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
If you didn’t get enough of a Science Fiction fix from our Broken Futures block, we have you covered in this block. This block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 11am and in the Larkin Room at 4pm. Greater Good (8mins, USA, dir. Andrea Ashton)When a pregnant woman receives an unexpected visit from … More Block B7 – Altered Realities
This block delves into the horror genre and features mostly cautionary tales (usually of the ‘be careful what you wish for’ variety). The block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 10am and in the Larkin Room at 3pm.The Anatomist (UK, dir. Nicci Thompson)Dr. Moir, a pioneer of Anatomy in the north-east of Scotland … More Block B6 – Be Careful!