Wimbledon Film Festival

June 18th, 2011

Just heard Sis won the Audience Award at the Wimbledon Film Festival.  Yay!



Sis screening - San Francisco United Film Festival

June 7th, 2011

Sis will be screening at 6pm on Wed 29th June in San Francisco.   See you there! 



Sis review

May 10th, 2011

Great review of Sis - and unflattering description of me!  :)



wow film festival tour 2011 to nambucca majestic cinema

May 1st, 2011

Sis will be screening in the WOW Film Festival Tour 2011 to Nambucca Heads in mid north coast NSW.  Saturday 7th May, 1pm to 5pmat Nambucca Majestic CinemaNambucca Plaza, Pacific HighwayNambucca Heads, NSWAustralia(02) 6568 6677Tickets: $10

Emperor's New Shorts

April 16th, 2011

Sis will be screening 17th April at 7.30pm in Brixton, London, as part of the Emperor's New Shorts screening.


April 8th, 2011

Official selection.


We're delighted that Sis will screen on Saturday, October the 8th, 2011 at 2pm at cinéma Mercury, place Garibaldi, Nice.



kicking and screening (screening)!

March 21st, 2011

7:30pm Monday 21st March 2011Bar Kick, 127 Shoreditch High Street, LondonNearest tube: Shoreditch High Street, Liverpool Street and Old Street.Free!!!It's the return of Kicking and Screening. Full of films and frollicks. FeaturingDarren Walsh's creation for Get Well Soon - Bob. The Savage Canvasreveals the genius of Tim Hope. There's faux paus galore with Chris Shepherd's latest while Deborah Haywood let’s the children do the talking.Adam Smith splashes music across the Capital. Then some dark, strange visions from Robert Morgan. What are you waiting for?With live music from a brand new musical duo.

More good news for Sis! :)

March 17th, 2011





Sis screening at 4th San Joaquin International Film Festival - March 19th

March 13th, 2011

Before a feature.  More info here: 


Friday 11 March

March 11th, 2011

‎'Sis' is screening at the horse hospital in Bloomsbury, London, as part of a comedy short films night.



Me on Santa Fe Radio Cafe...

March 3rd, 2011



Was on the radio this morning!  Haven't listened to it back cos I'm sure I'd vomit at my screechy voice and inarticulate stutterings but thanks to Janet Davidson for organising, and host Mary Charlotte for being kind enough to invite me on.  

Really want to see Debrianna's short animation! 

Shorts Showcase for Bay Area Women in Film and Media

March 3rd, 2011


Sis screens at the Shorts Showcase for BAWIFM on Wed, March 9.  The venue is The Variety Club in downtown SF and the start time is 7pm.


As part of the Women in Film and TV Showcase!

17th WOW Film Festival

March 3rd, 2011

Sis screens at the 17th WOW Film Festival which launches on INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY


Wednesday 9th MarchDendy Opera Quays9/2 Circular Quay Way, Sydney - Ph 02 9247 3800Session 3:6.30pm - International Shorts

Whirlygiggles Screening

February 26th, 2011

Sis will screen at the Whirlygiggles comedy film night on Friday 11th March, at The Horse Hospital in Bloomsbury. Doors open at 7.30pm and the films will start at 8pm promptly.

Tickets thehorsehospital.com, £5.



Sis wins 'Desert' at Short Soup Festival

February 10th, 2011

:)  read more here:



Regard - Saguenay International Short Film Festival

February 1st, 2011


Hello, We are very pleased that SIS has been selected for the REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival, for its 15th edition which will take place between March 9th and 13th 2011.


Sis will be shown on: Friday, march 11th at 21 h 30 as part of Le cinéma qui dérange




the female eye film festival 2011

February 1st, 2011


The Female Eye Film Festival 2011 March 16th - March 20th, 2011 The Female Eye Film Festival 2011 • www.FemaleEyeFilmFestival.com • Tel: 905.264.7731 "Always honest, not always pretty"

Sis has been selected for the Female Eye Film Festival 2011 in Toronto!


