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In its 18th year, the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is ready for their most international year yet with 36 countries represented in the 188 live action and animated shorts on show between September 18th to 23rd. It all takes place at the Arnolfini and Watershed in Bristol and the festival is sure to give us a breakout star or two. There’s also a pretty impressive events scheduled so far, including:
Focus on Finland featuring the best of Finnish short film and animation and a pop-up Cine-Sauna;
Soviet-era silent film Aelita – The Queen of Mars screened in a big top circus tent, with a live score by Finnish band Cleaning Women, cross-dressing zombies whose industrial folk-pop musical style is created by unusual instruments made from scrap materials such as washing machines;
Beam, an evening of live music and projected art at Watershed, cut and spliced by renowned DJs and street artists;
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- Sam Carey
Keeley Hawes, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole and Julian Rhind-Tutt are to lead BBC One's new drama The Lady Vanishes. Fiona Seres (The Silence) has adapted Ethel Lina White's novel The Wheel Spins, previously adapted as 1938 film The Lady Vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock. The book tells the story of Iris Carr, a young socialite who encounters the bookish but spirited Miss Froy on a train. However, when she wakes after falling asleep, Iris discovers that her new friend has vanished and is stunned when her fellow passengers deny that Froy ever existed. The 90-minute BBC adaptation will star Selina Cadell (Doc Martin) as Miss Froy, with Tuppence Middleton (Spies of Warsaw) as Iris and Tom Hughes (Silk) as traveller Max Hare. "I am very excited to have such a brilliant cast for The Lady Vanishes (more) »
- By Morgan Jeffery
The Friday schedule for Comic-Con is here! Once again, it's packed full of some awesome panels! We've got Total Recall, Looper, Elysium, Wreck-it-Ralph, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Community, The Venture Bros, Firefly, Arrow, Robot Chicken, and a ton of other great stuff! Check out the full schedule below, which doesn't disappoint. I've put *** next to the panels we are looking to cover.
We will be at Comic-Con kicking all kinds of ass, so for all your Comic-Con coverage and needs make sure to keep checking back here at Geektyrant!
If you plan on attending Comic-Con we will be having our annual meet-up on Wednesday night before the madness begins! Details for the meet-up will be revealed soon, so stay tuned!
Check out the schedule and let us know what panels you'll be hitting up!
Friday July 13th:
9:30-10:20 ComicsPRO "Fresh Start"— Your day at Comic-Con gets »
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