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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2000 - 15.22 July

Sections & Films

DISCO

Category: Edition 2000

Synopsis
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Original Title Disco
Italian Title Disco
Category Out of competition
Section Y Gen
Tipology Short Film
Duration 10'
Production Year 1999
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by James Pilkington
Screenplay James Pilkington
Main cast Eliver Coles, Dorean Fray, Timosha Goldfarb

 regista James PilkingtonJAMES PILKINGTON

Pilkington studied at the University of Westminster Film School, then found success directing short films. His first short 'Pocket' won the BBC Best Short film award 1998 and was sold all around the world. In 1999 Pilkington was commissioned by the BBC to do a 10/10 short resulting in the acclaimed kids film 'Disco'; during this period James ventured into commercial directing filming tvc's for AXA, PlayStation (TBWA) and a test for Volkswagen. In 2000 James' short comedy 'Sweet' won the Empire Magazine best short film award, was a runner up in the London Film Festival and was nominated for a BAFTA.
His hobbies include cheese-rolling, Morris dancing,watching his favorite show 'Sweet Valley High' with a few of his closest buddies.