Visual effects technologist and MA Filmmaking alumnus, Jonathan Erland, will be one of thirty-four recipients on Saturday, 10 February 2018 to be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation. Erland is set to receive the prestigious honour of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award (an Oscar® statuette), presented to an indivuidual whose technical contributions have brought credit to the industry.
Anjali Nair (Anju) C. 141 has her first feature, which she has written and directed, being screened - British premiere - at TonguesonFire, The 8th Asian Woman Film Festival, London 10-31st March 2006. It is being screened on Sunday, 26th March at 20.00 at Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 ODS. Box Office: 020 8232 1010.
RESULTS OF THE KODAK COMPETITION
Prizes are given for various kinds of technical excellence.
1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes are given for each brief.
1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes are given for best overall entries.
"TRAVELING MAGICIAN" directed by Azhur Saleem, with Natalie Higashi (Producer), Ruth Schocken Katz (Editor), Leon Yan (Production Design & After-Effects Design), Mert Gulcur (DOP), Jason Shahinfar (Camera Operator), Sandro Jandieri (A.C.) and Goor Moshe (A.D.) won Best Post Production and 2nd Best in the brief which was for Pilsner Beer
Congratulations and Celebrations go to Babak Jalali as his film "Heydar, An Afghan in Tehran" has been nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Short Film Category 2006.
"HEYDAR, AN AFGHAN IN TEHRAN" Graduation film written and directed by Babak Jalali (C. 149)won Best Student Film at the New York City Short Film Festival, November 2005. The film also got a Special Mention at the Cork Film Festival, Ireland - October 2005.
This film is doing really well as it has been accepted at 12 festivals and already screened at 9 of them.