Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2021
Events from our BFI NETWORK team at this year’s edition

Date: 3 Nov 2021
Time: 13:00
Location: Online

Aesthetica Short Film Festival is the next stop on our 2021 (virtual) festival roadtrip!

You can catch our BFI NETWORK team at the festival’s online edition from 3-5 November, where we’ll be hosting one-to-one conversations with filmmakers; pushing bold, new genre boundaries; and discussing vital questions about the stories we tell and who gets to tell them.

Access to our online events is available to ASFF ticket holders – visit the festival’s website to find out more. And read on for full details of what to expect from us at this year’s festival.

Compelling Narratives: Horror in 360

We’re partnering with York-based storytelling innovators, XR Stories for a session exploring how Writers can use cutting edge technologies to realise their horror visions in terrifying new ways.

Wednesday, 3 November – 1:30pm

Who Can Tell What Stories?

Writers Miranda Walker and Vici Wreford-Sinnott discuss if and how creatives can tell stories outside of their lived experience, and what the screen industry could do to better include disabled practitioners.

Thursday, 4 November – 1:30pm

1:1 Virtual Mentoring

Arrange a one-to-one meeting with Roxy, one of our BFI NETWORK Talent Executives, to discuss your work and how we can help take your filmmaking to the next level.

Thursday, 4 November – 9:30am - 12pm

Friday, 5 November – 10:30am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 4pm

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