2014 BAFTA Shorts

Lounge Screening

2014 BAFTA Shorts 15

Origin: United Kingdom

Following the popular 2013 BAFTA Shorts programme, the 2014 selection comprises 8 outstanding live-action and animated shorts nominated in this year's EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).

Everything I Can See From Here
Dir: Sam Taylor, Bjorn-Erik Aschim | UK | 2013 | 7 mins
In a desolate part of England a game of football comes to a standstill as the ball mysteriously goes missing. When a lonely stranger returns it the players have to decide whether or not to let him join in their game.

Sleeping With The Fishes
Dir: Yousif Al-Khalifa | UK | 2013 | 9 mins
Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.

I Am Tom Moody
Dir: Ainslie Henderson | UK | 2012 | 7 mins
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing. I Am Moody is a film about the creative struggle, it is about self-doubt, and striving to overcome our past. Starring Mackenzie Crook.

Keeping Up With The Joneses
Dir: Michael Pearce | UK | 2013 | 28 mins
The impeccable wife of an MP confronts the imprisoned reality of her life after being taken hostage by two of her husband’s ‘business associates’.
Starring Maxine Peake.

Orbit Ever After
Dir: Jamie Stone | UK | 2013 | 20 mins
Life in space isn’t easy. And living in orbit, indefinitely, with only your close family for company is even worse. A science fiction romance. Starring Thomas Sangster and Mackenzie Crook.

Island Queen
Dir: Ben Mallaby | UK | 2012 | 16 mins
Mim has lived her whole life on a little island with her best mate Danny. Her life is idyllic but going nowhere when she makes the impetuous decision to have a baby – surely a one-way ticket to adulthood...

Room 8
Dir: James W. Griffiths | UK / Poland | 2013 | 7 mins
A prisoner makes a fantastical discovery when thrown into a cell with a terse and unsettling inmate; but in an audacious endeavour to escape his captors, he unearths a malevolent trick and the secrets of the cell are fully revealed.

Sea View
Dir: Jane Linfoot | UK | 2013 | 24 mins
Jess and Jason meet at the bus station in a seaside town, seeing each other in daylight for the first time. What at first seemed exciting, forbidden, and divinely careless, soon threatens to be a regretful experience for both...


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