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Andrea Arnold, Andrew Eaton to speak at Foyle’s From Shorts to Features conference

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- Testament of Youth, Electricity to bookend festival

Andrea Arnold, Andrew Eaton to speak at Foyle’s From Shorts to Features conference
Testament of Youth by James Kent

Director Andrea Arnold (Wuthering Heights [+see also:
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) and producer Andrew Eaton (Rush [+see also:
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), both BAFTA winners, are amongst the luminaries who will speak at the ‘From Shorts to Features’ conference at the Foyle Film Festival (November 19-23). Other talent speaking at the event include actor Nico Mirallegro (Anita B [+see also:
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.), and Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, directors of Good Vibrations [+see also:
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. Bernie McLaughlin, Foyle Film Festival director, said, “The jump from making a short film to making a feature can be daunting for the first-timer. This conference is all about helping filmmakers bridge that gap and take things to the next level.”

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The event is supported by Honeycomb – Creative Works programme, which is part financed by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund through the INTERREG IVA Cross-border programmed managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, and Northern Ireland Screen.

The festival opens with James Kent’s Testament of Youth [+see also:
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(UK) and closes with Bryn Higgins’ Electricity (UK). Other programme highlights include Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s What We Do in the Shadows (New Zealand), Clare Lewins’s I Am Ali (UK/US), Mark McCauley’s A City Dreaming (UK), Asghar Farhadi’s The Past [+see also:
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(France/Italy/Iran), Rich Peppiatt and Tom Jenkinson’s One Rogue Reporter (UK), Bruno Dumont’s Camille Claudel 1915 [+see also:
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(France), Guillaume Gallienne’s Me, Myself and Mum [+see also:
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(France/Belgium), Steve JamesLife Itself (US), Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg’s Kon Tiki [+see also:
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(Norway/Denmark/Germany/Sweden/UK), André Singer’s Night Will Fall (UK/US) and Gracie Otto’s The Last Impresario (Australia/UK/US/France).

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