straight 8

straight up filmmaking since 1999

one super 8 cartridge no editing

we help people get films out of their heads and onto a screen

if you have a straight 8 in you

we want to see it




what's happening when and what's been before


- see the premieres of straight 8 2018 at cannes film festival, may 14th, evening - rsvp here

- come to the ad industry shootout @ cannes 2018 premiere in cannes june 21, morning

straight 8 industry shootout @ cannes 2018 is sold out - check out who's entered and premiere details here

straight 8 2018 - is now closed for entry - don't miss our premieres

  • selections will be announced: approx 3rd week april 2018
  • world premiere at cannes film festival of the 2018: may 14 2018
  • london premiere of the cannes 8 and more gr8 entries: spring / summer 2018 - date tbc
  • return of digital copies: following the above premieres

recent screenings:


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

screening details


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

screening details

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