BFI Player, the BFI's unique VOD service, today launches THE CUT. A monthly series of new short films featuring nine high-profile artistic creators lauded for success in their respective creative spheres - from fashion and music to science, art and design - who all have a passion for film and chose the titles that have most inspired them. Free to view on BFI Player, THE CUT launches with British designer Es Devlin and will include actor, rapper and comedian Ben Bailey Smith also known as Doc Brown, and world-renowned physicist Brian Cox. Further names to be announced.
From January through to September 2018, BFI Player will feature a new short every month with each artist revealing the independent films from around the world that they love. THE CUT offers unique insights into how the lives and careers of iconic and respected creatives have been influenced by film. Each of their chosen films can be found on BFI Player, introducing audiences to titles they might not have been aware of or were hesitant to explore.