The Station
1hr 30m
Dir: Various

An exciting selection of short films by young artist filmmakers aged 16-24 from the South West. From animation and comedy to spoken word and artist film– these bold and creative visions reflect the mosaic of contemporary life through the lens of young artists. Presented by Calling the Shots.



Dir: Alana Barnett
UK 2018
3 mins 16 secs

Evocative sculpture and found sound shape a medative and unnerving reflection on humankind’s relationship with the sea.


Moaning, Crying and Barking

Dir: Chris Butler
UK 2018
3 mins 53 secs

Moaning, Crying and Barking comically documents the struggles some people with autism face in their daily lives.



Dir: Corie Hayward
UK 2018
3 mins 41 secs

A teenager reflects on the feeling of two different lives in an exploration of themes of class, opportunity, choice and family relationships.


Seven Stages

Dir: Dan Guthrie
UK 2018
3 mins 47 secs

Bringing together a drag king, a Shakespearean monologue and a working men’s club to create a one-take statement that challenges the status quo of contemporary masculinity.


Ghosts for Love

Dir: Fergus Haughton
UK 2018
3 mins 23 secs

A poetic film-collage made using 8mm and 16mm footage inherited from the filmmaker’s Great Aunt, who shot it in Europe and Africa throughout the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.



Dir: Matty Crawford
UK 2018
3 mins 30 secs

A little boy’s imagination runs rampant, as crayon drawings combine with his bleak surroundings.


Pension Fund

Dir: Lydia Brannen
UK 2018
3 mins 28 secs

An elderly woman’s mundane existence breaks down to reveal she is a patient in a virtual care home.



Dir: Marie Dutton
UK 2018
3 mins 29 secs

An art film that blurs the boundaries between seduction and repulsion, desire and disgust, romance and ruin.



Dir: Euella Jackson
UK 2018
3 mins 41 secs

In the future, a desparate man, intent on murder, imprisons three women in a run-down basement. Unbeknownst to him, the women have special powers…



Dir: Megan Domaill & Jack Powley
UK 2018
2 mins 34 secs

Hairy is a satirical stab at the representation of the female body on screen.


Kiss Me Through the Phone

Dir: Niamh Farrelly
UK 2018
3 mins 21 secs

Three ‘TV babes’ share their expereinces working as phone sex operators on adult television channels.



Dir: Kiki Nafig & Izzy Mooney
UK 2018
3 mins 20 secs

In this intimate portrait of family relationships and rifts, Nose reflects on the events and people that shape and define us.


Spaghetti Legs

Dir: James Moore
UK 2018
3 mins 31 secs

Channel 4 are making a film about Jay, a young man with cerebal palsy. Or are they?



Dir: Jessye Aggleton
UK 2018
2 mins 57 secs

A post industrial city, reimagined as a piece of mechanical installation art, moves closer to its own destruction.


Verse Murder

Dir: Jack Edwards
UK 2018
3 mins 39 secs

A writer’s journey as he travels into an imaginary universe of his own creation.


In Body and Mind

Dir: Vivian Barton
UK 2018
3 mins 3 secs

In Body and Mind combines live action and animation to describe feelings of dysphoria, taking inspiration from the filmmaker’s own experiences to explore how these parts of a person come together through acceptance.