Video: FILMCLUB Live comes to you from Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival and gives you the 10 top tips on how to run a one-day film festival in your own school. We also got the chance to talk to some of the stars of the festival, including the directors of the smash-hit ParaNorman.

Profile: Film festivals are a wonderful place to watch and discuss great cinema, providing a broad and exciting mix between some well known films and others that maybe you wouldn't normally get to see. Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival is based in Bristol and features some of the best shorts from up and coming filmmakers around the UK. If you're a budding filmmaker and are looking for your next piece of inspiration, then this is a must see.

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Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival

  • Tue 25 September 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs) "We start by drawing the whole movie out"

    Tue 25 September 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs) "We start by drawing the whole movie out"

    ParaNorman directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell talk to FILMCLUB reporter Jenk about the making of their spooky masterpiece, and also we bring you the top 10 tips on how to run a one-day film festival at your own school.

  • Tue 25 September 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs) Three up and coming directors talk us through what it takes to get your film on the festival circuit

    Tue 25 September 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs) Three up and coming directors talk us through what it takes to get your film on the festival circuit

    Our reporters talked to the makers of Operator, The Claw and Seven Stones which were all featured at the Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival, as well as giving you a chance to watch these amazing shorts.

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