See the best of British talent and discover a treasure trove of amazing short storytelling with BAFTA Shorts 2019.
From a pool of more than 100 entries, this selection of films from the Best Short Film and Best Short Animation categories highlights the country’s brightest new filmmaking talent. In years past, a nomination for this award kick-started the careers of Paddy Considine, Martin McDonagh, Chris Morris, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Babak Anvari, among many others Watch online exclusively on Curzon Home Cinema from 8 February.
0:00-00:20 'Wale' dir. Barnaby Blackburn, 20m. Can you make a fresh start in a world this rotten?
00:20-00:35 '73 Cows' dir. Alex Lockwood, 15m. A beef farmer battles with his conscience every time he takes his cows to slaughter. He knows he must make a change.
00:36-00:42 'I'm OK' dir. Elizabeth Hobbs, 6m. Inspired by the life and art of artist Oskar Kokoschka, I’m OK explores the wounds of heartbreak and trauma.
00:42-00:58 'Bachelor 38' dir. Angela Clarke 15m. An enduring love story of one man's time in London.
00:58-1:06 'Marfa' dir. Greg McLeod & Myles McLeod, 8m. An existential journey to a West Texan town.
'Roughhouse' dir. Jonathan Hodgson, 15m. When three teenage friends meet a charismatic stranger, their loyalty is torn apart with terrifying consequences.
1:06-1:15 'The Blue Door' dir. Paul Taylor, 9m. A kind and caring nurse, Clare, is opening the door to her new job, but maybe some doors are best left shut...
1:15-1:34 'The Field' dir. Sandhya Suri, 19m. Between the cornstalks of Shahzadpur — in the realm of the senses.