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Absolut X Rafael Grampá: Next Frame

We’ve written about Absolut’s collaboration with Brazilian graphic novelist, Rafael Grampá, before after he was commissioned with transforming the iconic bottles with designs that exemplified Latin America’s Carnival. Now, as part of Transform Today, Absolut has announced Next Frame, a collab that invites users to submit plot decisions about …



Short Sighted Cinema

Short Sighted Cinema will be taking over Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, on the 18th of next month for their February Edition. The evening will consist of screenings of short films from the leading and emerging underground talents in film-making, alongside Q&A, a bit of booze, and some top notch cinephilic banter.…


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Event Preview: Vauxhall Presents Made in England

Katy England, known for her fashion prowess, styling for the likes of McQueen and Ford (Check out her styling here) has teamed up with Vauxhall Motors to make her directorial debut. England’s new film dives straight into the ‘Youth Culture and Style’ in Britain today. Seeing as how: youth, …


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Virgin Media Shorts unveil their 2013 competition lineup

The annual short film festival, made up of 13 films from all corners of the UK, will be judged by a number of prominent industry figures, including This is England director Shane Meadows, former Doctor Who David Tennant and film critic James King, and the winner, who will receive a …


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Interview: Cristian Mungiu

To celebrate the release of Beyond The Hills on DVD and Blu-ray this week, we spoke to director Cristian Mungiu about exorcisms, using music in films and Romanian Orthodox nuns.

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News: Brainchild multi-arts DIY festival

Returning to Canterbury’s Merton Farm for its second year from July 5-7th, Brainchild Festival is London’s first multi-arts DIY three-day weekender. The majority of its lineup (including the likes of King Krule, Jamie Isaac, Filthy Boy, My Panda Shall Fly and Benin City) will play for free in support of …



News: East End Film Festival

This summer sees the East End Film Festival (EEFF) return for its 12th edition, in what will be its longest run to date. From June 25th to July 10th, London’s East End will be the home of two weeks of films and events, with 16 world premieres, 2 European premiers, …



News: AllSaints Film launches with Kings of Leon documentary

Renowned for its creative innovation and individuality, AllSaints adds yet another dimension to its cutting edge brand by launching its film division, AllSaints Film. The division will commission young, up-and-coming filmmakers to release multiple projects each year, exploring everything from music and style to cutting-edge moving image installations. The …



News: Cannes 2013 Lineup Announced

Here at Notion, we love a good movie, so the announcement of the Cannes line up was all kinds of exciting. In celebration of this, here’s a cut out and keep (or whatever the online equivalent is… print and keep?) guide to the biggest films competing for the top prize, …



News: Virgin Media Short Film Festival

Short film competitions are pretty cool at the best of times, giving aspiring filmmakers a platform upon which to show off their work to people who are not only interested, but also people who can help kick start a career.

Virgin Media Shorts is one such festival, only there’s one …