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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Living British Cinema presents: QM Films Afloat

The Floating Cinema, QMUL, Wednesday 4th June, 12noon - 4pm.



This is a selection of films from the shortlist of the Living British Cinema STUDENT SHORT FILM COMPETITION, which took place on March 27th 2014. The competition was judged by a panel of experts from the BFI, the Anxiety Festival, the Barbican, and Cinema Jam. The 40 minute film show will run at 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm and 3.15pm.

The films are:

Expecting (13 mins 47 secs)
What do you expect when you're expecting?

Director: Conor O'Callaghan, Producer: Elspeth Paterson, Director Of Photography: Matous Sedlack, Editor: Bogdan Placintescu, Sound: Danny Feng, Micheal Crampton,  Diogo Castro,  Ricardo Damian, Music design Danny Feng
Lighting: Ben Skyrme, Robbie Liang

(Highly commended)


Superstitious Minds (4 mins 8 secs)
Elvis, the King, returns and is accused of adultery. He finds the head of his decapitated mistress in the fridge.

Director: Harry Smith; Lighting: Johannes Aschim; Elvis: Sal Bashir; 'Partner': Mairead Randall; D.O.P: Dan Rojas; Producer & Sound Design/Rec: Chris Dymond; 1st A.D: Maja Diedenhofen; P.A: Jacq Bridge; Editing: Dan Rojas & Mairead Randall; Written by: Johannes Aschim


CafĂ© ClichĂ© (3min 24 secs)
A man and a woman dance together in an unknown cafe in Forest Gate. However all is not as it seems. 

Director: Maria Cabrera; Director of photography: Razvan Macovei; Sound: Alican Yider; Script supervisor: Grace Barber-Plentie; Editing: Razvan Macovei and Grace Barber-Plentie; Written by Cristina Garcia 


Word on the Water (10 mins)
A short portrait of life on a narrow boat.  

A film by: Mitchell Harris and Carla Steinberg

(Winning film)



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