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The Art of the Short Film with Cherie Federico

Thursday 10 June 2021, 5.00PM to 7:00 PM

Speaker(s): Cherie Federico

Special Department Event

THE ART OF THE SHORT FILM with Cherie Federico (Director of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival)

This on-line event will feature screenings and discussion of a programme of short films that have been screened at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York and which have gone on to win awards at other major festivals. The programme is curated by Aesthetica director Cherie Federico, who will also lead a discussion on what makes a stand out short film.


  1. Dear Hearing World, (Adam Docker, 2020) Experimental
  2. Wannabe, (Rupert Holler, 2019) Music Video
  3. For Real Tho, (Baptist Penetticobra, 2021) Experimental 
  4. Borderlands, (Simon Lane, 2019) Documentary
  5. Black Sheep, (Ed Perkins, 2018) Documentary 
  6. The Beauty, (Pascal Shelbli, 2019) Experimental
  7. Long Distance Information, (Douglas Hart, 2011) Drama

This is an invaluable opportunity for any student who is directly involved in making shorts or has an interest in the form.

More details on the films and a zoom link to follow.

Location: Online via Zoom

Admission: This event is for TFTI Students and Staff only. For admission and link to join, please see the Student Weekly Roundup, Student Padlets, Staff Weekly Roundup or the University of York VLE. Contact if you have any questions on this event.