Magazine article Screen International

Encounters Reveals 20th Edition Plans

Magazine article Screen International

Encounters Reveals 20th Edition Plans

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Plans for the 20th edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, the first edition under the leadership of festival director Debbi Lander, have been announced.

The festival's theme, 20/20: Looking back to look forward, aims to celebrate the past two decades of the Bristol-based event while looking ahead at new venues to connect film, technology, media and visual arts.

The festival will run from Sept 16-21. Throughout the week, Encounters will show a retrospective of 20 films, representing the diversity and impact short film can have.

The retrospective will be accompanied by special events including the UK premier eof the film version of Vinyl Requiem - a music and film event conceived by sound artist Philip Jeck and visual artist Lol Sargent in 1992 to mark the beginning of the era that saw the change from analogue to digital.

Along with the celebration, 250 new short and animated films from around the world will compete in the Short Film and Animation Competition. This year's competitors were chosen from more than 2,000 submissions, and winners will be announced Sept 20. …

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