March 16th - March 20th, 2011The Female Eye Film Festival 2011 • www.FemaleEyeFilmFestival.com 


whirlygig Screening

February 1st, 2011

Sis will screen on the March 11th at Horse Hospital in Bloomsbury.  Will post more details when I have them.


Walthamstow Short Film Club

February 1st, 2011

Sis will screen at the inaugural Walthamstow Short Film Club on Friday March 25th!




Ye Old Rose & Crown

53-55 Hoe Street

London E17

Sunday Screenings

February 1st, 2011

Sis will be screening on Sunday 6th Feb at The Antelope in Tooting, London.


Films start screening at 7.30pm.



The Antelope

76 Mitcham Road


box[ur]shorts film festival - UPDATE

January 12th, 2011

Sis came second in the festival competition - yayyy!  really happy our composer David Norland was in LA to accept the award. :)

box[ur]shorts Film Festival

January 9th, 2011



Sis is one of ten finalists in the festival competition!  Good times. :)


December 23rd, 2010

We are super chuffed that SIS will be screening at Slamdance in Park City in January!

Screening dates are

Friday, 1/21/11 @ 1:30 pm in the Gallery Screening RoomMonday, 1/24/11 @ 3:00 pm in the Gallery Screening Room  

as part of SHORTS BLOCK #3

Tickets available here http://slamdance.slated.com/2011/films/sis_deborahhaywood_slamdance2011

13th Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults

December 22nd, 2010



We are just delighted that Sis has won the TADGELL’S BLUEBELL SPECIAL AWARD (Best film of the festival), at the 13th Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults. 


Wooo!  :) 

women in film and television international short film showcase for 2011

December 22nd, 2010

Further to their successes at UnderWire, we’re delighted to announce that ‘Sis’ has been selected to represent the UK as part of the Women in Film and Television International Short Film Showcase for 2011. The showcase is a compilation of short films made by women from around the world and will be screened by WFTV chapters in various different countries on March 8th 2011 to mark the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day.  :)


December 22nd, 2010

We are thrilled that Gabi Norland our cinematographer, has won Best Cinematography Award at the UNDERWIRE Film Festival!


Huge congrats to Gab! x

Sis screening at the Best of the Best, Cambridge Cinema Shorts

December 22nd, 2010

sis is on in Cambridge on the 6th Jan, 2011, as part of the Best of the Best screening!  Tickets £2. 



8th London Short Film Festival

December 6th, 2010

SIS will be screening at the 8th London Short Film Festival (7th – 16th January 2011) as part of the Here Come theYoung Girls screening, to take place at the Riverside Studios cinema on Tuesday 11th January 2011, 6.45pm.   :)

London United Film Festival - Best Short Film Award!

December 6th, 2010

SIS has won the Best Short Film award at the London United Film Festival.   This was a lovely surprise and we are chuffed to bits. :)

Additional Screening at Bang!

November 20th, 2010

Very happy that Sis will also be playing during the Rights in Motion Screening too - on Friday 26th at 5.30pm.




November 20th, 2010

Sis is screening at the Underwire Festival and is also up for best cinematography and best producer! http://www.underwirefestival.com/programme.html


November 14th, 2010

Sis is screening Sunday 14th Nov at 7.30pm in Proud Camden, London if anyone is around ! http://www.proudcamden.com/contact.aspx

Sis screens at Bang! Short Film festival - Nottingham

November 14th, 2010

Really pleased that Sis will screen at Bang! Short Film Festival in Nottingham, as part of the Main Event on Sun 28th Nov, 8.30pm, and also as part of the Community Screening on Sat 27th November at 6pm! 



BIFA Nomination!

November 4th, 2010

We are just thrilled that SiS has been nominated for a BIFA!  Yayyyyyyyyy! 



London United Film Festival!

October 23rd, 2010

Sis will be screening December 4th (SATURDAY), 5:00 p.m. before the Feature Film - "The Rock'n'Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher" (94 min)

Location: Prince Charles Cinema 7 Leicester Place(Off Leicester Square)London WC2H 7BY 

box[ur]shorts Film Festival

October 21st, 2010

Sis has been selected to be part of the 2011 box[ur]shorts™ Film Festival and will play in their movie jukeboxes during the upcoming competition!


