06 October 2011
150 films from over 30 countries will screen across 15 iconic locations: York’s medieval halls, tourist destinations and contemporary art spaces will be transformed into one-off, site-specific venues that will allow visitors the opportunity to explore the city and experience film in an accessible and unique setting. The screenings will cover a wide variety of genres and filmic styles, including narrative films, documentary, animation, music video and artists’ film amongst others. Highlights of the festival include: A series of insider talks from industry professionals including: Ivana MacKinnon, Associate Producer of Slumdog Millionaire, Alex Williams from Escape Studios, Europe’s leading provider of 3D animation services, Saeed Taji Farouky, a documentary photographer, filmmaker and writer and TED Senior Follow and Mark Herman, screenwriter and director of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Brassed Off and Little Voice. Talks from SXSW’s short film programmer, America’s premier film, digital and music festival, and the Senior Commissioner from Channel 4. CLICK HERE to book your ticket to the talk of your choice. An evening event at the historic Merchant Adventurers’ Hall with a difference: film screenings, meet the filmmakers and VJs. CLICK HERE for the full list of events and to book tickets to the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall event. Further information and tickets are available online at www.asff.co.uk. The Festival Pass is our main ticket and this gives the holder access to all screenings across the festival at the different venues. Please note that there is limited availability for tickets so it’s worth visiting the site sooner rather than later. We’re also on Twitter at www.twitter.com/asffest and we’d love to hear from you!