Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

8th, 9th, 10th of May 2018 at Picturehouse Central

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Real to Reel, in support of its iconic Craft Film Festival.

Produced in collaboration with the Crafts Council and Crafts Magazine, the festival, now in its third year, presents an eclectic programme of short films, documentaries, maker profiles and hand-crafted animations.

Showcasing artisans and makers from around the globe, from basket weavers to a London based potter, these films present an intimate portrayal of lives devoted to artistry and offer personal perspectives of modern day craft.

 

Real to Reel takes place across the 8th, 9th, 10th of May 2018 at Picturehouse Central and you are able to secure your tickets to each screening below.

The agenda

Tuesday 8th May

6.30-8pm – Screening 1

Discover BAFTA award-winning and hand-crafted animation, a photograph translated into tapestry, a passion for boxing combined with letterpress, the story of West Africa’s finest puppeteer, behind the scenes making and more in this varied selection of shorts.

 

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Wednesday 9th May

6.30-8pm – Screening 2

See the drama of knife making, marble powered machines, furniture made from coffee cups and bubble gum, a life sized ceramic replica of a Rover 75, hand-made animation and more in this diverse range of shorts about making.

 

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Thursday 10th May

6.30-8pm – Talk & Premiere Screening

Uncovering the astonishing craft and technical skills employed in the production of ground-breaking animation, this talk and screening introduces Mackinnon & Saunders, famed for bringing characters such as Tim Burton’s ‘Corpse Bride’ and Wes Anderson’s ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ to life, they will shed light on the processes behind their design and construction. The event includes a premiere of a digitally remastered version of 1992 animation ‘The Sandman’. Presented by Ian Mackinnon.

 

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