'Waiting for Gorgo' Selected for 33rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

LONDON - Cinemagine excited and honoured to announce that its recent short film, Waiting for Gorgo, has been selected for the International Competition programme at the 33rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, taking place 4-12 February 2011 in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

In addition to the screenings in Clermont-Ferrand, "Waiting for Gorgo" has also been chosen as one of only seven films from 120 titles in the International Competition and Labs programmes to screen at the festival's Paris event on 15 February 2011. Supported by BREF, the French magazine published by L'Agence du court Métrage and devoted to short filmmaking, the event provides an opportunity for short film lovers in Paris to view some of the best work from the Clermont-Ferrand festival.

"Waiting for Gorgo" producer/director, Benjamin Craig, said "Clermont-Ferrand is such a great festival, so it's both an honour and a privilege that the programmers have decided to include our film in this year's event and in the Paris screenings."

Festival Screening Schedule
Salle Petit Vélo 05/02/2011 14:00 hrs
Salle Capitole 06/02/2011 19:00 hrs
Salle Gergovia 07/02/2011 13:00 hrs
Salle Jaude 08/02/2011 16:00 hrs
Salle Cocteau 09/02/2011 18:00 hrs
Salle Capitole 10/02/2011 21:00 hrs
Salle Jaude 11/02/2011 22:15 hrs

Paris Screening
15 February 2011, MK2 Quai de Seine, 20:30 hrs

About the Film
"Waiting for Gorgo" is a short comedy, directed by Benjamin Craig. Shot on 35mm at the world famous Elstree Studios in London, the film stars Geoffrey Davies, Kelly Eastwood, and Nicholas Amer. International sales for the film are being handled by Shorts International. Details and the trailer for the film can be found at www.waitingforgorgo.com.

About Clermont-Ferrand
The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival is arguably the world's most prestigious festival for short films. Taking place in the French town of Clermont-Ferrand, the festival provides a platform to show off the cream of the world's short filmmaking talent. It is now in its 33rd year, the festival also includes the world's largest short film market. www.clermont-filmfest.com

About Cinemagine
Cinemagine is a UK-based cross-media production company, founded in 1998 by Benjamin Craig and Patrick van Kann, with a vision to create an independent media company that could not only operate in a range of different media, but bring together the strengths of each medium to create engaging cross-media entertainment and solutions. www.cinemagine.com

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