Iris Prize unveils nominees for the Best British Short Prize

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Can’t make this year’s festival? Continued sponsorship from Film4 means that all of the shortlisted projects will be available to view on All 4 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE Supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation, The Iris Prize is the largest LGBTQIA+ short film prize in the world. A six-day celebration of film, [….]

OPINION: Ackley Bridge and why “box-ticking” isn’t always bad

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Josie Le Vay is glued to Channel 4’s diverse drama BY JOSIE LE VAY I was talking to my friend the other day, who told me she wouldn’t watch Ackley Bridge, the new Channel 4 school drama, because it’s “trying to tick too many boxes”. In a way, I get where she’s coming from. It [….]