SCREENING | Ulster University Cinematic Arts Short Film Showcase

Friday 21 May 2021 - 7:00pm to Sunday 23 May 2021 - 9:00pm

Ulster University's Cinematic Arts students showcase a selection of short films, in association with Nerve Centre and Cinema For All, supported by Film Hub NI through BFI FAN Network.

These short film programmes are presented by Ulster University Cinematic Arts students as part of their dramatic short film module showcase for 2021. Students were mentored by Industry experts from Nerve Centre and Cinema for All in film programming and audience development as part of an initiative to grow young audiences. This initiative is funded by Film Hub NI as part of the BFI Film Audience Network.

Programme 1: Planted | Double Word Score

This programme focuses on themes of trust and how it is formed or not formed in a relationship. Planted, created by the 2nd year Cinematic Arts class looks at the negative emotions that can stem from lack of trust. 

Screening alongside Planted is Double Word Score directed by Keith Allott; this short film is a winner of Watershed’s Depict competition part of Encounters festival. 

Depict is calling for creatives from around the world to submit their shorts of 90 seconds or under to be considered for this year’s shortlist and awards. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got a big budget or a tiny one; whether you specialise in documentaries, animation or live-action. Submit your shorts for FREE by: 14 June 2021


Programme 2: It's Not That Simple | Good Intentions

This film programme is themed on female empowerment and choice.  ‘Your Choice’ is a female-led organisation promoting social equality and awareness through film. Screening alongside It’s Not That Simple is the short animation Good Intentions directed by Anna Mantzaris.


Programme 3: Peripheral | Sonder | The Praying Mantis | Friday the 14th | Rapture

Ulster University Cinematic Arts students employ a number of genres - horror, psychological thriller and horror-comedy in this selection of dramatic shorts.


All films in this event are screened with special thanks to Nerve Centre, Cinema for All and Film Hub NI.


Free admission. Sign up and watch on-demand between 21 May, 7pm and 23 May, 9pm.