There will be a Q&A with film-makers at this screening
Leap – 10 mins
4 women from the same family share their experience with depression, from a 17 year old to a 56 year old. does it run in the family? can it be diminished? The Punk Buddhist Journalist, Stewart Campbell interviews each member of a Scottish family to see how they have dealt with depression.
Director, Editor and Interviewer: Stewart Campbell Interviewees with to remain anonymous
TRIGGER WARNING: Film about anxiety & depression
Le Fil De La Vie – 5 mins
A woman is stuck in the UK while something terrible is happening back home in France, she harasses a man passing her on the street. It seems out of the blue but when she goes back into her flat, we start to learn what made her act that way.
Writer/Director/DoP/Editor: Alex Cormack, Gaffer: Jack Darrer Sound Recordist: Jack Watson Cast: Woman: Dany Dupuy, Man: Ronan Doyle
TRIGGER WARNING: Film about grief with strong language
F*cked Friday – 3 mins
A snail attempts to outrun adulthood but finds reminders of her looming future wherever she goes. A look at anxiety and avoidance through a smaller perspective.
Written, Directed and Edited by Fiona Burton. Music by Moonsoup.
Submerged – 7 mins
A psychological horror facing the fear of what your mind can conjure and what can become real. Zoe is a distracted young woman who feels on the edge of slipping into a nightmare through her generally pleasant life. One day she slips too far and finds herself drowning further and further down into the murky horrors of the deep that is her life.
Directed by Logan Nicolson, Written by Logan Nicolson and Niall MacRae, Cinematography by Niall MacRae. Lead role played by Isla Johnson.
TRIGGER WARNING: Upsetting images & Strong Language
Eaglefreik – 9 mins
A wildlife conservationist finds himself up against an unlikely nemesis. After the death of his partner, Sanson Eaglefriek sets out to continue with his work. With conservation in mind, Sanson soon comes across a perturbing sighting.
Writer, Director, Cinematographer: Louis Martin Eaglefriek: Aaron Bisset Sound: Grant Robertson
2:34 – 7 mins
Stanley needs to meet a deadline and pulls an all-nighter going against his father’s advice to go to bed early. He didn’t see what kind of consciousness would come his way. Something isn’t right, this isn’t any all nighter. Someone…or something is watching, haunting him, especially when falling asleep. MUST STAY AWAKE! MUST ST……
This film was made as of Screen Education Edinburgh’s BFI Film Academy 10 week course.
Director: Blair Letham Producers: Coleen Brennan, Umar Mohammed Writer: Harry Whiteford Assistant Director: Daniel Dunsmore Cinematographers: Beth Lindsay, Jack Currie Editor: ALL CREW Lighting Department: Amy Haddow, Natasha Livingstone Sound Department: Megan McGlinchey, Patrycja Chrzaszcz Cast: Kyle Fitzpatrick as Stanley, Sean Young as Stanley’s Dad, Umar Mohammed as Shadow Figure.
TRIGGER WARNING: Contains upsetting images
Get Your Creative Brain Inspired – 3 mins
We take a look at the creative brain. Looking at the positives and the negatives and how creativity makes us feel. This is shown through animations and cinematic footage. Sucking you all into the world of creativity.
Director, Writer, Cinematographer: Dayna Ledingham Cast: Iona Ledingham and Dayna Ledingham