BABELDOM - Theatrical Release

Babeldom, the feature film made by Film Club director Paul Bush is on theatrical release. Its first screenings will be at the ICA cinema on the Mall from 8th to 14th March. There will be a special screening on 10th March at the ICA with a selection of Pauls short animated films followed by a Q&A with Paul.

For screening times and to book tickets please go to the ICA Box Office on 0207 930 3647.

As part of its theatrical release the film will also be screened at the following venues:
  • Glasgow Film Theatre 3rd March plus Q& A session with Paul 
  • Bristol Watershed 8-14th March
  • Nottingham Broadway 8-14th March plus Q&A with Paul on 11th March
  • Sheffield Showroom 8-14th March
  • Birmingham Flatpack Festival 24th March plus Q&A with Paul
  • Cambridge Arts Picturehouse 25th March plus Q&A with Paul

Babeldom is reviewed in the March issue of Sight and Sound, read the review below.

Em Cooper gives talk at Freud museum tonight

Film Club director Em Cooper is giving a talk tonight at the Freud Museum in Hampstead. Her films; The Nest, Confusion of Tongues and Laid Down will be screened followed by a discussion between Em and Andrea Sabbadini. Em's 3 short films explore the complex and chaotic world of inner experience from a psychoanalytic perspective.

Em's films have been screened internationally, including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Her work has also shown at Turner Contemporary, Margate and discussed at various psychoanalytic conferences including the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival in London and the International Ferenczi Conference in Budapest. Her film Confusion of Tongues was nominated for the 2012 British Animation Awards.

Em is currently working on animated scenes within a feature documentary for the this space!

Film Club's Yui Hamigashira gives BAFTA Create and Make Competition Winner a masterclass

BAFTA have teamed up with NSPCC and Yui Hamigashira at Film Club to give Owain, 12, the Create and Make competition winner, a masterclass on how his winning storyboard idea, based on friendship, will be brought to life.

His winning animation is being Directed by Yui, who was personally selected by Owain. Production is underway and we’ll be sharing it with you at the end of February. Watch this space!

Click here to watch Owain's day.

Film Club launches Sharon Pinsker with Chambord sponsorship ident

Sharon's elegant work can be seen on the new Chambord sponsorship ident which was created at Film Club for the new E4 series of Revenge which airs on Monday evenings.

We are delighted to welcome Sharon to the this space.

Click here to see her Chambord ident and more of her work on the Film Club website.

Sharon studied fashion illustration at Parsons in New York after gaining a BA Hons degree in fashion Design at St Martins School of Art. Her book ‘Figure’- How to draw & paint the figure with impact – is a worldwide bestseller and has been translated into Chinese, French and Spanish.
Sharon’s animation retains the beautiful, fluid elegance of her illustration style.

Her high profile clients have included, Pepsi, Adidas and Chanel.