We’ve Moved Blog!

For 2019 we have a brilliant new website. Take a look: Barnes Film Festival. That also means a brand new blog. So, this is a fond farewell to our old platform. You can visit our new blog where we’re covering all the latest events in the build-up to our fourth annual festival in September 2019. […]

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Rob Shearman Interview: Doctor Who Scriptwriter & Short Story Specialist

Ahead of the Barnes Film Festival this weekend, we have some extra special interviews with our film competition panellists. Today we have the highly talented Rob Shearman. His TV work includes Doctor Who, bringing back the Daleks for the BAFTA winning first series! He began his career in theatre. His plays have won the Sunday Times Playwriting […]

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48 Hour Film Challenge

Filmmakers! We’re excited to announce a new event for the 2018 Barnes Film Festival – it’s the 48 Hour Film Challenge. What’s it all about? It’s for individuals and groups of friends. You’ll have a prop handed to you, plus a line from a film, and finally a location somewhere in Barnes. You then have 48 […]

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When Critics Become Filmmakers

They were cool, radical and French. The French New Wave carries an almost mythic quality among cinephiles as the most influential and widely recognised avant-garde in the history of cinema. The story of its origins is whispered as a tale of yesteryear to every succeeding generation. Friendships born of long nights in Parisian Cine-clubs. Hours […]

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