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!
In our series of interviews before the Barnes Film Festival, we’re honoured to have Anna Burnett join us today. She’s a film, television, and theatre actress currently studying English Literature at King’s College London. She began her career as a teenager in two plays at the National Theatre. She was then cast in Carol Morley’s mystery […]Read More Anna Burnett Interview: The Falling & Darkest Hour Actor Talks Film
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
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
My inspiration for Shawn came from seeing an onset of teenage unhappiness in people close to me, and the damaging impact of a ‘man up’ culture which isolates vulnerable people with their burdens. We wanted to show these dynamics as they occur in real life, within the hyper-masculine environment of a dingy barbershop. Shawn The […]Read More Shawn: Exploring Masculinity At The Barbers
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