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New Promo released for Film Festival

New Promo for the New Forest Film Festival by Velvet Pictures NewForestFestivalPromo from Velvet Pictures Ltd on Vimeo. To view all events taking place during the 9 days click here.

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Keith English

Keith English – a closer look

Keith English is a successful international commercials director with over 400 commercials to his credit and many international awards. With his production company Velvet Pictures, he is known best for his strong narratives, often combined with humour. As well as commercials, Keith English has written and directed the critically acclaimed short film Top Dog,  starring Nicholas…

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horror event

A must for any horror fans

A must for any horror fans! On Sunday 9 June we bring you a spooktacular event featuring four award winning horror shorts, a Q&A and two feature length films. The venue is Sway Cinema situated at Sway Village Hall. Horror Shorts Less than 24 hours after being awarded “Best International” and “Best Student” horror shorts…

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Top Tips if you are heading to the New Forest Drive In Movies

1. What you wear is important! Expand You may not think it – but planning what you’re going to wear to a drive in movie is a very important step! Don’t be afraid to bring your kids along in their favourite PJs so if you’re seeing a later film they can fall asleep in the…

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A Closer look at Drive In Movies

We’re delighted that Drive In Movies Co are back for special screenings during the New Forest Film Festival. Back at their new location – Old Holmsley Aerodrome from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June. Food can be ordered and delivered straight to your car! A few of the delights on offer are: Wood Fired Pizza…

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The More you Ignore Me

Best Comedy Film to be screened During Festival

Best Comedy film, The More You Ignore Me will be featuring during the Film Festival. On 28 March, this special British independent film, produced by Genesius Pictures, scooped the prize for Best Comedy at the National Film Awards and local Director Keith English, along with Producer Debbie Gray and the wonderful Jo Brand were there to collect…

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Short film competition

Last call for entries for film festival competition

We’re getting ready to judge the 60+ short films that have already been submitted as part of this summer’s New Forest Film Festival when the international competition closes for entries on 12 May. Film:New Forest (New Forest District Council’s project to encourage filming in the area) has partnered up with local film makers Gary Wronecki…

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Vintage Mobile Cinema

A great big thanks to Olly and Emma, the owners of the Vintage Mobile Cinema that provide became our Vehicle Of Horrors in the evenings and screened New Forest archive films at New Forest schools and at Lymington Library during the day. We love you guys.

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The Ghost that never returns

Sun 18th Sep, 7pm | Brockenhurst College · How to get there The classic Russian silent film with live music by the Dodge Brother and Britain’s leading silent pianist, Neil Brand, all powered by bicycle! In an unnamed South American country labor leader Jose Real is jailed for his activism at an oil well. Popular with the…

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Important instructions for Vehicle of Horrors Ticket Holders

If you are boarding the Vehicle of Horrors on Friday 16th or Saturday 17th of September you must arrive no earlier than 10:00pm and no later than 10:30pm at Sandy Balls, Godshill, Fordingbridge, SP6 2JZ. You need to wear sturdy shoes, wear a waterproof jacket and bring a battery-operated torch. If you have not already…

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