Spotlights 4 - October 2012

Whirlygig Cinema presents SPOTLIGHTS – a brand new series of short film nights focusing on the work and practice of new filmmakers.

Three emerging filmmakers are given just half an hour each to present their work, providing audiences with a gripping insight into their work and practise, whilst traversing a range of styles and genres.

Screening in the cosy basement bar of Trangallan Restaurant, Newington Green, Spotlights will strive to create a regular meeting place for filmmakers and film-lovers, showcasing hand-picked emerging film talent in a relaxed and intimate environment.

Doors 7.30pm. Tickets are £5, or £4 in advance.
Booking is recommended due to limited capacity.

Trangallan, 61 Newington Green, London, N16 9PX

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Peter Bunzl

Peter Bunzl is an award winning filmmaker whose work incorporates manipulated footage with digital and traditional animation.

A graduate of the National Film and Television School (Animation Direction M.A. 2002), Peter's animation work on ‘The Secret Show’ (BBC) and ‘Yoko Jakamoko Toto’ (ITV) contributed to four BAFTAs. His film 'Mind Games' was a Virgin Media Shorts Award Finalist (2008) and screened in 200 UK cinemas. ‘On The Upside’ and 'Mike 360º' were finalist in the Rushes Best Newcomer Award and the Raindance Extraordinary Film Competition respectively. Peter is currently writing and developing various projects. He lives in London.

Rebecca Marshall

Rebecca E Marshall is a filmmaker who likes playing games with her eyes. She uses an experimental style that informs her short films and documentaries in 35mm, 16mm and DV. Her work can make you aware of yourself as machinery: soft, fragile and yet very much alive. Her work has screened at festivals such as Locarno, Berlin Short F/F, Creteil International Women’s F/F and The Hackney F/F. She graduated from her MA at The London Film School with a distinction in filmmaking; her graduation documentary is released later this year on DVD with Andrew Kötting’s feature Swandown.

Mikey Please

Graduating from London's Royal College of Art in 2010 Mikey Please’s thesis film The Eagleman Stag, went on to premiere at Sundance, win a BAFTA and several other International Film Festival awards.
He has directed for clients such as Nike, Virgin, Universal Records and in 2011 directed part of the Grammy nominated album film '9 Types of Light' for TV on the Radio. In 2012 he was awarded a 3-month fellowship in Tokyo by the Japanese Center for Cultural Affairs. As well as developing his first feature with Film Four and Warp Films, he is currently in production on a new short; Marilyn Myller.