Bradford Big Screen shines the spotlight on up and coming new filmmakers in this new bi-weekly exhibition in partnership with the University of Bradford
Thursday at 4.30pm and Sunday at 2pm on Bradford Big Screen
Showreel shares recently made films by students on a variety of film courses at the university. The films use both animation and documentary with many focusing on the city of Bradford as source of inspiration for their creativity.
Director of Bradford UNESCO City of Film, David Wilson said: “This is a fantastic feature for the screen and City Park and showcases some really impressive emerging talent in our city. All our featured filmmakers show real promise.”
Mark Garratt, Director of External Affairs at the University of Bradford, said: “This is a fantastic initiative that will showcase the work of our highly talented filmmaking students. We have a great track record in producing filmmakers who have gone on to work on internationally-renowned films and the whole of Bradford will enjoy this collaboration between its world-leading technology university and Bradford UNESCO City of Film.”
Showreel is currently featuring work from:
David Harris. Film: Hooks
Davd is currently studying for an MA in Independent Film Making. His film is inspired by the poem ‘Remembrance’ by local poet Chris Tutton.
Jakub Kyral. Film: City of Respect
A Film and Television Production student of the University of Bradford, originally from Prague.
Christopher Bradburn. Films: Key and Weather
Christopher Bradburn studied Digital Filmmaking MA at the University of Bradford.
“I am a hardworking person who has always been looking to learn new skills and gain experience and through my films.”
Jordan Dinchev. Films: Everybody Can and Teaworld.
Jordan is from Bulgaria and is an aspiring filmmaker and photographer. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Film & TV Editing and recently completed a Masters in Digital Filmmaking at University of Bradford.
“Filmmaking and photography go hand in hand for me, and help me to develop myself as a better storyteller. My dream is to keep telling great stories that will touch people on a deeper level.”
Haitham Mark. Films: Window and Colour
Haitham was born in Lebanon and has a mixed ethnic background consisting of Cypriot and Turkish roots. He moved from Lebanon to England to continue his academic studies and to seek his future by opening himself to the world.
Haitham has a BA degree in radio, TV and film In addition to an MA in Digital Filmmaking, awarded from the University of Bradford. He has worked on a wide variety of media projects including documentaries, commercials and short films. He is able to work quickly and efficiently in demanding work environments. His intention is to provide a voice to those who do not have one through his passion of filmmaking.
Guy Whittaker. Film: In Fenestra
Guy is an aspiring filmmaker and photographer. He has a Social Anthropology degree from the University of Manchester and has recently finished the MA in Digital Filmmaking course at the University of Bradford. Guy is a creative person who enjoys various creative pursuits, but has had particular success in this past year with filmmaking, and enjoys combining the more philosophical aspects of his Anthropology degree with the creative freedom of film.