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Artist Film Commissions at EEFF

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: May 5, 2016

The East End Film Festival (EEFF) presents a programme of artists’ filmmaking work and events in partnership with the Whitechapel Gallery. The EEFF invites artist filmmakers to submit proposals for short moving image works (including animation). BRIEF: Pas de Deux (1968), Norman McLaren’s Oscar nominated moving image work, is a cinematic study of the choreography of ballet, combining dance, music and visual effects to create a groundbreaking, compelling moving image work from the master filmmaker. The EEFF invites artist filmmakers to respond to Norman McLaren’s film with a proposal for a new 3 minute moving image work to include an element of dance. Link to Pas de Deux (1968): AWARD: the THREE successful ...


EEFF at the Royal Academy

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: February 16, 2016

The East End Film Festival is delighted to be working with the Royal Academy of Arts to present a series of screenings as part of the RA's Friends Film Club. Presenting a series of monthly events, this special programme will present a series of eye opening films, designed to introduce exciting cinematic work from artists who regularly move between gallery pieces and feature film work, with these artists turned filmmakers attending to screen and discuss their work. The series will begin with Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, who will be joining us at the RA on 23 February to screen a selection of early works, discuss their art film and installation ...


Temple Cinema Season Three

Posted in: Blog, Latest News | Posted on: January 9, 2016

The East End Film Festival and the Andaz London Liverpool Street Hotel are delighted to announce the return of Temple Cinema! Following two back to back sold out series of screenings in the Andaz London's eerie, hidden Masonic Temple last year, EEFF will be bringing another line up of classic chillers to London's most atmospheric film venue. including screenings of Don't Look Now, Pan's Labyrinth and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Bram Stoker's Dracula (Francis Ford Copolla, 1992) - Tuesday 23rd February Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now) creates one of the definitive visions of Dracula in his lush and opulent adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 gothic classic. Featuring one of modern cinema's most ...

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EEFF returns 23 June – 3 July 2016

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: September 24, 2015

The East End Film Festival is delighted to announce that its 2016 edition will take place from 23 June – 3 July next year. Returning to a variety of East London venues next summer to discover, debate and develop the most exciting new voices in global cinema and champion East London filmmakers, EEFF 2016 will also feature some very special celebrations to mark its 15th birthday, with festival highlights set to include the return of the festival’s industry development programme Mind the Gap, an exciting selection of cross-platform commissions (following the release of the EEFF’s first record in 2015), and the very best first and second feature filmmaking from around the globe. EEFF 2016’s Director ...