Copa-Loca, the sun-drenched short film by London Film School alumnus Christos Massalas, continues its phenomenal run of success with a nomination for Best European Short Film in the European Film Awards 2017.
The film tells the story of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca. “Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.”
Maria Balduzzi’s graduation film WOLVES will be screening at The Iris Prize Festival this week, in competition for Best British Short. The Iris Prize is a six-day celebration of LGBT films which takes place in Cardiff, Wales.
LFS alumnus Andrea Niada’s graduation film HOME EDUCATION continues its reign of terror with an official selection for The Winchester Short Film Festival’s Best British Short, not to mention screenings at Fantasia Festival in July, the 30th Dragon Con and the 11th Sacramento Horror Film Fest in September.
London Film School has strong showing of current and former graduates at the LFF | The BFI Film Festival runs from 4th to 15th October
London Film School continues a strong year on the festival circuit with seven films by students and alumni featuring in the BFI 2017 London Film Festival- opening next week.
Left: Patrick Jackson (DOP)
Right: Robert Pratten (Director)
"LONDON VOODOO", Directed by Robert Pratten, DOP Patrick Jackson, two of our alumni, has won Best Cinematography at The New York City Horror Film Festival, USA, 20th-24th October 2004.
"SONNY & PETRULIA", written and directed by Karl Kristian Meidell, has won the Special Committee Award at the Miami Short Film Festival, USA 15-17th October 2004
Anabel Rodriguez Rios has won the prize MENTION IN DOCUMENTARY,for which she gets a diploma, for her third term film ISAU - A MAN IN A ROOM.
CONGRATULATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS. WELL DONE ANABEL.
The following is the official email sent to Anabel:
FILM AWARDS 2004
“PAUL’S LUCKY DAY” by Jamie Palmer won FIRST PRIZE at MAR DEL PLATA INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina 11-20th March 2004.
“BLUES IS MY MIDDLE NAME” by Winta Yohannes won BEST FILM/VIDEO BY A BLACK FILMMAKER at the BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL, Berlin, Germany 6-9 & 14-16 May 2004.
“THICKER THAN WATER” by Daneeta Loretta Saft won SILVER PELICAN AWARD, at PELICON D’OR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Chalmette, Louisianna, USA 23-24 April, 2004.
"BLUE'S IS MY MIDDLE NAME" 132/4/A, Writer/Director Winta Yohannes has won Best Film/Video by a black filmmaker at the Fountainhead, Black International Cinema Film Festival in Berlin 6/9 and 14/16 May 2004. She received a certificate and the School a paperweight.