February 23, 2016

Created in the Directing 1 class within UCF’s Film Program, undergraduate student Ben Gill and his dark comedy Babies will be featured in the largest film festival for young emerging filmmakers: The Future Film Festival. FFF is a five-day festival featuring films and filmmakers from around the world. Gill will participate in workshops and networking opportunities geared to learn alongside up and coming filmmakers and professionals in the industry. This is the 9th British Film Institute Future Film Festival and will run February 17-21.

“I am excited and fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend the film festival in London. I’ve never been to Europe before, and it’ll be awesome to see how Babies resonates with a more global audience. Babies featured briefly in the promo video for the festival as well.“

The UK news publication ‘The New Current’ describes Gill’s film:

Babies is a remarkable achievement that manages to showcase the writer/directors keen eye for detail whilst not being deterred by the overly complex styles that are introduced throughout the film. This brilliant marriage of the simple and complex styles is a good introduction to a filmmaker who clearly thinks big and delivers. Babies is very funny and very messy…”

Full Interview can be viewed at this link

For more on the The Future Film Festival, click here