Returning to Plymouth for the fifth year running, Rebel Film Festival delivered two days packed with world-class short films, networking sessions, special feature screenings, and inspiring Q&As with special guests. Championing emerging voices and celebrating innovative independent filmmaking, the festival featured over 40 short films from filmmakers around the globe.
Roger Deakins returns
to select his favourite film
from our 2018 Selection
The festival also welcomed its first Oscar winning attendee in Roger Deakins CBE, famed cinematographer of such iconic films as Blade Runner, Skyfall and The Shawshank Redemption. Roger returned as a guest judge for the festival, the three-time BAFTA award winning filmmaker also made a surprise appearance, much to the delight of the unsuspecting film fans and offering them an opportunity to watch and discuss films with a celebrated figure in the film industry.
A massive thank you to
all of the travelling filmmakers
who attended this year’s festival
We’re so fortunate to be able meet and spend a weekend with so many talented, amazing people. We want to say a huge thank you to all the filmmakers, especially those that traveled internationally, James and Roger Deakins for their continued involvement and all of the other attendees, staff volunteers who made the festival a truly remarkable event, see you all again next year!