Virginia Heath’s award-winning film ‘Lift Share’ nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Rome Independent Film Festival

Banner image of Professor Virginia Heath's 'Lift Share' still with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share has been nominated in the Foreign Film category of the upcoming Rome Independent Cinema Festival. The festival, held at the prestigious Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese in central Rome, will feature open-air screenings preceding the awards ceremony in a night of celebration of independent cinema, taking place on Saturday 31 August 2019. To find out more and to […]

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Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ selected for special ‘Made in Scotland’ Showcase in Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

Image of Videotheque at EIFF featuring still from Lift Share by Virginia Heath

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share has been selected for a special showcase at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The Festival, where Lift Share had its premiere in June last year, has included the film in its Videotheque Made in Scotland Showcase, available in the Videotheque and online for festival delegates. See the full list here. The festival is on now, starting on Wednesday 19 June and […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ wins Best Drama Short Award at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival

Virginia Heath at award ceremony at Copenhagen Film Festival, and logo

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday 16 March, Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share won the Best Drama Short Award at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival. The festival, hosted in order to promote and highlight filmmakers and individuals that have contributed to the global effort of making the world a more entertaining and competitive environment for filmmaking, screened each nominated film at Huset-Biograf in Copenhagen. You can […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ nominated for Best Drama Short at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival

Poster from Lift Share by Virginia Heath and Copenhagen Film Festival logo

Lift Share, directed by Professor Virginia Heath, has been nominated for Best Drama Short at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival. The festival is hosted in order to promote and highlight filmmakers and individuals that have contributed to the global effort of making the world a more entertaining and competitive environment for filmmaking. Each film will be screened on Friday 15 and Saturday […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s short film ‘Lift Share’ screening at Underwire Festival – the UK’s largest film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent

Banner image for Virginia Heath's 'Lift Share' at UnderWire Festival

Professor Virginia Heath’s new film Lift Share will screen in Official Competition at the Underwire Festival on Saturday 24 November at the Barbican Cinema in London. Co-written by Berlinale award-winning, and BAFTA nominated, Director Virginia Heath, the film (22 minutes) is part of a diverse and challenging shorts programme called Family Matters. Family Matters promises to explore familiar relationships from many angles: “Extraordinary situations merge with the everyday to […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s new film Lift Share screens at the Inverness Film Festival

Virginia Heath's 'Lift Share' at Inverness Film Festival

Lift Share is a short drama film directed by Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath which screened this month on Saturday 10 November at the Inverness Film Festival as part of their Short Cuts programme. Find out more details about the screening here. The film also had its premiere in summer at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Lift Share – Screening at the Inverness Film […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s new film ‘Lift Share’ premieres at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Lift Share, a short drama film directed by Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath, had great success at its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival last month on Wednesday 27 June. The film was made with support from Creative Scotland, BFI.NETWORK, Scottish Film Talent Network, An Comhairle (Western Isles Council), Faction North, Kolik Films and the Art & Design Research […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s new film ‘Lift Share’ featured on Eye for Film in advance of world premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Promotional poster for Lift Share, by Virginia Heath

Online film review Eye for Film this week published a piece by International Federation of Film Critic Richard Mowe about Professor Virginia Heath‘s upcoming film Lift Share in advance of the world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Wednesday 27 June. See here for the review, which features an interview with Virginia. Lift Share is a short drama film, made with support from […]

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