Underwire Film Festival November 2014
Writer/Producer Elena Fuller and director Sameer Patel attended the second official London screening of ON THE BRIDGE at the Underwire Film Festival, celebrating women filmmakers. Supported by Euro Script and Women in Film and TV, the festival screened ON THE BRIDGE as part of the Dream Drafters programme which centred on women screenwriters. ON THE BRIDGE also received a 'best writer' nomination. The film received much praise for it's script and performances from both it's leads.
Mixing with the festival goers and filmmakers before our screening
Sameer and Elena with Gabriella Apicella from Euroscript
Another busy screening for On The Bridge.
Writer/Producer Elena Fuller introduces the screening with other filmmakers in the Dream Drafters programme
Elena and Sameer at the screening.
Aesthetica Short Film Festival November 2014
Taking place in the beautiful city of York, Aesthica Short Film Festival (ASFF) screened 300 short films in various catagories including, drama, comedy, experimental, advertising and music videos. ON THE BRIDGE screened as part of the drama programme and was also nomintated for a 'best drama' festival award. Both writer/producer Elena Fuller and director Sameer Patel were there to watch a collection of films and meet other film makers and industry professionals and support ON THE BRIDGE.
Festival goers sign in at the hub.
City Screen, one of venues in York where our film was shown.
Elena attends a 'meet the festivals' event.
Elena and Sameer attend the ishorts screening and Q&A afterwards.
Festival awards on the last night. On The Bridge is nominated but best drama award goes to 'A Good Story' by Martin-Christopher Bode.
Sameer Patel with Alan Holly winner of best film of the festival 'Coda'.
Manhattan Shorts Film Festival September 2014
Writer and Producer Elena Fuller was at the first official London screening of ON THE BRIDGE curtesy of the Manhattan Short Film Festival.
The screening took place at the London Business School and was one of ten films screened for this unique world wide festival where the viewers get to vote for best film. Other film makers present were Director Bexie Bush supporting her short MEND AND MAKE DO. Elena got to chance to talk about her film and answers questions from the audience before the screening. This was the first film festival event for the London Business School and hopefully not the last.
Palm Springs International Shortfest June 2014
Director Sameer Patel was out in LA for the World Premier of ON THE BRIDGE at the Palm Springs International Shortfest. He attended the festival and seminars headed by Ted Hope founder of Focus Features and the CSA. The screening was packed out and Sameer was on board for a quick Q&A afterwards. It was a wonderful event and the perfect first public screening of our film.
Ted Hope founder of Focus Features talks about art versus business.
Cast & Crew Screening at the London Film School November 2013
Cast, crew, contributors and friends gathered for a private screening and a very special night. It was a chance for director Sameer Patel, writer producer Elena Fuller and producer Danny de Warren to say a big thanks to everyone who helped make On The Bridge happen. Drinks were donated by executive producer Tobias Jaeger and the venue was kindly loaned to us by the London Film School in Covent Garden.
Film London Best of Boroughs Screening at the BFI South Bank September 2013
The 18 finalists of the London borough short film challenge all met at the BFI South Bank to view everyone's labour of love. It was a happy reunion of all the teams who had worked long and hard for the past five months to make their movies. The judges were lead by BAFTA winning producer Stephen Woolley.