FESTIVALS & EVENTS
London Short Film Festival
6-15 Jan: Now in its 14th year, this festival is a series of talks and debates around cutting-edge independent film and screenings of short films under 45 minutes. In cinemas around London and the UK. www.shortfilms.org.uk. Various cinemas across the capital.
National Television Awards
25 Jan: This annual live awards ceremony is presented by Dermot O’Leary and is now in its 22nd year. Please check for times. Tickets £27£53. www.theo2.co.uk. The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 0AX. T: 0844- 856 0202. Off map. Station: North Greenwich.