Film Competition

Cycle Shorts: Cycle Style

Cycle Shorts: Cycle Style
21/05/2012

On Friday we were looking at cycling costumes for your Cycle Shorts entries and today we thought we would keep with the fashion theme and look at how short films can also be stylish and fun.   We found this short film of a cycling fashion show in Auckland which we love because it shows...

Cycle Shorts: Cycling Costumes

Cycle Shorts: Cycling Costumes
18/05/2012

With our Style The Cyclist Pinterest competition opening today, we thought we’d look at costumes for your Cycle Shorts entry and ask you what will the cyclists in your short film be wearing?   Will they be wearing lycra?     Or perhaps something a little more chic?     Or maybe a bit of tweed?  ...

Cycle Shorts: How The Bicycle Thieves Changed Ken Loach's Life

Cycle Shorts: How The Bicycle Thieves Changed Ken Loach’s Life
17/05/2012

One of UK’s greatest filmmakers, Ken Loach, will be in competition at this year’s Festival de Cannes with his latest film The Angel’s Share.   Ken Loach’s career as a director started in 1964 and he has accomplished 48 credits to his name since then. But did you know that the film which changed his...

Cycle Shorts: Short Film Corner at the Festival de Cannes 2012

Cycle Shorts: Short Film Corner at the Festival de Cannes 2012
16/05/2012

The Cannes Film Festival kicks off today until 27th May and we’re so excited to see which films will be hailed by the critics and which films will win Cannes’ prestigious prizes.   But Cannes isn’t just about the big films, it is also about the short films. It is a place where talent is...

Cycle Shorts: How To Make Your Own Helmet Camera Mount

Cycle Shorts: How To Make Your Own Helmet Camera Mount
15/05/2012

Yesterday we uploaded a video that showed you how to build an inexpensive bicycle camera mount in case you were looking to shoot some on the road footage for your Cycle Shorts entry. And today we are thinking about capturing the cyclist’s bird’s eye view with a helmet mount.   Here is a video that shows...

Cycle Shorts: How To Build An Inexpensive Bicycle Camera Mount

Cycle Shorts: How To Build An Inexpensive Bicycle Camera Mount
14/05/2012

How are your short films coming along? Have you started filming yet?   If you haven’t or if you’re still trying to decide on how you’re going to film your Cycle Shorts entry, here is a video that shows you how to make your own inexpensive bicycle camera mount.   If you are thinking of...

Cycle Shorts: Suggestions for Film Locations

Cycle Shorts: Suggestions for Film Locations
11/05/2012

Our posts on suggestions for film locations in the local area have already included Kensington Gardens, where films such as Bridget Jones – Edge of Reason and Finding Neverland were shot, as well as Kensington Church Street, in which a cyclist records his ride along this main road.   But movies have also been filmed...

Cycle Shorts: Who Will Be Riding Your Bike?

Cycle Shorts: Who Will Be Riding Your Bike?
10/05/2012

Who will be riding the bike in your short film for your Cycle Shorts entry?   Will it be a man or a woman? A boy or a girl? Will they be in their teens, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s or even 60s and beyond? In other words, who will your protagonist be and what is...