SCREENING
CINEMA 3
14:00
£5.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 30 mins
Dir: Various

Depict_logoDepicT! Can you do it in 90 seconds?

DepicT! is Watershed’s international short film competition that, since its creation by Brief Encounters in 1998, has been challenging filmmakers to create 90 second ultra-short masterpieces. The focus is on uncovering emerging international filmmaking talent, which shows originality, imagination and the ability to engage in just a minute and a half.

FILMS:

America, I Think?

Dir: Matthew Armitage
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 1 sec
Animation

Take a journey through America through fragmented memories.

Amusements

Dir: Martin Cannon
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

A young man tries to impress a young woman, which isn’t always easy.

Blue Face

Dir: John Harris
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Animation

A film about our fear of missing out as technology distracts us from the everyday.

Creator

Dir: Anton Dushkin
Russia 2017
1 min 30 secs
Animation

How do we create? The act of creation causes profound metamorphosis within the creator with irreversible consequences…

Eternal Holidays

Dir: Tilek Cherikov
Kyrgyzstan 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

Childhood holidays are magical; but what if they go on longer than usual…

Family Dinner

Dir: Ashley P Saunders
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

A typical family dinner where the conversation could lead anywhere.

Hunters

Dirs: Ido Shapira, Amit Cohen
Israel 2017
1 min 30 secs
Animation

A boy seeks acceptance from a group of hunters but can he live up to the challenge?

I Know I Shouldn’t Like It, But I Do

Dir: Ben Williams-Butt
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

This spoken-word poem explores the unsettling Freudian desires of everybody, whether they like to admit it or not.

Ideas Are Illegal

Dir: Edward Bulmer
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 25 secs
Animation

In a world where ideas are illegal, workers in a factory are made to wear giant light bulbs on their heads.

Lighter

Dir: Harry Plowden
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 25 secs
Live Action

A homeless man walks in the night, thinking about the day before, and the day ahead.

Meow

Dir: Breech Asher Harani
Philippines 2017
1 min 29 secs
Live Action

When a strange cat sound emanates from her garden, a young woman’s curiosity entices her to investigate.

Ojalá

Dir: Marie-Stéphane Cattaneo
France 2017
1 min
Live Action

The story of an ordinary day in the life of an ordinary man in a corner of the world which is anything but…

Picking Sides

Dirs: Dotty Kultys, Beatriz Pinto
France 2017
1 min 30 secs
Animation

A man and a dog enjoy a quiet afternoon on a boat, but end up stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Rubber Guillotine

Dir: Bryan M. Ferguson
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 10 secs
Live Action

An angsty teenager sucker punches her parents aspirations for her future by donating her skeleton to gelatine.

The Dinosaur

Dir: Mateo Willis
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

A man wakes up on a high mountain, only to discover he is not alone.

The Fish and I

Dir: Babak Habibifar
Iran 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

A blind man tries to save the life of his goldfish.

The Kiss

Dirs: Antonella Mignone, Cristiano Panepuccia
Italy 2017
1 min 11 secs
Experimental

An intense coming together of two bodies.

Vudú

Dir: Alejandra M. Perrusquía
Mexico 2017
1 min 29 secs
Live Action

In 1970, a mother and her children gather in their living room to practise an ancient ritual.

Walk

Dir: Edwin Mingard
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 30 secs
Live Action

A young woman leaves her friends and heads into the city at night.

Winnow

Dir: George Lewis
United Kingdom 2017
1 min 29 secs
Live Action / Animation

A man from the city is intoxicated by the power of an ancient tree.


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