what's happening when - and also what's been before
now - enter straight 8 2019. we opened on dec 8 and are only open until all places have been taken. this is our annual open competition for anyone anywhere to have a shot at seeing their straight 8 film for the first time ever, at our prestigious and raucous premieres at cannes film festival, in london and more places
mar 18 - film delivery deadline - your exposed, un-processed, un-edited film must arrive at cinelab london by e.o.p.
mar 31 - sound delivery deadline - your 100% original soundtrack created without you having seen you film must be sent to us as an emailed link by e.o.p.
may 19/20/21 - tbc - premiere of cannes selected films at cannes film festival
spring/early summer - tbc - london premiere of cannes films + more selected films from 2019 collection
most recent screenings:
watch straight 8 shootout online #1 - now from anywhere! - we live streamed a premiere for the first time ever: THURSDAY DECEMBER 6TH 2018 2PM LONDON TIME - creative companies worldwide were competing at straight 8 rules for charity. this straight 8 shootout format has raised thousands of £/€/$’s for numerous charities the world over. see shootout. people watched the films premiere from the comfort of their own home or work internet connection, anywhere in the world, at strange times of day.
you can watch it now for free here - at a time that suits you!
jan 13 2019 - 8pm - straight8est hits vol i. to celebrate the start of our 20th anniversary year. we screened this awesome selection of 20 straight 8’s including some classics remastered as never seen before, at the regent street cinema as part of the london short film festival.
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straight 8 2018 london premiere - august 4 bfi southbank
straight 8 2018 cannes premiere - may 14 cinema olympia, cannes (250 seats: full)
straight 8 2018 industry shootout - cannes - june 21 cinema les arcades, cannes
straight 8 2018 industry shootout - cannes > london - july 6 regent street cinema, london
straight 8 says hello chicago - jan 26, - hosted by straight 8 veterans megan marie connoly & eliaz rodriguez
a selection of straight 8s to inspire chicago - including megan marie's and eliaz's own films
straight 8 says hello scotland - feb 4, glasgow - hosted by 'the forest of black' - 2017 cannes straight8ers who made the awesome 'hard coffee'
a selection of straight 8s to inspire scotland - come on scotland, if you have a straight 8 in you we want to see it
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explore the past in our timeline:
in reverse order
straight 8 2018 is on | jan 8 2018
straight 8 says hello l.a. | nov 6 2017
straight 8 @ CICLOPE | jul 19 2017
straight 8 industry shootout 2017 | jun 8 2017
straight 8 2017 london premiere | jun 2 2017
straight 8 cannes report | may 26 2017
Jameson First Shot partners straight 8 at cannes 2017 | may 10 2017
bradford young asc joins straight 8 jury | feb 22 2017
straight 8 2017 opens today | feb 15 2017
straight 8 2017 is on | 8 feb 2017
2016 news announcements
london 2016 pt. 1 report | jun 6 2016
cannes 2016 report | may 25 2016
straight 8 industry shootout at cannes advertising festival | april 1 2016
straight 8 2016 - 161 entries + cannes screening announced | march 23 2016
straight 8 2016 - stellar jury & prizes + final call | feb 26 2016
straight 8 2016 is open now | feb 8 2016