Opportunity: London Film Week 2022 Submissions
Submissions are officially open for London Film Week 2022, welcoming all from feature lengths to documentary to shorts, animation, and music videos with an aim to bring attention to the best of international cinema in all its forms. The earlier you submit, the cheaper the submission price, so if you’re an aspiring filmmaker, it’s time to shoot your shot. First deadline is August 15th.
Screening: Summer Sessions Outdoor Film Festival
Every Saturday throughout July and August Greenwich Peninsula is hosting their annual Summer Sessions Outdoor Film Festival, bringing modern-day crowd pleasers like Jordan Peele’s “Us” and Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” to the big screen once again.
Film Talks: Beyond The Fluff – Screenwriting And Researching The Romantic Comedy
Those who are fans of the candy-coloured Hollywood rom-com might find this talk at the BFI on the 18th July interesting: Writer Ray Grewal and scholar/author Alice Guillay, discuss the sometimes overlooked relevance and importance of contemporary romantic comedy, and where the genre might go from here.
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster: Alienarium 5 at the Serpentine Gallery
An immersive, supernatural and sensory environment, inviting us to collectively experience a “supernatural” environment through altered visual, olfactory, tactile, and sonic encounters.
Theatre: 101 Dalmatians in Regent’s Park
Regent’s Park is hosting their second open-air summer musical event with an all-singing adaptation of 101 Dalmatians. Running from the 12th July through to the 28th August, the show will feature doggo-puppetry from Toby Olie, and a villainous lead performance from Kate Fleetwood as Cruella De Vil.
Theatre: Dennis of Penge by Annie Siddons
From the 8th to the 13th of July, you can catch this uplifting new show inspired by Euripides’ Ancient Greek tragedy The Bachhae at The Barbican. Described as epic and urgent, Dennis of Penge is a raw poetry piece interwoven with music, set to a South East London backdrop.
Arts Festival: River Stage 2022
Back for the first time since 2019 is the National Theatre’s South Bank River Stage festival, bringing the best of British dance, drag , and theatre to their open-age stage. Running over 5 weekends, the festival is set to begin on the 15th July.