Fabulous Feedback

We got fabulous feedback from last year’s festivals’ audience-members and participants, here are just a few of the lovely things that were said…

‘Greenhorn presents a meeting place and merging forum for ideas and creativity.’

‘Variety, surprise, experimentation!’

‘Completely unexpected and brilliant evening.’

Read Benn Veasey‘s review of the Greenhorn 2013 here.

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Greenhorn 2013 Success!

We’re just getting our breath back after a fabulous Greenhorn 2013! What a fantastic Festival we had this year. A big thank you to everyone who took part and came along: Chocolate Films, our fabulous panel, fantastic filmmakers, Ear Cinema, The Cabinet of Living Cinema, Whirlygig Cinema, all our Triceratops Champions and our tireless volunteers! We couldn’t have done it without you.

Check out our to patron Mike Leigh modelling our merchandise!

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Mike Leigh – Greenhorn’s Patron

We are excited to announce that Mike Leigh has just become Greenhorn’s Patron. He will be opening our screening event on Sunday 6 October and presenting our Young Greenhorn Film Award winner their certificate.

Mike Leigh says of Greenhorn Short Film Festival:

Greenhorn is stimulating, original, healthily anarchic and sharp as a row of needles. In short, a breath of fresh air.

Book tickets for Greenhorn Short Festival 2013 soon to avoid disappointment!

Mike Leigh at Greenhorn 2012

Mike Leigh at Greenhorn 2012

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The Full 2013 Programme

We are very excited to be able to release the full programme for our 2013 festival. Go check it out and start booking your tickets for our super events!

2013 Programme

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Kickstarter Launch!

We have just launched our Kickstarter campaign and need your help spreading the word!

Kickstarter – Greenhorn 2013

Greenhorn’s ethos is to keep the festival accessible for filmmakers and audience members alike. It is completely free for filmmakers to submit to Greenhorn and ticket prices for events are kept affordable. We are a self-funded non profit organisation on the cusp of expansion, however to enable us to maintain the current quality of programming as well as making bold programming choices we need your help.

Greenhorn has come so far in the last three years and for this year’s festival we are adding an extra date and an experimental new cinematic event. We have teamed up with The Cabinet and Ear Cinema to challenge the audience’s perception of what cinema can be. If we reach our Kickstarter goal we will be able to fund this new and exciting event, creating a festival finale with a twist. We are also hoping to add a practical and hands-on Final Cut Pro X workshop to offer new learning opportunities for our filmmakers.

Tell your friends, share on facebook, tweet, get a soap box in speakers corner – whatever your favoured method of communication get the word out there and get Greenhorn on the map.

Thanks guys!

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One-On-One Scriptwriting Consulations

We are now accepting submissions for our FREE one-on-one Scriptwriting consultations on Sunday 6th October.

These sessions will be very kindly run by London Film School‘s MA Scriptwriting tutor Jonathan Hourigan, who is a graduate of Oxford University and the National Film and Television School. He has also been assistant to Robert Bresson on L’Argent and is a writer, director, script consultant and teacher.

Early-career scriptwriters will have the opportunity to gain valuable and constructive feedback on their scripts. This can be a script that is still in early development or a completed script that you’d like to polish off before filming. To submit your script for a consultation slot please visit our submissions page.

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Young Greenhorn Film Award 2013

We are super excited to announce the opening of our submissions for the Young Greenhorn Film Award 2013 (in partnership with Ideas Tap), open to talented filmmakers aged between 16-25.

One IdeasTap member will win the chance to have their short film screened at this year’s festival. Along with two access all areas passes to the festival and a feature on Ideas Tap. It’s easy to submit, just sign-up as to become an Ideas Tap member (it’s free!) and you can apply via the Brief page.

Looking forward to seeing your entries!

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Greenhorn Submissions Open

Submissions for Greenhorn 2013 are now open! We accept films from all genres, including (but not limited to): Documentary, Artist Moving Image, Drama/Fiction, Animation, Music Video, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller and anything else you can think of! To find out more about submissions click here.

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Ideas Tap

Greenhorn is super excited to announce that we are now part of Idea Tap‘s Creative Space Programme! We will be working from IdeasTap HQ to bring you this year’s jam-packed festival. Watch this space for news of upcoming briefs and opportunities…

Get Involved

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Short Sighted Cinema

Greenhorn loves Short Sighted Cinema: a new hub dedicated to raising the profile of short films. Check out their website for short film news, reviews and listings. They also welcome new contributors so this could be the perfect forum to air your short film views, whether they be short sighted or not.

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