The Arts Council has been a partner and co-funder of Channel 4's Random Acts from the beginning. Between 2015 and 2018 Arts Council England will invest £3 million in five Random Acts Network Centres spread across England to support filmmakers aged 16 to 24 to deliver new short films. The Arts Council’s investment will help provide access to a notoriously difficult-to-get-into sector. By targeting support across the country, including in areas where access to film and TV has been limited, it will help to increase the diversity of the new talent coming through.
Chicken & Gistin' and observes different conversations that occur in chicken & chip shops. It will be using the love of urban music to join the gap between the older and younger generation.
The film PINK explores the relationship between gender and colours, capturing the pressure and anxiety this young girl associates with the colour pink.
A young lady gets a call testing her choice to go to university deserting her enthusiasm of boxing for good.
A teenager called Swifty who has trouble displaying her sexuality to society. To hide the condition, Swifty dresses in a Mascot head.
Social media is a rapidly evolving, all consuming, utensil which has now been incorporated into almost everyones lives. This Documentary takes a brief venture into whether this digital voice is diluting what it is to be truly connected. Do we feel in tune with the people who ‘follow us’? Or are we becoming complacent when acknowledging our ability to have a real relationship or even a conversation? The opinions seem to be as never ending as our timelines…
OTHER CONSPIRACIES is a surrealist glimpse through the key hole at the creative process when framed by mental health.
As night descends on an aging bath house, its occupants face an unnatural intrusion that threatens the stability they’ve strived to maintain.
An intimate portrayal of herd mentality in the moshpit in juxtaposing harmony with the natural world.
An abstract journey about grief and the passing of time. A woman tries to escape the ghosts of her past, but they catch up to her on a Night Bus to Nowhere.
This the story of Wilson, a regular black guy whose battle with his feelings/expression leads to his timely yet dark and truthful outburst. Set in faux utopia the film takes place around a run in with an old acquaintance.
Confined to his room, a young man shuts himself away from the outside world as he slips further into realms of escapism.
Swipe is a short film exploring the risks of having so much technology at our fingertips. A girl sits at home and appears to flit between different realities, how far will her journey take her ...?
A narrative bound by loose knots and fleeting moments; the pathways of several strangers form an orbit, as they each encounter a body at the edge of an open field.
13-year-old Marija has just moved to England; now her mum says she is pregnant and Marija feels like her life will never be the same again.
A girl is pursued walking home at night, but the real threat is yet to be seen.
Sometimes the connection we’re looking for comes from the most unexpected of places. Wavelength takes the viewer on a journey through the city, exploring how we relate to each other in a technologically saturated world.
Originally written as a poem, Last Days of the Girl’s Kingdom follows a young woman’s fight to establish dominance over her own doppelgängers.
The Mirror of Time explores an idea that while over time humans change and grow old, at core they remain the same person they were since their day of birth.