Author Archives: Tomás Sheridan

#findingjosephine gone viral!

FINDING JOSEPHINE is now online as part of Why Poverty’s launch. I’m very proud of this little documentary about a big subject. Please share and tweet #findingjosephine #whypoverty.

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Radiostan to Screen @TenderPixel London Art Gallery

Radiostan is still getting picked up 2 whole years since it was made! This crazy little short, shot and edited over km3,500 in 4 weeks in Central Asia and Russia and costing £500 never ceases to surprise me… This time … Continue reading

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Polifilm Works on Breast Cancer Awarness Video

We’re very pleased to have collaborated with Leith Agency’s on this very worthwhile and humorous Breast Cancer Awareness video. Please share to raise awareness on this important issue!

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Polifilm Media Ltd. is a proud customer of the Co-operative Bank

Changing your account to an ethical bank is much easier than you think. Your money will no longer fund arms, fossil fuel and irresponsible investment banking. You will make the world a better place and send a clear message to … Continue reading

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Polifilm becomes LTD.

So, somehow in the middle of the night with a few clicks Polifilm has graduated to its next incarnation and I have somehow gone from being self-employed to my own employee! We’re now ready to take on bigger projects, bigger … Continue reading

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PoliFilm embarks on the next ambitious project: Livingston!

So far we’re deep in research and recces to prepare for our film commissioned for Livingston’s 50th anniversary. So far when I’ve been telling people I’m making a film about Livingston the instinctive reaction has been: “Why?” Well, I must … Continue reading

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The best “corporate” gig EVER!!!

We’re so proud to be part of fire-theatre history with our promo&doco about Festa del Fuoco di Stromboli. This amazing yearly festival takes place on Europe’s most active volcano on the island of Stromboli in the middle of the Mediterranean. … Continue reading

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Tomás Sheridan returns from his jury duty at Concorto Film Festival

I was honored and excited to be invited to be a jury member at this year’s Concorto Short Film Festival in Pontenure (PC) Italy. Apart from their amazing hospitality with lovely hotels, food and wine for the full week, I … Continue reading

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Finding Josephine finished and delivered!

Finding Josephine is now complete! Here’s the trailer if you need a memory refreshment. Commissioned by Why Poverty this personal short in which Mango (my daughter) and I travel to Uganda to find the girl we sponsor will have 500.000 … Continue reading

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PoliFilm’s early development on Art of Torture

THIS TRAILER IS NOT SUITABLE FOR MINORS Here’s a wee teaser for ART of TORTURE, Leo Bruges‘ first feature length documentary. Jeff is a self-harming artist from Glasgow who has been re-enacting and painting life-size crucifixions of people of all … Continue reading

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Radiostan on the shores of the Yukon

Radiostan is to screen in the 13th Annual Dawson City International Short Film Festival, April 5-8. The festival is set in the intimate environment  of Dawson City. A town that still retains its Gold Rush charm and is surrounded by … Continue reading

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Uganda, here we come!!!

We’re very excited about our imminent trip to Uganda to meet Josephine and her family. We’ve sponsored Josephine for the past 2 years and we’ve decided we’d like to make a personal link with her beyond the direct debit that … Continue reading

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Archivio dei Sogni di nuovo sul grande schermo a Torino!!!

Fa piacere sapere che un film prodotto quattro anni fa sta ancora girando sul grande schermo. Il 27 febbraio al Cinema Massimo 2 ci sará una rassegna dei corti che hanno vinto il Premio Chicca Richelmy allo Spazio Torino del … Continue reading

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Archive of Dreams screens for a week at The Cameo before The Artist

Archive of Dreams to screen in the great Cameo Cinema in screen 1 before the 20:40 screenings of The Artist. It’s the chance to see two homages to great cinema. Archive of Dreams won the Jim Poole award in 2009. … Continue reading

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RADIOSTAN wins prize in Bilbao

