Schools’ Short Film Programmes at On The Pulse Festival

In-School Juries: Cinemagic will be touring several short film programmes to screen in-schools this March (6th-31st March) as part of the ‘On the Pulse’ Short Film Festival funded by Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen. Pupils and students will get the opportunity review and analyse the films and vote for their favourite selections.

Teachers: If your pre-school, primary or post-primary school would like to get involved please email schools@cinemagic.org.uk

 

“Ladybird & Bee” – Pre-School Shorts (approx. 60 mins)

Multiple Episodes: For bestie beasties, Ladybird and Bee, Wild Meadow is the whole world. It’s a place of big adventure, big fun and big friendship for the tiny creatures who call it home. (All Ages)

Ladybird & Bee – Courtesy of Paper Owl Films

 

“Ladybird & Bee” (Irish Language Version) – Pre-School Shorts (approx. 60 mins)

Multiple Episodes: For bestie beasties, Ladybird and Bee, Wild Meadow is the whole world. It’s a place of big adventure, big fun and big friendship for the tiny creatures who call it home. (All Ages)

Ladybird & Bee – Courtesy of Paper Owl Films

 

“Animated Antics” – Animation Shorts (approx. 63 mins)

Join us as we discover vibrant new worlds, surprising characters, breath-taking landscapes, and unknown traditions. (Age: 8+)

Programme

Black + White (Dir: Charlie Dennis)

Cat and Bird (Dir: Franka Sachse)

Louis’ Shoes (Dir: Marion Philippe, Kayu Leung, Theo Jamin, Jean-Geraud Blanc)

Wild Lea (Dir: Maria Teresa Salcedo Montero)

Fox for Edgar (Dir: Pauline Kortmann)

Piccolino, An Adventure in the City (Dir: Giovanni Maccelli)

 

“Silent World” – Deaf Shorts (approx. 103 mins)

The films selected for this programme feature the representation of Deafness not as the main form of conflict but as part of a wider narrative. The filmmakers come from both Deaf and hearing backgrounds; however, the end results present a unique representation of the Deaf community in the 21st Century. (Age: 15+)

Programme

Silent World (Dir: Charlie Dennis)

Signs & Gestures (Dir: Itandehui Jansen)

Feeling Through (Dir: Doug Roland)

Connecting the Dots (Dir: Doug Roland)

Old Mother Tongue (Dir: Mark Trifunovic)

Deafening Darkness (Dir: Mark Trifunovic)

 

“The Void Inside” – Documentary Shorts (approx. 112 mins)

Watch a selection of the best contemporary documentaries and review and discuss the new generation of innovative stories that are shaping the world. (Age: 15+)

Programme

View (Dir: Odveig Klyve)

Hanging On (Dir: Alfie Barker)

Digging for Life (Dir: Joao Queiroga)

Fatherland (Dir: Moritz Siebert)

Ethereality (Dir: Kantarama Gahigiri)

You Are Always 20 (Dir: Christer Wahlberg)

The Void Inside (Dir: Julian Dieterich)

You Can’t Automate Me (Dir: Katarina Jazbec)

 

“On the Surface” – Animation Shorts (approx. 90 mins)

A collection of experimental and surreal short animations from around the world. (Age: 15+)

Programme

The Clearing (Dir: Daniel Robert Hope)

Homebird (Dir: Ewa Smyk)

Step Into the River (Dir: Weijia Ma)

Plantarium (Dir: Tomek Ducki)

On the Surface (Dir: Fan Sissoko)

Busline 35A (Dir: Elena Felici)

JeiJay (Dir: Petra Stipetic & Maren Wiese)

The Many Faces of Ava (Dir: Izabela Barszcz)

Drawing on Autism (Dir: Alex Widdowson)

Bardo (Dir: Aisling Conroy)

 

“Like the One’s I Used to Know” – Drama Shorts (approx. 90 mins)

A package of new award winning live-action international short dramas representing a range of contemporary social & cultural themes. (Age: 15+)

Programme

Hope (Dir: Shaun James Grant)

Previous Hair & Beauty (Dir: John Ogunmuyiwa)

Sinking (Dir: Shaun James Grant)

Asunder (Dir: Janet Marrett)

The Other End (Dir: Nia Childs)

Folding (Dir: Paul Sng)

Like the Ones I Used to Know (Dir: Annie St-Pierre)

Fish Fingers (Dir: Lars Mulle)