docfest

Kim Hopkins' A BUNCH OF AMATEURS follows the Bradford Movie Makers, one of the oldest amateur filmmaking clubs in the world, revealing the humour and sense of togetherness that keeps it alive.
 
Under and Above - Mariken Wessels
 

Following her solo exhibition at the Ravenstijn Gallery, Amsterdam,

NUDE - ARISING FROM THE GROUND will be exhibiting at the Princessehoff National museum of ceramics, the Netherlands.

Comprising of sculpture, photography and film with musical soundtrack, and inspired by a series of Eadweard Muybridge collotypes, Wessels’ most recent work explores the motion of obese bodies and the animalistic aspects of the human form.

I dont wanna dance.jpg
I Don't Wanna Dance - Wins Gryphon Award
Flynn Von Kleist's debut feature also showcased on TIFF New wave screening

Joey must choose between his love for his suffocating mother and his emerging commitment to his second home: the dance studio, and other young Black dancers there who make him feel free.
I Don’t Wanna Dance breaks your heart only to rebuild it stronger.


 
perfect 10 gaurdian.jpg
Perfect 10 - Available on BFI player and Iplayer
'Eva Riley’s debut feature is a dazzling coming-of-age tale lit up by a pair of remarkable first-time performances'

Collaboration with the Brighton Festival Chorus for fashion brand LOEWE

A homage to the english ceramicist William De Morgan

An Otters Tale - Directed by Nina Gantz (Blink Ink)

ladhood_1747.jpg

Ladhood on the BBC Iplayer

'Based on comic Liam Williams’s adolescence, this Leeds-set series combines nostalgic laughs and Fleabag-style tenderness for the perfect tale of growing up disgracefully'

The Guardian

Screen Shot 2019-07-11 at 10.57.00.png
A Northern Soul challenges TV’s ‘war on the poor’
"A Northern Soul is a great work of radical empathy...it shows that everyone benefits from organising and showcasing their own idea of culture."
The Guardian
Almost Heaven Wins best documentary at
British Independent Film Awards
Nightshade chosen as Netherlands
official Oscars submission
Manivald selected for Sundance -  winner of best animation at Zinebi, Manchester and Denver international film festival.
V premieres at the London film festival
Diagnosis longlisted for British Independent Film Award

Hull City of Culture Opening event attracts 340,000 people

Working closely with Simon Wainwright from experimental theatre group Imitating the Dog and sound designer Rob Turner, Arrivals and Departures was a projection mapped installation onto the side of Hull’s iconic aquarium building The Deep. Made in Hull, curated by artistic director Sean McAllister, which was the city’s opening event for City of Culture status, attracted in excess of 350,000 visitors from Hull and beyond.

The soundtrack included an adaptation of Eternal Father led by choirmaster Mark Keith and recorded in Hull’s Holy Trinity church, featuring massed voices from Hull Freedom choir, Hull Choral Union, Hull University choir and the Holderness deanery choir.

Edmond wins BAFTA for best British Animation and best animation at Sundance Film Festival.
A Syrian Love Story nominated for BAFTA
& European Film award
Manoman selected for Cannes & receives BAFTA nomination
Balcony wins Crystal bear at Berlin film festival
Pixel Ripped nominated for best score at LA's VR PROTO awards.
JAMIE, Wins the Alternative Spirit Award (LGBTQ) at Rhode Island Film Festival
De Pedaalridder premieres at the Rotterdam Film Festival
Sean McAllister screens A Syrian Love Story to members of the european parliament
Polish Go Home wins best documentary at
London Discover Film Festival
Slap Wins best short at Edinburgh Film Festival
Nominated for BAFTA Award