Cornwall Film Festival is proud to present a feature-length selection of eight short live-action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). This showcases an eclectic mix of promising talent and fresh ideas. See the trailer here:

The films include;

Sleeping With The Fishes the WINNER of Best Short Animation. Directed by Yousif Al-Khalifa.
Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.

Keeping Up With the Joneses described by Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian as “the most ambitious film … with a terrific performance from Maxine Peake”.
The impeccable wife of an MP confronts the imprisoned reality of her life after being taken hostage by two of her husband’s ‘business associates’ 

Room 8 – WINNER of Best Short Film. Directed by James W. Griffiths.
A prisoner makes a fantastical discovery when thrown into a cell with a terse and unsettling inmate; but in an audacious endeavour to escape his captors, he unearths a malevolent trick and the secrets of the cell are fully revealed.

“Arresting, accomplished and promises great things for the future” – The Times
“If it’s striking visual statements you’re after, head along to see this compilation of nominees” – Time Out