Short&Sweet is a movement started by Julia Stephenson in London in 2006. Short&Sweet, London’s only weekly short film evening 2006-2011 – every Monday night a different selection of short films, music videos and short animations from around the globe screened to packed audiences. It was FREE to attend!
2007 The Getty Images and Short&Sweet Film Challenge – see the winning film here: Photograph of Jesus by Laurie Hill
2009 Short&Sweet invited to curate the short film tent at C02penhagen festival, the first carbon neutral festival in the world.
2010 Short&Sweet 3D, the first 3D stereoscopic short film festival in the UK held at the Barbican and sponsored by Courvoisier.
2011 Short&Sweet launches in South Africa, Cape Town Watch S&S Cape Town’s launch night and A taste of South Africa’s Short&Sweet movement 2011 and Toronto.
2012 S&S tours South Africa: Johannesburg, Grahamstown, Stellenbosch Short&Sweet Moments Captured
2013 Short&Sweet AMSTERDAM begins….Amsterdam Season 1 AfterMovie
2013 Short&Sweet SA hosts the first short film drive-in series
2014 Short&Sweet Music Video Awards #1 – the first music video awards festival in South Africa to give credit to the talent behind the lens. The winning best new director was signed to Caviar Content in London for 1 year. Watch the MVA #1 aftermovie
2014 S&S Amsterdam Season 2 2014 Short&Sweet Vic Falls Season 1 launches (Zimbabwe)
2014 Short&Sweet Cape Town hosts the only weekly short film silent rooftop experience (a wireless experience)
2015 S&S Barcelona Season 1 launched Watch S&S Barcelona Aftermovie
2015 SA TEEN FILM FEST – the first National Inter Schools Short Film Competition open to all High School Students.
2016 The birth of our sister company www.pop-upcinema.com