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The Smalls Film Festival

The Smalls Film Festival 2016  is going to be the most epic short film festival yet and we are delighted to have them at Hackney House!

Tickets are now available for The Smalls Film Festival 2016 (2nd - 7th September).

Every year, tickets to Festival sell out long before the event starts so don’t miss out on experiencing the most important event in London’s short film calendar!

Buy your The Smalls Film Festival tickets 2016 here.................

For the most cost effective way to experience the whole festival, get a full festival pass: Full Festival Pass

Want to attend all of our screenings and industry sessions? Then this is for you! You will be able to attend every event from Saturday 3rd September until Tuesday 6th September.

Alternatively, if you have a specific day where the line-up really grabs you, get a day pass so you don’t miss anything: Can't pick which event to go to and would like the chance to see more than one session in a day? Then purchase one of these day passes so you can profit from seeing all the screenings and industry sessions on that day. 
Saturday Festival Day Pass
Sunday Festival Day Pass
Monday Festival Day Pass
Tuesday Festival Day Pass

For individual screening and industrial session tickets look below:

Saturday 3rd September.
2pm-3:30pm: Official Selection Student Shorts Screening. 
3pm-4pm: How to Produce Effective Social Change Documentaries and DocuSeries Panel. 
4pm-5:30pm: Official Selection Documentary Shorts Screening. 
4pm-6pm: Student Film Feedback Session with VOTD - FREE 
5pm-6pm: What is the Impact Social Media has had on Broadcast and How to Compete with It. 
6pm-7pm: Official Selection Animation Shorts Screening. 
6pm-11pm: Drinks and Networking. 
7:30pm-9:30pm: Director’s Commentary Live in Partnership With VOTD.

Sunday 4th September.
1pm-2:15pm: Official Selection Local Filmmaker Shorts Screening.
2pm-3pm: Show Me the Money! How to secure funding for your next film Panel.
3pm-4:30pm: D&AD New Director 2016 Shortlisted Films Showcase.
4pm-5pm: How to Create Ground-Breaking Social Video Content.
5pm-6pm: Metamorphosis Shorts Special Screening.
6pm-7pm: Think you're Funny? Learn the Secrets of Successful Modern-day Comedy Writing Panel.
7pm-9pm: In Conversation with Jon Drever Keynote.
7pm-11pm: Drinks and Networking.
9:30pm-11pm: Official Selection Comedy Shorts Screening.

Monday 5th September.
6:30pm-7:30pm: Get Your Scripts Seen Panel with Final Draft.
7:30pm-9pm: Official Selection Drama Shorts Screening.
7:30pm-11pm: Drinks and Networking.

Tuesday 6th September 
6:30pm-7:30pm: The Future for Publishers in the Online Content World panel.
7:30pm-8:30pm: Official Selection Branded Video Content Screening.
7:30pm-11pm: Drinks and Networking.
9pm-10:15pm: Official Selection Music Video Screening.

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