and the winners are… Underwire 2015

Underwire Festival 2015! From shorts to features, dramas to documentaries, something for everyone at Hackney Picturehouse.

The shorts programme is looked incredible this year, with awards to be won in each technical category. We were humbled to and proud to see Olivia Morgan take home Best Actor, for her role as Corette in Murmur.


Best Actor Award Selected by Casting Call Pro

The winner receives one year’s Premium Membership to Casting Call Pro

“Olivia really drew us into her character in the short film Murmur. We loved how she completely immersed herself in the role giving a convincing and captivating performance that was both subtle and grounded. We couldn’t stop watching her!”


Murmur Olivia Morgan Best Actor Underwire


Underwire is the UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts. Founded in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell with the aim to change the face of the industry from the inside out, the festival has awarded training and mentoring opportunities to over 40 filmmakers, and has screened over 300 films.

Check out the great Underwire mugs! They come with a spangly T-shirt with the Underwire design THIS IS WHAT A FILMMAKER LOOKS LIKE

Underwire awards 2015