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.