Anyone thinking about heading up to Islington on Tuesday for the Location Guide's Focus event should make sure they get there on time so they can attend the latest straight 8 shootout at 9.45.
Always the highlight of any festival, this ingenious competition will be fronted as ever by the unflappable Ed Sayers, as he introduces a series of short films which will be being viewed for the very first time.
Not only will these films being premiered for the audience, because of this competition's unique character, they will also be being premiered for the people who made them. These pioneering souls will then rate each other's films, and one of them will emerge as the winner of the contest.
The companies competing for the prize include Prettybird / Progress Film Company / Spindle / Ana / Marshall Street Editors / The Network Productions / Groundglass / Adelphoi Music.
The straight 8 shootout is one of a vast array of interesting events - including two short CraftWorks shows - which will be taking place in Islington on Tuesday and Wednesday... and you can attend for free.