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. 

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

Mixing with the festival goers and filmmakers before our screening

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

Sameer and Elena with Gabriella Apicella from Euroscript

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

Another busy screening for On The Bridge.

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

Writer/Producer Elena Fuller introduces the screening with other filmmakers in the Dream Drafters programme

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

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.

ASFF
ASFF

Festival goers sign in at the hub.

ASFF
ASFF

City Screen, one of venues in York where our film was shown.

ASFF
ASFF

Elena attends a 'meet the festivals' event.

ASFF 3
ASFF 3

Elena and Sameer attend the ishorts screening and Q&A afterwards.

ASFF
ASFF

Festival awards on the last night. On The Bridge is nominated but best drama award goes to 'A Good Story' by Martin-Christopher Bode.

ASFF
ASFF

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. 

Festival comers register.
Festival comers register.
Writer Elena Fuller (2nd from left)
Writer Elena Fuller (2nd from left)
With Bexie Bush (Centre)
With Bexie Bush (Centre)
A packed out event
A packed out event
Q&A with Ricky Asemota
Q&A with Ricky Asemota
The screening
The screening
The MSFF team!
The MSFF team!

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.

Sameer Patel in Palm Springs
Sameer Patel in Palm Springs
CSA Seminar on casting indies
CSA Seminar on casting indies
Ted Hope at Palm Springs
Ted Hope at Palm Springs

Ted Hope founder of Focus Features talks about art versus business.

A packed out screening!
A packed out screening!
Post screening Q&A
Post screening Q&A
Sameer answers questions about OTB
Sameer answers questions about OTB

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.

Chris Tester front row seats
Chris Tester front row seats
Danny, Sameer and Elena
Danny, Sameer and Elena
Director Sameer Patel
Director Sameer Patel
Nazira and Jassim pre drinks
Nazira and Jassim pre drinks
Thanks for the beer Tobias!
Thanks for the beer Tobias!
Tobias Jaeger (left)
Tobias Jaeger (left)
Thanks to all our contributors
Thanks to all our contributors
A great evening for all
A great evening for all

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. 

The judges announce the winner
The judges announce the winner
Sameer and Danny
Sameer and Danny
Tobias and Elena
Tobias and Elena