London, England. The venue


Roxy bar & screen

London SE1 1LB (Next to Sainsbury’s)

Betting: 18:30
Screening: 19:00
Ticket price: ₤5 (₤4 Roxy members)

  • Borough Tube (Northern Line) – out of station, turn left, walk up Borough High Street
  • London Bridge (Rail, Northern, Jubilee Line) out of station via Borough High Street exit, walk down
  • Buses 21, 35, 40, 133 and 343 pass our front door

The entire venue is fully accessible.


ROXY website

The London Jury is

Philip Ilson
Philip founded The Halloween Society short film club in 1994, continuing until 2003 when he and Kate Taylor organised the first Halloween Short Film Festival at the ICA, which became the London Short Film Festival in January 2009.
Philip also co-founded the Volcano Independent Film Festival in 1996, Kentra multi-media club event in 1998, and the British Council’s Sensurround multi-media club extravaganza which toured internationally throughout 2000. In 2001 Philip created Full Length at the ICA with live performance soundtracks by ‘name’ bands.
He was Short Film Programmer at the Curzon Soho throughout 2005 and since 2006 he has been a Short Film Programmer at the BFI London Film Festival. From January 2008, he joined the team at the East End Film Festival, and in May 2008 he joined filmmaker Xanthe Hamilton to programme the first Jersey Branchage International Film Festival.
Philip continues to freelance as multi-media programmer at music festivals such as the Big Chill, Leeds Carling Weekend, and the Latitude Festival.

Tessa Garland
Tessa Garland is a practicing visual artist and curator based in London. She is the organiser and co curator for the international moving image event ‘Visions in the Nunnery’, The Nunnery Gallery, London. Tessa has exhibited extensively, in solo and group exhibitions in the UK and internationally since 1990. Recently her work was shown at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, The MACVAL in Paris and was selected for last year’s ‘Betting on Shorts’

Philip Wood
Philip Wood is one of the co-founders of Roxy Bar & Screen and has programmed the venue since its opening in August 06.  He was recently a runner-up in the British Council’s UK Young Screen Entrepreneur scheme.  Prior to Roxy, Phil worked in film production including a year at Renaissance Pictures, before producing four short films and a feature.

BoSs in London is organized by
Ricarda Vidal, Irini Marinaki, Konstantinos Stefanis, Sarah Sparkes, Jonathan McKay

and supported by
The London Consortium