Last week was our third session with our new recruits and we are all slowly but surely bonding and getting the ball rolling on this years festival. We have already discussed some great themes that we would like to explore
As an individual whose interest lies in breaking into the entertainment and film industry, it has come to my attention that the medium in which young budding filmmakers are able to express the countless hours of hard yet satisfying work
Hi my names Ayseha i heard about Cutting East Film Festival from a friend who first took part in organising festival last year. What really stood out to me about Cutting East, was the fact there is nothing quite like
20th - 22nd March 2015
With 2015 upon us, the 2014 edition of Cutting East feels a long time ago; however, that means work is already underway by the Cutting East team to deliver a more profoundly memorable event this year.
SUBMISSIONS are now OPEN for Cutting East 2015!
We are looking for short films made by young people (25 or under) in any genre or style including fiction, documentaries, animation, spoken word performance & dance
On a seriously hot night in East London, some of the CE team went down to Genesis Cinema for the East End Film Festival Opening Night Gala of Dermaphoria. The heat turned out to be fitting as the film was
Cutting East programmers enjoyed a day of honing our interview techniques from top level journalists at The Guardian today. Programmers got tips from Simon Hattenstone and Kaleem Aftab before practising on Caspar Llewllyn Smith and Paul MacInnes. Really looking forward
Ever had a scene blow you away? Or characters that have acted in ways that you’ve wished to portray? Well, this is your moment. Re-enact your favourite scenes and impersonate your favourite characters in a video and post it on
After a huge push and lots of hard work from everybody we have finally got the brochures back from the printers. Keep your eyes open for brouchures around east London and make sure you pick up a copy or if you
[headline]Get Your Short Film on the Big Screen.[/headline]
Submissions are open for youth groups and individuals to submit their short film into the Cutting East Shorts Programme
Cutting East is a festival by youth for youth, celebrating young people’s talents and achievement
An urban thriller starring Paddy Considine and rising star Aiysha Hart, Honour (dir. Shan Khan, UK) focuses on a young British Muslim girl who plans to run away with her Punjabi boyfriend – prompting her family to enlist a bounty
Ten new young programmers, all from Tower Hamlets, have joined the Cutting East team this year and will be making our curatorial debut alongside British Asian film director and writer Shan Khan with the UK Premiere of Honour, in partnership with
We would like to give a special thanks to Melissa Palleschi From East London Radio who dropped in to do a feature about the festival with Jonathan one of the programmers of the festival. The interview will be up soon!
So it's been a busy week for us at cutting east, we are getting back into the swing of things after the christmas holidays when we were treated to a lovely tour by the kind people at Spotlight.
They showed us
Six month ago, the first ever Cutting East Film Festival was up and running. And six month later I'm looking back at the amazing experience that I had.
When the original plans to have a film festival that looked at issues
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Walking around the streets and markets of the East End, can be an experience. You are bound to meet interesting people from different cultures, also see markets stalls filled with any thing you want, and some things you didn't know
Within a month to go till the first ever Cutting East Film Festival we hit the streets of East London (Shorditch, Brick Lane, The Box Park). Our plan was simple, to get Cutting East out to the general public. We