Publishing empire Dazed & Confused have launched their very own video platform Dazed Vision. To kick things off they've release a 6-part short film series by magazine cover star James Franco. Creative wunderkind and all-round overachiever, Franco lends his talents in a variety of roles, as cinematographer, producer, director, actor, mentor and curator.
Through its new iShorts initiative, Creative England’s film team are looking for directors and writer/directors based in the English regions outside of London. Twenty successful iShorts applicants will undergo a bespoke training programme with mentoring support from industry experts and production funding of up to £5,000.
Girl and a Gun is the story of a young girl who finds a gun by chance. Wondering what to do with it she wanders the desolate streets of Brooklyn in her own little world. The film is the debut of NY-based director Eileen McQueen and The Smalls was honoured to be the film’s world premiere at this year's festival. Watch the trailer and read our interview with Eileen.
So apparently finding a latex suit is not that easy. Just ask director Nick Rutter, The Smalls Film Festival 2013 music video winner. We interviewed Nick on the idea behind the video, how he was commissioned and, yes, we find out how he found that latex suit.