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. […]Read More We’ve Moved Blog!
Hello, happy New Year, and welcome to 2019! Thanks once again to all of you for making Barnes Film Festival 2018 such a special occasion. But we’re not ones to rest on our laurels. We have big plans for the year ahead and there are more major changes ahead! Short Film Competition Our 2019 competition […]Read More Barnes Film Festival 2019: Our Plans For The Year Ahead
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 […]Read More Rob Shearman Interview: Doctor Who Scriptwriter & Short Story Specialist
In the buildup to the Barnes Film Festival next weekend, we’ve asked our competition judges to provide some details about life in the film industry. First up, we have Lisa Burdge! She’s worked for FilmFour, Empire Design, and also runs an independent cinema in Barnes called the Olympic Cinema. Ever wanted to do that?! Here […]Read More Lisa Burdge Interview: FilmFour Insights & How To Run A Cinema
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 […]Read More 48 Hour Film Challenge
About Resa McConaghy As a 20 year long established costume designer in film, television, and digital media, Resa McConaghy has credits with: Showtime, ABC, Disney, CBS, CBC, Hallmark, Lifetime, and more. Her mission: to enable the articulation of character through wardrobe. Prior to these goals, she ran a 10 year history in commercials, rock videos, […]Read More Three Tips To Becoming A Costume Designer – Resa McConaghy
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 […]Read More When Critics Become Filmmakers
YouTube is fabulous for many things – idle viewing, fact finding, reminiscing, but also for its educational values. There’s a huge amount of film debate on the video sharing site, so I’ve compiled a selection of my favourites. Hopefully these will inspire you to subscribe to some of them, or to create your own channel […]Read More 8 Essential YouTube Channels For Students