Alex Barrett
Shorts

The majority of my shorts were made under the banner of my (now inactive) production company Tiga Kali Studio. For more information about the company please visit www.tigakalistudio.co.uk.


Paintbrush: The Epitaph
Co-Writer, Director. Assembled from Stills, 2009, 4 mins

An investigation into interaction in the age of online social networking, focusing specifically on the way it affects ideas of mortality.

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Awards: Best Lo-Budget Film, London Short Film Festival 2010.
Festivals: London Short Film Festival 2010, Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2010, British Shorts Lichtspielklub Kurzfilmfestival 2010, Hull International Short Film Festival 2010, Holloway Arts Festival 2010, Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2010, Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival 2010, Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene 2011.
Also selected for the British Council's International Short Film Festival Submission Scheme. Set to be released in Germany on the Best of Junges Dokfest DVD.



Hungerford: Symphony of a London Bridge
Director. MiniDV, 2008, 2 mins 58 secs

A modern-day city-symphony, the film presents an abstract journey over Hungerford Bridge and the footbridges alongside it.

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Awards: Stoli Emerging Filmmaker Award (Nonnarrative), Babelgum Online Film Festival 2010; Audience Award (Nonnarrative), Babelgum Online Film Festival 2010; Best Video Art, It's Idea that Matters 2010.
Festivals: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009, Huesca International Film Festival 2009, Edinburgh Art Festival 2009, Filmstock International Film Festival 2009, Bolzano Short Film Festival 2009, FIKE Film Festival 2009, Tirana International Film Festival 2009, Film Front Festival 2009, British Shorts Lichtspielklub Kurzfilmfestival 2010, It's Idea That Matters 2010, La Grande côte en solitaire 2010, Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2010, Babelgum Online Film Festival 2010, International Short Film Festival Detmold 2010, Athens Video Art Festival 2010, Tribeca Film Festival 2010, Ischia Film Festival 2010, Busho Budapest Short Film Festival 2010, Open Cinema International Short & Animation Film Festival 2010, Reggio Film Festival 2010.



Paintbrush
Co-Writer, Director. Assembled from Stills, 2008, 7 mins 42 secs

A satire about online social networking, which explores themes of identity by presenting portraits of ten users of a fictitious website.

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Awards: Audience Award, Filmstock International Film Festival 2009 & Best Original Screenplay, Urban Forest Pictures March 2009.
Festivals: London Short Film Festival 2009, Hull International Short Film Festival 2009, FEST 2009, Filmstock International Film Festival 2009, Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2009, Holloway Arts Festival 2009, Cannes in a Van Touring Programme 2009, British Shorts Lichtspielklub Kurzfilmfestival 2009, Newport International Film Festival 2008, Leicester International Short Film Festival2008 and SXSWClick 2008.



Canbury
Writer, Director. HDV, 2008, 11 mins 55 secs

Three stories about the lives of twentysomethings, dealing with their progression (or lack thereof) beyond the confines of adolescence.

Tiga Kali Studio Page

Festivals: Short Cuts Cologne 2008, CineFest 2008, CinemadaMare 2008, Motovun 2008, Filmstock International Film Festival 2008, British Shorts Lichtspielklub Kurzfilmfestival 2009, Cannes in a Van Touring Programme 2009, Batumi International Art-House Film Festival 2009.




Great & Small
Writer, Director. MiniDV, 2007, 2 mins 59 secs

A man tries to pray, only to be interrupted by a noisy fly. He soon finds himself embroiled in a challenge of the great and small.

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Awards: Best Short Form, Furzedown Film Festival 2008, Winner Best Film Urban Forest Pictures June 2009 & Runner Up Insight Film Festival 2007.
Festivals: Anonimul International Independent Film Festival 2007, Budapest Busho Film Festival 2007, Insight Films of Faith Festival 2007, Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2008, Cannes in a Van Touring Programme 2008, Wimbledon Shorts 2008, Furzedown Film Festival 2008, Salisbury International Arts Festival 2009.




Andrew
Writer, Director. HDCAM, 2007, 14 mins 38 secs

A psychological romantic drama about guilt, infidelity, and the fine line between love and hate.

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Festivals: Budapest Short Film Festival 2008, Holloway Arts Festival 2009, Leith Short Film Festival 2009.




Between the Lines
Second Unit Director. MiniDV, 2006, 35 mins

WWII drama. When a German ambush on a British section leaves them disorientated and short of supplies, finding their way back to their company becomes a game of cat and mouse – and life and death.

Screenings: Brixham Theatre, Phoenix Media Centre, The Flavel, Plymouth Big Screen.




Is This a Question? Is This an Answer?
Co-Writer, Co-Director. MiniDV, 2005, 8 mins

A reflexive film which analyses the creative process of making films. My BA graduation film.

Festivals: Sutton Film Festival 2005, Tromanale Festival 2006, 16th International Videofestival Bochum.





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