Pre Conference Screenings XpoNorth 2017

WEDNESDAY 7TH JUNE 2017

Bicycle Song

10am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Getting to Grips With The World of Modern Music Publishing - Hear it from the Experts

SCREENING: BICYCLE SONG (4 MINS) (UKRAINE)

DIR. ANNA MALIENKO

A cyclist is out in the city and from the sounds of her bike rhythm is born. It connects with the sounds of the city and creates a beautiful song ... a song of joy, youth and inspiration.

Capturing the Craic

10am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: Future Proofing the Past: How can Museums and Heritage Organisations ensure Future Sustainability

SCREENING: CAPTURING THE CRAIC (2 MINS) (IRELAND)

DIR. DAVID SOUTO

Little scene in an Irish bar.

RotoJam: Winter Edition

10am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: It's All About Making

SCREENING: ROTOJAM: WINTER EDITION (2 MINS) (CANADA)

DIR. ASHLEY LO RUSSO

A collaboration between animators who rotoscope sections of footage in order to make a single video that displays a variety of styles and techniques.

Who Plays Othello?

11.15am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: BBC Writersroom: Starting Your Television Writing Career

SCREENING: WHO PLAY'S OTHELLO? (5 MINS) (ITALY)

DIR. DAVID FRATINI

A crew of Italian black boys is studying Shakespeare’s Othello, but when it comes the time to assign the main part...

Tekkol

11.15am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: The Growing Opportunities for Remote Participation

SCREENING: TEKKOL (2 MINS) (NETHERLANDS)

DIR. JORN LEEUWERINK

A dog decides to help a hen and her chicks in crossing a river, but then he lets all kinds of animals walk all over him.

Tekkol

11.15am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: PRS For Music: The Song Always Comes First

SCREENING: TEKKOL (2 MINS) (NETHERLANDS)

DIR. JORN LEEUWERINK

A dog decides to help a hen and her chicks in crossing a river, but then he lets all kinds of animals walk all over him.

The Light in the Dark

1.15am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: SMIA Market Focus: Scotland's Independent Label Sector

SCREENING: THE LIGHT IN THE DARK (1 MIN) (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)

DIR. ВИКТОРИЯ ДЖАПАРИДЗЕ

The origins of life.

Trio

1.15am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: Off The Beaten Track: Creating International Locations in Rural Environments

SCREENING: TRIO (3 MINS) (CANADA)

DIR. JOHN GRAHAM

Trio is a compilation of 3 otherworldly visions performed by 3 dancers entitled Sense, Attention and Inflection.

Fastaqim

1.15am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: Gamification and Engaging Your Audience

SCREENING: FASTAQIM (3 MINS) (TURKEY)

DIR. ABDULLAH AL DASUKI

The story of life and how what paths we choose can affect the outcomes.

School of Shock

2.45pm - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Screen Academy Scotland presents A Guide to Network Television Commissioning

SCREENING: SCHOOL OF SHOCK (3 MINS) (UK)

DIR. STEVEN DORRINGTON

Miscommunication between Mother and Daughter causes havoc when six-year-old Isabelle attends an interview for a private school.

Woman Up

2.45pm - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: The Power of Provenance: In Conversation with Matteo Alessi and Harris Tweed Authority

SCREENING: WOMAN UP (3 MINS) (UK)

DIR. KATRINA BROWN

A moving account of one woman’s courageous journey from confirmed ‘non-sporty girl’ to outdoor adventure-lover.

The Fishermen of Lesbos

4.15pm - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: New Approaches to Crowdfunding

SCREENING: THE FISHERMAN OF LESBOS (5 MINS) (CANADA)

DIR. NIKOLIA APOSTOLOU

Fishing used to relax Kostas Pinteris, one of the fishermen from the picturesque village of Skala Sykamias. However, life has changed on the Greek island of Lesbos in the last two years.

Griotte

4.15pm - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: Monster High Masterclass: Behind the Scenes with Screen Facilities Scotland

SCREENING: GRIOTTE (1 MIN) (FRANCE)

DIR. CHRISTINE JAUDOIN

A little witch is cleaning around her home. Suddenly, the odd noise of an object crashing on the ground catches her attention.

