The Smalls

Core disciplines: Branded content, Creative production


Tweet : Mar 26th 2018 10:07
FILMMAKERS: @guardian and @onewm have teamed up and are looking for talented filmmakers and video journalists to apply for their long running production grant. Deadline APRIL 1ST. More info:
Tweet : Mar 25th 2018 16:45
Our festival theme this year is Fighting for 50/50 in film, and is open to all filmmaking teams which demonstrate a commitment to fighting gender equality in the film industry. Learn more on our festival page
Tweet : Mar 24th 2018 14:35
ICYMI: The Smalls Film Festival 2018 is now open for entries! Our Early Bird submission deadline is 30th April and is only £12! Head over to our festival page to learn more
Tweet : Mar 23rd 2018 14:29
BIG NEWS KLAXON!????The Smalls Film Festival 2018 is now open for submissions! Filmmakers can submit for just £12 for Early Bird entries. Check out our page for more details!
Tweet : Mar 20th 2018 16:05
FILMMAKERS: We've got some exciting festival news coming for you this week- Keep your eyes peeled for updates
Tweet : Feb 8th 2018 09:23
@adamai Both links to the videos we reference in the full brief are clickable. You can read the full brief once you've signed the NDA. Thanks!
Tweet : Feb 8th 2018 09:23
A global telecomm company is looking to create a 10-15 min inspirational presenter-led TV documentary about their company's journey. Open to filmmakers based globally! Deadline: Mon 12 Feb 2018 More info:
Tweet : Feb 7th 2018 09:37
An estate agent comparison site is looking to commission an animator to produce 1 x 30” TVC. Open to animators based globally! Deadline: Thu 8 Feb More info:
Tweet : Feb 6th 2018 14:22
The countdown is on for MeetMarket & Alternate Realities Market submissions for @sheffdocfest 2018. If you want to be considered for one of the world's largest documentary pitching opportunities, apply here: #sheffdocfest
Tweet : Feb 5th 2018 16:04
Global Short Docs Forum is a new initiative by @onewm connecting filmmakers w/ digital platforms looking for short docs. Details and submissions: For any questions: Deadline: 9 Feb 2018
Tweet : Feb 2nd 2018 13:52
RT @Runyararo_M: My fab producer @BridgerGrace & I spoke with the lovely @thesmalls about our film 'Masterpiece'. Check out our interview
Tweet : Feb 2nd 2018 11:04
This week we interviewed @dessymak about 'Masterpiece' - a smart, funny, endearing and necessary exploration of British black male friendship in film.
Tweet : Feb 1st 2018 09:00
Looking for an animator to create multiple animations for an international hotel group, inspired by popular movie genres. Deadline: Monday 5th Feb More info:
Tweet : Jan 31st 2018 09:47
Looking to commission a director based in North America to create a live action video showcasing the growing popularity of audiobooks - to be shot on public transport in the U.S. Deadline: Mon 5th Feb More info:
Tweet : Jan 27th 2018 11:00
The Smalls Film Festival is looking for a freelance designer to help us visualise this year's festival theme! Send work references and reasons why you'd be perfect for the job to: #freelance #designer #GraphicDesigner
Tweet : Jan 26th 2018 09:23
Visegrad Animation Forum is looking for animated projects in development: short films or series/ TV specials. Submission deadline: January 31, 2018. More information at:
Tweet : Jan 24th 2018 09:00
Word on Wednesday: Check out Alexander Darby's fantastic post-mortem on directing @XYandOmusic's Mesmerised video!
Tweet : Jan 23rd 2018 17:12
The Smalls Film Festival is looking for a freelance designer to help us visualise this year's festival theme! Send work references and reasons why you'd be perfect for the job to: #freelance #designer #GraphicDesigner #festival
Tweet : Jan 22nd 2018 10:00
Loved 'Some Will Forget' at The Smalls Film Festival 2016? Take a look at our interview w/ the film's director @knitandtell. Ruth just completed her new short 'Learning To Swim,' which screened as part of the @BFI/ @BBCFOUR 'Listen To Britain' programme:
Tweet : Jan 21st 2018 16:00
.@EdinburghShorts 2018 - Submissions Now Open! Maximum film length 25 minutes, international submissions welcomed, all genres eligible. Early bird entry deadline ends Friday February 2:
Tweet : Jan 20th 2018 12:03
Word on the Weekend: @aikenheartfilms, the team behind The Smalls Film Festival 2015 Best Drama winner 'The Substitute' have just completed their new film 'Rape Card'. They used the @Panavision prize package to shoot the short. Check out the teaser!
Tweet : Jan 19th 2018 17:01
This Sat, @LSFF's Closing Night pays tribute to LDN's history of female MCs with @Paigey_Cakey, @LadyLykez, @galdemzine spinning vintage hip-hop + music vid gems at @ICALondon:
Tweet : Jan 19th 2018 15:02
RT @ASFFest: ASFF’s alumni includes a number of successful and award-winning practitioners, that are now moving into creating feature-lengt
Tweet : Jan 19th 2018 10:00
Moving from short to feature filmmaking? Hear from acclaimed director @SamMasud37 on making his debut feature #MyPureLand, screening with Q&A @GenesisCinema on Sunday! Presented by @Film_London Book now:
Tweet : Jan 18th 2018 19:00
We had a pleasure of interviewing Ruth Grimberg @knitandtell, the amazing director of 'Learning To Swim,' which recently screened as part of the @BFI/ @BBCFOUR 'Listen To Britain' short docs programme:
Tweet : Jan 18th 2018 14:46
.@kinolondonfilm's first screening of 2018 is on Tuesday 30 Jan @candidarts. Expect a night packed full of short films introduced by their makers, tons of laughs and free popcorn! @candidarts
Tweet : Jan 18th 2018 12:57
Thank you @gemcarmella @ShortSightedLDN @Moth_Club @LSFF for an awesome night of live comedy and short film last night! x #LSFF2018
Tweet : Jan 18th 2018 09:28
RT @e_h_thomas: Thanks @rowanwoods @stella_scott @Somesuchandco @thesmalls for today’s inspiring @lsff talk on branded content, and finding
Tweet : Jan 17th 2018 16:46
To what extent is a filmmaker's creative freedom compromised on branded content projects? Inspiring discussion on the merits of directing brand commissioned films and how filmmakers can get experience in this field @LSFF #LSFF2018

Carte Noire  - Le Baiser
Carte Noire
(Carte Noire )
Le Baiser
Branded content
Shot on 16mm film in Paris, this film celebrated the brand's sponsorship of Everyman cinemas.
Sep 16th 2017 11:20:11
Nikon - I Am Creative
I Am Creative
Branded content
Working with creative influencers, this campaign brings to life the benefits of Nikon's D5300.
Sep 16th 2017 11:18:23
Netflix - Orange Is The New Black: Unraveled
Orange Is The New Black: Unraveled
Branded content
A trailer for Season 5 of Netflix's OITNB, created using charming puppet animation.
Sep 13th 2017 17:18:31

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