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What's on the Big Screen?
For months now the Big Screen in Walthamstow Town Square has been showing highlights from some of the BBC's cultural programmes and events as well as films created by local artists. Find out more about what you can watch on the Big Screen right here!
….on the Big Screens:
Sat 13 June - Fri 19 June
Saturday 13th June
BBC 1 - 1030 to 1220 - Trooping the Colour: The Queen's Birthday Parade, coverage of the world's most famous military parade from Horse Guards Palace in London
BBC 1 - 1300 to 1740 - Queen's Semi Finals - NB will only be shown if any British interest
Sunday 14th June
BBC 2 - 1400 to 1630 - Queen's Men's Finals - NB will only be shown if any British interest
Comma Film - new strand of Literature Northwest’s activities, run in conjunction with Comma Press, dedicated to fostering links between developing filmmakers and writers across the North of England. Here we have a selection of short films set to poems.
Streaming Museum - 3 new films from Streaming Museum, celebrating the 40th anniversary of man landing on the moon. Streaming Museum describe themselves as a new hybrid museum for the 21st century, presenting real-time exhibitions in cyberspace and public spaces on 7 continents.
3 x films sourced from film-makers involved with the Encounters Film Festival. This selection includes 'The Weatherman' - this stop frame animation is a humorous look at the life of an ill-fated weather forecaster.
5 x films sourced from film-makers involved with the Encounters Film Festival. This selections includes the pilot episode from the animation 'Terrafarmer' - A lone astronaut attempts to terraform a hostile planet with a malfunctioning robot as his only companion. The more the robot tries to help, the worse things get…
5 x Dig In Films - These are the 'Grow' films to compliment the 'Sow' films which are already in the system.
6 x Films from First Light - First Light Movies funds and inspires film projects with five to 19-year-olds throughout the UK. We will be showing a small selection of the nominee's and award winners from this year's Movie Awards.
4 x films from Royal College of Art's 2008 Showreel - Students graduating from the Master of Arts in Animation have explored an intriguing array of narratives, styles, techniques, tones & textures to unleash the potential & power of this contemporary medium.
1 x film from Waltham Forest - The Finger Trap - The Finger Trap is a stop frame animated short film. Sometimes temptation is too hard to resist for Wilson Brown and his Chinese finger trap.
1 x Five Minutes with…. this week Myleene Klass takes to the hot seat.
It's the week's weird and wonderful video stories in Newsbeat's OddBox with Dominic Byrne.
Ruby's Room - 3 films from 'Ruby's Room', a cosy place to air feelings about those things we all tend to brush under the carpet.
Five Minutes with…. films - In a series for the BBC News website, celebrities and news-makers get grilled in exactly five minutes by Matthew Stadlen. This week, Matt catches up with model and fashion designer Elle Macpherson, who talks about business, bringing up kids, why she loves London - and what she looks for in a man.
A selection of films from the Royal College of Art's Animation Showreel 2007 - Students graduating from the Master of Arts in Animation have explored an intriguing array of narratives, styles, techniques, tones & textures to unleash the potential & power of this contemporary medium.
Ordinary People - Have you ever wondered what it's like to be Julia Roberts, Michael Douglas or Will Smith? Well now's your chance to find out, in this entertaining documentary that's absolutely overflowing with everyday celebrity names.
Video Nation – Stratford Artist a local artist talks about her experience as an artist working in Stratford near the Olympic site.
Continuing Local Shorts:
Savoy Players – HMS Pinafore, short sequence of stills with text taken from their recent production.
Faster, Higher (excerpt) Filmed by Waltham Forest based artist Susan Pan Lok. The filming took place in Leyton, at a 'Wushu' martial arts academy.
The Feud – Colin Moody. The winning entry to the 2008 East End Film Festival 24 Hour Film Challenge.
Video Nation - Location, Location, Location - Relocating his salmon factory to make way for the Olympic site has been worth it, says Lance Forman.
Video Nation - 4,000-year-old artefact found - Kieron Tyler gives a series of talks to the public about the amazing findings on the 2012 Olympics site in east London. Kieron Tyler works for MoLAS (the Museum of London Archaeology Service). In partnership with PCA (Pre-Construct Archaeology), MoLAS has been excavating the Olympics site.
Whittingham Community Primary School - Hugh Meteyard. School children from Whittingham tell us about their recycling project.
Local Content Longs
New Local Longs:
Monkey Business – Alex Donne Johnson – Animation
Circle Dancing in Vestry House – Jean Duggleby and Pat Norwood – A group of locals gather together once a month at Vestry House to circle dance together.
Continuing Local Longs:
Gardners – Kate Rogers – 5 min documentary about the owner of a paper bag shop in Spitalfields East London.
X2 Films by Colin Moody – 20:12 used to launch the cultural olympiad last year and Chasing which won best actress at 2DaysLaughter Film Competition 2009 and is on the official selection for the East End Film Festival and screens in the Cineworld West India Quay on Saturday 25th April at 4pm.
Leytonstone Festival – Jonathan Brind (Video Maker). Highlights from last year's Festival
The Big Screen is a partnership project with the BBC, London 2012 and Waltham Forest Council.
How do you fancy getting something you've created onto the Big Screen? Whether you're a amateur film-maker or have a passion for producing your own documentaries about life in Waltham Forest, we're giving you the chance to submit your films to be broadcast on the Big Screen. Just click on the links on the top-right for full details. Don't forget any material you send us must be accompanied by a signed and dated consent form.
last updated: 12/06/2009 at 16:30