Aesthetica Short Film Festival / 2017
November 8-12, 2017

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The Aesthetica Short Film Festival, founded in 2011, is an international film festival which takes place annually in York, UK, at the beginning of November. It a celebration of independent film from around the world, and an outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking.

The festival is a BAFTA – British Academy of Film and Television Arts – recognized short film festival.

 

The Plague, 2017. Directed by Federico Torrado

Bleu Reine, 2016. Directed by Akim Laouar Aronsen

Transitions, 2017 / Directed by Aurèle Ferrier

Irregulars, Directed by Fabio Palmieri

Aesthetica Short Film Festival is a hotbed for talent discovery and a key annual event for emerging and established filmmakers to meet alongside industry professionals. British and international films are in competition in their category for an award, alongside the Best of Festival Award, Audience Award and Best Screenplay.

 

Trailblazers, 2016. Directed by Tim Hahne

The Dose, Directed by Lorenzo Cisi

Detour, 2017. Directed by Anna Radchenko

Gravity’s Law, 2016. Directed by Matt McDermott

The festival programme is curated and culturally rich. We believe that great filmmaking has the power to change lives. Films have gone on to win awards at BAFTA and the Oscars as well as other festivals such Sundance, SXSW amongst other.

 

Mrs McCutcheon, 2017. Directed by John Sheedy

Litterbugs, Directed by Peter Stanley-Ward

Breaking Rules, Directed by Victor Claramunt

Pushing Night Away, 2016. Directed by Jade Aksnes

Each year, the festival attracts thousands of entries. One of the UK’s most exciting site-specific events, ASFF showcases over 400 international films from emerging and established filmmakers in various venues across the city of York. The programme also includes industry masterclasses, networking sessions and panel discussions.

 

Aesthetica Short Film Festival
November 8–12, 2017
For more information, please visit asff.co.uk

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