Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Marcus Armitage
Royal College of Art
Year of production 2014
Genre Animation
Length 6'

My Dad

Inherited opinions. Inherited isolation. A short film depicting a dad's influence on a young boy's life. His judgmental character mixed with the boys fondness for his dad prove to be a toxic mix that tears away at a world of opportunity and experiences. A short animation made with oil pastels and newspaper clippings.

Director: Margarida Rêgo
Royal College of Art
Year of production 2014
Genre Experimental
Length 11

The Revolution Hunter

It all started with a picture taken in 1974 in Lisbon, just after the Portuguese Revolution. She, the Revolution Hunter, tries to enter in that picture as if she could enter into a time she didn't belong and finally understand what it means to be part of a revolution
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Director: Jack Faber
Netherlands Film Academy
Year of production 2013
Genre Documentary
Length 11

Drone Drive By

Through the usage of military drones we examine the state of mind of their operators and the binary possibility containing only victims and perpetrators. Based on salvaged footage from USAF assault on a Pre-Identified position and extracts from interviews with Israeli Air Force drone operators. 

Director: Guido Hendrikx
Netherlands Film Academy
Year of production 2014
Genre Documentary
Length 20

Onder Ons

Three self- conscious, high-educated paedophiles give a mercilessly insight in their experiences. How do you cope with a sexual orientation that’s considered morbid by society and by yourself? 

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