Greenhorn Shorts: Laughter Live

You can’t spell slaughter without laughter. One of many things you’ll learn at our Laughter Live screening and comedy evening!

We’ll be screening 5 dark and surreal short films at The Proud Archivist on 13th November, followed by a live stand up performance featuring the off-kilter antics of Beth Vyse and Adam Hess.

This is one of two events in our 2015 programme that will be held at the fantastic Proud Archivist. Sitting pretty on the Regent’s Canal in Haggerston, The Proud Archivist is an inspiring blend of gallery, café, bar/restaurant and event space, founded to reflect and represent the interests and passions of the people of Hackney. Needless to say, we couldn’t be PROUDER (sorry) to be partnering them for this year’s festival!

So paint your funny bones black, warm up your awkward giggle and come help us make light of the darkness!

Tickets avaliable via Eventbrite

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Watch the teaser for Greenhorn 2015!

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2015 Programme Announcement

It is here: the fifth edition of Greenhorn Short Film Festival in all it’s sparkling glory!

We are so excited to be celebrating our fifth birthday and invite you to join us for a jam packed programme of screenings, panel discussions, workshops, live events and networking over five days across three exciting London venues. Our hub remains ArtHouse Crouch End, winner of Time Out Best Cinema 2014, where we will be bringing you some Japanese gems in our It Came From Japan screening; taking you on a journey into the bizarre in Strange World and returning to our old favourite the Greenhorn Selection. This year also sees some exciting collaborations with Bertha DocHouse at their stunning Curzon Bloomsbury screen for our I Am What I Am short documentary screening and London Film Academy for our Industry Day at The Proud Archivist. But that is not all! For those who dare to venture out of Friday 13, our Laughter Live event will see a selection of dark and surreal comedy shorts followed by live stand up. Clear your diaries for 11-15 November it is going to be a cinematic roller-coaster ride of film based emotion.

Full 2015 Programme

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London Film Academy

Great news aspiring filmmakers, Greenhorn is joining forces with London Film Academy for our Industry Day on Saturday 14 November. London Film Academy’s courses offer extensive hands-on experience in the six key disciplines of filmmaking: directing, editing, screenwriting, producing, cinematography and sound. For Greenhorn 2015 they will be offering a workshop focusing on the producing side. This will be perfect for emerging filmmakers who want to get an overview on how to produce their own shorts from pre-production all the way through to distribution. The workshop will be just part of a string of industry events taking place at the thriving cultural hub that is Hackney’s Proud Archivist. It promises to be a stimulating day allowing filmmakers to meet peers and industry professionals in a friendly environment.

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Bertha DocHouse

We are excited to announce that for this year’s festival we will be joining forces with Bertha DocHouse, for a special documentary screening at the newly renovated Curzon Bloomsbury. Nurturing and educating new filmmaking talent is at the heart of what Bertha DocHouse do, they offer aspiring doc filmmakers the chance to meet and learn from some of the most respected names in the documentary world through masterclasses, courses and educational strands. This will be your chance to experience some of the best short docs out there in one of the coolest Cinema spaces the capital has to offer.

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Earlybird Submissions Now Open for Greenhorn 2015

And we’re off! Early Bird submissions for Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2015 open today. This year’s fest sees us return to our hub venue ArtHouse Crouch End which was voted Best Cinema by Time Out last year. We are looking for high quality shorts by first time or emerging filmmaking talent from anywhere in the world. Genre isn’t an issue we accept anything from animation to drama, documentary to artist moving image and anything in between. As long as your short is under 15 minutes and made in the last two years it is eligible for entry.

We can’t wait to see your shorts, so get submitting today!

March 2nd – Submissions Open
April 20th – Early bird Deadline (£5)
July 13th – Regular Deadline (£7.50)
August 31st – Late/Final Deadline (£10)

Submit Now

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Brochure 2014

Our brochure for this year’s festival can now be viewed online:

Such an exciting line up of events, it’s getting so close now!

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Seeking Volunteers

We would be nowhere if it weren’t for our lovely volunteers. Currently we are looking for a Filmmaker and Photographer to help us capture the 2014 festival. If you might be interested then head over to our Volunteering page.

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Tickets on Sale

Tickets for all the 2014 programmed events are now on sale! Head over to the programme page to find out more about our fabulous line-up and book your tickets. Our regular events sell out before the festival dates so please do book in advance.

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2014 Programme Announced

We have a number of film-filled events lined up for you over the 16th-18th of November. Head over to the programme page to check out the line-up. Tickets will be on sale very soon!

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