Small Stories, Big Issues

Exploring Films, Exploring Issues Masterclasses

This is a library of Masterclasses with the filmmakers and subjects from the films in our Shortcut programme.

The recorded interviews are a series of bite size masterclasses for use in the classroom, cut into a variety of topics. These topics discuss the issues dealt with in the films, the film making process and offer advice to young filmmaker on their future career pathways.


Writer and Director Juanita Wilson, of The Door

Writer and director Cornelius Walker, who tells his story in Black Sheep

Director Mirjam Marks and Annegien Schilling the subject of Girl of 672k

Writer and Director Sylvia Le Fanu of Adnan’s Father

Screenwriter Mik Duffy


This project is implemented by four European organisations with the support of the European Union program, "Creative Europe MEDIA".