It’s Barnes Film Festival’s second year, and already our profile has been developing rapidly. Public Relations Officer and Festival Coordinator Scott Dance has been in contact with numerous schools in Barnes, including Barnes Primary, The Harrodian School and St. Osmund’s. Our talks finished with promising results, as many children were excited to find out more about […]Read More Barnes Film Festival 2017 update: what’s been happening so far…
So you’ve entered our filmmaking competition, but you’re feeling stuck? Struggling with writer’s block? No idea where to start? Never fear! Check out Usborne’s amazing tips about how to write a screenplay. Now, what are you waiting for??Read More How to write a screenplay
27 years ago, astronomer and philosopher Carl Sagan gave an incredible speech about our planet. 27 years later, that speech became the inspiration behind Barnes Film Festival’s filmmaking competition. As NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission’s imaging team, pleaded with […]Read More “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.”
Check out Festival Director Sam Cullis chat all things BFF on London Live! He’s joined by students Scott Dance and Yoni Ben-Haim, answering questions about the event, and encouraging young Londoners to get involved in the filmmaking competition. We’re starting to feel pretty excited – are you?! http://www.londonlive.co.uk/embed/news/2017-06-17/barnes-film-festival-wants-young-londoners-to-get-involvedRead More Barnes Film Festival on London Live!
Carl Sagan’s speech on the famous image of the Pale Blue Dot of Earth taken in 1990 manages to be both hopelessly pessimistic and oddly optimistic simultaneously. Carl Sagan does not singularly adhere to either side, which might be the reason for why it this piece was chosen as the theme for this festival. There […]Read More Pale Blue Dot, by Zac Thoday
Yes, Barnes Film Festival is back for our second year, and we are proud to announce that the extraordinarily talented and accomplished Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue have agreed to become Ambassadors for BFF. Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue. Image courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons. Steven Moffat is known to audiences across the […]Read More Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue become BFF17 Ambassadors
“GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN-DAMENTAL RIGHTS” “THIS PUSSY FIGHTS BACK” “What’s a woman’s favourite position? CEO” “MERYL STREEP FOR PRESIDENT” To say it’s been a big weekend for women’s rights is probably a bit of an understatement. This Saturday, millions of women around the globe marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, […]Read More BFF marches for women’s equality
Barnes Film Festival is back! And we’re thrilled to announce that Barnes Film Festival 2017 will take place from 29th September to 1st October. It’s a while away yet, but don’t worry – we’ve got plenty of news, updates, reviews and interviews to keep you entertained until then. First up is an interview with our […]Read More Barnes Film Festival 2017 // Interview with BFF ambassador, Lauren McCrostie
Crowds of film-enthusiasts headed over to Barnes this weekend to attend the launch of Barnes Film Festival, an environmentally-themed three-day film festival in Southwest London. Local MP and former mayoral candidate, Zac Goldsmith, was called upon to speak at the launch party on Friday, which took place in the brand new H20 building at the […]Read More It’s a wrap!
One of my all time favourite TV show marketing campaigns was created for the V: The TV Series (1983). This is a show about a lizard alien nation that comes to Earth to take over the planet but they can’t just make a straightforward attack, so they first need to infiltrate our world, put on […]Read More About TV Shows Marketing Campaigns