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
The third annual Barnes Film Festival, in partnership with the European Nature Trust, closed on Sunday 30th October 2018. This was after a show stopping weekend with a pre-release screening of Toby MacDonald’s Old Boys, where the audience were joined by cast and crew. To catch up on everything that went on over a very […]Read More Wrapping Up BFF 2018 – Our Thanks To Everyone!
The Barnes Film Festival is up and running for 2018! There are plenty of events remaining, include film screenings, workshops, and our film competition. For a full schedule of our remaining events for today and tomorrow (that’s the 29th and 30th), you can visit our the Barnes Film Festival site for our 2018 programme. Barnes […]Read More Barnes Film Festival 2018: We’re Up And Running!
There’s one very lively selection of events ahead for the Barnes Film Festival from 28th – 30th September. You can find all of our panels, screenings, and workshops on our Barnes Film Festival Programme. There are a remarkable amount off events on you’ll find suitable for all ages. Some of more kid-friendly (such as our […]Read More Barnes Film Festival: Tickets For Panels, Screenings, & Workshops Available Now
If you’re in London this weekend, the Barnes Film Festival is up and running… from the 28th – 30th September. But you have the chance to win 4 tickets to the occasion – we’re offering them for our Screenings and Workshops. The Competition You can find the instructions above. You have to like our post, […]Read More 4 Free Tickets: Giveaway For Our Film Workshops
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
Ravenous is a film you’ve likely never heard of. Its troubled production began in 1998 and it hit cinemas in 1999 with a quirky mix of black humour, bizarre supernatural legends, and an outstanding soundtrack from Damon Albarn and Michael Nye. But it tanked in cinemas, despite its heroic director, Antonia Bird, transforming the production […]Read More Ravenous: 20th Anniversary for Antonia Bird’s Cult Classic
Between many scripts, Thou shalt not kill was the one selected to be made as our final term film for our Diploma course in Brighton Film School. The script was fun and clever and we were all excited to make it. It was a fast turnaround, we had two weeks for pre-production and we shot […]Read More Thou shalt not kill: Clever & Macabre Debut From Barbara Toschi
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