After going to over 25 festivals, Radiostan has won its first very own prize: the SILVER MIKELDI at Bilbao’s 53rd ZiNEBI International Film Festival! We are so pleased and flattered that such a prestigious and long-running festival would give recognition … Continue reading

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RADIOSTAN screening times @ Bristol Short Film Fest

Int6: Home Ground on Thursday 17th November 9:00pm, Watershed Cinema 3 Int3: Home Ground on Friday 18th November 12:00pm, Watershed Cinema 1

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Babytrapped TV teaser is Online

Babytrapped, my latest Doc will be screening on Current TV (Sky183/Virgin155) at 10pm on the 14th of November and at 9pm on the 21st (and we’ll hopefully have an Edinburgh venue sorted for the second broadcast with the documentary’s characters … Continue reading

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FINDING JOSEPHINE GETS GREEN LIGHT!

We are doing a wee happy dance in the PoliFilm office today after finding out that Why Poverty? an international campaign involving dozens of filmmakers and broadcasters, has decided to back us for Finding Josephine a short film about charity, … Continue reading

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Radiostan Receives Judges’ Citation in the Experimental Category

Radiostan’s latest splash comes from “across the pond”: judges at Syracuse Film Festival in the US (www.syrfilmfest.com) felt a special mention was called for in the experimental category and awarded a citation to Radiostan. Happy days! PS: I know they … Continue reading

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Radiostan @ Encounters Film Festival (Bristol)

Check out Radiostan’s screening details at Bristol’s Encounters Film Festival here. Watershed 3: 9pm Nov17th Watershed 1: 12pm Nov18th

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BABYTRAPPED ON CURRENT TV!!!

TOMMY’S and POLIFILM’s FIRST EVER BROADCAST!!! How exciting! After the great news of Radiostan being bought by Canal+ in April Current TV got in there and in record time got us to finish the post-production for When Life Thrown Lemons … Continue reading

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DocPoint Selects Radiostan for their Dokkino category

What an honour… even a great documentary-watching nation like Finland has picked Radiostan for their official selection. Radiostan will go on to tour up to 7 cities in Finland throughout 2012. Hurray!!! I hope to get a chance to go … Continue reading

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Radiostan Selected for UK’s largest Short Film Festival

The Encounters Short Film Festival in Bristol is the largest of its kind n the UK. We are very pleased to have been selected for the 2011 edition of this great festival! If you’re in or around Bristol between the … Continue reading

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Radiostan seleced as one of the finalists at Concorto

I’m always pleased when my work gets seen in Italy, which I realise now, is really my country. So I was very pleased when Concorto (who’s organisers I met at clermont Ferrand) sent me an email stating that Radiostan is … Continue reading

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Radiostan to journey to South East Asia

Radiostan has been selected for its 15th International Film Fest, this time in the Thai International Short Film Festival to be held between the 18th and the 28th of August. If any of you are traveling in South East Asia … Continue reading

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Back to the Roots!!!

Radiostan has been selected for the Kansk Video Festival in Siberia. I’m always pleased when it screens in Russia and other ex USSR Republics, it feels like a return to the roots for a film that deals with such relevant … Continue reading

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FUTURE SHORTS gets hold of Radiostan…

Ok, I don’t mean to bore you with Radiostan’s successes but I do want to keep you updated on its progress, if anything in case you get the chance to see it on a big screen. This time it’s Future … Continue reading

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Children of Babel is back on track…

I’m very excited about the up and coming auditions to be held in Turin at the end of July to find the right characters for Children of Babel. This film means a lot to me, I have invested lots of … Continue reading

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EDINDOCS selects Radiostan!

Radiostan selected for a festival that’s very close to my heart… quite literally… and close to the rest of me too. The festival will be held in the Church Hill Theatre just about one hundred meters down the road from … Continue reading

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Radiostan to Screen in La Casa Encendida, Madrid

Radiostan will be screening between the 9th and the 20th of November in Madrid’s Art Hub La Casa Encendida as part of a non-profit exhibition on Russian arts and culture. It’s such a pleasure to know you’re bringing a new … Continue reading

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