bbc new music shorts
Five aspiring filmmakers have had their ideas selected and been awarded £5000 each to make a music-based short film. The films will be premiered at the BBC Electric Proms festival in October and online on BBC Film Network, before commencing a UK festival tour.
The winners of BBC New Music Shorts 2007 were chosen from 456 entries and will make their film under the guidance of experienced producers from Warp Films. Each film is inspired by music from four leading independent record labels - Domino Records, 679 Recordings, Warp Records and Ninja Tune.
Track: 'Slippin' by Wiley (Ninja Tune/Big Dada)
Synopsis: Kids on a school trip to a museum have a strange encounter with some mummies.
Track: 'Dry Lips' by Lightspeed Champion (Domino)
Synopsis: Champ faces his self doubts about his ability to fly after his lady love leaves him.
Track: 'Twin Tub Twin' by King Creosote (679 Recordings)
Synopsis: Couples who've been together over 50 years tell us how their relationships have lasted.
Track: 'Bad Is As Bad Does' by The Earlies (679 Recordings)
Synopsis: A satire on what happens behind closed doors at a G8 summit on world poverty.
Track: 'Farewell Farewell' by Gravenhurst (Warp Records)
Synopsis: A man in a costume makes his way to a party in a field, where he finds himself turned upon.