Events

From community film festivals and unusual screenings to developing new ways of participative production, Real Time leads the way in innovative working.

Silo Cinema

Real Time have designed ‘Silo Cinema’ in response to the Covid crisis, encouraging individuals to continue to generate creative films and videos whilst in isolation at home.

Drive-in Bus Cinema

The UK’s first bus 'drive-in' in partnership with Outrider Anthems and Reading Buses.

This short film shows how it was set up.

How to Project Video
onto Buildings 

Projections of content made by young people and local artists onto St Lawrence’s Church in Reading. In conjunction with AV Events (Magical Reading 2018).

Kine-Oke Cinema

Back-projection with members of the public acting out popular films at the Purple Turtle Bar. Here is a compilation of members of the public doing their Hollywood screen tests.

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Short films screenings

Real Time regularly holds public screening

events where local filmmakers can take part

in showcasing their short films. 

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Animation Station

Real Time offered the public a chance to plan and create their own video animations, using a variety of film making techniques in a John Lewis department.

Upcoming Events

  • Time is TBD
    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading RG1 2ST, UK
    Local filmmakers are invited to submit short films for The Rising Sun and Real Time’s quarterly event showing short films by local – or not so local - creators. Films should be 3 minutes or less on the subject of SCIENCE. Interpreted how you like! Submit to: info@real-time.org.uk
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    17 Nov 2021, 17:00 – 19:00
    The Arts Centre, 21 South St, Reading RG1 4QU, UK
    A seminar and training event to present the StoryAP project website and the range of free training materials and resources for organisations and individuals interested in promoting the active engagement of young people in our community.
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  • Silo Cinema - Introspection
    Fri 29 Jan
    RSVP Closed
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    29 Jan 2021, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT
    YouTube: realtimevideo100
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  • 11 Dec 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT
    YouTube: realtimevideo100
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  • 25 Aug 2020, 14:00 – 14:30 BST
    Zoom
    These short ½ hour workshops provide an insight into storytelling techniques including: How to get started and generate ideas; what are the ingredients for a good story; using different media; how to revise, improve and share your story.
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    18 Aug 2020, 14:00 – 14:30 BST
    Zoom
    These short ½ hour workshops provide an insight into storytelling techniques including: How to get started and generate ideas; what are the ingredients for a good story; using different media; how to revise, improve and share your story.
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  • 11 Aug 2020, 14:00 – 14:30 BST
    Zoom
    These short ½ hour workshops provide an insight into storytelling techniques including: How to get started and generate ideas; what are the ingredients for a good story; using different media; how to revise, improve and share your story.
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  • Silo Cinema - Strange Times
    Fri 10 Jul
    RSVP Closed
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    10 Jul 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 BST
    YouTube: realtimevideo100
    Silo Cinema has been hearing this a lot lately. So we want to see your ‘strange’ short films.
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  • Silo Cinema
    Fri 08 May
    RSVP Closed
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    08 May 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 BST
    Online event
    Generate creative content whilst in isolation at home
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  • Art for Everyone
    Sat 28 Mar
    RSVP Closed
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    28 Mar 2020, 11:00 – 16:00
    Rising Sun Arts Centre, Silver St, Reading RG1 2ST, UK
    An afternoon of informal activities, discussion and food, exploring how older people can remain active through participation in arts, craft and culture. FREE
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  • Winter Short Film Night
    Fri 20 Dec
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    20 Dec 2019, 19:30 – 21:00
    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading RG1 2ST, UK
    Wrap up cosily in front of a warm log fire our and enjoy the magic and mystery of the winter season. 3 minute films on winter – interpreted as widely as you like. We will have mulled wine and a real fire going to complement the theme of the evening. Send all contributions to: info@real-time.org.uk
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    17 Dec 2019, 16:00 – 19:00
    John Lewis Discovery Room, Broad St, Reading RG1 2BB, UK
    Real Time are offering the chance to plan and create your own video animations, using a variety of film making techniques.
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  • Poetry on Film
    Fri 21 Jun
    RSVP Closed
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    21 Jun 2019, 19:00 – 21:00
    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading RG1 2ST, UK
    Experimental film night
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