THURSDAY 8TH JUNE 2017

Cargo

10am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Storytelling with Michael Rueger

SCREENING: CARGO (4 MINS) (ISRAEL)

DIRS. ELLA TABORISKY, EINAT NAGAR

A crane operator dealing with an obsessive compulsive disorder.

Cargo

10am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: XpoNorth A&R Listening Room: Your Songs in the Spotlight

SCREENING: CARGO (4 MINS) (ISRAEL)

DIRS. ELLA TABORISKY, EINAT NAGAR

A crane operator dealing with an obsessive compulsive disorder.

Freed

10am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: Work Local, Think Global - The European Creative Hubs Network

SCREENING: FREED (3 MINS) (UK)

DIR. FINN MCNEILL

The story of a retail worker in the not-so distant future.

Inner Conflict

11.15am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: A&R Worldwide Global keynote

SCREENING: INNER CONFLICT (5 MINS) (NETHERLANDS)

DIR. BART SCHRIJVER

When a guy is on a date with a girl, all he wants to do is kiss her. All he has to do is overcome the negative voices in his head and take the big leap.

Loa Chlapp

11.15am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: Building the Economy on Creativity

SCREENING: LÓA CHLAPP (3 MINS) (NORWAY)

DIRS. ÞORRI LÍNDAL GUÐNASON, SIRI GUNNARSHAUG

Behind the scenes tips and hints for make-up.

Raising a Nuisance

11.15am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: Masterclass with Director, Michael Radford

SCREENING: RAISING A NUISANCE (2 MINS) (USA)

DIR. LS. QUIGLEY

A 1920’s silent era animation about a Necromancer’s failed attempt to raise an army of the undead.

Butterflies

1.15am - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Shift: Scottish Icelandic Maker Collaborations

SCREENING: BUTTERFLIES (3 MINS) (IRAN)

DIR. ADNAN ZANDI

A mother needs to feed her baby to stop him crying but there's nowhere private...

Here we go Here we go Here we go

1.15am - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: Publishing Scotland Presents: Northern Networks: Publishing and Writing in the Highlands and Islands

SCREENING: HERE WE GO HERE WE GO HERE WE GO (3 MINS) (UK)

DIR. ROXANA VILK

A film based on Rab Wilson's poem which explores the closing down of the coal mines in Scotland in the 1980's which led to wide spread loss of jobs, strikes and protests

Bike Portraits

1.15am - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: Virtual Reality: Turning The Tech Into Business Sense

SCREENING: BIKE PORTRAITS (5 MINS) (USA)

DIR. SASHKO DANYLENKO

What characterises a society the best? What signs make us understand how a city lives? We take a look at bike culture and how it reflects society in our cities.

People

2.45pm - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Delivering Innovation Through the Crowd Economy

SCREENING: PEOPLE (4 MINS) (UK)

DIR. CHARLIE WATTS

A group of strangers having their say on the issues that surround and affect their lives in Manchester.

Matchstick Zombies

2.45pm - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: BAFTA Scotland Presents: The Story Behind the Truth

SCREENING: MATCHSTICK ZOMBIES (3 MINS)(UK)

DIR. JAKE BLAKESTON

A Matchstick Mans struggle through a city wreathed in flame. He must journey through the turmoil, avoiding zombies as he goes.

The Old Croft

2.45pm - LA SCALA CINEMA

Conference Session: Meet the International Music Buyers

SCREENING: THE OLD CROFT (3 MINS) (UK)

DIR. GREG MCCARRON

An old croft house currently occupied on the Shetland Islands can date back as far as 150 years. We see one such house from construction, ruin and to rebirth.

Squirrel and Conker Boy

4.15pm - THE JIM LOVE STUDIO

Conference Session: Innovate Film in Association with VisitScotland Business Events

SCREENING: SQUIRREL AND CONKER BOY (1 MIN) (UK)

DIR. LOUISE WILDE

Destiny...

AEON

4.15pm - STUDIO 2 (2ND FLOOR)

Conference Session: The Growing Importance of Brands in Today’s Creative Industries

SCREENING: AEON (4 MINS) (USA)

DIR. DEREK O'DELL

An abstract immersive audio-visual experience. A study of the behaviour of energy over a period of time.