“Neck and Neck” will be screened alongside “Love in idleness” at this years Encounters film festival. The screening will take place on the 22nd September at 21:00. The films inclusion marks the sixth Mew Lab film to be screened at Encounters joining:-
Lady and the tooth
Nest of stone
The Evening Her Mind Jumped Out Of Her Head
Encounters is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival.
The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world, and a unique meeting place for the industry.
Encounters Festival presents one of the world’s leading International Competitions for short film and animation, and is also an official gateway to the world’s most prestigious awards; BAFTAs, European Film AwardsandCartoon d’Or and a qualifying festival for The Academy Awards®.
Each year the Encounters Festival Grand Prix winners qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the Annual Academy Awards®.
The 22nd Encounters Festival in 2016 will present the annual International Competition showcasing the best new short films from around the world, alongside an intensive industry programme featuring masterclasses, panel discussions, talks and workshops with leading figures from the film and animation industries.