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Film screenings, workshops and events at Holloway Arts Festival

This year’s Holloway Arts Festival features an exciting selection of film screening events, workshops and Q&As. Join us on the 1st June for Reel Islington’s First Friday Film Club screening of ‘Festival’ directed by Annie Griffin, and introduced by Anthony Aldersone, Director of the Pleasance Theatre. Other highlights include a guide to storing, cataloguing and presenting your family film and video footage, presented by Paul Sherreard of the London Metropolitan Archives. And on the 10th of June, the Holloway Arts Festival will be taking over Platform for an exciting day of performance, film and workshop events for all ages and abilities.

Reel Islington’s First Friday Film Club screening of 'Festival'

Date: Saturday 1 June 2012
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: £5 / £2.50 (conc) Book tickets online

Age Range: 18+

Director of the Pleasance Theatre Anthony Aldersone introduces the screening of the critically acclaimed black comedy Festival.

Celebrations (Cyprus Street), a short film by Melanie Manchot exploring the forming of communities through street parties will be followed by a Q and A

Meet the Professionals

Date: Sunday 10 June 2012
Time: 2pm, 3pm and 5pm
Tickets: £2 (concessions) on the door
Age Range:  14+ Location. Platform, N7 7QT (see map)

After a hugely successful programme at the Reel Islington Film Festival, Meet the Professionals is back and is better than ever. We have lined up an amazing array of professionals at various stages of their career in the arts world. Each one hour session will give the chance to learn more about their field of expertise and give members of the public the opportunity to ask directly any questions they may have.

Sunday the 10th of June line-up:

  • 2pm – 3pm: Arts Festival Producer and Film Artist Chas de Swiet
  • 3pm – 4pm: Artist and Film-maker David Blandy
  • 5pm - 6pm: Film Composer and pianist Stephen Daltry

click here for artist bio and more information: Meet the Professionals

Islington Reels Gala Screening

Date: Sunday 10 June
Time: 2pm, 3pm and 4pm
Tickets: £2 on the door
Age Range: Suitable for all ages
Location: Platform Theatre

A wonderful assortment of animations and films made by and for young people, sharing their experience of lives in the 21st century - part of Sunday Best.

Animating Holloway

FREE ANIMATION PROJECT FOR 9-14 YEAR OLDS - only 12 spaces available

Saturday 2 June 3 - 5 pm Introductory Session at Mayton Street Festival
Wednesday 6 - Saturday 9 June 10.30am -4.30pm at The Old Fire Station (see map)

We are looking for 12 young people to be involved in an exciting project to create a stop motion animation for a new website about Holloway. You will learn about developing concepts, story boarding, designing and creating characters and backgrounds, animating scenes, interviewing, recording voice overs and sound effects.

The final film will be screened at Platform on Sunday 10 June as part of Holloway Arts Festival 2012

Interested or have any questions? Then email [email protected]

‘Unlocking the Potential of Family Film Footage’ Talk/Workshop

Date: Saturday 9 June 2012

Time: 3 - 5pm

Venue: The Old Fire Station, N7 6QT (see map)

Age Range: 12+

A FREE guide to storing, cataloguing and presenting your family film and video footage, presented by Paul Sherreard of the London Metropolitan Archives. No booking required