October 21st, 2010

Sis has been selected for the 8th SHORT SOUP, starting January 23, 2011.


Details to follow. 

Salford Film Festival

October 4th, 2010

Sis will screen at Salford Film Festival as part of our Shorts programme "Family Values" on Saturday November 13th 2010 at 2pm at The Lowry! 



Foyle Film Festival

October 4th, 2010

Sis will screen at Foyle Film Festival.  More info to follow! 

Kerry Film Festival

September 23rd, 2010

Just heard Sis will be screening at Kerry Film Festival.  Details and dates to follow!

Sis mentioned in Atlantic Film Festival blog :)

September 16th, 2010

Very nice words!!


Cambridge Film Festival

September 15th, 2010

We are happy to confirm that Sis will be screening on 19th September as part of the UK SHORTS I: THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME, on Sunday 19th of September, at 20:30pm.

Born Shorts Film Festival

September 14th, 2010

Just heard that SIS was a runner up at Born Shorts!  It wasn't screening in competition but I had an email saying the judges had requested for it be.  Very nice news.  :) 

Sis comes in second place for Audience Award at Brainwash

September 3rd, 2010

yay. thanks to the lovely audience for the votes!   :) 

Pic of slightly dazed director and producer with the award for Best Short Film from Soho Rushes 2010 :)

September 2nd, 2010

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2010 - Deborah Haywood and Tina Pawlik

Encounters Film Festival

September 2nd, 2010

we're really please that Sis will be screening at Encounters film festival in bristol! details to follow. :)

Sis will be screening 11 Sept at the filmdirecting4women film festival!

September 2nd, 2010


Sis gets Cambridge Film Festival Screening :)

September 2nd, 2010


Sis makes finalist at the 8th Annual short film contest :)

September 2nd, 2010


Artsfest Screening

August 31st, 2010



Sis will be screening at Artsfest 11 Sept 18:25 – 19:35. 

Atlantic Film Festival

August 30th, 2010

we are thrilled that sis will be playing at the atlantic film festival, nova scotia. :)


Cornwall Film Festival

August 28th, 2010

Sis will be screening at cornwall film festival in october - details to follow.

Curzon Soho Brainwash

August 28th, 2010

sis will screen at curzons this bank holiday monday, at 7pm.


Silicon Valley Film Festival

August 19th, 2010

sis will screen at silicon valley film festival this saturday, aug 21st!


Auburn International Film Festival 2010

August 11th, 2010

Sis has been accepted to participate in this year's edition of auburn international film festival for children during september 20-24, 2010. dates to follow.

Born Shorts Film Festival

August 11th, 2010

Details and dates: http://bornshorts.com/cineprogram.html

Heart of England

August 11th, 2010

Sis screens at the Heart of England Film Festival on Friday at 12.25. Please come along if you're around! 


Sis wins Best Short Film at Rushes Soho Shorts Festival!

August 4th, 2010



We are soooo thrilled!  :)  

yay :)

July 3rd, 2010

Sis Best Short Film at Pollygrind

Born Shorts Film Festival

July 2nd, 2010

SIS has been selected for Born shorts film festival in denmark! dates to follow.

Strawberry Shorts Film Festival

July 2nd, 2010

Sis will be screened in programme10 starting at 01:00 on Sunday the 8th of August in the StrawberryShorts Film Marquee @ Fordham Fest.The full running order is available herehttp://www.strawberry-fair.org.uk/Fordham2010.php#order

Leith Short Film Festival

June 12th, 2010

Sis will be screening at the Leith Short Film Festival which runs 9-11 June 2010!

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival - Official Selection

June 5th, 2010

We're thrilled that Sis will screen at Soho Rushes in July!

Dates: http://www.sohoshorts.com/#/71

Tickets £5

Venue ICA

The Polly Staffle Grindhouse Festival.

May 26th, 2010


Sis got the jury award for best short.  :)



The Polly Staffle Grindhouse Festival

April 28th, 2010

sis will screen at the polly staffle grindhouse festival, las vegas, on sunday 16 may, 2010, at 8.30pm!