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This event is covered by the Short Film Pass and the Flatpass. You cannot buy an individual ticket for this event.

This year’s sonic-themed shorts programme holds extra significance, with the addition of a cash award for the most aurally worthy. It’s a stellar lineup, featuring no less than 5 UK premieres and encompassing documentaries, mashups, experimental fare, plus a couple of crackers from Birmingham too. The programme includes Paul Bush’s multi-award-winning fond farewell to plastic - a beautifully choreographed romp which uses thousands of synthetic items to highlight our throw-away culture, documentary Harmonic Spectrum about Sean who uses the piano to navigate life on the Autistic Spectrum, and jazz musician Xhosa Cole’s electrifying audiovisual response to a BLM protest last year.

These films are eligible for the Optical Sound Award, given out by our jury. The winner will be revealed at the Flatpack Awards on 30 May (free event, booking essential).

Total running time: 63 mins


Making of Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic

Delving Deeper into the Harmonic Spectrum

If an artist streams an event and no one watches, is it “live"? 

Liquid light, drifts and travel archive footage accompany self-recorded studio sessions by the band Mothwasp in between lockdowns. 

  • Year
  • Runtime
    18 minutes
  • Language
    No dialogue
  • Country
  • Premiere
    World premiere
  • Rating
  • Director
    M J Watkins