Here’s a little promo we shot at The Book Club in London to give you all a feel for what Bar Shorts it all about. We champion independent shorts from all over the world, the weirder, the smarter the sweeter the better! Always in an informal, fun, filmic & boozy setting. What’s not to like?
Wow! There are two, yes TWO amazing Chris Shepherd London retrospectives this month!
At LSFF a retrospective & Q&A: Chris Shepherd - Beyond Animation 20:30 16th January 2014 - Greenwich Picturehouse A rare chance to see Chris’s films including Dad’s Dead, Silence Is Golden and his latest film The Ringer. Plus a Q&A.
LOCO meets Chris Shepherd 20:00 23rd January 2014 - National Film Theater. This bespoke retrospective screening provides a chance is see all of Chris’s comedy films altogether in one screening. This program is completely different from the London Short Film Festival screening. Rarities to be shown include People’s Britain, Lifeclass and his latest film The Ringer.
…and there’s also a comedy special Bar Shortsin association with LOCO presenting ANIMATED COMEDY SHORTS. 12:00 26th January 2014 - Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Road,
More mayhem and fun from 12foot6 and Chris Shepherd. It will be the usual Bar Shorts mix of mayhem and laughs.
An animated tale of love in a uni life class written and directed by Chris Shepherd. We (Barry Evans, Ana Garcia & Fu) had the pleasure of animating the witty short from designs by Jim Medway. The funny animation premiered on Channel 4’s Random Acts on 17th October.
This weekend see’s Cork Film Festival kick off with a whole host of great films. There is a Chris Shepherd retrospective this Saturday which will have your hearts and eyes in comedic tatters. His latest film, The Ringer will also be seeing its Irish premiere. Just wish we were going!
Here’s his schedule… if you’re in town, definitely check it out.
CHRIS SHEPHERD RETROSPECTIVE - Triskel Christchurch, 16th November 2013 14:15
PEARBLOSSOM HWY with THE RINGER - Gate Cinema, 13th November 2013 12:30
WORLD SHORTS 6: LIFE AND HOW TO LIVE IT (THE RINGER) - Gate Cinema, 16th November 2013 14:30
Tonight sees the UK TV premiere of Chris Shepherd’s Life Class. With design by the brilliant Jim Medway we (Barry, Ana & Fu) animated the uni-life art-class love story. Tune in tonight to Channel 4’s Random Acts at 12:10am to see some feline youths drawing boobies.
Excited about watching The Ringer by multi award winning director, writer and producerChris Shepherd. Here is the trailer starring John Henshaw and Kieran Lynn, if you like what you see check out the 57th BFI London FIlm Festival for feature screenings.
The Ringer is anAutour de Minuitproduction in association withPolkadotandThe Bureau with the support ofCanal+andCNC.
The all new short film and animation line-up at The Book Club.
The screening will include monstrously brilliant short films and animations by, Michael Langan, Ross Plaskow, Ombrebueno, Jeremy Cole, Barry Evans/12Foot6, Phoebe Halstead & Angie Phillips, Ewan Jones Morris, Josie Jones, Griff, Jamie Jessett, Literal MS Paint, and showing chapter two of the brilliant It’s Such a Beautiful Day by Don Hertzfeldt.
We break up the event into three parts so get there from 7pm to see them all. DJ Kung-Fu will play in-between the film sections to keep your ears busy while your eyes take a short break.
23rd September at The Book Club 100-106 Leonard St, City of London, EC2A 4RH
Always FREE but please register your attendance here!