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STARBURST Film Festival Manchester 26th-28th August 2016

Justin Johnson

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26th - 29 August 2016 MMU Manchester, UK

Justin Johnson programmes films and TV for BFI Southbank and the London Film Festival. He is a regular contributor to radio and TV on matters concerning film and TV – in particular cult, animation and family titles.

He has served on juries at many International Film Festivals and has served as both a selector and a juror for the British Animation Awards. Justin has served as a member of the BAFTA Film Committee and chaired the Best Short Animated Feature Film for 5 years as well as other categories.

He was Film Consultant for the TV show ‘Cinemaniacs’ and is currently producing a couple of film projects.

At the BFI, he has curated seasons in partnership with Walt Disney Studios, Studio Ghibli, the BBC, Pixar Dreamworks and Aardman along with co-curating the BFI’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary celebrations.

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Starburst Film Festival Highlights

Horror Double Bill

Horror Double Bill

Nightly Horror Double Bill screenings
Including Psychomania (Remastered print) & Dracula 1972 classic films, from the horror genre, to keep you on the edge of your seat...

RUN!  Gangsters at 40

RUN! Gangsters at 40

The creator of this classic television show Philip Martin is in conversation with Dick Fiddy. Looking back at the series and his new novelisation

Bob Baker

Bob Baker

Bob Baker, BAFTA winner writer of Wallace and Gromit – A Matter of Loaf and Death. He discusses the characters and their exploits in a Q&A session and introduces the fans favourite W&G short film.

Battletruck Screening

Battletruck Screening

Harley Cokeliss screens a fully restored copy of his 'post oil wars' 1982 epic Battletruck

See the Festival Hightlights