Colchester Film Festival


The Colchester Film Festival ends tomorrow (Saturday 24th Oct). It’s an international film festival that takes place at Firstsite every October. This year there’s a very impressive programme to enjoy with full length features, many genre sections and a range of other masterclass workshops and events. You can book individual events by phone: 01206 577 067, in person at Firstsite Boxoffice, or online at The festival gives you the chance to watch the best new feature and short films from some of the finest filmmakers across the globe, including World, European and UK premieres.
“…an eclectic yet accessible programme with something for everyone.”

East Anglian Shorts Showcase

Date: Saturday 24 October 2015 Time: 6pm
Location: Firstsite Learning Space B

This screening is a celebration of filmmaking from East Anglia. All of these short films have been created by filmmakers from the east of England or have been shot in the region. The event will be hosted by actor Nicola Goodchild (After Death) and the films directors will be on hand to introduce their film and answer any questions after the screening. For more details see the East Anglian Short Films Showcase page on the Festival website. Moving Image are providing the equipment and doing the setup plus helping to judge the six entries along with other organisations from the region: FILM Suffolk and East Anglian Film Network who will also be judging the winning film. Tickets for this event are free, and the screenings will be followed by a networking party which will be a great chance to network with other visting filmmakers!

And a special offer for Moving Image members and friends…


Norfolk Special Offer

Special Offer to all Moving Image and Village Film Festival attendees. Email the Film Festival with your name plus a guest for free tickets to the powerful drama ‘Norfolk’ (7:30pm Friday 23rd October).

“A father and son live a reclusive lifestyle in the middle of nowhere. The man, a disillusioned mercenary, has his final target in sight – a gang of foreign revolutionaries who lay low in a nearby derelict compound. As the man closes in on his target the boy falls for the revolutionaries’ serving girl. As father and son collide the boy is sent running… Figuring out what is right and wrong, what is good and bad is a task for both…”

Watch the trailer here or read more at: