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.
LFS CELEBRATES NEW TALENT
The London Film School (LFS) has awarded an Honorary Associate to the legendary film editor and sound designer Walter Murch at the School’s annual graduation ceremony at the Barbican Centre today Monday 11 December 2017.
Shalini Adnani’s Term 5 short 'Algo Más Banal' (Something More Banal), which she wrote and directed, has been nominated for the 'Best Screenplay Award' at Eindhoven Film Festival.
Algo Más Banal is a dark comedy reflecting the bizarre realities of how we deal with death in our contemporary world. It takes place on an unusual work day, as people contemplate life and the dead man hanging in front of them in a Mexican factory.
Greek filmmaker and MA Filmmaking graduate Jacqueline Lentzou’s short film FOX has been awarded the prestigious ‘Award in Memory of Ingmar Bergman’ at the Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden, following an incredible run of over 40 festivals and 20 awards.
Maria Balduzzi’s graduation film WOLVES has been awarded the ‘Horizon Award For Most Promising Filmmaker’ at the 24fps International Film Festival in Abilene, Texas.
The film, which was produced by fellow LFS grad Dévorah Corona Méndez, DOP’d by Nicholas Nazari and edited and co-written by Joachim Neef, also won ‘Best Original Score’ by composer Dmitrios Ntontis.
LIVING UNDER KAPATALISM will screen this Saturday 25th November at the BFI as part of Underwire’s Growing Up is Optional programme of shorts, nominated for the Production Design Award.
Written, directed and designed by Nia Fausset, produced by Oliver Sunley and Cait Lyn Adamson, edited by Rasvan Barseti and with cinematography by Norbert Strehle, LIVING UNDER KAPATALISM is Nia’s graduation project. It was shot in October 2016 over a week in Belgrade, and was recently awarded Best UK Short at the London International Short Film Festival.