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OUR FRIENDS IN THE NORTH

SPIRIT OF INDEPENDENCE would not be where it is today without the help and assistance of some excellent people we've had the privilege of working with. 

We express our thanks and gratitude and encourage you to pay them a visit, either online or in person:

Festival Sponsors

ENON FILMS

ENON films is a story first, film and animation production company with offices in Sheffield, UK and Madrid, Spain. Established in 2012, they will help you create stories that you’ll want to share with the world.

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Emerging Spirit Script to Screen Competition Sponsors

SOUTH YORKSHIRE FILMMAKERS' NETWORK

SYFN is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes and enables film-based networking and film-making activities in South Yorkshire.

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OPEN HOUSE PICTURES

Are a video production company working in Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester that specialise in video production for creative, innovative, outside-the-box ideas that allow your business to be shown in a new light!

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OUR ASSOCIATES:

The Kurious is a creative production studio, post facility and creative collective driven by the desire to make and tell great stories.

Bluespec create  animated motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation, animated logo design, social media animation and Visual Effects for feature films.

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Festival Formula handle detailed, bespoke strategies and hands on submission management for filmmakers looking to navigate the film festival circuit and are looking for expert support.

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The Abbeydale Picture House is a much loved, unique building that has become a landmark on the south side of Sheffield, which Opened in 1920 and is still going strong today.

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Reel Steel is an indie publication and film screening event group presenting film reviews and cult movie features, screening at the Abbeydale Picturehouse.

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Strange Vice are a UK based mailorder service covering cult films, music and reading.

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ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVALS (AIFF)

The Spirit of Independence Film Festival is a founding member of the Association of Independent Film Festivals, a network of like-minded festivals aimed at creating a transparent, diverse and prosperous festival scene in the U.K. More details on the organisation, it's aims and membership can be found here.

Our fellow AIFF members are highlighted here:

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