Welcome to Sofa Shorts Day! Pull up a sofa and settle down to watch the island’s best new fictional short films.
FILMS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY 4th APRIL FROM 10AM to MIDNIGHT.
You can view all 14 ‘in competition’ shorts and 7 ‘official selection’ shorts at your leisure.
Share your thoughts about the films on twitter, facebook and instagram, connect with the filmmakers and share in a collective experience using the hashtag #bffsofashorts.
The winner of the ‘in competition’ programme will be announced by our judging panel on Sunday 5th April at midday.
5. STARRY NIGHT
With strong use of
colour and naturalistic performances, this film follows a young woman as she prepares to leave her life behind and pursue her dream of studying in London.
Director: Emma Smith
Verging on the thriller genre, this one-shot film follows a lonely taxi driver as he takes a passenger’s private life into his own hands.
Director: Michael David McKernon
7. THE SILVER LINING
A boy has his heart set on a second-hand trumpet in this lovingly made, nostalgic look at music, childhood and the passing of time.
Director: Denis McArdle
NOTE: Please be aware the films in this programme are not certified and have been given a recommended age guidance of 18+.