session one

Young Filmmakers & Youth Films 17:00 BST

Tuesday 7th July

Scooter Boy

6m 21s

Youth Int/

Short

In this all-new drama by award-winning director Ewan Pipe, Ethan Bell (nicknamed "Scooter Boy") must deal with the harshness of life and the memories and grief that still haunts him from his past.

The Silence

2m 44s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student, Short

It’s the little things that help to go a long way.

 

This film was made by young people aged 14 - 18

Grandma's Supercharged Birthday

3m 48s

Youth PQA

Student

When Granny goes out to the café for her birthday treat, she ends up finding a new lease of life at the bottom of a flat white!

 

The film was devised by and starring students aged with teacher supervision.

Rescue

3m 35s

Youth PQA

Student

When revered knight Sir Tristan has travelled far and wide only to be redirected to a princess in another castle, his sense of duty is enflamed. Refusing to allow his quest to be delayed a second longer he storms the tall tower to save his destined love, Princess Theodora. However, this damsel is more ‘hard-to-impress’ rather than ‘in distress’ and believes that while romance & chivalry aren’t dead, they at least need evaluating before she even considers happily ever after. 

 

Writer & director aged over 18

Cast & additional crew aged under 18

New Girl

2m 10s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

Have you ever been the new girl or boy at school? Lonely and struggling to make friends? ‘New Girl’ tells the story of a new student who just needs one person to believe in her in order to succeed.

 

Devised by and starring young people aged 8-10

Directed by an over 18 filmmaker

Nothing to be Done

6m 50s

Student

Short

A man falls in love with a woman he sees through his kitchen window.

Safe With Me

6m 29s

Youth PQA

Student

Alex is partially sighted and has recently been paired up with a wonderful guide dog called Willow. However danger lies ahead when he begins to question her safety at school.

 

Directed and devised by young people aged 11-14.

100% Girl

3m 9s 0ms

Youth Int/, Short 3-49 min

Animation, Experimental, Short, Student

The difference between men and women creates the most difficult battlefield in the world.

Magical kitchen appliances try to do a little magic to fight for peaceful and sweet life.

 

Old Skool

7m 13s 0ms

Youth Int/

Short, Student

Oscar has a dark secret. Someone died. Will the truth be finally heard?

One

9m 34s

Youth PQA

Student

When a lost soul enters a group living on the edge of society, hoping for acceptance she discovers acceptance comes at a cost.

 

This short film was written, directed, and performed by young people aged 14-19 alongside a professional crew, during a five day residential filmmaking week Summer 2019.

 

The Bear Trap

5m 4s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

On his way to school Mark discovers a treasure map and recruits his best friends, Bethany and Apollo, to follow the clues. They embark on an epic adventure across the playground to find the buried treasure. All is not what it seems however as they have to pass the scary teacher and escape from the formidable “Bear Trap”. Will the young adventurers find the treasure, or will they get caught?

 

Devised by and starring young people aged 8-10

Directed by an over 18 filmmaker

Dichrome

10m

Youth Int/

Short, Student

A young man who tries to close his eyes to the problems in his life encounters a person who can see things others can't.

 

 

Weston Snider was 15 at the time of making this film.

Knock

5m 28s 0ms

Youth Int/

Short, Student

Knock knock, who's there?

The ADC

5m 18s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

Imagine a world where no-one was ever disappointed, because no-one had ever had a dream in the first place, the ability to dream had been taken away…

 

Directed and devised by young people aged 14-18

Stage Fright

3m 8s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

A young girl hides in a theatre dressing room, locking herself in she has nowhere to escape. Outside someone, or something, is desperate to get in. But are those thuds at the door for real, or just a figment of her imagination?

 

The film was written, directed and stars young people aged 14-18.

The Quest for the Golden Pinecone

16m 0s 0ms

Short 3-49 min

Student, Short

Three very different groups of adventures embark on an outdoor quest, each with their own agenda. They are forced to work together after an unexpected supernatural entity leads them astray. Will they make it out of the forest and complete their quest?

 

Peridot

3m 59s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

Peridot is a girl who likes to stand out and be herself. But everyone is putting her down, including her mum and school mates. Even her sister/best friend is always telling her she’s not good enough. Peri must fight for who she is and prove them wrong!

 

The film was written by and starring young people aged 14-18. The film was directed by an adult filmmaker.

 

Sophie and Jacob

8m 49s

Youth Int/, Student, Short 3-49 min

Animation, Documentary, Student

Inspired by the true story of family, and finding home, no matter the circumstance.  Sometimes home cannot be a place, and becomes simply a memory, a mindset.

The Abyss

3m 6s 0ms

Youth PQA

Student

The Abyss chronicles the burden of our minds – the insecurities, anxieties and the incessant battle of the self. 

 

The film was made by students aged between 14 and 18.

Drawing the Light In

4m 20s 0ms

Youth Int/

Animation, Experimental, Student, Short

When clouds throw shade at you, how do you bring light into your day?

The Rubik Cube

1m 22s

Youth Film

Youth PQA, Swindon

Masks

2m 14s

Youth Film

Youth PQA, Swindon

 

By PQA Swindon Red Group AM 

thoughts 141

2m 33s 0ms

Student

Experimental, Student, Short

Tom finds himself isolated and away from home, as his day goes by he reminisces on joyful times.

 

Have You Seen Buster?

5m 48s

Student

Student, Short

Spirited, determined 12-year-old Jacob embarks on a search for missing dog Buster, encountering wacky townsfolk along the way. A fun, bittersweet comedy with an unexpectedly heartfelt ending.

 

 

2h 12m 2s