Before 12pm, Film

27 events

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An Evening of Movies and Musicals

An evening of movie music featuring Lorna Luft (sister of Liza Minnelli), X Factor winner Joe McElderry and Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowell.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 18 Apr

£20–£60 / 0131 629 6003

  • 07:30 – 21:30

Film School Creative Camp

A four day course for 8 –14 year olds interested in film to learn about camera work, sound effects, drama and costume making. Choose to focus on one skill for the week or try your hand at everything. The end result is a short film screening for friends and family, which also goes onto DVD.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Thu 17 Apr

£37.50 for the week / 0300 300 1210

Participants should bring a packed lunch each day.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Bagpuss

Tales of the lovable pink and white cat.

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Fri 18 Apr

0871 902 5726

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Sat 19 Apr

0871 902 5734

Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford

Thu 17 Apr

0871 902 5736

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Permanent Post-War Cinema?

One festival invades another when Edinburgh International Film Festival Director Chris Fujiwara discusses cinema after the Second World War.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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The University of Aberdeen May Festival

Aberdeen University's May Festival features music, film, literature and food-related events for the whole family.

University Of Aberdeen

Fri 9 May

£4–£10 / 01224 273233

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 10 May

£4–£10 / 01224 273233

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 11 May

£4–£10 / 01224 273233

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Albert’s Band: Movie Magic

Albert's band, the Royal Albert hall's resident orchestra, present an interactive performance of popular film soundtracks. Concerts are held in the Hall's Elgar Room, with an area reserved for children to sit in front of the stage so they can get close to the action.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 27 May

Elgar Room

£8.14 (Children £5.08; under 2s free) / 020 7589 8212

Art Village

Art Village returns to Shawlands Arcade with the first of a series of monthly that will stretch right across the summer and into the autumn. Contemporary original art, craft and design, short films activities and workshops open all through the summer holidays. We’re back by popular demand, find out why!

Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 17 more dates until 31 May

A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn

Exhibition on the life and work of Stirling-born award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 45 more dates until 21 Jun

Falmouth University Animation Open Studios

A look at the work of Falmouth University animation students.

Falmouth University, Penryn

Mon 9 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 10 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 11 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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An Creagan Visitor Centre, Omagh

Sat 3 May

£20 / 028 8076 1112

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Hand-Made Cinema

The main exhibition of McLaren 2014 celebrates the filmmaker's creative process, with screenings alongside the physical materials that made them possible.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 31 May

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Tue 3 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Wed 4 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00
…and 23 more dates until 5 Jul

How to Make a Micro Budget Film and Sell It

One-day film masterclass in the art of the micro budget – going from screenwriting all the way to marketing. From Intense Productions.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Mon 5 May

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 0870 593 2932

The Corinthian Club, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 0141 552 1101

Goldsmiths, University Of London, SE14

Sat 3 May

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 020 7919 7171

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JAM Festival

Just About Movies (JAM) is a film festival that offers all the extra elements usually associated with a music festival, camping, bars, food, on-site entertainment, but instead of music stages there's multiple pop up cinemas. The event is set in the grounds of the 17th century, privately owned Tullibole Castle and…

Tullibole Castle, Kinross

Fri 29 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 12:00 – 01:30

Sat 30 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 10:00 – 01:30

Sun 31 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 10:00 – 14:00

John Muir – The Schools Film Presentation

A short animated film exploring the early life of John Muir in East Lothian, created by pupils at Law, Musselburgh Burgh and Dunbar Primary Schools with local animation company D fie foe Productions.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 24 Apr

£5 / 0131 665 2240

Part of John Muir Film Festival.

  • 10:30
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LeithLate

LeithLate is one huge art opening, with multiple free events – from music, to film, to poetry – taking place simultaneously over a number of art spaces and local businesses on and around Leith Walk, all within the space of just a few hours on the same evening. An afterparty runs from 10pm on Sat 21 June.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sun 22 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Henry James' The Portrait of a Lady

Get in-depth with James' novel about talented young American Isabel Archer, followed by a screening of the 1996 film version starring Nicole Kidman.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 25 Apr

£6.50 for the talk only; £10 for the talk and film / 01522 873894

Living Colour

A group of artists' films, created between 1926 and the present day, that share a common interest in the potential of the moving image to capture and convey abstract form and colour. Including work from legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren.

The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

Sat 3 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 7 Jun

London Gallery Day: Film Screening

Join us over two late openings, as part of London Gallery Day, for the screenings of New Dream Machine Project II, by Shezad Dawood, a project exploring the relationship bewteen Beat Culture and Middle-Eastern artistic traditions.

Parasol Unit, London N1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Lucy Skaer

A drawing, a film and two wooden sculptures, drawing on the influence of the maverick English surrealist Leonora Carrington.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 6 Jun

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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McLaren 2014: Workshop

Learn about the filmmaking techniques of animator Norman McLaren and create your own animated film.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 228 2688

Ages 9–12.

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Free / 0131 228 2688

Families: ages 7–8 with adult.

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Polish Film Festival Exhibition

Film posters by the great post-WWII Polish graphic designer Henryk Tomaszewski, whose centenary is celebrated this year and who revolutionised postwar graphic design with his iconic posters for films, theatre productions and other cultural events.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00
…and 10 more dates until 3 May

RSA 188th Annual Exhibitions 2014: Focus on Film

The Royal Scottish Academy's 188th annual exhibition has a special focus in 2014 on artists whose work incorporates the moving image. Featured artists include Margaret Tait Award winners Stephen Sutcliffe and Rachel Maclean, as well as Margaret Tait herself and other artists whose work includes film, such as John Byrne…

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 4 May

Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 9 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30

Mon 12 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 24 May

Main Auditorium

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Mayfesto.

  • 11:30

Universal Hall Arts Centre, Findhorn

Wed 21 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01309 690110

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Sci-Fi-London Film Festival

Science fiction film festival, now in its 14th year. Featuring a number of world and UK premiers, the directors' cuts of all four Alien films and more.

Stratford East Picturehouse, London E15

Thu 24 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00

Fri 25 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00

Sat 26 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00
…and 8 more dates until 4 May