My new film Nest of Stone , is screening tonight at 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014 , Thursday 26 June 18:15 Filmhouse 1. The screening is entitled: Reflections on identity, memory and remembrance short films produced in the UK contributes to themes of contemplation and commemoration with a diverse programme of work drawing on observation, personality, bereavement, and – in the year which also marks the centenary of the First World War – remembrance. The film will be part of the MCLAREN AWARD: NEW BRITISH ANIMATION 2 short film programme and it has been selected for the shorts jury competition eligible to win one of the following awards: -The Award for Best Short Film
-The Award for Creative Innovation in a Short Film
-The Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to a Short Film The award ceremony will take place on Friday 27th June in Filmhouse 1. www.nestofstone.mewlab.com
Here a lovely articleEIFF 2014: The McLaren Award, New British Animation 2 | Skwigly
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is an annual fortnight of cinema screenings and related events taking place each June. Established in 1947, it is the world’s oldest continually running film festival.The EIFF presents both UK and international films (all titles are World, International, European or UK Premieres), in all genres and lengths. EIFF 2014 will the Festival’s 68th Edition and runs 18–29 June 2014.
The 2014 Edition will feature activity from the McLaren 2014 Centenary Celebrations, a Scotland-wide project celebrating the centenary of the trailblazing artist, animator, musician Norman McLaren. Born in Stirling, Scotland McLaren spent much of his time in Canada where he helped to set up the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). McLaren 2014 is led by EIFF’s Animation Programmer Iain Gardner and will take place at venues throughout Scotland from April 2014.