London Lift-Off Film Festival 2022 - Network Round Shorts
Friday 6th January - Friday 13th January
Breaking the Walls
Dir. Pavel Buryak
Logline: From 24th of February, a 30-years old traumatologist and rugby player, Taras, starts his days with surgeries, saving lives in front-line city of Dnipro, in the east of Ukraine.
Dir. Abbie Lucas
Logline:When moving into their new home, Tara and Drew are alarmed when they overhear their neighbours arguing. As the voices get louder and more violent, they must decide if it’s their responsibility to act.
Harold & Mary
Dir. Stephen Gallacher
Logline: As a disease takes hold, Harold and Mary are forced to re-assess the journey of their relationship; challenging their love, patience and perseverance after fifty years of marriage.
Dir. Jimmy Hedger
Logline: SHAME is a riveting short film featuring someone who actually gives a fuck. Bucket and brush provocateur ‘dr.d’ AKA Subvertiser has been taking to the streets with his fine-tuned social conscience for more than two decades. Posters, billboard détournements and takeovers seethe with a witty righteousness, they don’t preach, they do invite viewers to clock the elephant in the room. SHAME features works by dr.d that pitch into: Authoritarianism; Surveillance culture; Misgovernment and Misinformation; Technocracy; Civic and Corporate corruption.
Dirs. Arnaud MIZZON, Anais AIDOUD
Logline: Voulzy, a 30 years old single woman without kids decides to give up everything to go on a misssion in the Antarctic.
After months of exams and tests, an encounter is going to turn her project upside down
Download My Heart In The Metaverse
Dir. Mo Rebec
Logline: It is the world's first music film based on the first global song about the Metaverse. The film takes the audience on a grand musical tour of the Metaverse. It's apart of the "Download My Heart" Series by, Hashtag Queens
Dir. Jim Yufei Zou
Logline: A young couple, detained on an island, comes into contact with a mysterious disease.
Dirs. Tallulah Vaughan, Kate Contadini, Matt Patrick
Logline: The pilot is set in a fictional Drama School, ‘MAMA’. Filmed in a mockumentary format, it depicts a ‘typical’ day at a conservatoire and introduces us to key members of staff and new Principal, Olive Bady.
Dir. Alessandro Gueli
Logline: Redreaming traces the story of an AI that takes on physical form and, with its newly gained consciousness, begins to traverse the natural world.
The water is wide
Dir. Paul Bernard
Logline: One evening, Anna packs a bag in a hurry, throws away her mobile phone and leaves her apartment. She drives part of the night and eventually finds herself in a port. There, she decides to steal a boat. When she wakes up, she is not alone on the sailboat. It is the beginning of a cohabitation where adventures and everyday life, dreams and reality will mingle.
Dirs. Rolfin Nyhus, Steven Brumwell
Logline: An unflinchingly honest portrayal of the devastating reality behind the misunderstood anxiety disorder of OCD,
Dir. Shannon Little
Logline: A flower seller in Los Angeles, her busy median, and the four different journeys that her handmade bouquets take.