Wednesday, 19 October 2016

The Silence of the Heart Official Selection at Blow Up Film Festival

Sean Martin's film The Silence of the Heart is an Official Selection at Chicago's Blow Up International Festival of Art House Cinema.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Two World Premieres at Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival This Week

Two of my (Sean) films will premiere at the Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival this week. In the main programme will be Koan III, screening on Saturday 16th April at 1445

'It's the beginning of a new age' - The Velvet Underground. 

And in the screening room upstairs, The Hidden Castle will receive its first screening. These screenings repeat every day, and The Hidden Castle will screen first, on Thursday 14th April at noon.

More details about the festival can be found here. 

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Sean Martin introduces All Quiet on the Western Front

Sean Martin will be introducing a screening of Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) at the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 5 March 2016. The film starts at 1300, with a discussion afterwards. Sean will be in conversation with Ann-Christin Simke from Goethe-Institut, Glasgow, and Professor Stephan Malinowski, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Edinburgh.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Three New Films

Three new short films by Sean Martin are included in the exhibition Shifting Images, which opened at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, and at the Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby, on 8th September 2015. The films are Did I Dream You, Mosaic and Platinum, and were made in collaboration with composer David Power. The exhibition marks Sean's and David's second project together after Vestiges, shown in York in February 2015. Shifting Images runs until 6 March 2016. 

Friday, 14 August 2015

Edinburgh Festival of Politics Screenings 14/15 August 2015

We are introducing two films at this years Festival of Politics, which takes place this weekend at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

Louise introduces Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave tonight at 1930. The film will be followed by a Q&A. More details and tickets can be found here.

Tomorrow, I (Sean) introduce and do the Q&A for Alan J. Pakula's All the President's Men at 1830. Details, tickets here.

Friday, 8 May 2015

Genius Loci screens tonight @ Film Weston

Sean's short film Genius Loci screens tonight at Film Weston, the new film festival in Weston-super-Mare. The film, made for the 2007 collaborative documentary feature Super-8 Cities, screens in the Weston on Film slot at 2030.

More details here.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Koan II Screens at Alchemy Film Festival 17.04.15.

My (Sean's) film Koan II receives its world premiere at the Alchemy Film Festival on Friday. It's screening in the Shorts: Transmutations programme 1710-1815. We're looking forward to attending Alchemy - the best place to see experimental and artist's films in the Borders, possibly the whole of Scotland and maybe even the whole of the UK.

More info and ticket details here.