It’s been a busy time juggling submissions and organising for our 2020 festival. One question which we keep hearing is “will anything change from the 2019 Festival?” Before I go any further, I want to start by thanking the 2019 organising team and all of our festival volunteers – without them none of this would … More How will the 2020 Festival differ from 2019?
As a team we’ve been looking at some of our values and things which make us a little bit different from other film festivals! Our core ethos is to promote and celebrate the diversity short films have to offer and encourage people to get out there and make films (not just short films). Story is … More Who are we and what makes OXISFF different?
In the run up to Halloween we asked some of our festival team what their favourite scary horror movies were. The results we got were more varied than we first anticipated. Festival judge Layla Mirmalek: ‘My favourite supernatural chiller film is What Lies Beneath. I will never forget seeing this at a midnight showing, with … More Do you like scary movies?
We were absolutely thrilled with our 2019 festival line-up on 23rd March. Not only that, we were delighted to have so many amazing entries from talented filmmakers, there weren’t enough hours in the day! For the benefit of those who were unable to attend the festival (or for those of you who came but would … More Watch Films From The OXISFF 2019 Festival
On Saturday 23rd March, 2019, St John’s College Oxford welcomed over 150 film makers and guests for its inaugural International Short Film Festival. After receiving over 300 short film submissions from all over the world, head judge and festival organiser, Andrew Carslaw, along with fellow organiser Stan Mackrell and a select team, whittled down the … More The Oxford International Short Film Festival 2019
Well, that was quite a weekend! A massive thank you to all of the filmmakers, audience members, volunteers and team members who helped make the event what it was. We hope you had as much fun as us! We’ll be sharing photos from the event soon. In the meantime, here is a list of all … More And the winner is…
Our final block ‘Quirky’ is best described as our Dramedy block and it contains some absolute gems! This block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 3pm and in the Larkin Room at 5pm. Pianist In a Brothel (UK, dir. Ciaran Crudden)A pianist plays in a brothel, without so much as a glance in … More Block B8 – Quirky